December 2019 Newsletter


Pictured are NABA students and Dr. Ola Smith.NABA promotes diversity, professional development

Western Michigan University's recently renewed chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants provides valuable experiential learning opportunities, academic support, and a safe space for all students.

Pictured is WMU Football and Jon WassinkBusiness student named Wuerffel Trophy recipient

A December 2019 graduate and Master of Science in Accountancy student, Jon Wassink, has been named recipient of the Wuerffel Trophy, presented by the Chick-fil-A Foundation. In addition, Wassink has received numerous accolades this fall, including being named one of 12 National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athletes.
Read about the honors.

Pictured is Trevor Bageris and Gabe PelakSales and business marketing students clinch victories

Sales and business marketing students Trevor Bageris and Gabe Pelak competed in the national E. & J. Gallo Winery Collegiate Sales Competition. The duo clinched first place overall, while also claiming second place in the event's marketing case presentation. Additionally, Bageris took second place in the sales role-play portion of the event. 
Read about the competition.


Pictured are the HR students.Students claim second place in HR Games

Two teams of human resource management students competed in the HR Games, an annual competition sponsored by the Michigan Society for Human Resource Management, with one team claiming second place.
Read about the competition.


Pictured is Holly HarmonHuman resource management student earns competitive scholarship

Haworth College of Business student Holly Harmon recently won a competitive Junior Achievement $2,500 scholarship from the Society for Human Resource Management.
Read about the scholarship.

Pictured is Renee Robinson-SeelyeSustaining success

Renee Robinson-Seelye, B.B.A.'10, is using her marketing degree from Western Michigan University to take her family business, Jake's Country Meats, in a new direction.
Read her story.

Pictured is the number 10.Top 10 reasons to give

There are a number of reasons to make your year-end gift to the Haworth College of Business and impact students. Here are our top 10.
Make an impact.

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Editor: Molly Goaley
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