Senior Venezia Jones, of Detroit, was one of only 50 selected by the American Advertising Federation to participate in its Most Promising Multicultural Students Program.
April 2017 WMU News
Trustees are expected to vote on the selection of a single candidate when they meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, in the Heritage Hall Ballroom.
Federal funding is supporting a new community-based education program that will make more South and Southeast Asia language and culture classes available in West Michigan.
Dr. Don Cooney will give a presentation titled "The Foundation for Excellence: The City of Promise Moves Forward" at 8 a.m. Friday, April 28, in 2150 Schneider Hall.
The 22-member search committee narrowed the field following airport interviews with nine candidates. Three candidates were recommended to the Board of Trustees, which is expected to make a final decision soon.
A short program on April 21 also will note WMU's ninth consecutive Tree Campus USA designation and a student project to increase the number of trees in the Goldsworth Valley Pond area.
Dr. Giovanni Peri, professor and chair in the U.C.-Davis Department of Economics, will speak at noon Wednesday, April 19, in 2028 Brown Hall.
All WMU family members and friends are invited to pack Comerica Park Wednesday, June 28, for a night of tailgating, camaraderie and, of course, baseball.
Several summer programs are planned to help graduate assistants and full- and part-time faculty members keep moving forward in their careers as well as their teaching.
This semester's 10 Semiannual Make a Difference Award recipients will be recognized during a reception at 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, in 157 Bernhard Center.
Patrick Mixis, founder of Feed the World Café, will be the next speaker in the Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series at 8 a.m. Friday, April 14, in 2150 Schneider Hall.
This year's recipients of APA's three annual awards—Derek Andree, Lindsey S. Palar and Teri Schrimpf—will be feted April 18. Registrations are due by April 13.
Teresa Turner, of Kalamazoo, was one of 27 students statewide to win a competitive scholarship from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.
As part of Michigan's Financial Literacy Awareness Month, Financial Flings will be held April 6 and 12, providing helpful information as well as prizes and giveaways.
Enjoy games and giveaways at a campus event Wednesday, April 12, while learning about prescription drug abuse and how to properly dispose of medications.
The Thursday, April 6, lecture will feature Dr. Beverly Greene, who will touch on issues facing people of color who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning.
Dao Strom reads at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 6; New Issues Press authors Carol Zoref and Myronn Hardy read at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 13; and graduate students read at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22.