Events

The Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University strives to add value to the lives of its learners and continuously improve the quality of its programming to meet the needs and expectations of the communities it serves. Join us for events that are tailored to your academic interests and help prepare you for the future.

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Upcoming events

August 29, 2018

Fall 2018 semester begins.

August 31, 2018

B.A.A. Orientation: 1 to 3 p.m. RSVP required for invited students; contact Tomika Griffin-Brown with questions.

September 3, 2018

Labor Day Holiday

September 6, 2018

Beta Alpha Psi Resume Workshop

September 7, 2018

Zhang Career Center Advisory Board Meeting, 3350 Schneider

September 10, 2018

Resume Revamp!—Students may drop off resumes for critique. This program runs through September 28.

Communicating in College Workshop (Part 1), 10 to 11:30 a.m., 2345 Schneider

September 12, 2018

BUS 3000 Mock Career Fair

September 13, 2018

Beta Alpha Psi Kick-Off Event

ISM Interview Workshop

LinkedIn Photo Shoot—10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 2150 Schneider Hall

September 14, 2018

Entrepreneurship Forum—Curtis and Janette Tramel, owners, Station 66

Leveraging LinkedIn & Social Media in Your Professional Brand with Kellogg's, 12 to 2 p.m., 2355 Schneider

September 18, 2018

ISM Career Night

September 19, 2018

Communicating in College Workshop (Part 2), 10 to 11:30 a.m., 2345 Schneider

September 20, 2018

Meet the Firms with Beta Alpha Psi

Financial Planning Speaker Series: "CFA or CFP?," Chuck Prudhomme, LVM Capital, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 2150 Schneider

September 21, 2018

Resume Critique Day—An event that assits business students in editing their professional documents for the upcoming recruiting season.

September 26, 2018

Career Day Prep Event

September 28, 2018

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"The Future of Business Education: Strategic Implications for the Haworth College of Business" presented by Satish Deshpande, Ph.D., dean, Haworth College of Business, Western Michigan University. 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

Practice Interview Day

October 3, 2018

Marketing, Sales, and Food Marketing Career Night

BUS 3000 Interview Lab

October 4, 2018

Business Career Day

October 5, 2018

Haworth College of Business Awards Ceremony—Awards ceremony honoring all recipients at 4 p.m., followed by a reception. RSVP to Samantha Hooker (269 387-6059) | Email Samantha Hooker

Career Day Interviews

October 6, 2018

Homecoming—Various events planned on campus. Admission fees vary.

Haworth College of Business Homecoming Pancake Breakfast—At the Official WMU Tailgate Site from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Lot 1 (in between Walwood and Heritage Halls on East Campus). Pre-registration is kindly requested.

Family Weekend—For WMU students and their families, various events planned on campus and in the Kalamazoo community, full schedule online. Admission fees vary.

October 8, 2018

The 5 P's of Presenting Professionally, 12 to 1:30 p.m., 1280 Schneider

October 9, 2018

Finance Career Night

October 10, 2018

HCoB Study Abroad Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2150 Schneider

October 11, 2018

Financial Planning Speaker Series: "Fee-Only Financial Planning," Brian Face, Face2Face Planning, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 2150 Schneider

October 12, 2018

Entrepreneurship Forum—Jeremy Andrews, founder and chief excitement officer, Sprout Urban Farms

October 17 to 19, 2018

Fall Break

October 26, 2018

Mercantile Breakfast Series—Jeff Getting, prosecutor, Kalamazoo County Government. 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

Bring Your "A-Game" to Work with Quicken Loans, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2355 Schneider

November 5, 2018

Resumes Revisited Workshop, 12 to 1:30 p.m., 1280 Schneider

November 9, 2018

Entrepreneurship Forum—Jesus Grillo, founder, Nueva Opinion

Critical Thinking Through CLUE with Lacks Enterprises, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1220 Schneider

November 12-14, 2018

Major Match-Up—An event for all students wishing to explore Haworth College of Business majors.

November 14, 2018

IT Career Night

Effective Research Workshop: Effective Research — Real World Application, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 2345 Schneider

November 15, 2018

14th Annual Western Michigan I.T. Forum, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fetzer Center

November 29, 2018

Financial Planing Speaker Series: "Holistic Planning," Tom Owiti, Parouisa Life Matters, 4 to 5:30  p.m., 2150 Schneider

November 30, 2018

Mercantile Breakfast Series—Dr. L. Marshall Washington, president, Kalamazoo Valley Community College. 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

December 7, 2018

Entrepreneurship Forum—Pete Laforest, owner, B45 Academy

December 10 to 13, 2018

Exam Week

January 11, 2019

Entrepreneurship Forum—Scott Zylstra, founder, Old Mill Brewpub

January 25, 2019

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"Economic Update" presented by Chris Burns, senior fixed income analyst, Greenleaf Trust. 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

February 8, 2019

Entrepreneurship Forum—Valencia Scott, founder, Perfect Pucker

February 22, 2019

Mercantile Breakfast Series—Joe Cekola, president and owner, Imperial Beverage. 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

March 15, 2019

Entrepreneurship Forum—Ben Nobis, founder, Nobis Agri Science

March 26-27, 2019

Food Marketing Conference, DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

March 29, 2019

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"Hospital Hospitality House" presented by Judy Paget, executive director, Hospital Hospitality House. 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

April 12, 2019

Entrepreneurship Forum—Matthew McDaid, founder, Section 1776

April 26, 2019

Mercantile Breakfast Series—Greg Dobson, chief operating officer, AVB. 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.

May 17, 2019

Mercantile Breakfast Series—"Anxiety Depression and Psychological Well-Being" presented by Dr. Larry Beer, president, licensed psychologist and licensed professional counselor, Child and Family Psychological Services. 2150 Schneider Hall, 8 a.m. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.