Changing How Millennials Earn & Learn


Manpower's and West’s unprecedented approach to offering full college tuition may serve to “change the way millennials work and go to school,” according to Tracy Lorenz, President of Western International University (West).

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West Joins Forces with NAW


Western International University (West) and the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) have joined forces to develop the Next Generation Leadership program to support leadership development in the wholesale distribution industry.

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West Ranks Third in MBA Enrollment

PBJ MBA 2015

Western International University (West) ranked third in MBA enrollment among universities who responded to the Phoenix Business Journal 2015 education survey.  The survey measured Fall 2015 enrollment among universities within metropolitan Phoenix.  Click here to view survey results.

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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International Speakers Meet June 2 & 16


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 or login to, 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 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.