The Daily Evergreen

‘If you want something, make it happen’

Marcia Steele Hoover gives back to WSU by mentoring current students in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2020

This article has been updated to correct Marcia Steele Hoover's name. Marcia Steele Hoover gained the experience to climb her way to a leadership position for Nike during her time at WSU. “This 360-degree view of business is a differentiator and is what allowed me to land a career at Nike," ...

Graduate leader continues next phase of education

Samantha Edgerton helped with the WSU Fallen Cougars project in 2018 to create 17 biographies. She also gave a presentation about it.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2020

This year's GPSA Vice President pursued a career and a family before coming back to graduate school, which gives her a unique background that allows her to prosper in her position. Samantha Edgerton is a second-year doctoral student in history at WSU, but before she decided to pursue a graduate degree ...

Students find their inner leader

The three-tiered program offered by WSU allows students to attend workshops and engage in community service, like Adopt-a-Block. WSU alumna Keanna Maki says she went to Spokane to hear speakers talk about their leadership position.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2020

Kaye Gill joined the Emerging Leaders certificate program as a freshman because she was interested in leadership but could not see herself as a leader. Three years later, Gill is the director of the Cougar Leadership Team, which organizes the three-tier leadership program starting with Emerging Leaders. “I’m...

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