Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers health care, economic development, higher education, startups, human resources and lakeshore. Email Rachel at rweick at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelJean14

ARTICLES

Electricity choice offers significant benefit to schools

Districts put utility savings into improving classroom programs.

May 29, 2015
As debate about implementing a fully regulated electricity market in the state powers up, Michigan K-12 school districts are faced with the prospect of losing the Electric Choice Program that has helped reduce electric expenditures and allowed reinvestment into the classroom. Read More

Campaign raises $33.6M for Challenge Scholars program

Students from city’s west side now have a clearer path toward college.

May 29, 2015
Funding for an innovative program developed by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and Grand Rapids Public Schools has surpassed the $32 million goal. Read More

Steelcase sells Pyramid building to Nevada firm

May 29, 2015
After several years of marketing the iconic Pyramid building to potential buyers, Steelcase has announced the sale of the facility to an out-of-state firm with experience working in West Michigan. Read More

GVSU names first VP of enrollment development

May 29, 2015
A long-time administrator is the first vice president of enrollment development at Grand Valley State University. Read More

University receives $1.5M gift

May 28, 2015
A married couple has given a $1.5-million gift to their alma mater to enhance on-campus facilities and provide scholarships for students. Read More

Civic association taps crowdfunding for sports complex

May 28, 2015
A nonprofit is using a Michigan-based crowdfunding platform to help hit its fundraising goal out of the park for a roughly 35-acre youth sports complex. Read More

Bank delivers on 'Investing With You' campaign

May 28, 2015
A bank has presented four schools in communities within its footprint with checks as part of its “Investing With You” campaign. Read More

Health systems win national Practice Greenhealth awards

May 28, 2015
Several health care systems and their facilities have won Environmental Excellence awards from a national health care nonprofit promoting eco-friendly practices. Read More

Rehab company expands footprint

May 27, 2015
A rehab company is expanding its footprint in one of the region’s markets in response to demand by the community and physician requests. Read More

GRCC names executive director of foundation

May 26, 2015
An experienced education administrator is the new leader of the $30-million Grand Rapids Community College Foundation. Read More