The psychological toll of losing a job due to COVID‑19 caused many young hotel and restaurant workers to consider changing careers, according to new WSU research.
Starting this fall, WSU Pullman students can earn a certificate in professional sales – helping them develop persuasive communication skills for a career in sales or another field.
The WSU School of Hospitality Business Management and Fire & Vine Hospitality recently established the Fire & Vine Scholarship in Hospitality, awarding $10,000 each to seven students interested in hospitality careers.
The school was also ranked seventh in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities in hospitality and tourism management.
The International Journal of Contemporary Management ranked Taco Bell Distinguished Professor Dogan Gursoy among the most prolific researchers in hospitality and tourism over the last 20 years.
“Unexpected Outcomes: COVID-19 and Business in the Pacific Northwest” will be the topic of the semi-annual Power Breakfast networking event hosted by Washington State University Carson College of Business.
Built in 1927, the steam plant once provided power, light and heat for the entire Pullman campus.
WSU’s Carson College of Business honored its outstanding faculty, staff, and graduate students at its annual awards event on May 5.
Unkle Drew’z Ginger Sauce walked away as the winner of the Herbert B. Jones $15,000 grand prize on Thursday, April 29, for their dressing, dip and marinade for all foods.
Despite perceptions that entrepreneurs should always be positive, a WSU‑led study found that entrepreneurs whose facial expressions moved through a mix of happiness, anger and fear during funding pitches were more successful.
The award consists of seven $10,000 scholarships that will be given to first-year students with a declared interest in hospitality business management or wine and beverage business management.
Around 70% of Gen Z employees currently feel unsure what the future holds for their company, more than doubling from 34% in December of 2019, according to a new Carson College of Business report.
Qualifying residents in Eastern Washington can get free online help with federal tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
New WSU research finds that federal agencies get more bang for their buck by channeling grant dollars into smaller startups rather than large companies.
In a case study, researchers tested the theory that events which create memorable experiences can increase life-satisfaction—a deep connection with customers that can have big benefits for businesses.
Hospitality Week kicks off March 2 and will feature a lineup of virtual events open to the public, including the Bellhop and celebration of new inductees into the SHBM Hall of Fame.
The start of the new year brings new changes—including a COVID‑19 vaccine and a new administration—leading many to feel there is a light at the end of the tunnel.