CAHNRS remembers President Elson Floyd

Students, faculty, friends, and industry partners with the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences paid tribute to the late WSU President Elson Floyd this week.

Floyd, who died Saturday, June 20, at age 59, after a battle with cancer, left a legacy of dedication and aspiring to excellence from his eight short years as president. He helped and inspired CAHNRS to better serve and embrace our students, our professions, and our world.

Below, the CAHNRS family shares stories, photos, and memories of President Floyd’s impact and personality.

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Students explore modern agriculture tech with new WSU IAREC internship

PROSSER, Wash. – Six students from two Hispanic-serving institutions in Yakima Valley explored careers in agriculture research through a new summer internship program at Washington State University’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC). Hispanic-serving institutions – or HSIs – are colleges and universities where Hispanic students comprise at least 25% of the student population. […]

A group of students in orange safety vests pose on a white pickup with stacks of grapes.