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Scott Carson awarded WSU Foundation’s top honor
October 6, 2017

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.

Iron blood levels in Guatemala improve with WSU project
May 23, 2017

Iron Fish 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.

Community service coordinator wins state award
March 22, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Ryan Lazo of Washington State University is the 2017 recipient of a state award for an alumnus/a of the federal AmeriCorps volunteer service program.

Master Gardeners honor Lowe’s store volunteers
March 14, 2017

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.

Dietician promotes healthy eating in impoverished Haiti
November 17, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

alice-maPULLMAN, 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 the dark to reach the remote mountain village of Timo.

Nov. 12-19: WSU Tri-Cities hosts volunteer service week
November 9, 2016

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.

WSU Foundation honors president emeritus Sam Smith
October 6, 2016

By Trevor Durham, WSU Foundation

sam-smith-headPULLMAN, 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.

Media advisory: Tri-Cities to hold community, volunteer fair
August 22, 2016

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.

Prof wins national award for agriculture service overseas
May 11, 2016

Michael-SwanPULLMAN, 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.