16-17: Advancement and Alumni Development

Denise Attwood and Ric Conner, Co-Founders of Ganesh Himal Trading LLC, will present a 30-year retrospective on their work in Nepal, which includes their Fair Trade business Ganesh Himal Trading LLC and the Conscious Connections Foundation (CCF) as part of the WWU Huxley College of the…

Western Washington University has announced its 2017 Distinguished Alumni & Recognition Award recipients, who will be honored at a ceremony and dinner on May 18 to kick off Western’s Back2Bellingham weekend.

This year, the association honors 13 alumni, a Campus School grad, and…

Give Big, Give Blue!

Western’s 2nd annual WWU Give Day is June 1, 2017. Western’s campus will be teeming with activity, including a Party in Red Square from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 1. There will be free food, prizes, games, and a “thanking station” for Western…

Dell King, the visiting professor of the Industrial Design Senior Studio at Western Washington University, has donated $103,000 to establish a perpetually endowed scholarship for Industrial Design students. 

The Dell King Industrial Design Scholarship Award will be given annually to…

Shelley and Steve Sulkin of Bellingham have made a $50,000 gift that will support the participation of middle school-age (grades 7-9) students in Whatcom County in a new course to be included in Western Washington University’s Odyssey of Science and the Arts summer program.

The…

Western Washington University will host its annual Back2Bellingham reunion weekend for alumni, families, students, faculty, staff, and the community on May 18-21.

Back2Bellingham will feature more than 100 reunions, tours, educational discussions, athletic events, recreational…

Think of it as a shooting range for cyber security personnel.

By year’s end, the Western Washington University campus at Poulsbo will be home to the first public cyber range in Washington state. Western Washington University made the announcement at the March 15…

WWU commencement images by Dan Levine.

Western Washington University will host renowned mountaineer and Western alumnus Leif Whittaker at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 in Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.

Admission to the event is $5 per person and is open to the public.

In this…

When three Western students won a prestigious case competition, were awarded $600 for the effort, and then decided to take this money and pay it forward by donating it to WWU APICS (their student professional organization), it might be considered extraordinary. But for these three, it was only…

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