Written by Amy Shin, Foster undergraduate New country, new school, new everything. Of all the new things that were undeniably about to enter my life, I was most anxious about was the people I was going to live with, my roommates. I went in trying not to have too high of expectations and telling myself... Read More
The Consulting and Business Development Center has partnered with Harborstone Credit Union to create a microlending program for small businesses in the Seattle region.
U.S. News & World Report recognized Foster as the highest-ranked MBA program with the best bang for the buck in its recent analysis of graduates’ salaries and average debt. According to the article, Foster graduates “who were employed within three months after graduation in 2014 have an average annual starting salary of $105,680, and those... Read More
Adam and Briana Rubens reflect on their involvement as alumni and mentors of the Consulting and Business Development Center.
Gov. Jay Inslee has named Vanessa Kritzer, a graduate student at the University of Washington, as the next student member of the UW Board of Regents. The year-long appointment is effective July 1. Kritzer is a Seattle native who attended high school at The Northwest School and earned her B.A. from Vassar College in Latin... Read More
With summer break just on the horizon, students are preparing for a little down time before they transition to the next chapter in their lives. However, before the vacations and summer jobs begin, YEOC marked the occasion with the Annual Case Competition and End of the Year Celebration. Inspired by the popular TV show Shark... Read More
Guest post by Rick Carter, assistant director, Foster Professional Sales Program Foster Professional Sales Program Celebrating the Foster Professional Sales Program 18th Annual Spring Business Partner Breakfast On May 20, close to 500 guests celebrated the accomplishments of 125 students who have completed practicums with 66 business partners from the Puget Sound Area. The student-led... Read More
The Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) International Study Tour gives second year students an experience to see how people live and work in another culture. Through company visits with executives and managers and cultural excursions, it adds valuable context to learn about and understand the increasingly global economy. A few previous tours include Vietnam (2014), Dubai... Read More
Patty Maggard Prediletto, owner of Colours By Design, an interior design firm based in Yakima, Washington, reflects on the value of the Business Certificate Program offered by the Consulting & Business Development Center. This program wrapped up this May with more than 100 graduates since January of 2015. My name is Patty Maggard Prediletto and... Read More
On Saturday May 17th, students, families, Foster staff, and community members gathered in Anthony’s Forum to celebrate the Undergraduate Diversity Services (UDS) graduating class of 2015! The goal of UDS is to attract, recruit and retain diverse students here at the Foster School of Business. These UDS graduates have participated in the UDS pipeline programs... Read More