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As a member of the company that launched the popular music and media identifying app Shazam, Joe Hustek, B.B.A.'05, says the company is moving forward with not only more features for its app, but also is providing new services for companies to connect with consumers via Shazam for TV.

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Keystone Breakfast Series

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Tamara Homnick, program director of the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center, will present "My therapist weighs 1,200 pounds: A look at equine-facilitated activities and therapies" at this month’s Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker event. Since 1970, the riding center has served riders of all ages who have physical, emotional or cognitive disabilities. Homnick’s presentation will begin at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in room 2150 Schneider Hall, with breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m.

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Winning Streak

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To say that sales and business marketing students are on a winning streak is a bit of an understatement. In one month alone, student teams took top honors at two national sales competitions and an additional team was given the Rookie of the Year award at an international competition. Check out the details on each of the competitions and the students who have represented Western Michigan University so well.

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2013: A Year in Review

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While 2013 has come to a close, the year brought us extraordinary stories of entrepreneurship, advancement and significant university events. Check out the year’s top Haworth College of Business news and learn how our alumni, students, friends and supporters helped make 2013 a Bronco best.

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Alumni: Share Your News!

Photo of alumniShare your accomplishments and news with fellow Haworth College of Business alumni through class notes in our annual college magazine. Send us details about promotions, awards, honors, appointments, marriages, births, adoptions and retirements, and your class note will be included in the Haworth College of Business magazine. 

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Landeros nominee for annual Newsmaker of the Year Award

Photo of LanderosDr. Robert Landeros, chair of the Department of Management, has been nominated for the Grand Rapids Business Journal’s annual Newsmaker of the Year Award. Out of 10 categories, Landeros is nominated in the category of education. The winner in each category will be recognized as an industry newsmaker, and from those winners, a Newsmaker of the Year will be selected. Additionally, the Impact Award will be given to the person or project selected by the Journal’s editorial department to have demonstrated the most potential for long-term economic impact in the region.

The Business Journal will celebrate all of the nominees and their accomplishments during a breakfast meeting, beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. Tickets to the event are $30.

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In one or two words ...

Video image We polled a group of Business Broncos and asked them to tell us in one or two words what WMU means to them. This video is a sampling of the responses. If you know students applying to colleges, share this video with them and show them our Bronco Pride.

And pass along our fast facts and admissions brochure.

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Editor: Cindy Wagner
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5457 USA
(269) 387-5050

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