This morning, We were at Newstalk KIT got to be a part of the beginning of the year long celebration of 125 years of Washington State University.

Dave and Lance talked with Brian Clark about what WSU is doing during the year long event and the impact that WSU has in the state.

Here is just a few points to know.

*A new study says Washington State University generated more than $3.4 billion in economic impact within the state last year.

*The study says WSU delivered $18.87 in economic impact for every state dollar invested in the school.

*WSU reported nearly $2 billion in research grant expenditures between fiscal 2008 and 2013, with more than $341 million in research grant expenditures in 2014 alone.

*WSU has a presence in each of Washington's 39 counties through WSU Extension. It also has campuses in Pullman, Tri Cities, Vancouver, Spokane and a growing presence in Everett.

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