September 2012 WMU News

Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity commemorates 50 years at WMU

The Epsilon Xi chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. fraternity will celebrate its 50-year history at WMU with various events Oct. 4-6, including a founder's banquet, speaker series, tailgate and more.

Campus Classic 5K has new course and start times

Homecoming Campus Classic 5K starts at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, on Western Avenue in front of the Student Recreation Center; 1K starts at 8:45 a.m. in Lot 13 in front of the recreation center.

Hockey Broncos ranked No. 11 in preseason poll

Defending CCHA Tournament champions move up from 13th in the preseason poll of one year ago, return 18 letterwinners including goalie and CCHA Tournament MVP Frank Slubowski.

Event to showcase global engagement opportunities

WMU offers more than 70 study abroad programs in 30-plus countries. Learn about them at the Study and Intern Abroad Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Bernhard Center.

English speakers sought to live and work in Japan

Students and young professionals are needed to teach English and help with internationalization projects in Japan. Learn more at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in 3025 Brown Hall.

Art exhibit examines recovery from abuse

"The Art of Healing: Surviving Sexual Abuse," a collaboration between several artists, is on display in the college's second floor art gallery through the end of October.

Broncos 'bleed brown and gold' for Homecoming

A week of "We Bleed Brown and Gold" activities will culminate Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, when students, alumni, families and fans gather for Homecoming Weekend 2012.

Business college speaker to address startup culture

Keith C. Valentine, WMU alumnus and president of NuVasive Inc., will speak Wednesday, Oct. 3, as part of the first 2012-13 Distinguished Speaker Series event. Registration is required by Sept. 28.

Performance to celebrate the 'musical geography of Mexico'

The Sones de Mexico Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The evening will include a pre-concert lecture introducing regional musical styles and instruments.

WMU launches new academic year with Academic Convocation

Set for 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, the Academic Convocation will feature President Dunn's State of the University address and recognize staff and faculty members for extraordinary service and scholarship.

WMU honors two for teaching excellence

Drs. Jon Adams and Richard Malott to receive Distinguished Teaching Awards, given to exceptional educators and mentors, during Friday's Academic Convocation.