The Employee Recognition Reception is an annual, system-wide celebration to recognize the contributions of faculty and staff at Washington State University.

The celebration will honor approximately 950 WSU employees who reached milestone years of service or received the Crimson Spirit Award in 2019.

To view the list of 2019 length-of-service honorees, click here.

To view the Crimson Spirit honorees in 2019, click here.

The 2019 Employee Recognition Reception will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The reception begins at 3:30 p.m., followed with a short program hosted by President Schulz, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

The event will be broadcast live from Pullman. Join the celebration in real time online from any computer, tablet, or smart phone via Experience WSU.

All locations are open to all employees. Refreshments will be served.

Concurrent celebration locations:

WSU Pullman, M. G. Carey Senior Ballroom, Compton Union Building

WSU Everett, Conference Room 430

WSU Spokane, Spokane Academic Center 501

WSU Tri-Cities, Consolidated Information Center 120/120A

WSU Vancouver, Dengerink Administration Building 236

WSU Global Campus,

Please contact Human Resource Services at or 509-335-4521 with any questions about the Employee Recognition Reception, the registration process, or participation in this year’s celebration.

Photos from 2018 Employee Recognition Reception