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Dividend The official online magazine of the Carson College of Business

Business Plan Competition: Innovation for Social Good

This year’s Business Plan Competition was the largest and most diverse in WSU’s history. Unique teams represented a wide variety of academic majors and programs of study as well as genders, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds. “This growth is building a future workforce from our region that will be prepared to bring innovative solutions for social good,” says Marie Mayes, director, WSU Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Felicia Adesope Stands Against Mass Shootings

Despite the horror of the 2022 Uvalde shooting, Felicia Adesope, a student double majoring in accounting and management information systems, was inspired to investigate links between technology and mass shootings for her WSU McNair Scholar’s project. Her research aims to provide social media and technology companies with best practices for collaborating with law enforcement agencies so threats can be discovered before attacks occur.

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Online MBA Allows Professional Soccer Player to Study and Compete

As a member of a professional women’s soccer team, Celia Jimenez Delgado spends lots of time training, traveling, and competing. But the Orlando Pride’s right-back still makes education a priority. Delgado is earning her online MBA through Washington State University. The program was “the perfect fit for my lifestyle as a professional athlete,” she says.

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