Generation gap brings workplace challenges

How many generations are in your workplace?You may have as many as four, ranging from “Veterans” to “Generation Y.” This diversity can account for conflicting values and present challenges for managers.Karen Zucco-Gatlin, employee development training manager for WSU’s Human Resource Services, has long been fascinated by this phenomenon and has developed a class called “Generations […]

Las Vegas risk manager to deliver Walton Lecture

Washington State University welcomes Lance J. Ewing, vice president for Caesar’s Entertainment, to campus on Monday Oct. 25, to present the annual Walton Lecture. Ewing serves as risk manager for the company. He will discuss the concept of enterprise risk management (ERM) at 4:30 p.m. in Todd 130. The public is welcome, and a reception […]

Enrollment Management Conference June 9-11

The 2004 WSU Enrollment Management Conference will be held on the WSU Pullman campus June 9-11.The Enrollment Management Conference is for anyone who participates in recruiting or retaining undergraduate students at Washington State University or who wishes to gain a greater knowledge of the university’s academic programs and enrollment management activities.The conference will include a […]

Database management to redefine Fac Ops

If you think tracking your finances and maintaining your home is a battle, consider the challenge Facilities Operations faces. In Pullman, Facilities Operations oversees the maintenance and remodeling of about 300 buildings, as well as 350 vehicles and 467 acres of landscaped property. In the 2003-05 biennium, that effort will demand a budget of about […]

College Hill planning, management considered

A broad representation of the Pullman community will meet together 6 – 9 p.m., Nov. 14 in the Senior Citizen Center in Pullman City Hall to discuss ideas for guiding the future of College Hill development. This open workshop, moderated by Emmett Fiske, a local resident and organization development specialist, hopes to draw College Hill […]

Sport management degree exceeding expectations

WSU’s bachelor of arts degree in sport management — expanded from its 1985 beginning within the Recreation and Leisure Studies program — is five years old and rapidly exceeding expectation. The 2002 projection of 125 students was surpassed with an enrollment of over 200, according to director Joanne R. Washburn. The only established program in […]