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April 22: Finance expert shares investing tips

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

BryanWeeks-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – Bryan Weeks, president and chief executive officer of Silver Creek Capital Management, will present “Business Trends in the Institutional Investment Industry,” a free, public talk, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in Todd Hall 130, Washington State University.Continue reading

Media advisory: Tri-Cities hosts professional etiquette dinner

RICHLAND, Wash. – Students from Washington State University will dine with 28 professionals from area companies to learn and practice professional etiquette and to network over dinner. The event is at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Consolidated Information Center, Room 120, WSU Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.Continue reading

Youth expand learning on farm business field trip

Wash-4-HBREMERTON, Wash. – Structured learning and encouragement from adult volunteers/mentors plays a vital role in helping young people achieve success in life. Washington State University Extension 4-H youth recently explored career opportunities and a new international business model, as well as cool tractors, on a machinery field trip.Continue reading

Advisor helps business continue as a community cornerstone

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

WSBDC-LOGOTWISP, Wash. – When fire came to the Methow Valley in July 2014, the difference between essential and non-essential became startlingly clear. Very quickly, Dwain and Erika Hutson realized that it was essential to keep their NAPA Auto Parts store open.Continue reading

Smart home integration gets boost from business advising

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

Curtis-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – Tony Curtis, owner of Current Home Technologies, is in the enviable position of having a business that grew during the recession. He started in 2008, and by 2009 he had two employees and a steady stream of new and returning customers.Continue reading

Book delivers critical tips on how to publish research

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Joireman-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Scholars seeking to improve their research practices and successfully contribute to their fields may benefit from “How to Publish High-Quality Research,” a new book by researchers Jeff Joireman, Washington State University, and Paul Van Lange, VU University Amsterdam.Continue reading