April 2024 WMU News

Logan Burgos: hitting a homerun in sports marketing

Senior Logan Burgos is taking his classroom learning onto the field—and the ice. Internships with the Battle Creek Battle Jacks and a spring break stint with the NHL Florida Panthers, are immersing him in the world of game presentation and giving him a glimpse of his dream career post graduation.

Choosing a business minor helps aviation student’s career take flight

Shaun Orlikowski paired his aviation management and operations major with a general business minor, and he is ready to jet off to a successful future when he graduates in fall 2024. He encourages other students to consider a business minor, due to both the versatility and customization that business minors provide in aligning education and career goals.

Brandon Owen has found where he belongs

Brandon Owen, a junior supply chain management student, has explored his many opportunities at WMU Haworth to find where he fits. Using his CliftonStrengths to guide him, Owen is following a path of academic and professional development.

New program teaches business students how to ask valuable questions

The Haworth College of Business has created a comprehensive program to help students become skilled at asking valuable questions. The FRAME™ methodology teaches students to ask questions that are focused, relevant, assertive, mindful and eloquent (FRAME™), which fosters the confidence to be a great team member in the classroom and beyond.

WMU finance student wins international scholarship from DECA

Natalie Ferriell received a $5,000 international scholarship from DECA, one of just two awarded to college students in 2024. This past February at the Michigan DECA State Career Development Conference, she placed first in the corporate finance individual case study event and in the top six in the sports marketing team case study event.

Prescribed burns planned at Asylum Lake April 22

Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on April 22, 18 acres of prairie and savannah and 17.3 acres of forest—a total of 35.3 acres south of big Asylum Lake and west of little Asylum Lake—will be burned if weather conditions allow.