Sharing our stories, reconnecting with friends, and inspiring the next generation of Walla Walla University alumni.

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WWU alumni in the news

Have you or a fellow WWU alumnus been in the news? We want to celebrate with you.
Your career milestones are an inspiration to current and future WWU students.
Send your news links to westwind@wallawalla.edu.

Jason Sutterlund
Att. 1987-1992 | Communication

Jason Satterlund was interviewed by The New York Times about his live-action fan film about Obi-Wan Kenobi with nearly 6 million views.
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Joyce Wilkens
1978 | Office Administration

Joyce Wilkens was featured in Spokane-based publications INLANDER and The Spokesman-Review and shared about her new book Poetry Pie. 
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Deisy Haid
2010 and 2011 | Social Work

Deisy Haid, WWU assistant professor of social work, was featured in the October/November 2020 issue of the Social Work Advocates magazine.
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Back to You

Alumni share their stories in their own words

Remote work
March 26, 2020

Remote work

Four tips from a WWU alumnus for remaining happy, sane, and productive while working from home

Taking bold steps to combat racism
February 25, 2019

Taking bold steps to combat racism

by Elta Jackson-Henry ’95 and ’96

Westwind magazine

Curated stories and news to inspire and reconnect WWU alumni

Current issue: Fall 2020

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Walla Walla University alumni as well as current and former faculty and staff are invited to submit AlumNote information to be included in Westwind.

In Memory
Family members of deceased alumni, faculty, and staff are invited to submit obituary information to be included in Westwind.

Westwind staff
 Kim Strobel
Student staff writers: Kiersten Ekkens, Makena Horton, Kelsi Nash, Brooke Sample

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