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Cougar I
Fall 2014

A promising pairing of alumni and wine lands this October with Cougar I, a rich red blend.


Categories: Alumni, Culinary Arts
Tags: Wine, Alumni Association


Catching up with WSUAA President Ken Locati ’85
Winter 2013

Ken Locati ’85 rediscovered his Cougar side in San Diego. He subsequently became the WSUAA president.


Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Leadership


Ten years of teamwork
Fall 2013

In September 2003, Tim Pavish ’80 left Seattle and a 20-year career in advertising to return to Pullman and become the executive director of the WSU Alumni Association.


Categories: Alumni, WSU history
Tags: Alumni Association, Leadership


Cougars pounce on new plates
Summer 2013

Since the release of the crimson-colored plates with the WSU Cougar logo in January 2012, more than 7,000 alumni and friends have purchased them. More than half are first time WSU plate holders, 4,200 and counting.


Categories: Alumni
Tags: License plates, Alumni Association


The Future’s So Bright: New WSUAA President Lisa Steele Haberly ’99
Fall 2012

New WSUAA president Lisa Steele Haberly ’99 reaches out from sunny Tucson, Arizona, to lead Cougar alumni.


Categories: Alumni
Tags: Leadership, Arizona, Alumni Association


10,000 More Members!
Summer 2012
That’s right, there are now 10,000 more members in the WSUAA since 2004, when we started the push to build membership, alumni engagement, and fiscal stability. That’s enough to pack the stands in Beasley Coliseum.We’re celebrating an asto...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Scholarships


Awards and Recognition
Winter 2011
Each year, the WSU Alumni Association acknowledges alumni and volunteers who have made significant contributions to their professions, their communities, the world, and the University. The WSUAA Alumni Achievement Award was created in 197...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Awards


Rhonda Kromm ’86, ’05
Fall 2011
Rhonda Kromm wouldn’t let car problems keep her from going to college. Since her old vehicle wouldn’t make the drive from Moses Lake, she hitchhiked to Spokane and hiked up the hill to Spokane Community College to enroll. Then she hik...
Categories: Alumni, Education
Tags: Alumni Association, Teaching


Don’t be a stranger—use Coug connections to break into a new community
Summer 2011
In 2006, when David Cox ’05 moved 1,200 miles from Pullman to Phoenix, he didn’t have many ties to the community. Hungry for new friends, he emailed the Washington State University Alumni Association and learned that Lisa Steele-Haber...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Arizona


True to his school long after graduating
Spring 2011
Robert Williams ’79, a banking executive, is the current president of the WSU Alumni Association. He started volunteering with the University in the 1980s by joining the advisory board for the College of Busi...
Categories: Business, Alumni
Tags: Volunteer, Alumni Association


Honoring alumni and volunteers
Winter 2010
This year, the WSU Alumni Association had tremendous support from its volunteers, especially those serving as president, members of the board of directors, chapter leaders, and Alliance representatives. In keeping with a tradition established i...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Achievement Award, Alumni Association


Alumni Achievement 2006
Summer 2006
The Alumni Achievement Award was created in 1970 by the alumni association board of directors "to recognize and honor alumni who have given outstanding service,...and provide encouragement to alumni for perpetual service to Washington State Universit...
Categories: Alumni, Awards and honors
Tags: Alumni Achievement Award, Alumni Association


Erik Falter strives to keep alumni connected
Spring 2005
Erik Falter was in his element at the Washington State University Alumni Achievement Award presentation event for Merle Sande last September (see WSM, winter 2004-05, p. 49). Keeping alumni connected with WSU and each other tops Falter's prioriti...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Alumni Achievement Award


Patterson enjoyed best of both worlds as alumni director, state legislator
Summer 2004
Eugene G. "Pat" Patterson always thought there was something special about the loyalty of Washington State University alumni. Analyzing that phenomenon, he concluded the University's location, traditions, and residential campus, which provided the...
Categories: Law, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Legislation


Keith Lincoln, Barn Builder
Spring 2004
Over 25 years at Washington State University, alumni director Keith Lincoln built many things, including friendships and a place where alums can go to sit in the shade.
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Volunteer, Alumni Achievement Award


WSU alumni president has a grasp on things
Spring 2004
After graduating from Washington State University in 1989, Lorie Dankers headed for the other Washington--the one on the East Coast-with no job in sight. Her first Saturday there she attended a WSU alumni event. Mingling with other Cougars provide...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association


Tim Pavish new head of WSU Alumni Relations
Winter 2003
Tim Pavish has been named executive director of Washington State University Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association. The 1980 graduate of WSU's Edward R. Murrow School of Communication was selected from 50 applicants in a national search. He b...
Categories: WSU faculty, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, WSU staff


Alumni Association recognizes Woods, Prince, past presidents
Spring 2003
A professional forester and a former state senator have received the Washington State University Alumni Achievement Award.Richard I. Woods ('58 Forestry Mgmt.), a 44-year veteran of timber harvesting, marketing, and appraising, was recognized at a su...
Categories: Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Alumni Achievement Award, Politicians


Eldridge sees WSU as a tight-knit family
Spring 2003
Ray Eldridge doesn't usually recommend hitchhiking. However, he didn't have many options a few years ago, when his car gave out near North Bend enroute to Pullman from Seattle. Not to worry. From the back seat, he retrieved a Washington State Univ...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Education, Alumni Association


Hyslop, Damon earn WSU Alumni Achievement Award
Winter 2002
Longtime Spokane residents William D. Hyslop and Dwight Damon received Washington State University's Alumni Achievement Award at a July 16 WSU wine tasting event at Wyvern Cellars in Spokane.Hyslop, an attorney with the law firm of Lukins & Ann...
Categories: Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Alumni Achievement Award


Gillies receives Alumni Achievement Award
Fall 2002
Cliff Gillies, longtime executive director of the Washington Intercollegiate Activities Association (WIAA, 1982-93) and former president of the National Federation of State High Schools Association (1990-91), has received the Washington State Univ...
Categories: Athletics, Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Alumni Achievement Award


Alumni Association honors past presidents
Summer 2002
Three former presidents of the Washington State University Alumni Association have received WSU’s Alumni Achievement Award. Jim Miller, Vancouver, and Denny Jones, Redmond, were recognized in mid-November at the association’s reception for pas...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association


Alumni president Ed Little: "I always wanted to work with children"
Spring 2002
It’s been almost 30 years now, but Ed Little, president of the Washington State University Alumni Association, remembers it like yesterday.A sophomore and a member of the Cougar Yell Team, he was in Eugene, Oregon, for WSU’s 1974 football game...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Education