university recreation

University Recreation on the way to achieving zero waste

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Student Recreation Center served up lunches and dinners for thousands of students and family members in recent weeks. While impressive, it’s what happened with the trash generated from those meals that has the staff smiling the most.

Stay fit while you travel

PULLMAN – University Recreation at WSU is holding an “Exercising on the Road” workshop. John Nickerson, University Recreation, Marketing Graduate Assistant, said the workshop will be at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1 in CUE 518. In this workshop, participants will have the chance to learn different forms of exercise while on the road. The […]

Adult CPR/ AED classes scheduled

PULLMAN — Learn to save a life with an Adult CPR/AED and First Aid course on August 11. Participants will learn how to respond to emergency situations using Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and standard first aid skills. After completion of the class, CPR/AED certifications will remain valid for one year and First […]

Francis Morgan-Gallo receives Willi Unseold Award

PULLMAN – Francis Morgan-Gallo, Challenge Program Coordinator at University Recreation, was honored with the 2009 Willi Unseold Award for his contributions to the field of Experiential education. Since 1998, the Willi Unsoeld Award has been given annually by the Northwest Region of the Association for Experiential Education to a member practitioner who has made a […]

WSU second in the Pac-10 fitness challenge

PULLMAN – WSU came in second in the Pac-10 fitness challenge just short of first place’s Stanford.   Stanford surpassed WSU at 9:20 p.m. Friday night by logging 592,101 weighted minutes (661,566 total minutes). WSU had 564,167 weighted minutes (733,638 total minutes) of activity logged. WSU had most minutes in student participation, but WSU’s faculty […]