WSU News business

Migrant parents’ work ethic helps student build success

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Rafael-Mendoza-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – Rafael Mendoza learned from his migrant parents that if you work hard, the opportunities are endless. His success as a Washington State University Tri-Cities business student and intern have proved that true for him. » More …

March 10: Pre-registration advised to shop at CougsFirst!

CougsFirst-250SEATTLE – At CougsFirst!, the free annual showcase of Washington State University-related businesses, alumni and friends will shop and network 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in a new venue – the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. » More …

Jan. 28: Silicon Valley executive to speak on women’s careers

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

JoelleKaufman-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Women leaders will learn about building a career they love at a free social, luncheon and lecture at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Belltower, 107 S. Grand, Pullman. » More …

Jan. 19, 21: Develop/improve farm business plans

cows-smallDUVALL, Wash. – When Snoqualmie Valley farmers Bobbi and Chuck Lindemulder started West Valley Beef – their grass-fed, direct-to-customer beef operation – 15 years ago, they had livestock experience but little business know-how. » More …

It’s all about ‘me:’ Narcissism and mass-customized products

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By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers say a rising trend in narcissism is cause for retailing and manufacturing firms offering customizable products to rethink their marketing strategies. » More …

Oct. 7: Business lecture considers ethics, shareholder value

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Symetra-CEO-Tom-Marra-webPULLMAN, Wash. – “Business Ethics: Doing the Right Thing to Optimize Long-Term Shareholder Value” will be presented at 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Carson College of Business, Todd 116, Washington State University. The 23rd annual Walton Lecture, free to the public, will be presented by Thomas Marra, president and chief executive officer of Symetra Financial. » More …

WSU international business program among nation’s best

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

business-abroad-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Carson College of Business is one of the best 100 business schools in the nation as noted by recent U.S. News & World Report rankings. » More …

Sept. 22: Course helps farmers start, run successful business

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

farm-course-cowsEVERETT, Wash. – New and current farmers will gain skills in business planning and direct marketing in an in-depth course starting Sept. 22 at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. » More …

Sept. 10: New business dean headlines Power Breakfast

Chip-HunterSEATTLE – The new business dean, Chip Hunter, will present “The Carson College of Business at WSU: Linking Washington State with the World,” as the keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 721 Pine St., Seattle. » More …