The College of Health and Human Services at WMU offers undergraduate and graduate degrees that lead to highly satisfying and highly rewarding careers that are in high demand.In a 2017-18 report, 91% of our graduates said they were engaged in careers within three months of graduation, and 89% said they were satisfied with their jobs.
Abby Tongue, who is pursuing a dual master's degree in WMU's renowned Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies, will perform live audio description for two upcoming performances at the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.
On Friday, February 22, the CHHS Committee for Diversity and Inclusion hosted its biannual Diversity and Inclusion Conference. The theme for this year's conference was Health Care: The Power of a Community Who Cares. The event drew more than 120 students, faculty and community members to the college for a full day of information sessions, presentations and fellowship.
The Gamma Mu Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma, the national public health education honorary, was awarded the Chapter Excellence Award by the national Eta Sigma Gamma office. The award is the highest award a local chapter can receive, and it recognizes a year of chapter achievement in service and education. Gamma Mu is one of six chapters nationwide to earn this distinctive award.
On Thursday, March 21, poet, author and storyteller, Dr. Mark Nepo delivered the 2019 Burian Lecture, part of a series of lectures, given annually, that focus on community and educational issues in the health and human services from a problem-solving perspective.
The 2019 Day of Caring volunteer event is right around the corner. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in a college-wide volunteer opportunity at Cheff Theraputic Riding Center from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29. Join us for a rewarding afternoon of outreach, service, community and engagement.