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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.

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.

Video and communications firm owner next up in speaker series

The owner of a leading West Michigan video and communications company will be the next speaker at the Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business.

Fifty years of working at WMU evokes brown, 'golden' memories

When the Beatles were bursting onto the American music scene in 1964, Doralee DeRyke and Laurel Grotzinger were quietly beginning their storied careers at WMU

WMU student one of four in state to win prestigious $5,000 scholarship

Senior integrated supply management major Sean Perkins is awarded the 2014 Transportation Club of Detroit scholarship for outstanding achievement in supply chain management.

Hospice services discussion kicks off Mercantile Bank series

The director of community relations and development at Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan will present a talk as the Haworth College of Business kicks off its 2014-15 Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series.

Geralyn Heystek and Chris Robinson have been awarded first place in the Innovation in Business Education Award for developing WMU's Phoenix Program.

WMU supply chain program is No. 5 in the nation

The nationally recognized integrated supply management program has been ranked No. 5 on Gartner's Top U.S. Supply Chain Undergraduate University Programs, 2014.

Owners of local sock company put best foot forward at forum

The owners of a company that started with a competition between friends will kick off the 2014-15 Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series Friday, Sept. 12, in Schneider Hall.

WMU to offer advanced coursework in purchasing management

WMU’s Center for Integrated Supply Management and Advanced Purchasing Dynamics of Plymouth, Michigan, recently formed an alliance to deploy a series of purchasing workshops.

WMU teams identify potential for seven-figure Detroit city savings

Students, alumni and a faculty advisor from WMU's integrated supply management program are working with city officials to identify operational efficiencies and devise lean systems to improve the city's bottom line.

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