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Fall Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, October 20

5:30–7:30 p.m.

Volunteer Welcome Reception

Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

Kick off the WSU Foundation Fall Annual Meeting right with an evening of conversations, appetizers, and cocktails.

Thursday, October 21

7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Check In

CUB 2nd Floor, Mezzanine

8:15–8:45 a.m.

Welcome Session

CUB Senior Ballroom

Mike Connell, Acting Vice President of Advancement and WSU Foundation CEO will welcome everyone “back home” and set the stage for the next two days.

15 Minute Break

9:00–10:15 a.m.

Center for Native American Health Interest Session

CUB Junior Ballroom

Recently opened by Native American Health Sciences on the Spokane campus, the Center for Native American Health provides students an indigenous cultural learning and support environment. Learn how the Center honors the culture and legacy of the Spokane tribal nation, as it also serves WSU’s five campuses and tribes across the Pacific Northwest.

15 Minute Break

10:30–11:45 a.m.

WSU Vancouver Science Building Interest Session

CUB Junior Ballroom

The WSU Vancouver Sciences Building will be a hub for pioneering STEM research and education. Learn how this innovative facility will support faculty, researchers, and students as they collaborate to solve the compelling challenges facing our world.

15 Minute Break

12:00–1:30 p.m.

Luncheon and Program

CUB Senior Ballroom

Program TBD

15 Minute Break

1:45–3:00 p.m.

Honors College MESI Certificate Interest Session

CUB Junior Ballroom

An empathetic understanding of others is at the forefront of impactful 21st-century leadership. The Honors MESI Certificate guides students to develop greater self-awareness, self-management, and empathy. Through this training, they acquire essential skills to become leaders in their respective fields and contribute meaningfully to the communities they serve.

Board of Directors Meeting

(1:45–3:15 p.m.)

1 Hour Break

4:00–6:00 p.m.

Volunteer Awards Celebration and Reception

CUB Senior Ballroom

Together, we will forge the future of philanthropy engagement across WSU and celebrate the extraordinary leadership, service, and commitment of our remarkable volunteers.

Join the Celebration live-stream

Friday, October 22

7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Check In

CUB 2nd Floor, Mezzanine

7:45–8:45 a.m.

A Breakfast with Cougar Athletics

CUB Senior Ballroom

Enjoy breakfast and hear from Athletic Director Pat Chun about what is on the horizon for Cougar Athletics.

15 Minute Break

9:00–10:15 a.m.

Murrow College Rural Journalism Interest Session

CUB Junior Ballroom

Rural journalism is at the heart of informed, engaged communities across the country. Learn about the Murrow College and Northwest Public Broadcasting collaboration to strengthen the role of ethical, innovative journalism in rural communities, as the College prepares students to lead that vision.

15 Minute Break

10:30–11:45 a.m.

Advocates and Advocates Emeriti General Meeting

CUB Senior Ballroom | Meeting Agenda

General meeting of the Advocates and Advocates Emeriti, including university and WSU Foundation updates.

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Meeting ID: 928 6499 5927
Passcode: 839294

15 Minute Break

12:00–1:30 p.m.

OneWSU Panel Discussion and Luncheon

CUB Senior Ballroom

Enjoy an engaging luncheon presentation with WSU President Kirk Schulz and other panelists about the University’s OneWSU vision and strategy for the future.

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Meeting ID: 928 6499 5927
Passcode: 839294

Saturday, October 23

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Trimble Technology Lab Grand Opening

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, Carpenter Hall 325 and 312

This open-house-style event is open to all students, faculty, visitors, and the public, and will feature remarks from university leaders and Trimble leadership, as well as a tour of the lab and demonstration of the technology.

12:30 p.m.

Cougar Football vs. BYU

Martin Stadium

While in Pullman for the Fall Meeting, you may want to visit the following:

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU

The power of art and the spirit of creative thought unite through a dynamic spectrum of exhibitions, artist lectures, and daily activities.

WSU Bears

Before they hibernate for the winter, visit these intriguing, extraordinary animals foraging, playing, or lounging in this unique conservation area and the only grizzly bear research center of its kind in the United States.

Ferdinand’s

Stop by the Ice Cream Shoppe for a dish of Cougar Tracks, Huckleberry Ripple, or ‘Apple Cup’ Crisp−just a few of Ferdinand’s irresistible flavors.

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