Class Notes – Spring 2015

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Are you in here? We'd love to share your good news with your fellow alumni in an upcoming issue of Eastern magazine. It's simple! Email your Class Note to easternmagazine@ewu.edu. Alumni Return to Campus Jadd Davis ’05, BA music, the artistic director for Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, returned to his alma mater this spring to serve as guest director of EWU’s Theatre Department’s production of A Man of No Importance. Davis was so impressed with the students working the production that he hired six of them to work professionally for Coeur d’Alene Summer ... MORE

Notes from the Editor

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A Tale of Teamwork Thanks to a phone call from reader Gary Carlton '73, we were able to identify the previously unidentified man in the photo in our story A Tale of Teamwork, which appeared in the fall issue of Eastern magazine.  Craig Houston '74 was pictured in the story about the 1974 National Wheelchair Games, held on the EWSC campus that summer. The photo, obtained from the university's archives, didn't have a name with it. Houston graduated from Omak High School in 1965, and was injured while serving in Vietnam. Additional Content Eastern ... MORE

Class Notes Winter 2015

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ARE YOU IN HERE? Tell us what’s new with you. Did you get married or have a baby? Maybe you started a new career, got a promotion or retired? We would love to share your good news with your fellow alumni in an upcoming issue of Eastern magazine. It’s simple! Email your Class Note to easternmagazine@ewu.edu or send it to Eastern Magazine, Class Notes, 102 Hargreaves Hall, Cheney, WA 99004-2413. Vestal Garners Prestigious Writing Awards    Shawn Vestal (’08 MFA creative writing, ’05 interdisciplinary studies) is the winner of the PEN/Robert W. ... MORE

Class Notes Fall 2014

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Eastern Alumna Crowned Miss Washington Kailee Dunn, 22,proves you can have both beauty and brains. She graduated cum laude from EWU in June with a BA in communication studies and was crowned Miss Washington at the state’s pageant in July.  She is putting her scholarship prize money toward paying off her student loans. A 2010 Kamiakin High School graduate, Dunn was chosen as Miss Spokane in February 2014. She wrote for The  Easterner, EWU’s student newspaper, and created a blog to showcase acts of kindness, health tips and community ... MORE

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

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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. 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