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Western educators get fired up about hospitality

PULLMAN — Twenty-eight high school teachers from seven Western states donned starched chef’s aprons embroidered with their names and sharpening professional knives from their sets as they sliced into a unique summer school program at At Washington State University.“We were excited to give these educators from Washington, Alaska, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada and Oregon […]

Business, hospitality students must certify for major

In an effort to better manage growing demand for enrollment in its business courses, the Washington State University College of Business and Economics has aligned itself with faculty-to-student ratio standards set by the college’s accrediting agency, AACSB — Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College of Business and Economics strives to offer the […]

Diversity in business featured in lecture

Gerry Fernandez, founder and president of the MultiCultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA), will speak on “The Business Case for Diversity” at 3:30 p.m., Oct. 1 in Todd Auditorium. A reception will precede the lecture at 3 p.m. in the Todd Atrium. MFHA is an educational non-profit organization that promotes the economic benefits of multicultural […]

KFC president presents Burtenshaw Lecture

Cheryl Bachelder, president and chief concept officer of the KFC Corp., will present “You Gotta Be a Maniac! Success Criteria for the Hospitality Industry,” as the fall 2002 Burtenshaw Lecturer, 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in room 203 of the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education. Bachelder is the 43rd top executive to present insights into […]