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Bill ’69 and Felicia ’73 Gaskins—All in stride
Summer 2011
Bill Gaskins says he knows exactly when Felicia Cornwall fell in love with him. On a snowy day in 1963, the two were walking arm-in-arm along WSU’s Hello Walk. Felicia, a sophomore from Tacoma, was taking mincing steps through the ...
Categories: Cultural studies, Alumni, Pharmacy
Tags: WSU staff, Diversity, African Americans


Mixing it up
Summer 2009
Not since white settlers surged west, overwhelming the native population, has Washington been at all diverse in its population, at least if one defines “diverse” by ethnicity rather than European country of origin. By 1890, whites represented ...
Categories: Sociology, Geography
Tags: Diversity, Demographics


Conexión rises to a burgeoning market
Summer 2009
Where demographers see change, Lauri (Smith) Jordana ‘88 sees opportunity. Jordana is the founder of Conexión Marketing in Seattle, which is dedicated to marketing companies to the rapidly growing Hispanic/Latino market. When Jordana grad...
Categories: Business
Tags: Diversity, Marketing


Bridging two cultures
Spring 2006
A small school district radically retools to serve its Hispanic students.
Categories: Education, WSU students
Tags: Latinos, Latinas, Diversity, High school students


Dillard finds the world in a village in Africa
Fall 2005
In June 2001, at the village of Mpeasem in Ghana, West Africa, Cynthia Dillard was enstooled as Nkosua Ohemaa Nana Mansa II. "To be enstooled," she explains, "I was bathed and dressed, then to music and dancing, joined in a procession of the local...
Categories: Education, Alumni
Tags: Diversity, Africa


WSU reports record enrollment
Winter 2001
Over the past year fall semester enrollment at Washington State University’s four campuses grew by 2.5 percent—from 21,248 to 21,794. The freshman class at the Pullman campus is the second largest in history and the most div...
Categories: WSU students, Campus life
Tags: Students, Diversity