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AZ: Glendale Campus Hires New Special Events Manager

April 06, 2009

by Karen Mattox

Midwestern University Welcomes

New Special Events Manager

GLENDALE, ARIZONA (April 6, 2009)—Midwestern University (MWU) announces the appointment of Johnny Watson to the role of Manager of Special Events.

Mr. Watson will plan campus and community events for MWU’s growing Glendale Campus, including Commencement, the White Coat Ceremony, faculty and staff recognition events, the Bright Lights Shining Stars fundraising gala, and the Chippin’ in for Students golf tournament.

He brings a wealth of event management experience to MWU, including two years with the Arizona Diamondbacks, where he recently served as Manager of Game Operations and Entertainment and was recognized by Major League Baseball as Employee of the Month. He has also worked in events/operations positions for the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury as well as Arizona State University.

Mr. Watson attended Coe College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.

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For more information, please contact:
Karen Mattox