Annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 4:30 pm in Young Auditorium.
This event celebrates the acheivements of students in the College of Arts and Communication and other academic and creative excellence.
Keynote Speaker - Michael Betker
Michael Betker is a 20 year Marketing & Advertising Executive, Entrepreneur and Lecturer who brings his professional experience into the university courses he teaches. Mike has worked with numerous brands including GE, Briggs & Stratton, Pentair and others, and for the last 3 years has functioned as a Partner and Chief Marketing Officer for a business incubator in Chicago. Mike specializes in integrated marketing communications with a strong focus on digital marketing, and is the advisor for the Whitewater Advertising Association (WAA). Mike's current teaching experience includes Speech Communication, Advertising Foundations, Electric Media Copy Writing, Media Planning & Buying, Advertising & PR Account Management, and Communication Conflict Resolution. In his spare time, Mike enjoys full service marketing & advertising consulting for companies and non-profit organizations. Mike lives in Hartland with his wife Jeannette, his two daughters Ainsley and Hayden, and his Australian Labradoodle Declan.