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Sept. 27-28: Free cybersecurity workshops for small businesses

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Bcybersecurity imageusiness Development Center

SEATTLE, Wash. – More than 2,700 businesses in Washington state reported cyberattacks in 2016 to the FBI’s Crime Complaint Center. Those attacks totaled over $25 million in losses, putting Washington in the top 10 among states for illegal hacks.
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Aug 28: ‘Ready Player One’ author to present Common Reading Invited Lecture

By Bev Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

ernest clinePULLMAN, Wash. – Ernest Cline, screenwriter and author of “Ready Player One,” will give the 11th annual Common Reading Invited Lecture, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, in Beasley Coliseum on the WSU Pullman campus, with streaming to other WSU campuses statewide. » More …

President outlines university budget, financial management plans

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“With the end of the legislative session earlier this month, the University’s financial picture for the upcoming academic year is much clearer. » More …

Popular WSU license plates set $613K scholarship record

 

WSU-license platePULLMAN, Wash. – Scholarship funds from the Washington State University license plate, the number-one specialty plate in the state, hit a new record of $613,283 in the 2016-2017 academic year, according to the WSU budget office. All of the proceeds go to scholarships for students in the WSU system. » More …

Secret ingredient to catering business — a good lease agreement

Rain City Catering logoBy Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

RENTON, Wash. – You might think delicious and beautifully prepared food is key to a successful catering company, and you would be right. But Kenneth Rogers, co-owner and general manager of Rain City Catering, will tell you the secret to his recent success is a good lease. » More …

WSU launching new online career database — Handshake replaces CougLink

By Beverly Makhani, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A new online career database named “Handshake” will go live July 1 for Washington State University students and potential employers. It will replace the current “CougLink” system. » More …

WSU Foundation endowment fund created in honor of John Gardner

John GardnerPULLMAN, Wash. – In a gesture of support and admiration for John Gardner, who recently announced he is stepping down as vice president for Advancement and CEO of the WSU Foundation, more than $50,000 has been collectively pledged by volunteers, staff, and foundation leaders to create an endowment fund in the name of Gardner and his wife Julie. » More …