WSU Extension Poverty Reduction Program Earns National Recognition

PULLMAN, Wash. – A seven-state program aimed at reducing poverty by working directly with residents of small, rural communities, including the program led by Washington State University Extension, is the latest recipient of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Partnership Award for Multistate Efforts.

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, National Corp. on Community Service Fund WSU Extension Grants to Boost Eastern Washington Prosperity

PULLMAN, Wash. – Building on the successes of two of its “poverty to prosperity” projects, Washington State University Extension has been awarded two new grants totaling $100,000 to help eastern Washington residents – especially Latinos and young people –build their economic assets.

State USDA Official Tells Rural Leaders, “I’m from the Government and I’m Here to Help”

MOSES LAKE, Wash. — The Washington state Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development program told a gathering of rural community leaders that he often uses the old punch line, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help” as an icebreaker with rural audiences. Mario Villanueva said the line usually gets him […]

WSU Extension’s Horizons Program Honored for Work

SPOKANE, Wash. – Partnering to promote the Horizons leadership program in the Inland Northwest has earned Washington State University Extension and the University of Idaho honors from Inland Northwest Partners. INP, a regional, non-profit, economic development organization, last week honored local communities and organizations for outstanding contributions toward economic development in the region. It bestowed […]

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 […]