In total, WSU donors made 1,419 gifts for $468,584 during Wednesday’s 24-hour event. Donations spanned 97 unique funding areas of the WSU system, with every campus and college receiving donor support on the day.
A beautiful green hosta plant, full with bright and fragrant summer blooms, accentuates nine neatly placed stones in a corner of Jack Crossen’s backyard. The stones, Crossen says, represent the nine lives of cats and mark the final resting spot of his beloved ragdoll cat, Riley. “For weeks after he died, I would go out […]
More than three decades after the Dr. Mark Strother Endowed Scholarship was established to honor the legacy of Mark Strother, who tragically died in a climbing accident, the fund is still helping Cougs achieve their dreams.
As a child in Woodburn, Oregon, Lanny Skovborg (’67 DVM) took long walks with his mother down the country roads of this rural community. Along the way, they would stop to watch the cows and horses grazing in the fields. “These are my earliest childhood memories, and this is when I decided to become a […]
A respected specialist in equine medicine and surgery, Gary was a founding partner of the Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish, Washington. He retired in 1995. He and Marie also owned the Top o’ the Ridge Thoroughbred Farm near Everett, Washington. He helped found the Washington State Horse Council and served as its president from 1989 […]