June 2020 Newsletter


Pictured is a student at a computer.Cybersecurity degree launched

Western Michigan University will offer a new Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, a fully online program, this fall.
Read about the degree.

Pictured is a student project.Student entrepreneurs receive awards for innovation

Student entrepreneurs are being recognized for their innovative business ideas with the Brian Patrick Thomas Entrepreneurial Spirit Award and the Wendell Christoff Award.
Read  about the awards.

Pictured is THEProject logo.WMU teams claim top two spots at project management competition

Students placed first and second overall in THEProject competition hosted by the Western Michigan Chapter of Project Management Institute.
Read about the wins.

Pictured is a student at a job fair.Mentorship and externship in the era of COVID-19

While social distancing, peer mentors helped guide more than 130 pre-business students through the professional preparation required for the Business Externship Program, offered through the Zhang Career Center.
Read about their approach.

Pictured is a family tree.Crafting the finance department for Bell's Brewery

Accountancy alumnus Pat Gray, B.B.A.'89, who comes from a family of Broncos, recently retired as the CFO of Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Read his story.

Pictured is Shannon LapsleyMaximizing impact and empathy

Shannon Lapsley, B.B.A.'09, has found that community impact and empathy are the things that ground her experiences, decisions and the direction she wants to see businesses move.
Read her story.

Pictured is a pennant.Class Notes

Class Notes is a compilation of personal and professional accomplishments, news and reflections from the Haworth College of Business.
Read the Class Notes.


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