Photo of Dr. Kirsty Eisenhart.

WMU awards recognize diversity and inclusion efforts

Dr. Kirsty Eisenhart, director of developmental math in the Department of Mathematics, the Graduate College, and the Committee for Diversity and Inclusion of the College of Health and Human Services and will receive Excellence in Diversity Awards for exemplifying outstanding efforts in diversity and inclusion.

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Art exhibit urges viewers to look beyond stigma

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.


PA student attends national summit in DC

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.


Marian Tripplett receives EUP Community Engagement Award

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.


Nursing students attend national policy summit

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.