woman of the year

March 22: Women of Distinction lunch, symposium, film

PULLMAN, Wash. – Eight women will be honored at the Washington State University 2016 Woman of the Year and Women of Distinction Recognition Luncheon and Symposium. Held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the CUB ballroom, the theme will be “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.”

March 24: Poet to highlight Women’s Recognition, Symposium

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – American writer, poet and educator Kathleen Flenniken will deliver the keynote address during Washington State University’s Annual Women’s Recognition and Symposium 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the CUB ballroom. The event also will recognize exemplary women.

Nominate Women of Distinction, Woman of Year

PULLMAN – Submit nominations for the WSU Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year awards.  The Women of Distinction awards are presented to a WSU alumna, an employee, a student and a woman from outside the university. All nominees are eligible for the Woman of the Year award. The CUB Ballroom is set to […]

Gov. Gregoire named Woman of the Year

Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services Gov. Christine Gregoire was presented Wednesday, March 27, with the annual woman of the year award  by the WSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women in partnership with the Association of Faculty Women, Coalition for Women Students, Women’s Resource Center and Women’s Studies Program. < Jeanne Eder, Mary […]

WSU selects Gov. Gregoire as Woman of the Year

PULLMAN -When Washington State University set about selecting a woman to receive its Woman of the Year Award, it went right to the top—the top of Washington State government, that is. Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire will be in Pullman, March 28, to receive the university’s Woman of the Year Award during a recognition luncheon in […]

Steiger demonstrates inspirational career, leadership

In 1975, Bettie Steiger donned her suit after 17 years of community and international volunteer work and raising children, and headed out on a career adventure that serves as an inspiration to other women re-entering the work force. Her first venture as co-owner of a money-losing travel agency proved her business instincts were on-target. She […]

Six Women of Distinction honored by university

Six women received the 2003 Washington State University Women of Distinction Award, and will be honored at the Women’s Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, March 27. The women are all eligible to receive the Woman of the Year Award. The Women of Distinction are Linda Moore, coach of the Pullman School District math teams; Mary Watrous-Schlesinger, […]