June 2019 Newsletter


Pictured is Catherine LemusStudent 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.

Pictured is George Joshua and Brennan VaughnTwo student entrepreneurs receive awards for innovation

Student 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.

Pictured are the advertising and promotion studentsStudents take third in national advertising competition

A 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.

Pictured is Steve NewellSales and business marketing once again earns national top program accolades

For 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.

Pictured is Erika HejlA fruitful internship

Erika 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.

Pictured is Tamara DavisCenter lauded for supporting region's small business community

The Southwest Michigan Small Business Development Center, housed within the Haworth College of Business, received the U.S. Small Business Administration's Michigan Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award. The honor recognizes excellence in providing value to organizations and advancing program delivery and management.

Read more about the award.

Pictured is the Haworth College of Business pennantsClass Notes 2019

Class Notes is a compilation of Haworth College of Business alumni's personal and professional accomplishments, news and reflections.

Read the class notes.


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