WSU renames building to honor Goertzen

WSU renames building to honor Goertzen

Credit: KOMO

WSU renames building to honor Goertzen

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on September 14, 2013 at 6:22 PM

PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University has renamed a campus building to honor the life of Seattle television news anchor Kathi Goertzen.

Friends and family gathered Saturday for a ceremony to formally rename a building as the Kathi Goertzen Communication Addition. The 54-year-old journalist at KOMO-TV died last year following a lengthy, public battle with brain tumors.

Goertzen was a 1980 graduate of WSU and was a key figure in the formation of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.Pintak. "In Kathi's honor we pledge to create a new generation of students armed with the latest technology, yet steeped in the traditions of Edward R. Murrow. It's what we believe she would have wanted."
 

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