May 2019 Newsletter


Pictured is the Zhang Career Center.Zhang Career Center celebrates 10-year anniversary

The Haworth College of Business celebrated a decade of the Zhang Career Center's far-reaching impact with a program and reception during the spring semester. The center oversees thousands of student interactions, organizes dozens of programs and hosts hundreds of employers each year.
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Pictured is the Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner logo.Finance students gain real-world skills through Bloomberg partnership

Western Michigan University has joined 45 universities worldwide as a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner. Through the new partnership, finance students are acquiring real-world skills to complement their academic training.
Read more about the partnership.

Pictured is Emmanuel MachenaThe payoff of perseverance

Emmanuel Machena B.B.A.'17, spent his time as a Business Bronco both deliberately and purposefully—networking, interning and challenging the status quo. While at WMU, he found success in innovation and entrepreneurship and never stopped pursuing his goal of working in the financial industry.
Read Machena's story.

Pictured are the marketing students.Marketing students claim second place at social media marketing competition

Two teams of marketing students competed as finalists in the Center for Advancement of Digital Marketing and Analytics Social Media Competition. Kaitlin Maley, Jeff Huang, Becca Briones and Andrew Lawlor earned a second place finish in the competition. 
Read more about the competition.

Pictured are the accounting students.Accountancy students take first and third in best practices competition

Accountancy students recently co-hosted the regional meeting for Beta Alpha Psi, an honor organization for financial information students and professionals. The meeting included professional development opportunities and a best practices competition, sponsored by Deloitte, where WMU students placed first and third.
Read more about the competition.

Pictured are the Danny Rogers and Brennan VaughnBusiness students clinch e-Fest victories

Business students Danny Rogers and Brennan Vaughn headed to Minneapolis for the Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge, where they took home top prizes from the 2019 e-Fest competition. Only 25 teams of college students nationwide were selected for the "Shark Tank"-style competition.
Read more about the competition.



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