Tuesday, August 28th, 3 - 7 P.M.

Sangren Mall, Western Michigan University

 

Bronco Bash is WMU’s annual welcome back festival which assists students in transitioning to campus life each fall. An estimated 15,000 students and community members attend annually. Over 450 booths participate to share information, market services, and sign-up volunteers. Booths include registered student organizations, campus departments, local businesses, and community organizations. This celebration of the WMU and Kalamazoo communities is unlike any other event, don’t miss your opportunity to attend, or get involved with this tradition!
 
Bronco Bash also provides live entertainment in the form of local bands. Novelty attractions are available free of charge and food is available for purchase. It is the perfect way for students, especially first-year and transfer students, to connect with Western's Campus and the Kalamazoo Community! Attend Bronco Bash and find out about ways to get involved in student groups on campus, what there is to do in the Kalamazoo community, and meet new people.

 
 
 Bronco Bash Map

Entertainment & Activities

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yolonda lavender:

is a national recording artist with the independent label Truth Tone Records. She is a singer/songwriter, curator, composer, arranger and performing artist from Kalamazoo, whose sound is soul-based with gospel, r&b, hip-hop, blues and jazz influences. Yolonda has showcased her artistry in artistic spaces around the country and shared stages with the likes of artists such as Erykah Badu, Keith Murray, The Spinners, En Vogue and more. Yolonda is the CEO of Soul Artistry LLC which focuses it's efforts on curating artistry rich experiences and artistic cultivation. Yolonda is also the Executive Director of the Black Arts & Cultural Center in Kalamazoo as well as an advocate and activist who takes pride in using her artistry to spread the messages of peace and love and to promote social justice all in an effort to evoke change.
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The Last Gasp Collective:

Sometimes soft or loud, at times smooth and mature, other times youthful and thought provoking, their raw, yet passion filled performances have intrigued thousands in little over a year at Midwest Fest, Lamplight Festival, and the Black Arts Fest. The group has shared the stage with acts such as Nappy Roots, Bus Driver, The Go Rounds, Guilty Simpson, Shamar Alef, J. Robb. Yolonda Lavender and DC of Truth Tone. Last Gasp continues to be a huge promoter of the collaborative spirit that is shared among many artists in Southwest Michigan.

Registered Booths:

Homecoming 2018

College of Education and Human Development

Office of the President

Facilities Management

Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

AFSCME Local 1668

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society

Student Media Group

Midwest Family Dental Care

Pi Kappa Phi

St. Thomas More Catholic Student Parish

The Chess Club at Western Michigan University

Muslim Students’ Association

Criminal Justice Student Association

OUTspoken

FemiNOW

Business Association of Mentors

Bronco Disc Golf Club

Western Student Education Association

You Come First

American Sign Language Club

Racquetball Club

Project Big Sister

Henry Hall Poker

Student Music Therapy Association

Cru

Men's Club Ultimate

Sigma Gamma Rho

Young Americans for Liberty

Sincerely From

International Student Fellowship

Western Michigan Gamers Guild

Young Democratic Socialists of America

Arabic Club

Network of Enlightened Women

Vocaholics at WMU

FOCUS Kalamazoo

Students of Architectural Interest

Engineers without Borders

Alpha Epsilon Delta

The Society of Women Enigneers

North Pines Church

Grace Covenant Ministries

Pre-Law Society

Pre-PA Society

College Democrats

Physics Club

Alpha Omega Co-Ed Christian Fraternity Inc.

Alumni Association of Phi Theta Kappa (AOM PTK)

You Beautiful Black Woman (YBBW)

Club Sailing at Western Michigan University

Worklight Improv

National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

Redemption Dance Team

Women's Lacrosse Club

Student Chapter of Society of Plastics Engineers

Intercultural Business Student Association (IBSA)

Western Swing Society

Sigma Tau Gamma

Project Uplift

Girls of Action

Geography Club

Turning Point USA

AFSCME Local 1668

Office of LBGT Student Services

WMU Office for Sustainability

Student Success Services

Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)

WMU Signature

Office of Information Technology

Lambda Chi Alpha

Intercultural Business Student Association (IBSA)

Red Cross Club

Ratio Christi at Western Michigan University

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Pakistani Students Association

Sigma Lambda Gamma Inc.

