Students #LookBeyond Stigma exhibit is currently on display in the College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery. The WMU Suicide Prevention Program has partnered with #LookBeyond to help share student stories and to make WMU a stigma-free campus when it comes to mental illness, substance use disorders and developmental disabilities.
WMU physician assistant student, Becky Cronin, was selected to attend the AAPA Annual Leadership and Advocacy Summit in Washington D.C. last March. Becky was one of only four physician assistant students from Michigan selected to attend the event, along with more than 250 PAs and students from around the country.
In May, the Department of Physical Therapy reached another program development milestone as faculty continue preparing to launch the new Doctor of Physical Therapy program later this summer. The program was awarded "Candidate for Accreditation" status from its accrediting body.
Marian Tripplett, faculty specialist I in the WMU School of Social Work, has been named the recipient of the 2019 EUP Community Engagement Award. Marian received the award based on her work as the social work program coordinator at the WMU-Southwest location in Benton Harbor.
WMU BSON students Taylor Birgy and Karen Diem attended the American Academy of Colleges of Nursing Annual Student Policy Summit in Washington, DC. They joined other nursing students from across the country and visited with the staff of Michigan senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters.