During part of her time in Pullman, Anne H. Fornfeist of Deer Park lived at Spanish House.
A member of Sigma Kappa Phi, she would go on to graduate from Washington State College with a degree in foreign languages and literature in 1922 and raise a family in the fertile farmlands of the Yakima Valley. One of her sons, another Coug, would became a state representative, senator, and congressman before serving as secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation.
Sid Morrison (’54 Hort.), featured in the Summer 2023 issue of Washington State Magazine, knew his mother went to college in Pullman and that she … » More …
Business professor Jerman Rose first went to China in 1995 as part of a Washington State University hospitality program to train hotel managers in the Shangri La Hotel Group. Recognizing the growing opportunity for business students from both China and the United States, he decided to learn Chinese and look for an academic partner for WSU’s international business program.
By 1998 he had helped establish a relationship with Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Almost 15 years later, says Rose, the college has established a WSU Center at SWUFE and facilitated many undergraduate, graduate, and faculty exchanges.