Above: Nishimoto in 1990.
Dr. Craig Nishimoto
Read Dr. Craig Nishimoto’s (’82 Bacterio., ’83 Vet. Sci., ’84 DVM) story in Washington State Magazine. Photo: Dr. Nishimoto in 1990.
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Whether you are working in biomedical research, a medical field, public health, education, or practicing veterinary medicine, we are proud of our alumni who are making a difference.

Alumni Awards

Call for nominations

Deadline: October 1, 2022

Eligibility: Any alumni of the college who earned their degree more than 5 years ago

Left to right: WSU president Kirk Schulz, Dr. Barbara Gores, Dean Dori Borjesson, Dr. Marty Becker, Dr. Robert Corbett, Dr. Jon Pennell

The college’s Distinguished Alumni Award are given to honor graduates for career accomplishments and excellence in teaching and research.

Read about the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients.


Come back to WSU for your Golden (50th) or Diamond (60th) reunion.

Want to organize a DVM class reunion in Pullman? The college offers tours, a meal with a faculty or staff speaker, and sight-seeing in the area. Contact Anna Wheatley awheatley@wsu.edu or 509-335-5389.

WSU alumni association

Update your contact information, find a Coug, honor alumni and friends.

Get Involved

Remember your Diagnostic Challenge?

Now the Diagnostic Challenge needs your help to train a new generation of veterinarians. To become a DVM facilitator and earn CE credit, contact Dr. Jeff Abbott or Dr. Rachel Halsey.

Join the Simulated-Based Education team! 

Apply to be a simulated client or practitioner coach in the Simulated-Based Education program and help us train tomorrow’s veterinarians. Contact Daniel Haley.

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