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Cougar Crew becoming elite program in their division


Alumni support for the team eliminated club dues for future Coug rowers.


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Cougar Pride sculptures find homes across WSU System


Thanks to the donor who made this possible, replicas are or will be installed on all campuses.


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WSU expecting more injured and orphaned wildlife.


With donor support, wildlife rehabilitators will work with a record number of wildlife in need.


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Partnering with the Maasai in Kenya through beekeeping


Scholarships enable CAHNRS students to join Global Leadership and Beekeeping program in Kenya.


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Phyllis J. Campbell endows deanship in Carson College


The second-ever WSU endowed deanship will provide a base of support for innovation and excellence.


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#CougsGive creates connections across country


The ninth annual #CougsGive day of giving raised $648,507 in just 24 hours.


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$1.5 million grant to WSU’s Mukurtu platform


Funding will help create additional regional centers to serve Indigenous communities.


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WSU Wine Research Receives $150K from Auction Event


Washington Wines auction raises more than $150,000 to support wine science research.


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Diane Coughlin honored in naming of welcome center


WSU names welcome center at Voiland College’s Schweitzer Engineering Hall.


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Opening Doors for Native American Students


New endowed scholarship for Tribal members or their descendants.


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WA Tree Fruit Growers Fund New Endowed Chair


Funding supports entomologist Tobin Northfield’s research into emergent pests and diseases.


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rockets, AD campaigns, and opportunities


Small gifts add up to big impact for WSU student projects.


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Noel Schulz appointed to endowed professorship


Schulz will conduct research related to clean energy goals of the Institute for Northwest Energy Futures.


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Mastiff saved by support from WSU community


18-month-old mastiff Gracie receives support from WSU community for heart procedure.


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Faculty Emeritus Gives $1M to Fund Start-up Labs


“To be competitive, this kind of investment is essential.”


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Building on a Legend to Bolster Resilience


Endowed deanship honors a storied ancestor, raising CAHNRS’ national profile.


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Cougar Closet Helps Students Dress for Careers


Accepting both gently-used clothing and financial donations.


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Giving First-Generation Students an EDGE


Carson College scholarship/mentorship program fosters belonging and success.


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More Than $1 Million Raised for Linear Accelerator


New cancer-fighting technology helps WSU veterinary hospital treat pets.


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Hear That Enthusiastic Cougar ROAR?


WSU program serves students with intellectual and development disabilities.


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Cougars Helping Cougars Through the Decades


The next generation carries on a family tradition of generosity to WSU.


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Sculpture dedicated on Pullman campus


"Red Forest,” created by Deborah Butterfield, stands at the entrance of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.


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Cougar Pride Radiates at the 2023 Recognition Gala


Beasley Coliseum sparkled as it hosted WSU's 43rd Annual Donor Recognition Gala.


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Cougar Cage Funding Reaches Total of Nearly $750,000


Latest round of "Shark Tank" style competition funds both faculty and student research.


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Delivering Health Care Where It’s Most Needed


Passionate pharmacy students—and a new faculty member—join WSU Rural Health Initiative.


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How to turn $21 into $25,000


Michael Blankenship creates the first endowed scholarship supporting WSU LGBTQ+ students.


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Driving Clean Energy and a New American Workforce


Private gifts boost renovation of Tri-Cities engineering lab.


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Restoring Bill’s ride for animals in need


WSU veterinarian rides 217 miles to honor a good friend and his efforts to help animals.


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WSU Spokane celebrates renovated Medicine Building


The newly renovated Medicine Building on the WSU Spokane campus was dedicated on August 10.


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WSU fundraising sets record for 2nd straight year


WSU achieved a new high-water mark with more than $167.9 million in philanthropic activity.


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Alum Revitalizes Father’s Company, Stock Value Soars


His success leads to donation of private stock worth $223,000 to College of Education.


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$500,000 Investment Honors Spokane Chancellor and Wife


Donor support will name a student collaboration hub in renovated Medicine Building.


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How to Become A Public Relations Pro In Nine Months


The “Student Firm” gives Murrow students real-world agency experience.


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Health Care for Unhoused Young People and Their Pets


One-stop service in Seattle provides valuable clinical experience for Vet Med students.


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Former professor leaves $1 million for Arts and Sciences


Former WSU astronomy professor, Julie Lutz, leaves $1 million for WSU's College of Arts and Sciences.


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Cowlitz Indian Tribe invests in STEM education and research at WSU Vancouver


Washington State University announced a $1 million philanthropic investment by the Cowlitz Indian Tribe.


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Climbing 50 Mountains to Raise $50,000


"Cougar Climber” seeks sponsors to help support nursing students.


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Center for Arts and Humanities Named for Alumnus


David Pollart’s $1.5M+ gift to fund arts, music and humanities programming.


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A golden anniversary of service


Building on momentum of decades of success, investing in the future


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WSU Students rescue hiker in grand canyon


Thanks to training supported by first-ever ORC director


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CAN $10 REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE?


Small gifts create big impact through the Crimson Opportunity Scholarship


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FOUR FRIENDS, FIVE YEARS, ONE ENDOWMENT


Pooling resources to fund a scholarship for Dreamers and first-generation students


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MARK SCHUSTER MASTERS THE ART OF GIVING BACK


WSUAA board president demonstrates generosity through “time, talent, treasure”


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PARTNERSHIP CREATES NEW PEDIATRIC RESIDENCY IN SPOKANE


WSU and Providence announce first-of-its-kind program, east of the Cascades


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Happy Philanthropy Day!


As we look forward to the holidays, watch CEO Mike Connell's message of gratitude.


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Boeing invests $5 million in student success


Voiland College students to benefit from new Boeing Center


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WSU Foundation Honors Volunteer Leaders


Dan Harmon, Nancy Harnasch receive top awards


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WSU fundraising surpasses $154.3 in FY2022


More than 41,400 donors contributed to record-breaking year


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WSUAA names new executive director


Mariah Maki becomes first woman to lead alumni association and its 6th-ever director


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Washington Research Foundation Donates $1.65M


Endowment to support annual ARCS scholar graduate student awards at WSU and UW


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Meet First Three Recipients of Vet Med Scholarship


Funded by a veterinarian and Vet Med professor, scholarship supports first-generation students


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Upswing in Donor Support for DEI


Nearly $800,000 pledged in recent months to programs for access, equity, diversity


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PHILANTHROPIST EARNS HIS OWN DEGREE


After helping thousands of students afford college, Gary Rubens becomes a college grad himself


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$2.2M Gift launches Rural Health Initiative


Ambitious 10-year plan will train future pharmacists to deliver services to underserved communities


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Unplanned Opportunities for Murrow Student


Unexpected turns and opportunities defined Cheryl Aarnio’s journey at Washington State University.


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THE WSU COUGAR MASCOT: STORIES AND LEGENDS


For more than a century, the spirit of the Cougar has distinguished Washington State University and exemplified the heart of its community.


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Lorena Zurita Persists Through Every Obstacle


Though her path has been paved with challenges, this Washington State University senior has persisted in the pursuit of her goals.


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