Alex Powers

College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences Excellence Fund

The College of Agriculture and Home Economics Excellence Fund may be used at the Dean’s discretion. This may include promotion of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics through such endeavors as faculty excellence and team awards, alumni relations, student recruitment, student scholarships, equipment purchase, travel, public relations, and any project that the Dean sees may enhance the College.

Wally Staatz Turf Grass Excellence Fund

Following high school, Wallace Staatz served in the Army Signal Corps in World War II, which was followed by B.A. and M. A. degrees in Horticulture from Oregon State University. He was active in the family bulb farm in Orting, Washington until 1970 when he converted it to the High Cedars Golf Course and surrounding […]

Agricultural Technology & Production Management Excellence Fund

The Agricultural Technology and Production Management Program under the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Science combines students’ creativity and interest in physical and biological sciences, technology, mathematics, and business with their desire to develop innovative solutions to a variety of agricultural problems. Uses and Purposes The principal of this fund will be used […]

Mollie Pepper Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles Excellence Fund

My interest in the Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles program stems from my own major in the Home Economics department at the University of Washington. That program was called “Clothing and Textiles.” Working with Carol Salusso we decided to fund undergraduate and graduate student awards in conjunction with the fashion show, as well as providing […]

AMDT Tartan Excellence Fund

After 34,000 votes from cougars, the winning Tartan design was unveiled Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, during Homecoming week in the office of WSU President Elson S. Floyd. Students from the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles (AMDT), department faculty chair Karen Leonas and Butch, the university’s beloved mascot, made the announcement. The students presented […]

WSU Meat Judging Team Excellence Fund

This fund is established to support the Meat Judging/ Evaluation Team. Uses and Purposes The principal of this Fund shall support the Meat Judging/ Evaluation team, their training, travel, and operations. Uses include but are not limited to: educational supplies, team judging gear, travel, scholarships, training, and equipment.

Cougar Cattle Feeders Excellence Fund

Cougar Cattle Feeders program gives students a unique opportunity for hands-on work with animals at the university. Students apply what they learn in the classroom and see results. Uses and Purposes The principal of this Fund shall be used to support the Cougar Cattle Feeders program. Funds can be used for supplies, wages, travel, scholarships, […]

Thorgaard Center of Salmonid Physiology and Genomics (TCSPG) Excellence Fund

Thorgaard Center for Salmonid Physiology and Genomics Research (TCSPG) is a new center that is dedicated to better understand salmon biology, ecology, conservation, and aquaculture to provide more fish for Washington State and the region. Uses and Purposes The principal of this Fund shall be used to support the Thorgaard Center for Salmon id Physiology […]

AgWeatherNet Excellence Fund

AgWeatherNet (AWN) provides access to current and historical weather data from Washington State University’s automated weather station network. AWN includes 138 automated weather stations located mostly in the irrigated regions of eastern Washington state. The first station was installed in 1988. Standard AWN weather variables include air temperature, relative humidity, dew point temperature, soil temperature […]