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City Council will not spend CARES money on marketing plan

Councilmember Al Sorenson said he was okay with not using CARES Act money on a marketing plan for Pullman, but that the city needed to prioritize helping businesses. 
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 29, 2020

Pullman City Council unanimously approved the updated Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding expenses during its Tuesday virtual meeting.  The council decided against spending any...

Crimson Community Grants provide emergency funding for students

Kelly Demand and her team looked through grant applications. She said they
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter July 23, 2020

Nearly 800 students received funding from the Crimson Community Grant project, which distributed more than $500,000 worth of funding in partnership with BECU. Each recipient was given between $200 and...

WSU official submits declaration supporting lawsuit against DOE

Phil Weiler, WSU's Vice President for Marketing and Communications, wrote in an email that WSU is not a direct party in the lawsuit.
BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter June 7, 2020

A WSU official filed a declaration in support of the Washington state attorney general’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education.  Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit states...

CARES Act funding split between students, university

Phil Weiler, vice president for marketing and communications, said the money awarded to each student ranged from $500 to $1,500 depending on their financial situation.
ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter May 19, 2020

WSU received $21.76 million from the CARES Act, and the money will be split between students and the university’s COVID-19 expenses.  Brian Dixon, assistant vice president of Student Financial Services,...

WSU will not refund student fees

Mary Jo Gonzales,  Vice President of Student Affairs, said students fees are used to help WSU pay for outstanding deficits.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter May 14, 2020

WSU officials confirmed in an online town hall that the university will not refund spring semester student fees, following a national trend of universities who either only partially refunded fees or did...

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