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WMU-Southwest business administration students Sarrah Watkins, Ashley Rodriguez, Amy June Jovanovic and Paul Bair attended the Lean Startup conference in San Francisco, California.

WMU-Southwest Students Travel to California for Tech and Innovation Conference

Recently, four students from WMU-Southwest traveled to San Francisco, California for the Lean Startup conference. The conference is a seven-day immersion into technology and innovation methodology led by technology practitioners and entrepreneurs from government agencies, international corporations, start-ups, and civic organizations from around the world.

Pictured (left-right) Mary Alice Adams, City of Benton Harbor commissioner; Siobhan Williams, MBK Scholar and MSW student; Marian Tripplett, WMU MSW faculty specialist; Marcus Muhammad, City of Benton Harbor mayor; and Carolyn Creamer, MBK Scholar and MSW student. (Not pictured) is Tracy-Ann Cleveland Jennings, MBK Scholar and MSW student.

WMU-Southwest Students Travel to Flint for My Brother's Keeper Youth Summit

In October, three My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Scholars from WMU-Southwest traveled to Flint, Michigan for the state-wide My Brother’s Keeper Youth Summit. The summit allows MBK communities from across the state to discuss how they are working to promote increased opportunities and develop innovative approaches for the youth and young adults.

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WMU to Announce Alliance with Florida Southwestern State College

Officials from Western Michigan University and Florida Southwestern State College will gather Tuesday, Oct. 18, to announce an alliance that will allow WMU to offer several high-profile academic programs at FSW's Charlotte County, Florida, campus.