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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

GVSU tuition increases 2.8 percent

Increase is lowest in 10 years, thanks to meeting performance guidelines.

July 18, 2014
Current and future Lakers are looking at the lowest tuition rate increase in the last 10 years. Read More

GVSU introduces philanthropy and nonprofit leadership degree

Graduate students will have the chance to work with local nonprofits.

June 27, 2014
West Michigan is good at philanthropy. Grand Valley State University will try to make it better. Read More

Honeybee research takes flight at GVSU

Professors and students develop online network to share information

June 13, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) One-third of the food people consume is produced through the pollination efforts of honeybees, which is why beekeepers, farmers and scientists have grave concerns about the rapid bee population decline. Read More