Sydney Wade, student in the accounting and finance programs.

Finding fun in Sydney Wade’s future

Math and its many applications isn't everyone's idea of a good time. For Sydney Wade, a student in the accountancy and finance programs, she was practically born for it—coming from a family of entrepreneurs who exposed her to business plans and financials early on.  

Kallie Mac seated outside in her WMU cap and gown for graduation.

WMU student receives $10,000 accountancy scholarship

Kallie Mac, a student at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business, recently received a competitive $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) for the 2022-23 academic year. The merit-based scholarship is intended to encourage accounting students to pursue careers in auditing.

Jana Walker

Finding a support system and pursuing her dreams

Jana Walker is succeeding in her chosen field—accountancy—with the support of family and friends who encourage her; her mentors and professors who help with academic, career and life advice; and the counseling services available at Sindecuse Health Center who help her navigate life's challenges, college and launching a career.

Daniel Nonato

Student relishes promising career spurred by WMU’s opportunities

Making a business career a reality began to materialize when Daniel Nonato relocated from Mexico to Kalamazoo in 2013. A Kalamazoo Promise scholar, Daniel is making the most of his time at WMU—succeeding in the classroom, taking advantage of the SPuRS programming, and completing internships—all in his pursuit of an accounting career that he can use to help people in his community in Kalamazoo.