WSU is advancing Washington industries …
WSU teams with aviation to develop sustainable aviation biofuels …
WSU partners to develop bioproducts that reduce dependence on petroleum imports …
WSU works with state commodity commissions to conduct needed agricultural research …
WSU developed the technology used for wood-plastic composites used for buildings …
WSU researchers work to improve dairy productivity and reduce disease …
WSU research has made Washington one of the world’s most productive wheat-growing regions …

"Take Five" for WSU and higher education, Uncategorized

There is no one better than you.


It’s true. No one is better than you to engage with your three legislators and support Washington State University. We need a few good Cougs – just like you – to get involved and stay engaged in the upcoming legislative session. WSU Impact makes it seamless, painless, and effortless. We invite you to use our digital tools to directly contact your three legislators in support of higher education and WSU. WSU Impact makes it as easy as 1, 2, 3. You make it effective by sharing your passion, intelligence, and Coug spirit. Ready, set, let’s get rolling!

In just a few short weeks, lawmakers will convene in Olympia for the start of what is referred to as the “long session.”

What’s the long session of the Washington State Legislature? It’s the important months in 2017 where legislators work together to propose new laws, hold public hearings, and importantly, decide the two-year state budget that funds public schools and public universities like Washington State University.

WSU Impact is your resource to keep up with how WSU and its requests for funding are faring in Olympia. WSU Impact provides you with easy-to-use, one-click digital connection to your three state lawmakers.

Why is this important?

Because WSU has no better advocate than you.

If you are part of the alumni of WSU, you are the pride of the university. As a graduate, you are the embodiment of WSU’s academic mission. As a Coug, you are part of an extended network of proud WSU alumni who have served, lived, and made a difference in this state and beyond.welcome-to-oeo

If you are a donor, you understand what it means to invest in research and education that is life changing and life affirming. Discovery, innovation, and service are the hallmarks of what universities provide not only as a private benefit, but a public good that tackles societal challenges and creates opportunities.

If you have never heard of WSU Impact, now is the time to learn.

Poke around our site.

If you want to hear why others joined WSU Impact, click here. You will be inspired.

Learn about this important resource – all personalized just for you –  for making a difference and supporting your university. Supporting WSU is not limited to athletics or giving back to your college. It also includes lending your talent and passion in the halls of Olympia.

shutterstock_394741693And, you can do this from your own computer or iPhone or iPad and in your favorite WSU sweatshirt and sweatpants.


If you are a member of WSU Impact, but it has been awhile since you engaged, welcome back. We need a whole lot of Cougs this session to ensure the legislature invests in higher education and some of the key priorities for the university.

So, what are you waiting for? It is easy and it is free!

Click on this primer to walk through step by step to log in and in one simple click, send a message to your three legislators: your state Senator and two state Representatives. Once you joined and logged in, your lawmakers and their emails are right on your home page, ready to hear from you.

Easy? Yes.

Impactful? Totally.

Join us and start making a difference today. Olympia needs to hear from citizens like you, and you are just the Coug to do it.





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