photo of case competition team2019 General Motors/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition—Integrated supply management Broncos Sydney Miller, Clayton Nolley, Sarah Pepper and Blake Tindol competed in the GM/WSU Supply Chain Case Competition. The international competition took place Oct. 3-5.
photo of Dr. Zac WilliamsLinking learning and experience in supply chain management—With one year at the helm, see what Dr. Zac Williams has to say about the successful ISM program, as well as WMU's plans for the future as a leader in supply chain education.
photo of student teamISM students partner with local nonprofit—Students offered solutions to local organizations, including Prevention Works—a Kalamazoo nonprofit dedicated to substance abuse prevention—during their Applied Six Sigma Problem Solving course.
photo of Katie BulesSuccess is a marathon—ISM Bronco Katie Bules, B.B.A.'19, knows the importance of viewing success as a marathon, not a sprint.
photo of Dr. Zac WilliamsHow to Recruit and Train the Best Interns—Dr. Zac Williams, director of the Center for Integrated Supply Management and associate professor of marketing, shared his findings on internship programs in an article in Inbound Logistics (July 24, 2019).
photo of Kathryn Bules accepting certficateKathryn Bules named 2019 Presidential Scholar in Integrated Supply Management—The Presidential Scholar designation is the highest academic honor that WMU can bestow on its undergraduates. Selection is based on the students' general academic excellence, academic and artistic excellence relative to their majors, and intellectual and artistic promise.
photo of ISM case competition team7th Annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition—The team of Samuel Sisler, Austin Ansara, Emilee Lewis and Arayana Janson earned an honorable mention at the National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition sponsored by the University of Minnesota. The competition took place March 27-30.

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Students, business owners share life lesson: Internships help graduates launch careers—Integrated supply management student Katherine Collier tells WWMT how her internship at Flowserve helped her to make the transition from college to full-time job.

photo of John Hayward and Joy GoldschmidtTwo ISM students among six nationwide to win prestigious scholarship—Integrated supply management students John Hayward and Joy Goldschmidt are among six students from across the country selected to receive a coveted nationwide business scholarship awarded by the Richter Foundation and the Institute for Supply Management's Richter Scholarship Fund.

link to 2018-2019 scholarship winners2018-19 Integrated supply management scholarship sponsors and recipients—Congratulations to all of the scholarship recipients and a big thank you to the scholarship sponsors.


ISM students win first place at international case competitionphoto of ISM case competition team—Integrated supply management students placed first at the 2018 General Motors/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition. This is the second year in a row that WMU students have placed in this international competition.
photo of ISM students at Indirect 2018 conferenceISM Indirect 2018—Eric Herzog, Joy Goldschmidt and Atalie Zimmer presented at the ISM Indirect 2018 conference, an educational event for indirect procurement professionals, held Nov. 7-9 in Las Vegas.
photo of Benjamin EtshimHow this ISM Bronco built his success—Benjamin Etshim, B.B.A.'18, credits his time at WMU for helping give him the skills needed for the professional world and learning to build his own path to success through hard work, discipline and meaningful relationships.
photo of Meriah PutnamISM student wins prestigious scholarship—Meriah Putnam has been awarded a coveted Transportation Club of Detroit scholarship for 2018. This marks the sixth year in a row that a WMU student has been the recipient of the scholarship.
photo of Dr. Zac WilliamsISM program welcomes Dr. Zac Williams—The WMU Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Zac Williams the new director of the Center for Integrated Supply Management and associate professor of marketing.
photo of Nathan HenckelGamifying travel at Intuit—As a new analyst at Intuit, Nathan Henckel, B.B.A.,'17, teamed up with three other employees to create a gamification process where employees earn rewards while the company cuts travel costs. Nathan credits WMU's rigorous integrated supply management curriculum, which includes data analytics and manufacturing engineering coursework, and hands on industry experience for helping put him on the path to Intuit.
photo of students in work settingTop 10 in the country for third time in a row—WMU's integrated supply management program ranked No. 8 on national researcher Gartner's list of Top U.S. Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs. This distinction places it within the top tier of programs nationwide.
photo of John HaywardGetting involved and achieving success in ISM—Integrated supply management student John Hayward is making the most of his college experience and preparing for a successful future.
photo of Dr. Sime CurkovicDr. Sime Curkovic recognized by Lee Honors College—Dr. Sime Curkovic was named a faculty fellow by WMU's Lee Honors College in recognition of his outstanding service and contributions to student success.
photo of case competition student team2018 National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition—Integrated supply management Broncos Hunter Hart, Kathryn Bules, Celina Clark and Medina Alic competed in the National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition at the University of Minnesota April 4-7.

photo of Ken JonesThe Student Becomes the Teacher—Students get real-life experience in WMU’s integrated supply management program. Offering students the right types of experiences is a key differentiator for the supply chain program.

photo of Sen. O'Brien, Gov. Snyder and Joe BrownGov. Snyder says jobs program is worth bragging about—WMU Bronco Force is a proud Urban Alliance Technical Center partner and continues to lead warehouse management and inventory control academies.

photo of case competition student teamAPICS Case Competition—The WMU team of Kaitlyn Mrozowski, Clayton Nolley, Kyle Steinfeldt and Lojain Ahmed performed well at the regional APICS Case Competition in Chicago Feb. 23-24. The competition, provided by APICS in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting LLP, gives graduate and undergraduate student teams an opportunity to enhance and test their supply chain knowledge by working on end-to-end supply chain challenges drawn from company experiences.