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Wine business management major to begin

PULLMAN – WSU recently approved the addition of a wine business management major as part of the courses offered by the School of Hospitality Management in the College of Business. The new major will be offered to students beginning fall 2009.   Reynolds “This new major is unique to hospitality programs in America. It is […]

Regent speaks at Power Breakfast; register by April 10

Spokane will host the next College of Business Power Breakfast, which will feature guest speaker Ted Baseler, president and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and WSU regent.  The breakfast will be 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Marie Antoinette ballroom of the Davenport Hotel. Tickets cost $25 and reservations are due by April […]

Murrow School honors distinguished alumni

Photo: Kathi Goertzen is an anchor at KOMO TV and a Murrow graduate.   PULLMAN – WSU communication graduates are inspiring a new generation of professionals to reach for their dreams and remember their roots. That is just one reason Seattle television journalist Kathi Goertzen and Washington businessman Ted Baseler were inducted into the WSU […]

Boeing president named as regent

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire announced on Monday, Sept. 10, the appointment of Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and chief executive officer Scott Carson of Federal Way to the WSU Board of Regents. “Scott Carson has a deep interest in education issues and WSU has been an important part of his life ever since he graduated as a Cougar […]

Governor names wine industry leader to Board of Regents

Governor Chris Gregoire announced Friday the appointment of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates President and CEO, Ted Baseler, to the Board of Regents at Washington State University.“Ted Baseler’s strong commitment to education, his background in Washington agriculture and his support for ‘all things Cougar’ will make him an outstanding Regent,” said Governor Gregoire. “His dedication will […]