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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,

Elevating the Military and Veteran Experience at WMU

“We’re in the mindset of the military, that structure,” Ross said. “We get thrown back into the real world—college is crazy enough as it is, and then we have many benefits to consider—having these systems in place makes the transition a million times easier. It softens the burden and shows

Alumni Spotlight: From Waldo Library to the Library of Congress

“From managing the production of billion-dollar budgets to assisting visitors to Capitol Hill, my WMU public administration degrees have provided a solid foundation for a lifetime of public service.” Mark Schermerhorn (B.S.’74; M.P.A.’77) knew early on that he wanted to work in the public sector, and after enjoying a long

The Rise of Rochon – Randall’s Aviation Journey and The Power of Giving Back

When exploring new worlds and chasing opportunities, it helps to have a guide navigating your paths. Meet Randall Rochon, a 2002 graduate of the Western Michigan University College of Aviation and a founding member of the campus chapter of what is now known as the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals
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