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Dividend The official online magazine of the Carson College of Business

Carson Center for Student Success Endowed Excellence Fund: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Carson Center for Student Success continues to evolve. With the onboarding of Director Suzi Billington, eight new staff have been hired over the last year to improve existing programs and implement new ones. Now more than ever, the center is fully staffed and uniquely able to provide business majors with tailored services including career advising, networking and professional development opportunities, quality academic advising and tutoring, international and leadership experiences, and scholarship assistance to help students succeed in the classroom and in their professional lives. » More ...

International Internships Open Minds and Doors

When Samantha von Burg spontaneously stopped by a Sandals Resorts Company booth at the International Recruitment Forum in Montreux, Switzerland, she didn’t expect the casual conversation she had with the recruiter would lead to anything. But like other students in the WSU/Cèsar Ritz Colleges Switzerland joint bachelor’s degree program, her business training, communication skills, and poise made her stand out. » More ...

Blood Pressure Off the Cuff

Marie told us in class one day, ‘the key to entrepreneurship is finding and solving problems people don’t know they have.’ So, that’s what we did,” says Carena Ramos, founder and chief operating officer of VB Cardio. She refers to Marie Mayes, director of the WSU Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Carson College of Business and her engineering capstone class, which is a senior design class cross listed with entrepreneurship. » More ...

A Carson Coug Gives Back

Hospitality business management (HBM) graduate Sarah Beaudry has just begun her career with Marriott International as a participant in the Voyage Global Leadership Development Program. The program provides recent graduates hands-on experience and training and a comprehensive understanding of Marriott’s broad portfolio of global brands and exposure to a number of career opportunities worldwide. » More ...