November 2023 WMU News

WMU emerita receives American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's highest honor

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association will recognize Dr. Yvette D. Hyter, professor emerita of speech, language and hearing sciences, with the Honors of the Association at its convention in Boston. This is the highest honor bestowed by the organization, distinguishing members for their contributions to communication sciences and disorders disciplines.

WMU student places first at national sales competition

Western Michigan University sales students competed at the State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition, where Cameron Musser took first in one of the sales role-plays, bringing home prize money and accolades for the Haworth College of Business.

Western honors, celebrates veterans with service dog program donation, scholarship

During a timeout in the first half of the game, representatives from the Office of Veterans and Military Affairs will honor BSSD dogs and trainers and recognize $15,000 that was donated to the organization over the summer through the sale of Operation Hat Trick merchandise. Blue Star Service Dogs will name a dog cadet in honor of WMU, and Bronco fans will have an opportunity to vote on that name at the football game.

New partnership gives Western students pipeline to pilot's seat at Allegiant

Allegiant Travel Company has selected Western Michigan University as an inaugural partner in its Accelerate Pilot Pathway program, which will streamline the career trajectory for Broncos by giving them a mentor to guide them through their studies as well as a conditional job offer as an Allegiant first officer upon completion of their training requirements.

WMU finance student graduates with B.B.A. in two years

Johanna VanLandegent, a senior finance student at Western Michigan University, is making an impressive start in her career. Condensing her B.B.A. into two years, VanLandegent has already secured her place in the professional world as a member of TruVista Wealth Advisors with her dedication and impressive performance.