Center for Innovation in Education

CIE Mission 


The CIE is committed to enabling and enhancing creativity and innovation in education and fostering engagement through partnerships among the business community, students and faculty to drive long term career and life success. 

This partnership is fostered through a variety of programs and events including on-campus speakers, mentorships as well as teaching awards. We encourage you to take advantage of CIE and participate in our next event.


  • Professional Readiness

    • CIE offers Professional Readiness seminars that help students improve networking and interview skills, as well as planning for future careers and opportunities

  • Speaker Series

    • These events bring Senior executives to campus to speak on a variety of business topics including Strategy and Ethics​

  • Western Business Summit

    • This event provides an opportunity for the CBE faculty, business community, and students to gather, network and recognize accomplished faculty & students​

  • Leadership Lunches

    • Luncheons at business firms bring leaders in industry and other organizations together with selected CBE student leaders



Dr. Wing M. Fok, Director and Associate Dean 
Office: Parks Hall 419E
Phone: 360.650.2802 Fax: 360.650.4844 
Jennifer Dalton, Administrative Assistant
Office: Parks Hall 419
Phone: 360.650.4583 Fax: 360.650.4844