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Submit abstracts now for the Native American Research Expo
January 23, 2009

The Native American Research EXPO is scheduled for Friday, February 20, 2009, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the CUB Jr. Ballroom.

The Native American Research EXPO is sponsored for the purpose of highlighting the work and scholarship of faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Native American faculty, staff, students and alumni are encouraged to submit abstracts reflecting their research, academic projects such as internship experiences, Giving Back/service learning/civic engagement projects, creative expressions, or community engagement projects within any discipline. Contemporary and traditional venues are encouraged.

Non-Native faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to submit abstracts relating to their research/creative scholarship/ community outreach and … » More …

WSU student named McGowan Scholar
April 22, 2008

PULLMAN – William Leadingham, an International Business and Entrepreneurship double major in the College of Business at WSU, has been awarded a full tuition scholarship for his final year at WSU from the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund.

The McGowan Charitable Fund established the McGowan Scholars program, which recognizes the academic achievements and excellence of students pursuing a major offered by an accredited business school. It is designed to encourage leadership ability, interpersonal skills and a significant involvement in academic, campus and community activities. It also recognizes excellence of character, a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurial potential.

Each year colleges and universities across … » More …

Showcase highlights research, scholarship
March 27, 2008

VANCOUVER – Students and faculty will present a showcase of their research, scholarship and artwork at the 5th Annual Research Showcase at WSU Vancouver. The event will be April 10 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Firstenburg Student Commons; it is free and open to the public. 

WSU Vancouver is a nationally recognized research university with a dynamic and growing faculty conducting research and pursuing scholarship of regional, national and international impact, all of which will be on display. In addition, many WSU Vancouver faculty and students will be exhibiting the results … » More …

Faculty Artist Series recital funds scholarships
February 25, 2008

PULLMAN – Flute, oboe, viola, cello and piano faculty from the WSU School of Music will perform a concert featuring solo flute and oboe chamber music repertoire at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29 in Bryan Hall. The concert is part of the school’s Faculty Artist Series.

Performing faculty include Ann Yasinitsky, flute; Keri E. McCarthy, oboe; Meredith Arksey, viola; Ruth Boden, cello; Gerald Berthiaume and Jeffrey Savage, piano.

The concert will open with the romantically-inspired Two Rhapsodies by Charles M. Loeffler for oboe, viola and piano. Yasinitsky is featured on two virtuosic works for flute, the Gieseking Sonatine, and the Sonatina by Henri Dutilleux. The concert … » More …

Tri-Cities receivesgift of $100,000
February 20, 2008

RICHLAND – CH2M HILL has presented WSU Tri-Cities with an additional gift of $100,000 to help wrap up final funding of the campus’s freshman scholarship program.
The donation was announced at Tuesday’s Freshman Scholarship Luncheon, where 31 of the community’s scholarship supporters were recognized. About 60 of the 102 full-time freshmen were able to attend.
“We are overwhelmed with the generosity of CH2M Hill and the other community members who stepped up to make our first freshman class a success,” said Vicky Carwein, WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor. “CH2M HILL truly is a partner in the pursuit of higher education.”
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New scholarship for women in HBM
February 15, 2008

PULLMAN – The Seattle Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) has created an endowed scholarship in honor of Gretchen Mathers in the WSU School of Hospitality Business Management. The scholarship fund will recognize merit and potential of women pursuing a degree in hospitality, although financial need can be considered.

As a leadership, not-for-profit 501(c)3, society of women of achievement in the fields of food, beverage and hospitality, LDEI and its Seattle Chapter contribute to their communities through education, scholarships, and mentoring. The Seattle chapter was founded in 1989 and consists of 53 members, including chefs, winemakers, cookbook authors, caterers, restaurateurs, chocolatiers, food photographers, and … » More …

Scholarship recipients, donors recognized today
December 6, 2007

RICHLAND – The recipients and donors of more than $59,000 in WSU Tri-Cities scholarships will be recognized at luncheon today.

These are the annual scholarships offered at WSU Tri-Cities, typically awarded to juniors and seniors. An event for the special freshman scholarship donors will be held in early 2008.

The luncheon starts at noon at WSU Tri-Cities in the Consolidated Information Center, Room 120, at 2770 University Drive, Richland.

The program features about 30 scholarship recipients making brief comments about how important the financial assistance is to their educational goals.

The scholarship contributors include several service groups, Kadlec Medical Center Foundation, … » More …

Top students receive Regents awards
November 8, 2007

PULLMAN – WSU has awarded Regents Scholarships to 278 students from 184 high schools across the state. The students, who were nominated in their junior year by their schools, will receive scholarships worth as much as $60,000. A complete list of this year’s Regents Scholars and their schools is available at

The top 25 nominees were named Distinguished Regents Scholars, a designation that comes with a four-year scholarship worth approximately $60,000. Two-year awards worth $8,000 went to 75 selected students. Other Regents Scholars received two-year awards worth $6,000.

Each of the Distinguished Regents Scholars’ high schools will receive a plaque recognizing … » More …

Local business donates first scholarship to 2008 freshman
May 4, 2007

RICHLAND – Advanced Technologies and Laboratories International has donated two freshmen scholarships to Washington State University Tri-Cities. One of the $6,000 scholarships is for the 2007 incoming class. The second $6,000 scholarship is the first donated for the Richland campus’ second wave of freshmen – the class that starts in fall 2008. “Our resources are limited, but we see this as a good value to the community – to the Tri-Cities and to the Department of Energy workforce,” said Jou Hwang, who co-owns ATL with his wife, Alice Hwang. “ATL is looking to the future of continued analysis and broadened horizons in nuclear and technological … » More …

Seven students receive first organic ag scholarships
May 4, 2007

PULLMAN – Seven WSU students majoring in organic agriculture have been selected as the first recipients of the Pacific Natural Foods Organic Agriculture Scholarship, the first scholarship dedicated to the new organic agriculture systems major at the university. Haly L. Ingle, a sophomore from Waitsburg; Karly Marie Kercheval and Mark W. Knue, both juniors from Mount Vernon; Amanda S. Zwainz, a sophomore from Reardon; William M. Hollingbery, a junior from Wapato; Harold Isaac Jahns, a sophomore from Othello; and Emily Anne Rude, a freshman from Seattle, each received scholarships awards of just over $1,400. The scholarships were made possible by a $10,000 donation from Pacific Natural Foods to … » More …