Apparel merchandising students use social media to connect local businesses with customers, community

Students in Washington State University’s apparel merchandising program are putting their studies to work this spring to connect local businesses with social media-savvy consumers. Jihyeong Son, Assistant Professor in the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design…

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Healthy Food, Fitness in King County Focus of WSU’s $1.2 Million W.K. Kellogg Grant

SEATTLE, Wash. – When the youth of Delridge and White Center’s Food Empowerment Education and Sustainability Team or FEEST set local foods they’ve prepared on a pre-Thanksgiving table at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center here on Nov. 25, they’ll have the power of the prestigious W.K. Kellogg Foundation behind them. Giving children in those communities […]

NIH Grant Brings Together Economists, Psychologists, Departments, Extension

PULLMAN – In many ways, it’s the perfect model. Faculty with research and teaching appointments working with faculty with research and Extension appointments to translate the theoretical into real-world application for the benefit of the people of Washington. A new $400,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health brings together economists and psychologists, researchers and […]

WSU Seeks Grant Proposals for Community Technology Programs

SEATTLE, Wash. – Washington State University Extension outlined details Wednesday of a $350,000 grant program and invited grant proposals for community technology projects at the statewide community technology meeting hosted by the Communities Connect Network. “This is the only dedicated technology grant program in the state right now,” said Matthew Mitchell, of Extension’s Center to […]

Extension-CCE Partnership Connects Students with the State

Pullman, Wash. – Finding what you need in Colville, Wash., just got a bit easier, thanks to students at Washington State University. This past semester, Monica Lotzgesell and a few of her classmates in Christine Oakley’s Sociology 433 class at Washington State University pitched in to create a resource directory for the Colville area. Their […]