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Cascades hostel draws success from advice, varied clientele

North Cascades hostel By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

WINTHROP, Wash. – Imagine heading up to the Methow Valley to ski, hike, bike, fish or read in the shade of a Cottonwood tree for as little as $25 per night.  Welcome to North Cascades Mountain Hostel owned by the husband and wife team of Paul Smotherman and Audrey Mills. » More …

Small businesses successes a high for SBDC Star Performer

Steve Burke SBDC Star Performer 2017
Burke

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

TUKWILA, Wash. – Steve Burke, a certified business advisor with the Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC), was named the network’s 2017 Star Performer for his work with small business owners in South Seattle. » More …

15th Annual Business Plan Competition winners announced

Semplice_2017 winning business plan teamPULLMAN, Wash. – Over the weekend, WSU’s top 24 student venture teams displayed their innovative products and services at the 15th Annual Business Plan Competition hosted by the Carson College of Business, with the top team pulling in a cool $15,000. » More …

Don Miller named WSU Tri-Cities distinguished alumnus

Don Miller WSU alumnusRICHLAND, Wash. – Don Miller, CEO of Gesa Credit Union, will be honored with Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award in recognition of his service, career achievements and dedication to the promotion of educational excellence.

Miller will be presented with the award during the 2017 WSU Tri-Cities commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Wash. » More …

Joireman named co-editor of Journal of Environmental Psychology

Jeff Joireman, WSU Carson College, marketingJeff Joireman, associate professor of marketing at WSU’s Carson College of Business, has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Environmental Psychology – along with professor Florian Kaiser of Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany. » More …

April 19: Financial experts offer investment industry insights

Investment experts Bryan Weeks - Michael Thomas speek at WSU
Weeks, Thomas (l-r)

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Bryan Weeks (’85 finance), head of Americas Institutional business division at Russell Investments, russellinvestments.com, and Michael Thomas, Russell Investment’s managing director of fiduciary solutions-retirement, will offer students and the public investment industry insights and career information » More …

Marketing Ph.D. student wins national recognition for paper

Ismail KarabasPULLMAN, Wash. – Research by Ismail Karabas, a Washington State University doctoral student in marketing, recently won the Best Student Paper Award at the national Marketing Theory and Practice Conference. » More …

March 21: Job negotiation workshop, panel

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students are invited to the Carson College of Business Job Offer Negotiation Workshop and Panel 4:15-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Todd Hall 276. Light refreshments will be provided. » More …