June 2019 NEWSLETTER
Student earns national social impact scholarship
Marketing major Catherine Lemus is one of two recipients nationally to receive the American Marketing Association's Social Impact Scholarship. Lemus was recognized for making a positive impact on her community and for using her marketing skills in meaningful ways.
Read more about the scholarship.
Two student entrepreneurs receive awards for innovationStudent entrepreneurs George Joshua and Brennan Vaughn are being recognized for their innovative business ideas. Joshua received the $10,000 Brian Patrick Thomas Entrepreneurial Spirit Award for Turtle Jump Technology, while Vaughn received the $5,000 Wendell Christoff Award for SnapDuct.
Read more about recognition.
Students take third in national advertising competitionA team of advertising and promotion students led by Dr. Karen Lancendorfer placed third in their division of the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition. In addition, Kirill Eydinov won the competition's Best Presenter award.
Read more about the competition.
Sales and business marketing once again earns national top program accoladesFor the 13th consecutive year, WMU's sales and business marketing program was recognized by the Sales Education Foundation for preparing students for careers in professional selling, as well as elevating the sales profession.
Read more about the recognition.
A fruitful internshipErika Hejl, a food and consumer package goods marketing major, signed a contract with Smucker's a full year before graduation after completing an internship in summer 2018. She recently became a full-time category analyst for the company.
Read Hejl's story.