As alumni, you are an integral part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University and we encourage your involvement in our programs and events.
Our alumni network represents a diverse, learner-centered range of careers and backgrounds in the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Driven toward excellence in all aspects of learning and discovery, they include teachers, researchers, administrators and many others who contribute to the world in immeasurable ways.
Alumni Achievement Award winners will be coming to campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 11 through 13. A college-wide reception will take place in the Bernhard Center, followed by the WMU Night of Excellence downtown Kalamazoo.
Given annually during the week of homecoming, the alumni awards recognize achievements in professional fields and service to respective departments. Honored for their passion for learning and discovery, they contribute to the betterment of our communities, from local to global.
- WMU alumni, Jeremy Goldman, Neena Marion and Ann Feldmeier, create educational opportunities for Kalamazoo refugees
- Monica Orsolini (B.S.’85; M.A. ‘14) was recently nominated an Unsung Hero
- Sam Reese (B.A. '07) bringing craft beer to the U.P.
- Alumnus, storyteller brings American legend to the screen: Bob Hercules (B.A. '79) won a Peabody Award for his documentary on poet, activist and author Maya Angelou.
Three high-profile graduates received WMU’s Distinguished Alumni Award
- The college recently recognized 20 honorees with the Alumni Achievement Award and three with the inaugural Pillar Award
- A physics approach to stroke: Sarah Hulbert George (B.S. '13) uses her WMU training in physics to advance methods of stroke rehabilitation
What are you up to?
We would love to hear about what you have been up to since graduation. Share your story with us and you could possibly be featured on our website and/or in our annual magazine!
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Please do not hesitate to contact the College of Arts and Sciences dean's office with any questions.