Filed under: Stream WSU president Elson Floyd loses battle with cancer Contributors: CougCenter Staff Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: WSU president Elson Floyd loses battle with cancer Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email A man who will go down as one of the school's most beloved leaders, he fought for Washington State University until his last. 13 Total Updates Since Jun 5, 2015, 4:40pm PDT Follow this stream November 27, 2015 Do it for EFlo By Michael Preston@RM_Preston Don't win this game for any of us, gentlemen. Win it for him. August 27, 2015 Thousands celebrate the life of Dr. Elson Floyd By Chet Broberg@chetbroberg A memorial was held for the late President of WSU on Wednesday at Beasley Coliseum. August 26, 2015 Elson Floyd celebration of life info By Aaron Polevoi@aaronpolevoi If you can't attend in person, feel free to watch the live stream of President Floyd's celebration of life ceremony. July 18, 2015 Floyd told of med school naming plan before death By Jeff Nusser@PodvsEveryone Additionally, WSU has announced plans for a celebration of life. June 26, 2015 Senate passes amendment to name medical school after Elson Floyd By Michael Preston@RM_Preston June 24, 2015 President Floyd led through campus one final time By Michael Preston@RM_Preston June 23, 2015 Elson Floyd changed the culture at WSU By Brian Floyd@BrianMFloyd Dr. Floyd accomplished many amazing things in Pullman, but his lasting legacy started with handshakes and hellos. June 21, 2015 Elson Floyd's greatest gift: WSU's medical school By Jeff Nusser@PodvsEveryone In 2024, the first graduates of the as-yet-to-be-named Washington State University medical school will complete their residencies and begin practicing medicine as full-fledged MDs. And they'll have Elson S. Floyd to thank for it. June 21, 2015 A melancholy Father's Day for Cougar Nation By PJ Kendall@Deathby105 As we celebrate Father's Day, we remember one of the best presidents our beloved university ever had. June 20, 2015 What Elson Floyd means to Washington State By Michael Preston@RM_Preston The most influential university president in many of our lifetimes is gone. Here's what he means to us. June 20, 2015 Share your memories of Elson Floyd with WSU By Jeff Nusser@PodvsEveryone June 20, 2015 President Elson Floyd passes away at 59 By Jeff Nusser@PodvsEveryone He had announced a leave of absence just two weeks ago. June 5, 2015 Beat the hell out of cancer, Elson Floyd By Brian Floyd@BrianMFloyd Dr. Floyd is taking a leave of absence to battle cancer, and he's going to beat it.