Our Role

The Western Washington University Alumni Association strengthens Western by building strong and caring relationships that make a difference among our students, alumni, friends, and the greater university community.

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WE Connect

Western Washington University’s community for alumni and students to make professional connections, expand career growth, and discover shared interest groups and events.



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by Frances Badgett

Tucked at the foot of Sehome Arboretum amid the buzz of honeybees and the cluck of chickens lies the Outback Farm: five… Continue reading : Outback Farm Receives Grant

Elise Batten

by Frances Badgett

Two years ago, Boise native Elise Batten (industrial design, 2024) was looking for a college that reflected her values… Continue reading : Designing Her Future: Elise Batten

Recent Posts

Megan and Brian Lau

Alaska native Megan Lau’s path from Western to winning the 4 Under 40 Award from the American Marketing… Continue reading : Alumni Spotlight: Megan and Brian Lau ('07)

Paul Merriman

Paul Merriman sold his investment advisory firm and retired in 2012, but he is still a go-to… Continue reading : Alumni Spotlight: Paul Merriman ('66)

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Joseph Liston ’95 majored in East Asian Studies and Mandarin Chinese at Western. He currently… Continue reading : Alumni Spotlight: Joseph Liston ('95)


Visit Western Washington University’s official crowdfunding site to see how you can support current student clubs, academic departments, scholarships and more!

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Become a member in the Western Washington University Alumni Association to receive special invitations, benefits, and discounts while supporting student scholarships.

  BECOME A MEMBER of the Western Washington University Alumni Association  


Whether you’d like to serve on our board, host an event, or mentor a student, we have many opportunities for you to engage.

  BECOME A VOLUNTEER of the Western Washington University Alumni Association  


Student success depends on your generosity. Make a gift to support student scholarships or any area of your choice at Western.

  DONATE to the Student Success Scholarship  

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Western Washington University Alumni Scholarships

For more than 25 years, the Western Washington University Alumni Association has provided more than $1.3 million in scholarships to deserving Western students. Recipients of this honor are students who are making a difference in their communities, and contributing greatly to Western by actively participating in the life of the university.


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We Learn

A curated site of Western resources.

Discover all that Western has to offer, including upskilling and career changing options, youth programming, networking, digital resources through Western Libraries and much more.