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What I've Learned Since College: An interview with community leader Mary Alyce Burleigh
Winter 2007
Two years ago Mary Alyce Burleigh bought herself a bright yellow scooter. The former Kirkland mayor and current city council member uses it to zip around town to meetings and local fundraisers. She finds she is as busy in her retirement as she was...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Politicians, Community activists

Listening to His Heart
Summer 2004

As a student at WSU in the late '60s, Ken Alhadeff questioned authority with zeal. "I was part of a group of folks that marched down the streets of Pullman to President Terrell's house with torches, demanding that the Black Studies Program not be eliminated. It was a war between us and those insensitive, bureaucratic regents," says Alhadeff . . . who is now a regent.

Categories: Alumni, Education
Tags: Regents, Community activists

WSU Mom of the Year supports family, community
Fall 2003
Chris Rettkowski learned firsthand the positive impact his mother has on other people's lives, including his own. When his father died of a brain tumor four-and-a-half years ago, Chris and his sister, Lynne, were left looking for answers.Their mot...
Categories: Awards and honors
Tags: Community activists, Mom of the Year

Campbell heads Seattle Foundation
Fall 2003
Phyllis Takisaki Campbell ('73 Bus. Adm.) has been named president and CEO of The Seattle Foundation, the state's oldest and largest community foundation. She succeeds Anne V. Farrell, who served in that position for 19 years before announcing her...
Categories: Business, Alumni
Tags: Community activists