As part of the Business Growth Mentor and Analysis program, student teams of four or five helped local businesses in the areas of growth, marketing and accounting.
The second annual Business in the Northwest report shows a positive business outlook is being fueled by advances in technology and growing opportunities in the marijuana industry and wine production.
Casavant is being honored for five decades of outstanding teaching and research at WSU.
Molly Bartley credits her training in classical ballet for steering her toward a degree in management information systems at WSU Vancouver.
A pair of siblings at the Carson College of Business will create a new lasting memory when the two will walk across the stage at graduation to accept online MBA degrees together.
21‑year‑old Caitlyn Aune will receive a master’s degree in accounting on May 4. A year earlier, Aune earned an undergraduate accounting degree.
More than 30 student venture teams, representing nearly 150 students, presented their business ideas and competed for cash and in-kind prizes totaling more than $75,000.
Junior Dante Ludlow used what he’s learning at WSU to grow his side job selling vintage sports apparel and high‑end athletic shoes into a business grossing $70,000 a year.
The school was ranked 15th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities in hospitality and tourism management.
WSU is ranked No. 18 in the world out of 497 schools, based on research articles published in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship, and Theory and Practice.