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Alumni Spotlight: Helping Others Create

Deon Mixon (B.F.A.’17, Graphic Design) is not only passionate about his work as a graphic designer, but he’s also passionate about opening the door to the art for youth. Right now, Deon is teaching kids in Detroit about graphic design, but he wants to reach even farther. Deon decided in

Giving Impact: Marla Miller Smith

In the 60’s, Marla Miller Smith (’66) was a featured twirler who received more than 250 twirling awards, including the Indiana State Fair Championship, and after graduating from high school, she brought her talent to Western Michigan University. Decades later, The Marla Miller Smith Bronco Marching Band Endowment would become

Alumni Spotlight: Giving the Gift of Reading

“I must thank WMU for not only giving me a wonderful undergraduate experience, but the chance to study abroad and discover what I love doing. If I hadn't been encouraged to study abroad, I would not be doing now what I love in the Peace Corps.” Mari Katherine Grover (B.S.’18,

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