Dr. Ola Smith

WMU professor takes the helm at state board

Dr. Ola Smith, chair, Department of Accountancy, has been elected chair of the Michigan State Board of Accountancy, one of the highest oversight posts in the field. The board is responsible for the certification, licensure and regulation of certified public accountants and public accounting firms.

Photo of a student stnading in a group of people at a career fair.

Getting career-ready during a pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, students are looking to WMU career development specialists to guide them though an uncertain time in terms of internship and job searches, and are seeking out opportunities to build their portfolio of skills.

Pictured is Felicia Ayalew

Peers and professors she can count on

As an undergraduate student in the Haworth College of Business, Felicia Ayalew, B.B.A.’19, found a place to call home within the Department of Accountancy. Now in her first year as a graduate student in the Master of Science in Accountancy program, Felicia reflects on the high points of being a Business Bronco.

Jim Penner headshot

New leaders step into interim chair roles

The Haworth College of Business welcomes new leadership in the Department of Accountancy, Department of Management and Department of Marketing. Despite the uncertainty of our current moment, these leaders have a clear vision of where they will take their departments in the future.

wine bottles with Leading the way headline

2020 Business Magazine

During a year where adaptability and innovation have been more important than ever, the Haworth College of Business is proud to share how our students, alumni and faculty address business issues in creative and meaningful ways. The 2020 edition of Business magazine is now exclusively online.