Thinking about a career in business information systems?
The Department of Business Information Systems offers Western Michigan University students opportunities to gain skills for managing the integration of technology with business processes, preparing them for a range of career opportunities in business management and information technology roles in today’s modern business world.
Brandon Buxton, a senior at WMU and the Department of Business Information Presidential Scholar, had his college career disrupted after suffering from a severe health crisis. After needing to take some time off to recover and spending weeks at a time in the hospital, he realized that he wanted to make a difference in the healthcare industry. After returning to school, he changed his major to health informatics and information management. Buxton discusses how the Haworth College of Business plays a role in his success, what makes his experience unique and his plans for the future.
Barb Sagara, master faculty specialist in business communication, and Paul Hildenbrand, manager of community college recruitment and outreach, were asked to participate in the MiTRANSFER Initiative task force, which seeks to address the roadblocks that Michigan’s transfer students may encounter as they pursue their education.