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WMU student chapter receives superior merit award

The Society for Human Resource Management awarded a 2021-2022 Superior Merit Award to Western Michigan University’s Society for Excellence in Human Resources chapter. The student organization has received this award every year since 2016.

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Sleeping Giant Capital closes $10 million in funding, enhancing partnership with WMU

Sleeping Giant Capital, a West Michigan-based investment and growth platform, is announcing it has closed a $10 million funding round to scale operations, with a focus on empowering women professionals in acquiring and growing businesses. The funding secured by Sleeping Giant Capital enhances the partnership with WMU Haworth, allowing more students to benefit from transformational experiences and showcasing the college as a leader in business education.

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Call for nominations for The 30

The 30 recognizes emerging business leaders who are providing leadership and innovative perspectives in business. Nominations are now open! Honorees represent the work ethic, innovation and passion synonymous with being a Business Bronco. Nominations are due by Oct. 21.

The 2022 edition of the Business magazine is now available.

2022 Business Magazine

The 2022 edition of the Business magazine is now available! This year we celebrate student success—from stories about first place finishes for student teams to exploration and personal growth. Read on to learn about accolades and milestones for programs, alumni, students, faculty and staff, as well as perspectives on the economy, international partnerships, student research, community outreach and more.

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WMU human resource student takes on internship at Hastings Fiberglass

Haworth College of Business student Bridget Woolf has landed an opportunity to practice her human resource skills as an intern with Hastings Fiberglass Products in Hastings, Michigan. The internship is providing her with a better understanding of different areas of human resources as well as opportunities to explore future career path options. Bridget’s belief in supporting an organization’s human capital led her to pursue a career in human resources. “I strongly believe in the benefit of maximizing human capital and the positive effects it has on an organization,” she says.