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Posts for Summer 2015
Summer 2015

Alumni write in letters remembering the post-World War II era of WSU and praising basketball Coach Ernie Kent.

Categories: Alumni, WSU history
Tags: Letters, World War II, Veterans

After the War: Mud, Floods, and Modernization
Spring 2015

Thousands of GIs poured into Pullman after World War II. That student boom catalyzed our change from state college to major research university.

Categories: Campus life, WSU history
Tags: GI Bill, Veterans, World War II

Soldiering on
Summer 2013

In the two years since WSU Tri-Cities leaders pledged to become a veteran-supportive campus, the school has increased its resources to accommodate veteran students and their families. At 8 percent of the student body, a disproportionately high number of students on campus are veterans.

Categories: WSU Tri-Cities, WSU students
Tags: Veterans

Matthew Heatherly ’12—Serving and learning
Spring 2013

After high school Matthew Heatherly decided to delay his college education in order to enlist and serve his country in the Army. Now he has earned his online degree with WSU in 2012, with much of the work done while he was in active service.

Categories: Global Campus, Alumni
Tags: Online education, Veterans, Joint Base Lewis-McChord

A Leonard legacy
Fall 2011
Elmer O. Leonard started as a student at Washington State College in 1915. When the call came in 1918, he headed to Europe and the Great War as a soldier. Like a number of other young men, he was killed in combat and never returned to P...
Categories: Alumni, WSU history
Tags: Family, Veterans, Firefighters

Iraq fallen remembered: Jaimie Campbell, James Shull, Damien Ficek
Summer 2006
In late January students, friends, and faculty gathered on the Pullman campus for a memorial service and candlelight vigil for First Lieutenant Jaime (Krausse) Campbell, who died when the BlackHawk helicopter she was flying went down in northern I...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: In memoriam, Iraq, Veterans