Category: Alumni Profiles

Celebration Season

Celebration Season

As in-person graduation returns, Eastern’s alumni director greets our newest Eagles for life.   It hasn’t always been easy, but

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Red Dynasty

Faculty and staff runners from Eastern’s team ‘Red ’ continue to dominate Bloomsday’s Corporate Cup.   On May 1, after

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A Higher Stage

Eric Barriere on EWU's red turf

Despite the odds, Eastern’s greatest-ever quarterback is ready to quiet the next-level doubters. By Dave Cook Turning heads is what

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Restoration, Sound and Sustainable

June 13, 2022 by Will Hall

Melodie Wynne stands in front of indigenous plants at EWU.

EWU alumna Melodi Wynne, ’07, a citizen of the Spokane Tribe who has become a leader in the movement to restore “food sovereignty” to the Native peoples of the Upper Columbia Plateau.

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People-Friendly Places

People-Friendly Places

Essays edited by Eastern alumna Summer Hess explore one of Spokane’s most interesting urban spaces. Just southwest of the University

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Building Relationships

Building Relationships

Erin Ross, EWU alumna and member of the Cowlitz Tribe, will guide Eastern’s Tribal Relations Office.   In July, Eastern

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An Eagle Steps Up

An Eagle Steps Up

Monica Jaenicke, athlete, alumna and sports communicator, will lead EWU Athletics’ outreach. Over the course of his 31-year career at

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Eagles Rising

Eagles Rising

  Once they were migrant and seasonal farm workers. Soon they’ll launch careers in health care.   CAMP, the College

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Coming Back, Giving Back

Coming Back, Giving Back

Kelsey Hatch-Brecek, EWU’s new director of alumni relations, shares her Eastern story.   I am thrilled to be back at my

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Jaleen Roberts: Success and Sacrifice

Jaleen Roberts: Success and Sacrifice

For one of the world’s most accomplished athletes, nothing has come easy. By Charles E. Reineke It was raining as

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