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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

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  • WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

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  • Centers and Institutes

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

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  • Vendor Resources

    For companies interested in conducting business with WMU.

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Corporate Engagement Success Stories

  • Building Success Stories

    Aspiring entrepreneurs like Dr. Khady Ndao-Brumblay, who dreams of increasing African representation in children's literature, are getting a boost from a donation creating the Monroe-Brown Foundation Entrepreneurship Fund at WMU.

    Read about the impact

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    Synthesizing Success

    The WIRE Youth Development Programs offered by the Walker Institute give WMU students a chance to teach the next generation of math and science leaders.

    Witness the Impact

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    Purpose and Profit

    A $6.5M donation establishes a new center founded on the premise that purpose and profit can be powerfully linked through the actions and strategies of leaders.

    Explore the endeavor

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    Success on the field, and in the classroom

    Engineering student Joseph Backe translates success on the rugby field into success in his mechanical engineering internship.

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