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William Horton-Anderson

Assistant Director, Academic & Student Affairs
Department: Full-Time MBA Program
Office:
Minskoff Pavilion
651 N Shaw Ln Rm M100L
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-4110
  • Biography
    William Horton-Anderson is the Assistant Director of the Full-Time MBA Program in the Broad College at Michigan State University. Prior to his education, he was a Store Manager of a multi-million-dollar retail store that saw continuous annual gains throughout this tenure and an Area Mentor of retail stores in the region. His business experience includes retail management, marketing strategies, and human resources.

    As an adult learner, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Michigan University. His research throughout undergraduate and graduate education surrounded behavioral and cognitive reactions to advertisements (both political and corporate) and LGBTQ+ experiences in education. After obtaining his degrees, he then worked in higher education by holding various positions that included Career Advisor, Education Abroad Coordinator, and Mental Health Counselor.

    Prior to the Broad College, he was an Academic Counselor at SUNY-Farmingdale State College in New York. William has been with the Broad College since 2018, where he served as an Academic Advisor for undergraduate education. His professional interests include LGBTQ+ corporate representation, interpersonal organizational justice, professional development/training, and community development. His varying business experiences, paired with his mental health/psychological educational training, complement a passion to develop the next diverse and inclusive global business leaders.

  • Courses
    • BUS 101: Freshman Seminar for Business
    • MBA 845: Integrative Action Projects
  • Media Mentions
    • AUDIO
      Diversity Is More Than A Buzzword
      October 30, 2020
      Outlet: Michigan State University, Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
      In all of 2020’s tumult & uncertainty, the Hatchcast team decided to examine the subject of diversity. We wanted to find ways for entrepreneurs to see the lay of the land through perspectives listeners might not otherwise see. As a society, change only happens when we engage in perspective-taking. With perspective, we make better decisions. This two-part miniseries is intended to help one think through intentional decisions about company culture & the roles startups play in creating

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