November 2018 Newsletter
Robert S. Kaiser Sales, Negotiation and Leadership Lab Grand Opening
The Haworth College of Business celebrated the grand opening of the Robert S. Kaiser Sales, Negotiation and Leadership Lab on Friday Nov. 2. A major gift by alumnus Robert Kaiser, B.B.A.'78, transformed the lab, giving students the opportunity to participate in realistic selling scenarios.
ISM students take first place at national competition
Integrated supply management students placed first at this year's General Motors/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition. This is the second year in a row that WMU students have placed at this international competition.
Finance students receive scholarships
Greenleaf Trust awarded 10 WMU finance and personal financial planning students scholarships. This is the 19th year of the scholarship program.
Sales team takes first in regional competition
A team of WMU sales and business marketing students placed first overall at the Thomson Reuters Sales Competition. Three students also placed in the final round.
Food marketing students receive prestigious scholarships
Katherine Anderson, Erica Hejl and John Schneidenbach received $17,000 total in scholarships from the National Grocers Association Foundation.
Marketing students help local airport transform their website
Students in Dr. Scott Cowley's advanced digital marketing course worked with the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport to perform a digital makeover. The students analyzed the needs of the airport and provided suggestions to revamp the website.Read more about the project.
Accountancy professor tapped for state board
Dr. Ola Smith, professor of accountancy and chair of the accountancy department, has been elected vice chair of the Michigan State Board of Accountancy. The board is responsible for the certification, licensure and regulation of certified public accountants and public accounting firms.Read more about Dr. Smith.