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Kristine (McClary) Vannoy ’87—The facts of fudge
“I’m easy to spot. I’m six-foot-two,” says Kristine (McClary) Vannoy, as we plan our meeting at an upscale grocery in Seattle. But when she appears, it’s not her height that’s eye-catching, or even her long red hair. It’s th...
Categories: Culinary Arts, Business, Alumni
Tags: Food, Fudge, Entrepreneurs
Digging the new EcoWell
Students and faculty develop a mighty thirst after working out at WSU’s Student Recreation Center, and now they have a new, healthy, and environmentally friendly option to quench it.The EcoWell vending machine’s slick iPhone-like touchscreen ...
Categories: Business, Engineering
Tags: Entrepreneurs, Vending machines, Sustainability
Learn and use
Most days, Bryan Saftler ’08 looked much like any other student, shuttling between classes in Todd Hall, taking notes, water bottle close at hand. But away from campus, the outgoing Seattle native was a budding businessman, supplying his Pi K...
Tags: Entrepreneurs, Competition, Business plans
Toys, Games, and Unique Gifts: Entrepreneurial spirit drives Edmistons
Two niche markets-toys/games and a Web site for gifts-have taken husband-and-wife entrepreneurs into new territories.Steve Edmiston is president of Seattle's Front Porch Classics. The company creates retro-feel toys and games. Melody Wickline Edmi...
Categories: Business, Alumni
Tags: Gifts, Games, Entrepreneurs
Adjusting to life during college and after
By the time he graduated from Washington State University, Terry Arndt ('93 Horticulture) had accumulated $20,000 in student loans, $5,000 in credit card bills, and car payments.Fortunately, he found a job right away, and a financial advisor. She ...
Tags: Books, Budget, Entrepreneurs