College of Business and Economics
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About

We are a student-focused school of business and economics engaged in scholarly and professional activities that contribute to the well-being of society.

Values

The College values engagement in its approach to education, research and service. We value active faculty engagement with students. Engagement with industry advisory committees helps inform curricula and other course decisions, keeping our content relevant and preparing graduates to participate and lead in their areas of study. Faculty engagement with other academics in their fields is also encouraged. We value staff guidance and engagement with students. We also encourage and promote students with organizations in the region, gaining practical experience and a broader perspective and purpose as we value the broader community to which we belong.

Impact

Your gift will help to provide the best possible learning experience and the latest in knowledge and professional readiness for students by supporting scholarships, cutting edge technology and information access, as well as faculty and program support.

Departments and Special Projects

You can choose to give to any of the Departments listed below! Some departments and programs within the College of Business and Economics have chosen to highlight special projects on WWU Give Day. You can click to read more about these selected projects below. 

 

Accounting

Management Information Systems (MIS)

Manufacturing and Supply Chain/Ops Management 

Economics

Finance: Student Investment Management and Scholarship Fund 

Graduate Program (MBA)

International Business Program

Marketing

Management

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Tony George College of Business Challenge
The first $1250 in gifts to the College of Business will be matched 1:1 by alumnus Tony George, '86.
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MSCM/Ops Chaudiere Challenge
The first $10,000 in gifts to the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management and Operations Management Programs will be matched 1:1 by alumna Karen Chaudiere, ’87 and Rick Keist.
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2:1 Student Match
The first $5,000 in gifts received from current students will be double matched by alumnus Dave Mann’82 and Ann Thomson Mann (up to $100 per donor) to empower students to support their favorite department, club, scholarship or program.
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1: 1 Recent Grad Match
The first $5,000 in gifts received from recent grads (’15, ’16, ’17 and ’18 graduates) will be matched by alumnus Dave Mann’82 and Ann Thomson Mann (up to $100 per donor).
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Top 5 WWU Fundraisers
These are our Top 5 Leaders for WWU. NOT based on dollars but donor count contributing to their department, program or scholarships success.
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Give Day Challenge Pool
A percentage of EVERY gift made will be matched by one of our challenge pools (if they did not already receive matching funds from another challenge, up to $5,000 per donor). Challenge Pool dollars will be allocated as a percentage: Total Matching Pool ÷ Total Give Day Donations = Match %. Thank you to our generous Challenge Pool Donors for transforming lives and inspiring support of education: Tony George, Greg & Elizabeth Grant, Andy Kositsky & Maria Mazzei, Bryan Page, Karen & Lane Richards; Jerry & Truc Thon; the WWU Alumni Association, the Western Fund.
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Celebrate WWU's 125th anniversay and be the 125th Donor!
This year WWU is celebrating our 125th anniversary! Help us reach our GOAL and you and a guest will be sitting pretty near the goal! The overall 125th donor on WWU Give Day will win 2 tickets to see the Sounders face off against DC United on June 9th.
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WECU Raffle For All Donors!
Whatcom Educational Credit Union is a proud supporter of WWU Scholarships and a sponsor of WECU Court in Carver Gymnasium. To further celebrate our partnership with WWU, all give day donors will be entered into a raffle for one of three beautiful baskets filled with WWU & WECU swag and a $100 gift certificate to a downtown Bellingham restaurant
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