December 2018 WMU News

U.S. Treasurer to visit for Sanford Center grand opening

The Sanford Center for Financial Planning and Wellness is hosting a grand opening ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at WMU's Haworth College of Business. The event, which features U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza, allows campus and community members to tour the facility and learn more about its goals.

WMU to break ground on economic-development engine

Development of the Business Technology and Research Park 2—BTR 2—will begin in the next few months thanks to a $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Some campus offices on reduced hours for the holidays

Holiday recess begins with the end of fall semester, and some campus services will cease or have reduced hours starting Friday, Dec. 14, through the start of spring semester on Monday, Jan. 7.

WMU named a top business school by Princeton Review

The Haworth College of Business was recognized for being accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, as well as having additional specialized AACSB accreditation for its accountancy programs.

Chef awarded gold medal at culinary competition

Chef Tom Giles of WMU Dining Services was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2018 Annual Culinary Competition held at the Columbus Culinary Institute at the end of October.

Bronco football headed to Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Representing the Mid-American Conference, the WMU football Broncos will face Football Bowl Subdivision independent opponent Brigham Young University at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, Eastern Time, in the bowl game at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho.