College of Business and Economics

"In addition to wanting an education and a fulfilling career, some women know they want to be mothers at an early age.

With Mother’s Day approaching May 9, two Snoqualmie Valley women reflected on their paths to motherhood and how it changed their lives.&#…

"A pair of local business start-up experts will be traveling to Russia to present a business course to students.

John Sands, a business management instructor at Western Washington University and David Woods, Bellingham SCORE chapter counselor, will travel to Nakhodka, Russia (…

"Western Washington University's College of Business and Economics will host Kevin Weatherill of The Markets LLC on the topic of business strategy from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 30 in Academic Instructional Center West room 210 on WWU's campus.

The event is free and…

"While looking for signs of an economic recovery, don't expect a sudden uptick in consumer spending anytime soon -- household income has been stagnant at best.

The Washington State Office of Financial Management recently updated its estimates of median household income - the…

"Western Washington University's College of Business and Economics will host Ernst & Young's Scot Studebaker from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 23, in Communications Facility 110 as part of its Ethics and Social Responsibility Speaker Series. The event is free and open to the…

"Eight Whatcom County residents who protected salmon, encouraged food composting, worked against sprawl and otherwise helped the planet - in the field, boardrooms and classrooms - will be honored as environmental heroes.

Bellingham-based RE Sources for Sustainable Communities…

"Ryan, the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada, today announced that Rachel Le Mieux has joined the Firm as a Principal based in their Seattle, Washington office. Ms. Le Mieux will provide in-depth sales and…

"David Nelson, professor of Economics at Western Washington University and president of Study Groups (FRMC Inc.), offered encouraging news, declaring that the financial system has stabilized and that the economy is growing again."

"Eleets Transportation has named Thomas Shurstad as president. Shurstad is a seasoned industry veteran, with 30 years of domestic and international transportation experience. He will be based in Jacksonville, Fla."

"While overall retail sales were down locally at the end of 2009, it appears to have been a decent holiday season for local merchants.

Whatcom County generated $771.5 million in retail sales during the fourth quarter of 2009, a 1.2 percent decline compared to the same period the year…

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