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$5 Million Stadium Gift Largest in School History

September 19, 2019 by dmeany

Jack Gillingham challenges others to help advance the $25 million project Eastern Washington University’s vision to transform Roos Field, iconic home to Eagles Football, into a stadium facility that matches the strength, passion and pride of Eagle Nation is a big step closer to… [Read more]
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EWU Board Approves Football Stadium Recommendation

September 6, 2019 by dmeany

CHENEY, Washington – The Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees (BOT) unanimously approved a $25 million private fundraising strategy to renovate the existing football stadium after long-awaited pre-design plans were unveiled Friday, Sept. 6, on the EWU campus. https://www.youtube.com/embed/tPi2t8yIE9w A BOT-appointed task force recommended the… [Read more]
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EWU Board to Act on Stadium Task Force Recommendations

August 29, 2019

CHENEY, Washington – The task force charged with conducting a comprehensive study of a possible football stadium renovation project at Eastern Washington University has completed its work and will make its recommendation to the university’s Board of Trustees (BOT) during a special meeting at… [Read more]
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EWU’s Board of Trustees Creates Stadium Task Force

May 10, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s Board of Trustees (BOT) is announcing the creation of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study of the football stadium renovation project. Appointed by Board Chair Uriel Iñiguez, the task force is composed of four BOT members and four members… [Read more]
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Governor Declares Saturday “EAG” Day!

January 3, 2019 by dmeany

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a proclamation declaring Saturday, Jan. 5, as Eastern Washington University “EAG” Day in recognition of the Eagles playing in the NCAA Division I Football Championship in Frisco, Texas. (more…) [Read more]
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Onward to Frisco

December 16, 2018 by eastern247

EWU Football is headed to Frisco, Texas, to play North Dakota State in the 2018 FCS National Championship game at 9 a.m. (PST), Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Those making the trip to Frisco are invited to attend the official EWU alumni and fan parties to cheer… [Read more]
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Eagles Win Big Sky Presidents’ Cup

July 12, 2018 by eastern247

The Cup is coming back to Cheney. For the third time in the last four seasons, Eastern Washington University has again won the Big Sky Conference Presidents’ Cup for the 2017-18 school year, the league office announced Wednesday (July 11). Based on a point… [Read more]
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Hickey named EWU Athletic Director

April 26, 2018 by eastern247

The interim tag has been removed from her title and Lynn Hickey has now become the permanent Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics at Eastern Washington University. EWU President Mary Cullinan made the formal announcement and introduced Hickey Wednesday at Reese Court inside the Special Events Pavilion.… [Read more]
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Jeff Ogden to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

April 23, 2018 by eastern247

Jeff Ogden has the ultimate walk-on story. The former All-America Eastern Washington University wide receiver and eventual record-setting five-year NFL veteran will be among the 18th class of inductees into the Eastern Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 22, 2018. [Read more]
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Creating a winning team for wheelchair athletes

April 11, 2018 by eastern247

Eastern Washington University (EWU) and Spokane Hoopfest Association (Spokane Hoops) are teaming up to promote wheelchair basketball at all levels in the Spokane area. With EWU having recently launched a wheelchair basketball club team, and Spokane Hoops’ iconic 3on3 basketball tournament, Hoopfest, the partnership… [Read more]
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