A graduate in a cap and gown pumps his fist in excitement.

Celebrating Success

Your commencement is a momentous occasion, marking years of hard work, long hours and perseverance. We celebrate you today, graduates! We hope you will continue to show the world what Broncos can do.

Watch the Fall 2020 Commencement ceremonies

Congratulations, 2020 grads!

We proudly acknowledge your resilience and commitment to making the world better.
 Wherever life leads you, you’ll always be a member of the Bronco family.  We can’t wait to see what you achieve next.

President Montgomery smiling in his graduation regalia.

Congratulations 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, you will take with you the expertise, passion and grit acquired through your experiences at WMU. Thank you for including us in your journey."

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  • A photo of Valeria Marin in her graduation garb.

    Passion for Helping

    Initially intent on becoming a teacher, mentors and peers at WMU helped Valeria Marin combine her passion for education with purpose, bringing to light her drive to help families and underrepresented communities.

    Explore her Bronco journey

  • JaJuan Kemp poses for a picture in his graduation garb.

    Beating the Odds

    From sleeping on park benches to landing a dream accounting job, JaJuan Kemp has come along way. Through grit, determination and a little Bronco support along the way, the once-homeless student created his own success story.

    Learn how he thrived at WMU

  • Daniela Peña Cabreja flexes her arm in celebration as she stands next to a microphone.

    Amplifying Success

    In addition to world-class vocal training and once-in-a-lifetime performance opportunities, WMU helped Daniela Peña Cabreja discover a new passion and career path.

    Read how she broadened her repertoire of skills

  • Dezmond Stover jumps next to a plane.

    Propelled by Purpose

    While aviators have their heads in the clouds, there are a lot of people back on the ground working to keep them up there. Dezmond Stover is excited to be among them, passionate about making flight operations run smoothly.

    See how networking put him on the path to success