Tag: Philanthropy

EWU Army ROTC Cadets Receive Citizen-Soldier Scholarship

November 10, 2020 by Leilah Langley

soldiers in uniform with American flag

Ten members of the ROTC Fighting Eagles Battalion were recently awarded the ROTC Citizen-Soldier Scholarship, a new scholarship made possible with a generous donation from an anonymous donor.

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Eastern Athletics Receives Gift of $600,000 Endowment

September 15, 2020 by Leilah Langley

1972 ewu graduate - psychology - estate endowment $600000

Wayne Bartelheimer, a 1972 Eastern graduate and life-long dairy farmer, leaves a lasting legacy despite not competing in intercollegiate athletics.

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Pick Up Your Purchased Red Turf Today!

August 11, 2020 by Leilah Langley

EWU football field with new red turf installed

If you purchased turf, you are invited to the Red Turf Pickup Party today. Plus, listen to KEWU 89.5 FM from noon to 7 p.m. for an entertaining and informative line-up of interviews, music, trivia and more!

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First Phase of the Inferno Makeover Is Underway

May 22, 2020 by Leilah Langley

football field during renovation

Out with the old and in with the new! Work is underway to replace the iconic red turf at Eastern Washington University’s football field.

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Bank of America Charitable Foundation Gives to Critical EWU Student Needs

May 6, 2020 by Leilah Langley

logo of bank of america

Joining the recent generosity of Innovia and BECU, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation and its Spokane Market President team recently gave a $10,000 grant to help address food insecurity at Eastern.

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EWU Faculty and Staff Give Nearly $45,000 on Giving Joy Day

April 3, 2020 by Leilah Langley

we are eastern - graphic with heart and ewu eagle logo

Eastern Washington University celebrated Giving Joy Day on Friday, asking the community to give to critical student needs and to share joy in other ways. The campus community did not disappoint!

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PHOTOS: Laptops Arrive for Students in Need

April 2, 2020 by Leilah Langley

box containing a laptop on a table

The shift to virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic left many EWU students without the technology they require to continue their education. The EWU Foundation and the university’s Student Care Team recognized the need and quickly utilized the Student Emergency Fund to purchase Chromebooks for such students.

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EWU and CHAS Health Partner to Help Keep Food Pantries Stocked

February 25, 2020 by Leilah Langley

pantry stocked with various food

Eastern Washington University and CHAS Health have a similar goal when it comes to student health and wellness—providing the resources students need to focus on their studies, not where their next meal is coming from.

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EWU Symphony Orchestra Performs for State Music Educators

February 13, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Two female students playing string instruments.

It has been 21 long years since the EWU Symphony Orchestra has been invited to perform at a major music conference. Now, thanks to the hard work of student performers, their conductor John Marshall and generous Eastern Washington University donors, the drought is over.

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Psychology Professor Using EWU Foundation Grant to Transform Local Schools

January 29, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Susan Ruby (left) and R. Keeth Matheny (right)

Psychology professor Susan Ruby is on a mission to designate Eastern as the leader in Social Emotional Learning (SEL) training for the region. Last fall, the EWU Foundation awarded Ruby a grant to help make it happen.

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