Alum of Service 2019: Tai Harden-Moore

Alum of Service ǀ Tai Harden-Moore ‘09 Founder & CEO ǀ Moore Consultants … [Read more...]

Lifetime Achievement Award 2019: James Wolff

Lifetime Achievement ǀ James Wolff ‘69 Attorney & Real Estate Developer ǀ Wolff, Hislop & Crockett … [Read more...]

Eagle4Life Spirit Award 2019: Brian Patterson

Eagle4Life Spirit ǀ Brian Patterson ‘89 Sales Manager ǀ Lamar Advertising Company … [Read more...]

Exceptional Military Service Award Winner 2019: Bob Clark

Exceptional Military Service ǀ Robert Clark ‘65 Captain ǀ U.S. Army (Retired) … [Read more...]

Walt Powers, PhD, President’s Philanthropy Award

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Tawanka Scholar

Ever since I was little, I knew I wanted to become a teacher. A teacher sets up a child’s life. I always loved school so I want to give back and make school a fun and positive environment so other kids have the same experience I did. Receiving this scholarship will allow me to focus on my practicum and student teaching. These are almost full time jobs in themselves; especially student teaching. I want to give my full heart and soul to my students to provide them with the best experience possible. This scholarship will help me succeed at a lifetime of giving. Being selected as a Tawanka scholar shows me that others who believe in teaching believe in me. I am so thankful for your generosity. I am student teaching now and will graduate in the spring. Each day I spend as a student teacher with my Kindergarten students, I become more excited about having my own classroom. I’m counting … [Read more...]

Scott Morris on Catalyst Building

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The History Department Alumnus Pays Back for His EWU Education

History students Chelsea and McKenzie, start this school year with a little extra help from Rick and Carolyn Mattern. Their generosity to the College of Social Sciences History Department, enables the department to award multiple scholarships to deserving students. Rick ('73), attributes his career success at Boeing in large part to the liberal arts education he received at Eastern. As a result, he is giving back to the History department to help students with their academic careers and as a small payback for all the academic and life skills he learned at EWU. He says, "For many, extra financial assistance is a justified reward for years of hard work, self-discipline and sacrifice. Completing this History degree successfully will help ensure students are better prepared with writing and public speaking skills, critical thinking, problem solving, and leadership models to use in the … [Read more...]

EWU College of Distinction

EWU is proud to be acknowledged as a 2018-19 College of Distinction for the second consecutive year.  Through this national honor, Eastern has been recognized for creating an impactful and innovative learning environment dedicated to students' success in the classroom and beyond earning their degree. “We are absolutely thrilled to recognize Eastern Washington University as a College of Distinction for its effective dedication to student success,” said Tyson Schritter, Chief Operating Officer for Colleges of Distinction. Eastern's unprecedented learning methods adhere to the four distinctions required in the selection process -- engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes. … [Read more...]

Big Sky Presidents’ Cup

Donor-supported scholarships help attract bright, hard-working athletes who strive for success on the field, on the court, and in the classroom. That’s how Eastern Eagles won the 2017-18 Big Sky Conference Presidents’ Cup.   … [Read more...]


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