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Scholarships Help First-Gen Student Stay in School

Without family resources to help pay for college, accounting student Samantha Kelley was shouldering the bills for tuition and living expenses herself. Thanks to generous scholarships, her senior year tuition is paid for. She received $5,000 each from the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Jacob W. Oswald Scholarship. Other awards came from Deloitte, the Cougs Helping Cougs Scholarship, and a WSU scholarship for first-generation students. » More ...

PACCAR Mentoring Program Gives Insights Into Professional Work

Thanks to Carson College alumnus Brad Johnson, PACCAR Inc. will help students learn what it’s like to work for a Fortune 500 company through a mentoring program at the Carson College of Business. The program launches this fall, pairing sophomores and juniors with PACCAR employees. PACCAR mentors will help “simulate the business world” for students, says Johnson, national sales manager for PACCAR Parts. “We’ll try to answer questions from the mundane ‘What can I wear to work?’ to the super technical ‘What software should I use for this project?’” » More ...

Annual Events, Speakers Offer Insights to Pacific Northwest Business & Policy Communities

As an integral part of Washington’s research-oriented land-grant institution, the Carson College of Business creates value for business and academic communities by hosting the annual Burtenshaw Distinguished Lecture and Power Breakfast events, along with industry speakers throughout the year. In 2019, a mix of globally competitive business leaders and entrepreneurs shared their professional insights through panels and lectures on the Pullman campus and in Spokane. » More ...

Eric Carr Remembered Through Memorial Fund

The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, in collaboration with the WSU Foundation, has established a new memorial fund to honor Eric Carr, former WSU student and loyal Coug who passed away on December 30, 2018. To help carry on Carr’s legacy of entrepreneurial spirit, his family and friends chose the CES as the vehicle to enrich the next generation of entrepreneurs. » More ...

Scholarships Support McKayla Lewis’s Global Education

As a high school senior, McKayla Lewis thought she wanted to go to a culinary program focused on hospitality. However, Nancy Swanger, director of the School of Hospitality Business Management, changed her mind by asking one simple question—“Do you want to own and manage your own business or work for someone who does?” In that moment, Lewis learned she should attend an accredited business school in order to achieve her dream of owning an establishment. » More ...

Industry Scholarship Provides Running Start toward Hospitality Career

WSU-Everett Hospitality student Spencer Fee received a $3,500 PCMA Education Foundation Legacy Society scholarship. “The PCMA Scholarship, combined with the Carson College SHBM Dwight & Beverly Call Scholarship and the Everett Scholars award, enables me to continue my education and pursue my passion for events and project management with a decreased burden of debt," says Fee. » More ...