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Photos of Jaap Donker and Betty Mittelstaedt
Jun. 5, 2023

CWU Business students win national corporate engagement competition

Publicly traded corporations like Starbucks often rely on investors to guide their internal decision-making and shape...

Wildcat statue in front of the SURC
May. 22, 2023

CWU seeks to build a strong future for Washington with state support

Central Washington University has received the green light from Washington state lawmakers to pursue some of its most...

People walk past Shaw-Smyser Hall on the CWU campus
May. 15, 2023

Economic Outlook Conference scheduled for May 23 on CWU campus

Central Washington University is eagerly anticipating the return of our annual Economic Outlook Conference (EOC) on...

Andy Parks receives the Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award on Saturday, April 15, 2023.
Apr. 16, 2023

CWU professor presented with national award for diversity leadership

Central Washington University’s Kuolt Distinguished Professor of Business Andy Parks received one of the most...

Washington Employers for Racial Equity banner
Mar. 6, 2023

WERE leadership training program building momentum in 2023

Central Washington University’s goal of helping create more equitable, inclusive work environments for people of...

 John Harrington is an operations supervisor at Kershaw Fruit & Cold Storage
Jan. 31, 2023

CWU Agribusiness program receives $75,000 boost as it continues to expand

The Agribusiness program at Central Washington University is poised to take the next step in its development with $75...

CWU Capital Projects Director Delano Palmer
Nov. 4, 2022

CWU Leads Coalition Seeking to Develop More Equitable Hiring Practices Statewide

Many employers tout their commitment to creating more equitable opportunities for all, but a variety of factors often...

Northwest Sport Management Summit graphic
Nov. 3, 2022

CWU to Host Free Northwest Sport Management Summit on November 17

Aspiring sport management professionals and those interested in learning more about how sport and athletic...

Barge Hall with sunset
Oct. 12, 2022

CWU Trustees to Meet in Ellensburg October 20-21

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting October 20-21, 2022, in Ellensburg...

CWU alumnus Doug Wood
Sep. 12, 2022

CWU Alumnus, Tommy Bahama CEO Featured in Forbes Magazine

One of the most distinguished business alumni from Central Washington University has been featured in Forbes magazine...

Male and female standing in a wheat field holding computers
May. 16, 2022

New Certificates Bring Continuing Education to Agribusiness Industry

This fall, Central Washington University will roll out two new continuing education certificates geared toward the...

A flyer for the event, highlighting the two featured speakers
May. 2, 2022

CWU Community, Local Business Leaders Of Color Invited to Free Emotional Intelligence Workshop

Business leaders and students of color can learn how to increase their emotional intelligence and develop their stress...