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Dividend The official online magazine of the Carson College of Business

Online MBA Tuition Assistance Partnerships Increase Accessibility

Nine years ago, while working for an IT company in Seattle, Pat Birkeland (‘03 Bus. Adm., ’11 Eng. & Tech. Mgmt., ’16 OMBA) saw an article in the Seattle Times about a tuition assistance partnership between WSU and The Boeing Company. While he was happy in his current position, the tuition assistance program described was too good to pass up. Later that year he had successfully applied for a position with The Boeing Company. » More ...

Kelsey Sturtevant: WSU Everett Graduate Now Co-owner of Mukilteo’s Red Cork Bistro

Framed on the wall of her new restaurant is Kelsey Sturtevant’s (’16 Hospitality Business Management) first dollar earned as a part owner of Red Cork Bistro & Catering in Mukilteo, Washington. “I earned that first dollar from my former professor Mark Beattie. It says ‘Go Cougs!’ and it’s going to stay there forever!” » More ...

Industry Collaboration Empowers Hotel Sales and Marketing Education

The Residence Inn by Marriott and the Courtyard by Marriott, built by Stonebridge Companies, are much more than nice places to stay on the Pullman campus. Since 2014 the company and the facilities have provided unique learning opportunities for WSU students interested in hospitality business management, marketing, sales, and construction management careers. » More ...