WSU Vancouver seeks nominations for Distinguished Woman of the Year

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver is seeking nominations for three 2020 Distinguished Woman of the Year Awards. Nominees and award winners will be recognized at the university’s annual Women of Distinction event March 26 in celebration of Women’s History Month, observed each year in March.

Distinguished Woman of the Year awards recognize women in the community who have mentored, inspired or empowered others. WSU Vancouver is seeking nominees in three categories:

  • WSU Vancouver student
  • WSU Vancouver faculty or staff
  • WSU- or non-WSU-affiliated community member

Nomination forms are available online at Nominations will be accepted through Feb. 15. Recipients will be selected by a committee. If you have questions, contact Amanda Weingarten in the Office of Student Involvement at 360-546-9607 or

About WSU Vancouver

As one of six campuses of the WSU system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations. 

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Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360-546-9601,

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