April 2015 WMU News

WMU education departments to host teacher appreciation event

The Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies and Special Education and Literacy Studies departments are hosting "Teacher Appreciation Celebration: Learning Together" from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, in 1920 Sangren Hall.

Campus compensation project heads for home stretch

The University Staff Compensation Project is moving quickly to completion with new job title guidelines developed and the final assignment of University positions to the new pay structure nearly complete.

WMU grants near $2.4 million mark in March

Grants to WMU nearly hit the $2.4 million mark in March, pushing the year-to-date total to almost $25 million. Grants for research closed in on $1 million, followed by grants for instruction at almost $800,000.

Larry E. Syndergaard obituary

Larry E. Syndergaard, WMU professor emeritus of English, died April 15 in Kalamazoo. He was 78. A memorial service and celebration of his life is planned for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31, in the Fetzer Center.

Student honored for leadership, service

WMU junior David Bere of Kalamazoo was named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for being a promising student leader who has demonstrated an investment in his community.

WMU to offer BSW program in Benton Harbor

Applications are due Friday, May 1, for classes that will begin in September. The unique hybrid program features online learning, limited face-to-face sessions and evening classes.

Sindecuse Health Center achieves AAAHC accreditation

After going through an extensive assessment and examination process by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Sindecuse Health Center has had its accreditation renewed by the organization.