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WSU Vancouver receives $2 million McClaskey gift for hospitality chair

wsu-carson-college logoVANCOUVER, Wash. – The Tod and Maxine McClaskey Foundation has given $2 million to establish an endowed chair in School of Hospitality Business Management in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University Vancouver. » More …

15th Annual Business Plan Competition winners announced

Semplice_2017 winning business plan teamPULLMAN, Wash. – Over the weekend, WSU’s top 24 student venture teams displayed their innovative products and services at the 15th Annual Business Plan Competition hosted by the Carson College of Business, with the top team pulling in a cool $15,000. » More …

Don Miller named WSU Tri-Cities distinguished alumnus

Don Miller WSU alumnusRICHLAND, Wash. – Don Miller, CEO of Gesa Credit Union, will be honored with Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award in recognition of his service, career achievements and dedication to the promotion of educational excellence.

Miller will be presented with the award during the 2017 WSU Tri-Cities commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Wash. » More …

Joireman named co-editor of Journal of Environmental Psychology

Jeff Joireman, WSU Carson College, marketingJeff Joireman, associate professor of marketing at WSU’s Carson College of Business, has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Environmental Psychology – along with professor Florian Kaiser of Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany. » More …

April 19: Financial experts offer investment industry insights

Investment experts Bryan Weeks - Michael Thomas speek at WSU
Weeks, Thomas (l-r)

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Bryan Weeks (’85 finance), head of Americas Institutional business division at Russell Investments, russellinvestments.com, and Michael Thomas, Russell Investment’s managing director of fiduciary solutions-retirement, will offer students and the public investment industry insights and career information » More …

Marketing Ph.D. student wins national recognition for paper

Ismail KarabasPULLMAN, Wash. – Research by Ismail Karabas, a Washington State University doctoral student in marketing, recently won the Best Student Paper Award at the national Marketing Theory and Practice Conference. » More …

Tri-Cities team honored for clean tech business idea

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities technology and a business plan for converting the plant material lignin into biojet fuel won third place among 21 teams at the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge finals last week. » More …

March 21: Job negotiation workshop, panel

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students are invited to the Carson College of Business Job Offer Negotiation Workshop and Panel 4:15-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Todd Hall 276. Light refreshments will be provided. » More …

March 26: WSU chefs part of food bank fundraiser challenge

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Lasof, executive chef for Washington State University Dining Services at Northside Café, will compete against two other local chefs in the Community Action Center’s Chef’s Challenge at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Gladish Community Center. » More …