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Davenport launches online competency-based MBA degree

Program puts more emphasis on business experience than classroom time.

October 17, 2014
Business professionals interested in earning an MBA can now be graded based on their proficiency of material rather than time spent in a classroom. Read More

Insurer donates 45 acres to university

October 1, 2014
A national multi-line insurer has donated 45 acres of land in the area to a university to help it expand its athletic complex. Read More

Davenport delivers job guarantee

Building the program involved input from 95 employers on what to include.

August 22, 2014
A university is standing behind its programs with the introduction of an employment guarantee program this fall that fosters student effectiveness in their chosen field. Read More

Davenport’s Master of Urban Education includes clinical model

Partnership with GRPS puts students in front of classrooms right away.

August 15, 2014
To address the concerns of the effectiveness of urban school educators, a Grand Rapids university is launching a graduate program this fall incorporating a practical application to change the model of how future teachers are prepared. Read More

Davenport included in competency-based education network

Initiative will give credit to students for what they know, not time spent in class.

May 16, 2014
A Grand Rapids-based academic institution has been chosen to participate in a higher education initiative to help meet the needs of students through competency-based metrics rather than classroom time. Read More

The Project tackles Michigan veteran benefits

Project management teams will present results to Gov. Snyder.

March 21, 2014
A college competition is bringing awareness to military veteran benefits while exposing students to project management practices. Read More

Captain Phillips turns to Grand Rapids

March 7, 2014
The hero of the Oscar-nominated film “Captain Phillips” is coming to talk business in Grand Rapids. Read More

University offers tax-prep help

January 31, 2014
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University students and faculty volunteers are offering free income tax preparation sessions to low- and middle-income tax filers at spots across West Michigan. Read More

University adds occupational therapy program

December 31, 2013
A local university will soon be offering a master’s degree for one of the fastest-growing careers in America. Read More

Universities accept national award for 'excellence in diversity'

November 29, 2013
Two West Michigan universities are demonstrating an award-winning commitment to diversity. Read More