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March 30: Educator talks about helping underprivileged youth

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Educator, motivational speaker and alumnus Keith B. Wheeler will give a free, public talk about his experience growing up in a Seattle gang neighborhood and his work in academically challenged schools at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.

Grant extends efforts to reduce rural poverty

SPOKANE – The efforts of 40 rural Washington communities to help themselves reduce poverty and improve prosperity will receive a grant from the Northwest Area Foundation, based out of St. Paul, Minn.   The foundation has announced a $300,000 grant to WSU Extension that will help help those communities that have participated in the Foundation’s Horizons program […]