Events

The Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University strives to add value to the lives of its learners and continuously improve the quality of its programming to meet the needs and expectations of the communities it serves. Join us for events that are tailored to your academic interests and help prepare you for the future.

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Upcoming events

Monday, November 13

Major Match-Up, First floor Schneider Hall.

Tuesday, November 14

Major Match-Up, First floor Schneider Hall.

Wednesday, November 15

Major Match-Up, First floor Schneider Hall.

Friday, November 17

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"Generational Differences at Work" presented by Kevin Brozovich, founder and chief people officer, HRM Innovations, 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 to 10:30 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

BBA Orientation, 2000 Schneider Hall, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, November 22

Thanksgiving recess begins at noon—No classes. WMU offices open normal hours.

Thursday, November 23 through Sunday, November 26

Thanksgiving recess—No classes. Many WMU offices closed.

Tuesday, November 28

BBA Orientation, 2000 Schneider Hall, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, December 8

Entrepreneurship Forum—Kristin Fiore, founder, Down Dog Yoga Center, 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

Monday, December 11 through Thursday, December 14

Exam Week

Saturday, December 16

Commencement—Miller Auditorium, times to be announced.

Saturday, December 23, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018

Holiday closure—Many WMU offices closed.

January 8, 2018

Spring semester classes begin at 8 a.m.

January 12, 2018

Entrepreneurship Forum—Adam McFarlin, owner, Kalamazoo Candle Company, 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

January 26, 2018

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra" presented by Peter Gistelinck, president and CEO, Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

February 9, 2018

Entrepreneurship Forum—Kevin Romeo, creative directory, Rhino Media, 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

February 23, 2018

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"WMU Football" presented by Tim Lester, football head coach, WMU, 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m.Reservations required.

March 16, 2018

Entrepreneurship Forum—Roxanne Leder, owner, Decadent Dogs, 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

March 30, 2018

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"Special Topics in Finance" presented by Chris Burns, fixed income analyst, Greenleaf Trust, 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

April 13, 2018

Entrepreneurship Forum—Regi Kurien, president, Amhawk, 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

April 27, 2018

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"Kalamazoo's Foundation for Excellence" presented by Jim Ritsema, Kalamazoo city manager, 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

May 18, 2018

Mercantile Breakfast Series—Presentation by Dr. Edward Montgomery, president, WMU, 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.