Class Notes Spring 2014

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Are You In Here? Tell us what’s new with you. Did you get a promotion, start a new career, get married, have a baby or retire? Share your good news. It’s simple. Visit EWU’s Alumni Association website or call 888.EWU Alum or 509.359.4550. Worsham Named Deputy Secretary for Public Health Operations ’93 Dennis Worsham,  BA health services administration, will serve as the Washington State Department of Health’s first deputy secretary for Public Health Operations. This newly created position oversees four of the agency’s divisions and the chief of ... MORE

Winter 2014 Books

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You Herd Me! I’ll Say It If Nobody Else Will By ’86 Colin Cowherd In this age of billion dollar athletic marketing campaigns, “feel-good” philosophy with no connection to reality and a sports media echo chamber that’s all too eager to swallow whatever idiotic notion happens to be in vogue at the moment, it’s tough to find people who aren’t afraid to say what they’re really thinking. But that’s where Colin Cowherd comes in. As his millions of fans on ESPN Radio and ESPNU already know, Cowherd is the rare sports analyst who’s brave enough to speak ... MORE

Class Notes Winter 2014

Jared Rose

Are You In Here? Tell us what’s new with you. Did you get a promotion, start a new career, get married, have a baby or retire? Share your good news. It’s simple. Visit EWU’s Alumni Association website or call 888.EWU Alum or 509.359.4550. Rose Named President of Portland’s Arena Football Team After a 14-year absence, Arena Football returns to the Rose City and ’00 Jared Rose returns to the Northwest as the newly named president of the franchise.  From 1997 to 1999 Portland had the Forest Dragons before the team relocated to Oklahoma City. As ... MORE

A Note from the Editor

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Tell us what you think and enter to win an EWU Bookstore gift card. It’s been four years since I took the helm as editor of Eastern magazine and it’s been four years since our last readers’ survey. It’s time to check in with you and see how we’re doing. We’ve recently made several changes to the magazine’s design, paper, size and number of pages, while trying to keep the content relevant and interesting. Whether you’re a regular reader of the print issues or prefer to read the magazine online, you’re hearing from us on a regular basis, but we’d ... MORE

Class Notes Fall 2013

Michelle Hege

Are You In Here? Tell us what’s new with you. Did you get a promotion, start a new career, get married, have a baby or retire? Share your good news. It’s simple. Visit EWU’s Alumni Association website or call 888.EWU Alum or 509.359.4550. Hege Takes Helm at Desautel Hege Communications Michelle Hege (’95 MS communications) has been named president and CEO of Desautel Hege Communications, a leading Northwest public relations and marketing company based in Spokane. Hege joined the firm in 1998 and became a partner in the business in 2000. She is ... MORE

Fall 2013 Books

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If you are an Eastern alum or faculty member and have written a general interest book or have released a CD/digital music for sale and would like to have it considered for inclusion in Eastern magazine’s On the Shelf section, please send it, along with your contact information, to: Eastern magazine, 300 Showalter Hall, Cheney, WA 99004-2445.   Godforsaken Idaho By Shawn Vestal, ’08 MFA Creative Writing, ’05 BA Interdisciplinary Studies In his book, Godforsaken Idaho, Vestal transports us to the afterlife, the rugged northwest and the ... MORE