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WSU to present women’s awards at annual luncheon
March 6, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Awards for Washington State University Woman of the Year and Women of Distinction will be presented at the annual Women’s Recognition Luncheon and Symposium at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the CUB ballroom.

Nominate women for annual awards by Feb. 10
January 30, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nominations are open through Feb. 10 for Washington State University’s 2017 Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year awards. They will be presented at the Women’s Recognition Luncheon and Symposium on March 8 in the CUB ballroom.

March 22: Women of Distinction lunch, symposium, film
March 14, 2016

women-of-distinctionPULLMAN, Wash. – Eight women will be honored at the Washington State University 2016 Woman of the Year and Women of Distinction Recognition Luncheon and Symposium. Held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the CUB ballroom, the theme will be “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.”

March 24: Poet to highlight Women’s Recognition, Symposium
March 13, 2015

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Flenniken-80PULLMAN, Wash. – American writer, poet and educator Kathleen Flenniken will deliver the keynote address during Washington State University’s Annual Women’s Recognition and Symposium 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the CUB ballroom. The event also will recognize exemplary women.

Nominate Women of Distinction, Woman of Year
January 14, 2009

PULLMAN – Submit nominations for the WSU Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year awards. 

The Women of Distinction awards are presented to a WSU alumna, an employee, a student and a woman from outside the university. All nominees are eligible for the Woman of the Year award.

The CUB Ballroom is set to host the Women’s Recognition Luncheon on March 11 to present the awards. These awards are presented annually by WSU in recognition of National Women’s History Month.

The selection process uses a committee comprised of representatives from the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, the President’s Office, the Women’s … » More …

Gov. Gregoire named Woman of the Year
March 29, 2007

Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services

Gov. Christine Gregoire was presented Wednesday, March 27, with the annual woman of the year award  by the WSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women in partnership with the Association of Faculty Women, Coalition for Women Students, Women’s Resource Center and Women’s Studies Program.

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Jeanne Eder, Mary Wyer, Chris Gregoire,
Tori Byington, Andrea Hall

Gregoire was nominated based upon her record of supporting such issues as early childhood education, increasing the quality of math and science learning, affordable health care, creation of more high-paying jobs and promotion of community empowerment.

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WSU selects Gov. Gregoire as Woman of the Year
March 21, 2007

PULLMAN -When Washington State University set about selecting a woman to receive its Woman of the Year Award, it went right to the top—the top of Washington State government, that is. Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire will be in Pullman, March 28, to receive the university’s Woman of the Year Award during a recognition luncheon in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. The luncheon begins at 11:15 a.m. Gregoire was nominated based upon her record of supporting issues that are close to the heart of many women—early childhood education, increasing the quality of math and science learning, affordable health care, creation of more high-paying jobs and promotion … » More …

Steiger demonstrates inspirational career, leadership
March 28, 2003

In 1975, Bettie Steiger donned her suit after 17 years of community and international volunteer work and raising children, and headed out on a career adventure that serves as an inspiration to other women re-entering the work force. Her first venture as co-owner of a money-losing travel agency proved her business instincts were on-target. She returned the firm to profitability in 18 months.She went on to hold a number of positions in the fledgling high-technology industry, moving from manager to director to vice president as she made lasting contributions in the areas of electronic publishing and information management. Her reputation as a futurist was built … » More …

Six Women of Distinction honored by university
February 21, 2003

Six women received the 2003 Washington State University Women of Distinction Award, and will be honored at the Women’s Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, March 27. The women are all eligible to receive the Woman of the Year Award.The Women of Distinction are Linda Moore, coach of the Pullman School District math teams; Mary Watrous-Schlesinger, WSU alumna and faculty member; Marica Saneholtz, senior associate athletics director for WSU; Chio Flores, associate director of financial aid; Madelsar “Madel” Ngiraingas, a student in Women’s Studies; and Laurie Carlson, a doctoral student in history.This year’s theme is “Women Pioneering the Future.” For consideration for the Women of Distinction Award, … » More …