Sept. 27: Community celebrates 25 years of WSU Tri-Cities

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities intern

Tri-Cities 25thRICHLAND, Wash. – The family-friendly Coug Jubilee will cap a week of 25th anniversary celebrations at Washington State University Tri-Cities. The free, public jubilee will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

Free lunch will be provided for the first 200 people.

Highlights will include mini sport camps; live musical entertainment and performing artists; an open house for current and prospective students; research and resource showcases; kids’ activities, including a bounce house and Coug tattoos; an ultimate Frisbee tournament and a special visit from WSU’s iconic mascot, Butch T. Cougar.

“The Coug Jubilee is a great way to celebrate our campus families, friends, alumni and community that have had a great impact on the continued growth and development of WSU Tri-Cities,” said Tammy Castrellon, academic advisor and head coordinator of the event.

To access the campus, drive north on George Washington Way past Hanford High School; turn right on Sprout Road, then left to the campus. Parking is free.

Sponsors of the Coug Jubilee include Gesa Credit Union and RBC Wealth Management.

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Tammy Castrellon, WSU Tri-Cities Coug Jubilee coordinator,
Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities marketing and communications student intern,