Integrated supply chain students recognized at national conference

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Photo of students in WMU's Integrated Supply Management program.

Students in WMU's Integrated Supply Management program

KALAMAZOO—Three Western Michigan University undergraduate students are among those from a small group of the nation's top supply chain management programs who received scholarships and were recognized at the 13th annual Institute for Supply Management Services Conference in Phoenix. All three are seniors majoring in integrated supply management.

Student honorees

  • Dylan Green of Livonia, Mich.
  • Ross Hughes of Commerce Township, Mich.
  • David Lipowski of Mattawan, Mich.

A total of 16 students from such institutions as WMU, Arizona State University, Michigan State University, Rutgers University and the University of San Diego received $1,000 plus a travel allowance to attend the conference Dec. 6-7.

Institute for Supply Management Services

The ISM Services group champions best practices associated with supply management practitioners who source services such as temporary labor, consultants, building services telecom and technology, or who work in one of the many services-related industries.

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Integrated Supply Management program

WMU's integrated supply management program in the Haworth College of Business combines engineering, information technology, and supply chain and business education to prepare graduates for challenging and high-paying careers. Graduating seniors enjoy a near-perfect placement rate.

Several publications have praised the undergraduate program for its leadership in preparing students for careers in supply chain management. Purchasing Magazine cites WMU’s program as the "curriculum for the 21st century because of its bold and innovative approach that provides students with backgrounds in both business and technical areas."