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Expect increased expenditures

West Michigan is losing its edge in low-cost health care.

January 16, 2015
West Michigan employers will continue to face challenges when it comes to health care. Read More

Less competition cited as reason for dramatic health cost increases

January 9, 2015
For decades employers in West Michigan have enjoyed lower costs for health care than peers anywhere in Michigan and generally across the United States. Read More

GVSU adds Laker flair to farm-to-table concept

Students are enjoying the fruits of that labor.

November 14, 2014
With roots tracing back to a student-led initiative in 2008, a Grand Valley State University sustainable agricultural project serves up locally grown produce in meals on campus. Read More

Advertising competition offers students real world experience

November 14, 2014
A group of advertising students from Grand Valley State University and Central Michigan University will have the opportunity to see their ideas translated into a real world advertising campaign for Amway Grand Plaza’s The Hotel Kitchen brand, which produces and sells various sauces. Read More

University installs statue of fallen Grand Rapids soldier

November 10, 2014
A neurosurgeon-turned-artist’s donated sculpture is being unveiled on Tuesday morning at a university campus in honor of Veterans Day. Read More

MAREC tenant plans West Michigan's largest non-utility solar generator

September 26, 2014
Grand Valley State University has announced that a business incubator at the university’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center in Muskegon will build the largest non-utility solar generating project in West Michigan at Agritek Industries, a manufacturing company in Holland. Read More

GVSU receives $30K grant for brewery safety program

Rapid growth in industry statewide spurs MIOSHA action.

September 26, 2014
A free interactive training module developed by Grand Valley State University for craft brewers has been renewed by a state-funded grant to improve alternative and additional education on safety and health education in the industry. Read More

Change Ups: GVSU appoints 2014-15 artist-in-residence

September 26, 2014
Grand Valley State University has selected internationally recognized visual artist Nayda Collazo-Llorens as the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence for the 2014-15 academic year. Read More

Shaking off recession’s effects, SBA borrowing is booming

The number and volume of loans in Michigan are up at least 12 percent over last year.

September 12, 2014
More small businesses in Michigan this year are getting loans backed by the federal Small Business Administration, which one local expert attributes to a strengthening economy and greater confidence on the part of commercial lenders. Read More

Letter: GVSU charter schools deliver results

September 12, 2014
This fall nearly 32,000 students across Michigan are beginning their school year in a Grand Valley State University chartered school, and another 7,700 students are on waiting lists trying to enroll in a Grand Valley chartered school. Read More