Turning Point USA

Student Autism Alliance of Michigan (SAAM)

Movement Exchange at Western Michigan University

National Gay Pilots Association at Western Michigan University

United Campus Ministry

College of Arts and Sciences

WMU-Cooley Law School

Suicide Prevention Program

WMU School of Social Work

Career Counseling Program

Eta Sigma Gamma

NAACP College Chapter

Omega Delta Phi Fraternity Inc.

Sigma Tau Delta

Theta Chi Fraternity

A Club of Euchre

Stones Collegiate Ministry

Phi Alpha Theta: History Honors Society

Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse

WMU Men’s Lacrosse

Alpha Lambda Delta

Dance Marathon

Trident Properties

PNC bank

Almond Nails Spa Lounge

CE Competitive Edge LLC

Consumers Credit Union

The Landing Apartments

Revel & Roll West

Kalamazoo Wings

St. Thomas More Catholic Student Parish

Golden Elites Allstars

WMU Student Veterans Of America

Brazilian Student Association

Western Student Education Association

Western Student Association

Order of Omega- Honor Society

Chabad

Malaysian Students' Association

NAACP College Chapter

A Club of Euchre

Stones Collegiate Ministry

Child Life Student Organization

Student Dietetic Association

H2O Church

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

RHA

Club Track & Field - Cross Country Team

Auxiliary Enterprises- Vending Services

International Students @ His House

Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse

WASH Campus Laundry Systems

Dining Services

Environmental Health and Safety

Behavioral Health Services/Unified Clinics

Refugee Outreach Collective

WMU Haenicke Institute for Global Education (Global Engagement)

Goofy Getaways, LLC

Shanty Creek Resorts

Adult and Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat

CE Competitive Edge LLC

Romas Pizza

BATTERIES PLUS BULBS

Sunrise Movement

National Society of Black Engineers

Dance Marathon

American Society of Engineering Management

Trend 45 Magazine

HitSquad Dance Team

Student Dietetic Association

H2O Church

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Dynasty Eilte Promotions

Kappa Phi Club

RHA

International Students @ His House

Medical Brigades Club-WMU Chapter

Alpha Phi

Air Line Pilots Association Airline Career Education Club

Student Occupational Therapy Association

WMU Educable

WeVote

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps

Refugee Outreach Collective

Walker Institute

Michigan GEAR UP

Dining Services

Adult and Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat

Anna's House Restaurant

Lake Michigan Credit Union

Anytime Fitness Kalamazoo

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Campus Court at Knollwood

Keep Smiling! Apparel

Back To Health Chiropractic

Airway Fun Center/ Escapology

Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers

Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes

Kalamazoo Gospel Mission

Alternatives Care Center

WMU Educable

L.I.T.T.Y

Protect Life

International Youth and Students for Social Equality at WMU

Esports at WMU

German Club

Kappa Alpha Psi Coed Fraternity

Romas Pizza

Harding's Friendly Markets

Groups Recover Together

Ritzygalore/ Fabulash

Chase Bank

Airway Fun Center/ Escapology

iAmGr8nes

Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers

Firm Foundation Ministries

Kalamazoo House of Prayer

Kalamazoo Gospel Mission

Kalamazoo Public Library

Kzoo Cat Cafe and Rescue

Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity

Kalamazoo County Government

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Ja’dore Dance Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kalamazoo Scooter

Fleis & VandenBrink

Gift of Life Michigan

WMU Signature

Sindecuse Health Center

Surplus Sales

Miller Auditorium

The Landing Apartments

Fleis & VandenBrink

Samaritan's Purse, Operation Christmas Child

The WMU Broncords

Golden Elites Allstars

Business Technology Network

Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity

Young Black Male Support Network

Latino Student Alliance

Women in Business

Food Marketing Association

Alternative Bronco Breaks

Sales and Business Marketing Association

Alpha Xi Delta

Eta Eta Sigma

Chemistry Club

Delta Sigma Theta Soroity, Inc

Darts Club at WMU

Student Music Therapy Association

Delight WMU

Anime Addicts

College Republicans

SkyBroncos

Young Life College

Bronco Campus Ministries

The Society for Excellence in Human Resources

Hip Hop ConnXion Michigan

Pi Kappa Alpha

Refugee Outreach Collective

Asian Pacific American Student Association (APASA)

College Panhellenic Council

Aspiras

A Moment of Magic WMU

Sigma Kappa

Order of Omega- Honor Society

American Marketing Association

Chabad

Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority

The Chess Club at WMU

Management Student Organization (MSO)

The Black Student Union

Evolve Fitness

Phi Chi Theta

Malaysian Students' Association

Phi Sigma Pi

Alpha Kappa Psi Co-Ed Professional Business Fraternity

Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology

Society of Automotive Engineers

Best Buddies at WMU

Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Red Cross Club

Dodgeball Club

Ratio Christi at Western Michigan University

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Pakistani Students Association

Sigma Lambda Gamma Inc.

