veterans affairs

Student Veterans chosen as representatives for AmeriCorps

PULLMAN – Two WSU students were hired to be Veterans Corps representatives for WSU campuses. The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs was awarded $252,000 from the Washington Commission for National and Community Service to implement a new AmeriCorps program. The Veterans Corps will engage 27 VetCorps members in a one-year pilot program serving veterans, […]

Help “Pack the Van” for needy families

PULLMAN – The WSU Veterans Affairs Committee is sponsoring the “Pack the Van” program Dec. 1-5 to collect donations for families in need during the holiday season. The van will be on WSU’s Glenn Terrell Mall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 1-4, and at Wal-Mart in Moscow from 10 a.m. to 5 […]

Psychology clinic offers new services for veterans

PULLMAN – First Gentleman Mike Gregoire will visit the WSU Pullman campus Friday, Oct. 19 to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Psychology Clinics new “Services for Veterans and Families” program. The clinic has been contracted by the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs to offer services to veterans and their family members at […]

Works with and advocates for university’s veterans

Sometimes people put down roots where they least expect it. Veterans Affairs Coordinator Charii Higgins did not think in 1982 that Pullman would become her permanent place of residence. But 24 years later, she is still here.“I learned how to do wheat weaving when I came here,” said Higgins. “I never would have done that […]