Tag: Philanthropy

JLR Multicultural Center Named to Honor an Inspirational Family

September 23, 2022 by Melodie Little

Angela Jones' family and EWU staff in front of the new sign.

The naming gift connects the dots for alumna Angela Jones, who was instrumental in starting the center.

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EWU Partners with John L. Scott for Teacher of Diversity Fellowship

February 28, 2022 by David Meany

Group of students in the library sitting around a table.

EWU is teaming up with John L. Scott Real Estate to create a new opportunity for future elementary school teachers of color who want to obtain their teaching certificates.

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Major Gift Honors Alumni Artist, Teacher Roger Riggs

February 14, 2022 by Melodie Little

ROGER RIGGS stands in front of his painting.

Roger Riggs is pictured with his ”9/11” painting, on the left, in this 2008 photo taken by Jesse Tinsley for The Spokesman-Review. The piece is part of a major gift that includes another painting and funds that created the Roger Riggs Art Scholarship.

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Cyber Security Lab Recognizes Contributions of Longtime Faculty Member

December 9, 2021 by Melodie Little

steiner speaking with colleagues

The Steiner Family Cyber Security Lab, dedicated on Dec. 7, honors the generosity and commitment to diversity of Stu Steiner and his wife, Shirlee.

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Donations Bolster EWU Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

October 21, 2021 by David Meany

Donations Bolster EWU Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Generous gifts from Providence and Cambia Health Foundation will help Eastern Washington University implement a comprehensive admissions process to build

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McKinstry Gift Creates More Research Opportunities for Faculty and Students

February 22, 2021 by Leilah Langley

hvac sketch diagrams on paper

The McKinstry Charitable Foundation is committing a gift of $500,000 to the Catalyst Faculty and Student Research Fund. All projects will be conducted out of, or for the Catalyst setting.

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Steve Blewett Wants to Make Internships More Accessible

December 3, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Steve Blewett portrait

Internships are an important and valuable part of the college experience. A former EWU journalism and PR professor is launching a new scholarship fund to help make internships accessible to more students.

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Join Two EWU Alumni in Honoring Bill Youngs

November 30, 2020 by Leilah Langley

family portrait - parents and toddlers

To honor the professor who meant so much to them, two former students not only asked Bill Youngs to officiate their wedding, they also established a scholarship in his name.

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Unfinished Work: Strengthen a Late Professor’s Legacy

November 24, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Anna Dvorak portrait rock climbing

The Anna K. Dvorak Memorial Fund is only about $4,000 from reaching endowment. It’s not too late to give a gift and take advantage of a match which will make your donation go twice as far.

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Support Women Who Never Give Up

by Leilah Langley

women in festive red and black attire

Thanks to generous donors on GivingTuesday, the Empowering Women Upward Fund reached endowment and will soon be awarding scholarships to help more women achieve their dream of earning a college degree.

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