Friday, October 24, 2014

Whitworth’s Distinguished Community Service Award Honoree Dr. Jim Shaw to present, Oct. 29


As a Christian physician, Jim Shaw seeks to treat patients’ minds, hearts and bodies. Shaw will discuss how his faith and profession intersect in beneficial and challenging ways on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. Shaw is also the recipient of Whitworth’s 2014 Distinguished Community Service Award, which he will receive during his Oct. 29 talk. The lecture is free and open to the public, and the Spokane community is invited to share in the celebration of Shaw’s award.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Walt and Kay Oliver donate $3 million to The Campaign for Whitworth


Gift pushes total funding of Cowles Music Center to $10.6 million

Walt Oliver, '67
During Whitworth University’s 125th anniversary celebration, President Beck A. Taylor announced Whitworth Trustee Walt Oliver, ’67, and his wife, Kay, as major donors to The Campaign for Whitworth. The couple’s gift of $3 million will be used to help complete an addition to and remodel of Whitworth’s music facility, to be named the Cowles Music Center.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Nationally recognized biologist Elaine Ingham to present at Whitworth Oct. 23


Discover what makes compost tea a sustainable option as soil biology expert Elaine Ingham presents “The Soil Food Web and Compost Tea” Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Harriet Cheney Cowles Foundation announced as donors of $2 million gift to The Campaign for Whitworth


Funds will be used for completion of new Cowles Music Center

During an Oct. 11 celebration downtown, held in honor of Whitworth University’s 125th anniversary, President Beck A. Taylor announced the Harriet Cheney Cowles Foundation  as a major donor to The Campaign for Whitworth. The foundation pledged $2 million to support an addition to and renovation of Whitworth’s music building, which was built in 1978 with significant support from the Cowles family. The new structure will be named the Cowles Music Center, in honor of the Cowles’ family’s generous support of the arts and education on the Whitworth campus over the past century.