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February 2023 Newsletter

  • A group of students are listening to a presentation in the Dean's Conference Room.

    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College partner to provide immersive, collaborative business experience for students

    Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College are embarking on an exciting new partnership that will allow students from both institutions to go outside the classroom to gain powerful experiences in leadership and business strategy by consulting with local companies on their business challenges. Managed by Drs. Doug Lepisto and Derrick McIver, co-directors of Western's Center for Principled Leadership and Business Strategy, and Amy MacMillan, L. Lee Stryker Associate Professor of Business Management for Kalamazoo College, the project will ask students to collaborate through an immersive consulting experience.

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  • Jamauri Bogan is standing on the site of their new development in downtown Kalamazoo.

    Construction to begin on apartments led by former WMU football standout

    Jamauri Bogan, B.B.A.’17, MBA’19, and his company Bogan Developments, recently broke ground on a mixed-use development project on Frank Street in Kalamazoo’s Northside neighborhood. The project will help address the need for housing in Kalamazoo, with 14 new housing units targeting different income levels, and an on-site childcare center through a partnership with the YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo. “I’m really excited about what it’s going to do for children and families,” Bogan said.

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