College of Health and Human Services

Western Michigan University's College of Health and Human Services was established in 1976 and moved to its new home on WMU's Oakland Drive Campus in 2005.

The college is composed of exceptional, longstanding programs in blindness and low vision studies, nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant, social work, and speech pathology and audiology. Emerging programs include gerontology, health technology, holistic health and others.

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Dean Washington calls for 2014-2015 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award nominations
Faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members are invited to nominate or re-nominate a WMU College of Health and Human Services faculty member for the 2014-2015 Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.

Excellence in teaching is a hallmark of the college. The Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes and sustains that tradition. Find information about the award and the nomination process on the nomination form. Also available is a list of eligible faculty membersNominations are due by noon on Friday, April 10, 2015. 

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