West Teams with Manpower


Manpower introduced its MyPath Program for Associates who have ambitions to move on and move up. As part of the MyPath Program, Manpower provides no-cost college degree courses from Western International University (West).

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West Rocks JA Day!


West's President Tracy Lorenz and VP of Marketing Chris Hewitt having fun in fourth grade at JA Day.

Western International University (West) volunteers partnered with Junior Achievement of Arizona to teach the JA Day curriculum on Thursday April 21. This is the seventh consecutive year that volunteer staff, students, and faculty from our West community spent the day in a classroom inspiring and preparing young K-5 students for their future success! Junior Achievement of Arizona provides all curriculum materials and training, then our volunteers go forth and present the lessons. Many thanks to our volunteers, and to the students and their teachers for allowing us to share their classrooms. More photos: http://bit.ly/1T1M68W

April Alumni News

The April 2016 edition of the West Alumni Connection newsletter is now available! Click here to read about our new alumni referral and reenrollment program, Doug Gulleson's favorite pastime, and where in the world is Adrienne Howell?

Celebrating Dress For Success Phoenix


West President Tracy Lorenz & Board of
Trustees Vice Chair Barry Wong

Western International University (West) was pleased to help Dress For Success Phoenix celebrate its first year of operations of the Dress For Success Phoenix Mobile Career Center! The Mobile Career Center serves underprivileged women in outlying areas of Maricopa County who are seeking career development tools such as job skills training, coaching, and professional attire for interviews. West is a Sliver Sponsor of the Mobile Career Center, and West President Tracy Lorenz serves on the Dress For Success Phoenix board. View more images:  http://bit.ly/1MbXwKr

International Speakers Meet May 5 & 19


Join West's International Speakers group for their Toastmasters meetings in Room 230 at the Tempe campus, on the first and third Thursday each month, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m MST.

Meetings are open to West students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the public, and visitors are always welcome.

For details on this organization, email Hue.Haslim@west.edu or login to my.west.edu, click on Communities tab, then the All Clubs link.

Distinguished Faculty Nominations

Each year Western International University honors a distinguished faculty member for recognition at the annual commencement ceremony. The Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes a faculty member who exhibits exemplary performance in the classroom as well as inspires and supports students in their pursuit of their degree.

Students may log in to my.west.edu and link to the nomination form from the announcement on your MyWest dashboard screen. Each student may nominate only one faculty member, and all nominations are due by Friday, July 15, 2016.