November 2012 WMU News

Gov. appoints two to WMU Board of Trustees

Michelle Crumm, CEO and owner of Ann Arbor-based Present Value, and Ron Hall, head of Detroit-area automotive firms Bridgewater Interiors and New Center Stamping, have been appointed to the WMU Board of Trustees.

William 'Bill' R. Welke obituary

Dr. William "Bill" R. Welke, professor emeritus of accountancy, died Nov. 16 in Shawnee, Kan. at age 79. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in Kalamazoo.

Holiday poinsettia sales support PSSO

WMU's Professional Support Staff Organization is sponsoring its annual poinsettia sale and accepting orders through Thursday, Nov. 29. Small plants are $6 each; large are $10.

Sociologist recognized for outstanding teaching

Dr. Ronald Kramer received the Larry T. Reynolds Award for Outstanding Teaching of Sociology at the annual meeting of the Michigan Sociological Association Saturday, Oct. 27, in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Most offices closed Thanksgiving weekend

Campus computer labs, library, recreation center, health clinic and other campus facilities will be closed or on reduced hours Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 22-25. Classes and regular hours resume Monday, Nov. 26.

Matchbox Twenty to play on-campus concert

Multi-platinum rock band Matchbox Twenty brings its North American tour to campus with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Miller Auditorium. Singer-guitarist Phillip Phillips will open the show.

MCC and WMU launch dual enrollment agreement

A joint agreement between Muskegon Community College and WMU's Haworth College of Business will offer students joint admission to both schools, enabling them to earn an associate degree at MCC then transfer to WMU.

University Theatre presents 'Late Night Broadway'

Graduating seniors and Tony Award-winning actress Karen Ziemba will be featured during the cabaret-themed performances. "Late Night Broadway" runs Thursday, Nov. 29 through Saturday, Dec. 1.

Fetzer Center sets annual lunch with Santa

Instead of traveling to a mall to get pictures of your kids with Santa, consider making a reservation to attend the Fetzer Center's annual Lunch with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.

Richard B. Valley obituary

Dr. Richard B. Valley, professor emeritus of paper and printing science and engineering, died Nov. 12 at age 85. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in Portage.

Summer study abroad opportunity for WMU employees set

WMU employees are invited to find out more about an opportunity to study abroad in Santander, Spain by attending one of two informational sessions, to be held Thursday, Nov. 29, and Friday, Jan. 25.

WMU fraternity to perform with Step Afrika

Step Afrika, a professional dance company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Miller Auditorium. Tickets are $1 for students with a valid Bronco Card.

Three Broncos earn All-MAC men's soccer honors

Student-athletes Darren Jones, Sean Lewis and Shane Lyons have been named to the All-Mid-American Conference men's soccer team, the highest number of All-MAC players for the program since 2005.