Alumni Facts

Celebrity comedian and actor, Nate Jackson 06, is the proud owner of Nate Jackson’s Super Funny Comedy Club, 1 of the 6 Black-owned comedy clubs in the U.S.

45% of the professional educators within a 60-mile radius of campus are EWU alumni, including 2018 National Teacher of the Year, Mandy Manning ’98.

The EWU Alumni Association’s Eagle Career Network offers an online mentoring program that drives career success through powerful professional connections.

Alumni strong and growing


Alumni reside in Washington


Alumni living in Spokane County


2022 graduates with jobs lined up prior to graduating


2022 graduates with jobs related to their major


Accomplished Alumni

From top-notch teachers to top military commanders, EWU alumni are making a difference in the region and the world. They’re MVPs at innovative businesses, life-changing non-profits, and even the Super Bowl.

Cooper Kupp '17

Cooper Kupp '17

2022 Super Bowl MVP, NFC Offensive Player of the Year, and Triple Crown wide receiver for the L.A. Rams

Jess Walter '87

Jess Walter '87

National and international award-winning author

Todd McFarlane '84

Todd McFarlane '84

Founder of McFarlane Toys and McFarlane Entertainment, comic book author

Jon ’70 & Karen ’69 Heimbigner | 2022
Lifetime Achievement Awards Winners

Butter (Robert) Puller ’92 | SVP Auto,
Wells Fargo Bank

Jim Orr ’83 | President of Distribution at
NBC Universal

Alicia Kinne-Clawson ’07 | Staff
Coordinator for the State Senate’s
Higher Education and Workforce
Development Committee

Suzette Nordstrom ’84 | Owner and
President of Weldon Barber

Angela Jones ’05 | Director of the WSI for
the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Freda Gandy ’96 | Executive Director of
Spokane’s Martin Luther King Jr. Center

BG Neal Sealock II ’74 | Retired General,
United States Army

Alexia Iñigues ’94 | Shareholder and Manager of Permitting & Regulatory Compliance Division for Barghausen Consulting Engineers, Inc.

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Top Employers of EWU Alumni

Our grads have started their careers with well-known companies.


Avista Utilities
Providence health & Services
Spokane Public Schools

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