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WSU School of Hospitality offers ‘€˜Crimson Spoon’€™ cookbook

  PULLMAN, Wash. -€“ “You have what it takes.”€ These prophetic words were once spoken by a Swiss master chef to Jamie Callison when he was a struggling, culinary apprentice in Seattle’€™s Rainier Golf and Country Club.   More than 20 years later, Callison has proven those words a thousand times over as the executive […]

Online MBA focus of event for business managers, leaders

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Business will hold a free, public networking event focusing on its online master of business administration (MBA) and Executive MBA programs, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in the Davenport Hotel Early Bird room, 105 S. Post Street. Sprott Oliver David Sprott, associate dean for graduate, international and […]

Engineering prof receives lifetime achievement award

Holt, left, receives award in Germany. PULLMAN, Wash. – James R. Holt, professor of engineering and technology management at Washington State University, received the lifetime achievement award at the 2013 TOCICO International Conference in Bad Nauheim, Germany. The award goes to individuals who have a long career in demonstrating the usefulness of theory of constraints […]

All new WSU Spokane Advisory Council members named

Dickinson SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown has appointed an all-new advisory council of 13 local business, civic, and education leaders. WSU alumna Marty Dickinson will serve as chair of the WSU Spokane Advisory Council. Dickinson is the executive vice president and marketing, communications, and corporate property services executive for Sterling […]

Turning customer revenge into reconciliation

PULLMAN, Wash. – Canceled flights, lost luggage, a product confirmed to be “in stock” that turns out to be on back order after you’ve driven 20 minutes to get it – most everyone has at some time experienced anger and frustration over similar service failures. These feelings can, in turn, lead customers to take their […]

Support of Cougs propels sales and fun

      SEATTLE – Rows and rows of small brown boxes sit on the shelves in a warehouse near Boeing Field in Seattle. Inside the boxes are lip balm, salt and popcorn. The unique thing is, virtually all the products taste like bacon.   The small warehouse is home to J&D’s Foods, which boasts the philosophy: “Everything should taste like bacon.”   […]

WSU among schools favored by job recruiters

    WSU ranks among the state universities that have become the favorites of companies recruiting new hires, according to a Wall Street Journal newspaper survey reported today (Sept. 13). WSU tied for 25th on the list.   The survey of top corporate recruiters, whose companies last year hired 43,000 new graduates, found recruiters find […]

SBDC offers live webinar on marketing for small business

SPOKANE – Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering a live webinar on “Marketing in the Real World of Small Business” from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 24 and 25. Attendance can be live in-person at the Spokane SBDC in the Sirti Building, Suite 201, or virtual via computer. The cost is $49 and […]

Cougar Pre-Law Day to advise students what law is all about

PULLMAN – Cougar Pre-Law Day will give WSU students an opportunity to find out what law school is all about. The workshops will be from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, in CUE 518. Experts from different areas of law – admissions officers, law students and legal professionals – will speak about […]

Learn about law school options at information night

RICHLAND — Local attorneys and representatives of the region’s law schools will talk about careers in the legal profession at an event Sept. 29 at WSU Tri-Cities.   The law school information night is from 5:30 p.m.  to 7:30 p.m. on campus in the Consolidated Information Center, Room 120, at 2770 University Drive. Admission is […]