President Montgomery smiling in his graduation regalia.

A message from the president

"We are not focused on endings but on new beginnings. Graduates, as you move forward with your future plans in starting your career, continuing your studies or building a successful life, I know you will call on the expertise, passion and grit acquired through your experiences at WMU. Thank you for including us in your journey."

Ready for success

From teachers to health care professionals to aviators, Bronco graduates are ready to charge out of the gate and make an impact.

  • Warda Niaz poses for a graduation photo near the tree statue by Sangren Hall on campus.

    Ready for the big leagues

    Warda Niaz is incorporating her lifelong love of sports into her future career. The sport management program's emphasis on hands-on learning through internships and projects has helped her graduate ready-made for her dream job on a professional team.

  • Justin Scott poses for a photo in his brown graduation cap and gown in front of a sculpture outside of Schneider Hall.

    Future secured

    Justin Scott is ready to turn his interdisciplinary cybersecurity education into a career as a security analyst.

  • Laila Stein sites in the captain's chair in a small plane wearing her graduation cap and gown.

    Propelled by purpose

    Laila Stein spread her wings at Western, diving into two aviation degrees while also racking up leadership experience in multiple registered student organizations.

  • Quinn Heiser poses outside in his graduation cap and gown.

    Finding direction

    Quinn Heiser created his own road map to success at Western, building a strong foundation in philosophy and geography. Now he's on the fast track to his dream job with the Department of Defense.

Show your Bronco pride!

From photo frames to phone backgrounds, there are a number of ways to celebrate the Class of 2023.

A group photo of a graduating student and his family next to a photo of a student with his diploma.