By Cindy Hollenbeck, University Advancement PULLMAN, Wash – WSU Foundation presented its highest honor — the Weldon B. “Hoot” Gibson Distinguished Volunteer Award — to retired Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Scott Carson during the 38th Annual Recognition Gala in Pullman, Sept. 28.
By Garrett R. Kalt , Murrow College, backpack journalist ZACAPA, Guatemala – Washington State University students and faculty recently returned from a 10-day volunteer effort to help assess whether a health project designed to increase iron levels in the blood of rural Guatemalan people has been successful.
By Seth Trucott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PASCO, Wash. – Staff from the Pasco Lowe’s store built and installed nearly 100 community garden beds to help feed local families, and the Master Gardeners of Benton and Franklin counties recently saluted their efforts with the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.
By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – The sunlight was all but gone as Alice Ma and other volunteers stepped out of their cars into the hot, humid air of rural Haiti. They had just flown from the United States, driven for hours deep into the countryside and now faced a two-mile hike in […]
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – The Nov. 8 vote is over, but Tri-Cities community members can still exercise their civic duty by volunteering during Washington State University Tri-Cities’ first service week Nov. 12-19.
By Trevor Durham, WSU Foundation PULLMAN, Wash – The Washington State University Foundation honored emeritus professor of plant pathology and eighth WSU president Samuel H. Smith as recipient of the 2016 Weldon B. Gibson Distinguished Volunteer Award at the annual Recognition Gala Sept. 30.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Members of the media are invited to cover Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, on the West Building patio. The event is open only to the campus community and participating organizations.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Michael Swan, emeritus professor in crop and soil sciences at Washington State University, is one of 125 national recipients of the President’s Volunteer Service Award from nonprofit organization Winrock International.