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Partnerships start here

Engage with the University community to meet the needs of your business or organization.

We cultivate mutually beneficial corporate partnerships between Western Michigan University’s stakeholders in the areas of academic scholarship, research, student talent and workforce development, service, athletics and advancement.


  • Bronco Athletics

  • WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • Centers and Institutes

    Hubs of innovative, creative activity driven by students, faculty, staff, alumni and industry partners.

  • Vendor Resources

    For companies interested in conducting business with WMU.

Corporate Engagement Success Stories

  • Western Michigan University hosts Southwest Michigan Corporate Leadership Breakfast

    On April 26, WMU's Corporate Engagement Team hosted the first Southwest Michigan Corporate Leadership Breakfast, inviting local industry partners to campus to hear about WMU's new approach to building strategic partnerships.

  • Mother-daughter duo seeking solutions for Pfizer as part of Senior Engineering Design Conference

    While Senior Design projects are always special, Bridgitt Cornish’s project has an especially unique twist. One of her team’s industry sponsors from Pfizer is Bridgitt’s mom and fellow Bronco, Robyn Cornish, B.S.’98.

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    Corporate engagement: New era, new approach

    Boost your organization’s recovery in the post-pandemic world by partnering with the University via a new, streamlined approach. Our student and faculty talent are equipped to incubate ideas, stimulate innovation, create new products and solve specific organizational challenges.