Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'

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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

Chevrolet taps GVSU for partnership

September 10, 2014
A West Michigan university’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions are paying off. Read More

‘Design thinking’ initiative debuts at Grand Valley

Initiative will add to the design ecosystem in West Michigan.

September 5, 2014
Students at Grand Valley State University could soon be exposed to the collaborative problem-solving process necessary to think like a designer as a new initiative brings together existing curriculum, new programs and innovative partnerships. Read More

Family Business survey reveals strength and longevity

August 29, 2014
A survey conducted in collaboration by two West Michigan universities reveals the stabilizing force of family-owned businesses in the region. Read More

GVSU identifies business potential in districts

August 29, 2014
GVSU researchers are helping to drive economic development with a tool that provides access to key data on local neighborhoods. Read More

Religious affiliation can act as a buffer for companies

GVSU study finds customers were more forgiving of a service failure.

August 15, 2014
Consumers are likely to cut some slack for companies with a religious affiliation, according to a study led by a West Michigan professor. Read More