Summer 2019

Meet fellow alumni who are making a difference
The community event during Ski to Sea Weekend had been without a significant presence from WWU for many years.
One father was forever changed by Nazi indoctrination. Another father almost died in the Holocaust. Today, their sons are co-workers.
Death Cab for Cutie and ODESZA came home to rock the town where they got their start.
As Western’s first tribal liaison, alumna Laural Ballew is an advocate for Native students.
Renowned artist Sarah Sze came to Western in May for the unveiling of the university’s newest sculpture, Sze’s “Split Stone (Northwest).”
Two students have been awarded a pair of scholarships putting WWU in extremely rarefied company
One tough mile for a good cause
"If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together"
As the new incoming WWU Alumni Association board president, I have a personal mission to help other alumni reconnect to Western.
A collection of items and stories from WWU and alumni

Class Notes

Breanna Carlson - 2011

Breanna Carlson, ’11, B.A., history, and Adam Decker on Oct. 20, 2018, in Yakima. 

Katie Voight - 2017

Class Note
Katie Voight, BAE, language, literature and cultural studies, teach-es second grade at Vernice Vossbeck Elementary School in Lynden. 

Sierra Grden - 2002

Class Note
Sierra Grden, B.A., industrial design, recently became the corporate chef for Precept Wine, whose wines include Waterbrook, Canoe Ridge, Browne Family Vineyards and Ste. Chapelle.