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ISM student wins $6,000 scholarship

Meriah Putnam, integrated supply management student at Western Michigan University, has been awarded the prestigious Transportation Club of Detroit scholarship for 2018. This marks the sixth consecutive year that a WMU student has won this award.

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ISM program among top 10 in the nation

The Gartner's ranking serves to solidify the strength of WMU's integrated supply management program, which was one of only three to be ranked in all three evaluation categories.

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30 Under 30

Do you know a young professional who graduated from Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business and is doing extraordinary things in business? Do you know someone under 30 who is shaping their industry, making a difference in their community, or breaking new ground? If you know a young alum who is a thought leader in business, or if you are this alum, then fill out our nomination form for the college's new 30 Under 30 digital publication, brought to you by the Young Alumni Advisory Board.

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How Benjamin Etshim built his success

When asked what he is most proud of in his professional career, Benjamin Etshim responded getting the job he has now with Marathon Petroleum. He loves that he gets to learn and do new things every day and see results of his hard work. His time in the Haworth College of Business not only helped give him the skills needed for the professional world but helped him to learn to build his own path to success through hard work, persistence, discipline and meaningful relationships.

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Internships ensure grads are ready day one

Internships give ISM students the opportunity to apply what they've learned in the classroom in a real-world setting, and they are frequently a key factor in obtaining a full-time position after graduation.

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Dr. Sime Curkovic on achieving the modern American dream through supply chain

Dr. Sime Curkovic saw his father achieve the American dream while working on an assembly line in Lansing, Michigan. As Curkovic prepared for college, he realized that this version of the American dream was slipping away. He knew he needed to find a career where demand for skilled labor exceeded supply, and found his calling in supply chain management. Today, he finds joy in helping his students achieve success.

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43 Credits, More Knowledge

Did you know? The WMU ISM program offers more supply-chain-specific coursework than other well-known programs. With 13 courses and 43 credits, you will be ready to work on day one.