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Matt and Rene Greff, founders of Arbor Brewing Company, will discuss how a passion for beer and adventure launched their entrepreneurial journey in microbrewing. The couple will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5.

WMU students place first in high-profile national sales competition

Haworth College of Business seniors Hope Burnham and Caleb Ross were named overall winners at this year’s State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition and brought home $4,000 in scholarships.

Bob Miller, associate vice president for community outreach at WMU, will discuss "The Western Michigan University Business Technology and Research Park: An Update and a View to the Future" at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21.

Nonprofit devoted to world hunger relief subject of next entrepreneurship forum

Norm Braksick, retired executive director of Foods Resource Bank, will speak about founding the organization and social entrepreneurship at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in Room 2150 of Schneider Hall.

Western Michigan University students looking to enhance their leadership skills and learn innovative leadership strategies will hear from experts at the second annual DESIGNEDtoLEAD conference Friday, Nov. 14, at WMU’s Fetzer Center.
 
This Thursday, Nov. 13 Distinguished Speaker event has been cancelled: CEO of OtterBox to present business college talk

Brian Thomas, chief executive officer of OtterBox, will present "Growing up Otter: Education, Opportunity and Giving Back" at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. The talk is part of the business college's Distinguished Speaker Series. 

Business, academic and government leaders will address information security and privacy topics in business, industry, healthcare, government and education Friday, Nov. 7, at the 11th Western Michigan IT Forum.

More than 300 WMU business students to clean Ft. Custer headstones

As part of Haworth College of Business's second annual community service project at Fort Custer National Cemetery, students will clean the headstones of nearly 2,000 graves in preparation for Veterans Day.

Black Friday, consumer behavior next up in Mercantile Bank series

Dr. Robert L. Harrison, associate professor of marketing at Western Michigan University, will discuss "Black Friday" shopping at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in Room 2150 of Schneider Hall.

Greenleaf Trust Trading Room brings Wall Street to WMU campus

The Greenleaf Trust Trading Room, located in the main corridor of Schneider Hall, will let students experience the excitement of a Wall Street trading floor. A grand opening celebration will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 27.

College welcomes professors for a day

Each semester, the college of business welcomes special guests into classrooms as an opportunity for students to learn from industry experts. This semester's professors for the day will share insights on Oct. 14. 

Flagstar Bank CEO to open business Distinguished Speaker Series

Alessandro DiNello, WMU alumnus and president, CEO and director of Flagstar Bank and Flagstar Bancorp, will deliver a presentation titled "How Western Shaped My Life" at 5 p.m. Oct. 23.

 

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