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

 2018

ISM students win first place at international case competitionphoto of ISM case competition team—ISM 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 ISM 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 ISM 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—ISM 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 WMU Punta Gorda signNew Supply Chain Master's and Graduate Certificate Options—WMU will begin offering supply chain management master's degree and certificate programs this fall at its Punta Gorda, Florida, regional location.
photo of case competition student team2018 National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition—ISM 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 ISM program. Offering students the right types of experiences is a key differentiator for the ISM 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.