Northwood University nominated for Womens Business Council â€“ Southwests Corporation of the Year
CEDAR HILL – Northwood University has been selected as a finalist for the Women’s Business Council – Southwest’s Corporation of the Year, among nominees such as Frito-Lay, IKEA Dallas and ExxonMobil.
"We are thrilled to be a part of such a fine organization that is in the forefront of helping local businesswomen," said Roy Wilson, Northwood’s director of outreach said of the WBCS. "And to be in the company of other outstanding companies in this category is an honor."
Other nominees for Corporation of the Year include American Airlines, Brinker International, Dell, Inc. and the University of North Texas.
About the Women’s Business Council – Southwest
Headquartered in Arlington, WBCS is dedicated to increasing mutually beneficial procurement opportunities between certified woman-owned businesses, corporations, businesses, government entities, institutions and other organizations. With more than 775 WBE members and 80 corporate sustaining members, WBCS is in its 15th year of providing national certification to women-owned businesses. To find out more about the WBCS please visit www.wbcsouthwest.org.
WBCS administers the national certification on behalf of the Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for the following states Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
About Northwood University
Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills and personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.
Private, nonprofit and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in Southern Florida, mid-Michigan and Northern Texas.
Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers full-time, evening and industry specific master’s degree programs for entrepreneurs and executives in Michigan, Texas and Switzerland.
The Alden B. Dow Creativity Center on the Midland, Michigan, campus specializes in creative thinking and innovation development. International education is offered through terms abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Bahrain. Northwood University also operates the Margaret Chase Smith Library in Maine.
50 Years of Enterprise and Ethics
Northwood University is marking its 50-year anniversary. Founded in 1959, Northwood has grown to a national and international presence and is an influential advocate for free enterprise. Celebrations are planned across the country and around the world to commemorate the vision and success of Northwood Univer-sity’s founders, Drs. R. Gary Stauffer and Arthur Turner.