Business

What it means to be Western

What it means to be Western

The Western Community

Take a peek into campus life and explore the strong Western community. Our students push beyond their comfort zones because they know they have the support of fellow Mountaineers. 

What it means to be Western

Hands-On Learning

Before they leave campus, Mountaineers gain workplace practice and put their education to the test. Applied projects give students experience that goes well beyond the theoretical while building their communication, project-management and problem solving skills.

 

 

What it means to be Western
Chelsea speaks with two students in Borick

Career Success

The School of Business is the only school at Western that boasts its own Office of Career Success. Director Chelsea Dalporto-McDowell works to ensure business students develop not only their classroom skills but also the soft skills necessary for the job hunt.

Success Stories
head shot of tyler brandt

Tyler Brandt
Student

Tyler Brandt went to college to “be around people who were really engaged and really wanted to do something.” He found that community at Western, where he says he “couldn’t be happier.”

Success Stories
A portrait-style headshot of Jessica Laramie

Jessica Laramie
Professor

Energy Management professor Jessica Laramie came to Western following a decade in the oil and gas industry. Today, she helps students apply their coursework to real-world work, like installing solar power systems in off-grid communities.

Success Stories

Doug Carlson
Alumnus

Doug Carlson left Western with an accounting degree in 1981, but the world knows him as much more than a Certified Public Accountant. From CFO of Aspen Ski Company to co-founder of FIJI Water, Carlson has found no shortage of success.

Instagram