NRA Collegiate Coalition

Delta Sigma Pi

WMU Study Abroad

College of Arts and Sciences

Departments of Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy

WMU Public Safety

WMU-Cooley Law School

Student Chapter of Society of Plastics Engineers

Dodgeball Club

Western Swing Society

Sigma Tau Gamma

Project Uplift

Geography Club

NRA Collegiate Coalition

Delta Sigma Pi

Graphic Arts Society

SADA COLLECTIVE

Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)

Student Success Services

Office of Information Technology

WMU National Guard

Department of Mathematics

Lambda Chi Alpha

Center for Academic Success Programs

Bronco Express/Financial Aid

Chi Omega

UNmatched Dance Team

Hope for Health

Student Recreation Center

Alpha Omicron Pi

Sigma Alpha Lambda

Alpha Chi Omega

Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Delta Tau Lambda Sorority, Inc.

Womens club soccer program

Computer Club

13 Twenty-Four Apts.

Dover Hills Apartments

City of Kalamazoo

Adult and Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat

Shanty Creek Resorts

Goofy Getaways, LLC

Jakobson Management Company, LLC

Sunrise Movement

The Chess Club at Western Michigan University

Criminal Justice Student Association

Food Marketing Association

Sales and Business Marketing Association

You Come First

Racquetball Club

North Pines Church

Pre-PA Society

Management Student Organization (MSO)

UNmatched Dance Team

Hope for Health

Trend 45 Magazine

Broncos & beholders

HitSquad Dance Team

Student Academy of Audiology

Girls Representing Excellence In America Today

Kappa Phi Club

Russian Club

Club Baseball

Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc.

Womens club soccer program

Public Relaitons Organization

WMU Haenicke Institute for Global Education

Michigan GEAR UP

Walker Institute

University Libraries

Air Line Pilots Association Airline Career Education Club

Consumers Credit Union

Anna's House Restaurant

PNC Bank

Almond Nails Spa Lounge

Main St. Pub

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt

Greenleaf Hospitality Group

Social Rehab at Western Michigan University

Computer Club

Kappa Delta Pi

Child Life Student Organization

Broncos & beholders

Student Academy of Audiology

Geology Club

Minority Association of Pre Medical Students

Girls Representing Excellence In America Today

Club Track & Field - Cross Country Team

Sunseeker Solar Car Project

Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc.

Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji)

Western Aerospace Launch Initiative

Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals: WMU Student Chapter (OBAP WMU)

Circle K International

Esports at WMU

College Of Fine Arts

WMU Vice President for Research

University Libraries

Behavioral Health Services/Unified Clinics

Environmental Health and Safety

WASH Campus Laundry Systems

Shanty Creek Resorts

Consumers Credit Union

Almond Nails Spa Lounge

Walmart

Preferred Credit Union

Weave on Wheels

Noodles World Kitchen

Sport Clips Haircuts

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan

Sunrise Movement

Kalamazoo House of Prayer

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety

Army ROTC

Blaze College Ministry

Interfraternity Council

Friends of the Teaching Assistants Union and Professional Instructors Organization

Crossroads Campus Fellowship

Colleges Against Cancer

CSL PLASMA

Domino’s Pizza

Keep Smiling! Apparel

WMU Lions Campus Club

Bank of America

Paradise Cafe

iScribeMD

Powerhouse Gym - Kalamazoo

Battleground Skate House

NextGenAmerica

Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes

League of Women Voters of Kalamazoo Area

Health & Community Services Department

SGI-USA Buddhists of Kalamazoo

Steadfast International, LLC

Alternatives Care Center

Eta Sigma Gamma- Gamma Mu

Delta Sigma Pi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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