Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


GRCC hosts annual Giants Awards at DeVos Place

Event honors African-American individuals and organizations for community involvement.

January 23, 2015
Next month an annual awards banquet will honor the influential work and initiatives of 13 African-American individuals and organizations. Read More

University completes $34M renovation of student center

January 20, 2015
A university is enjoying its renovated student center in the heart of its campus — after embarking on the $34-million project about three years ago. Read More

Colleges win President's Honor Roll award

January 20, 2015
Seven West Michigan colleges have won the President’s Honor Roll award for the meaningful outcomes of their community service work. Read More

Mayor names champions of diversity

January 19, 2015
A prominent educator and the executive director of an inaugural art festival is one of four disability advocates who were recently recognized as a Champion of Diversity by the mayor of Grand Rapids. Read More

WMU names dean of engineering college

January 16, 2015
An experienced civil engineer, educator and accomplished researcher will join Western Michigan University this summer as a new dean. Read More

Forecast for West Michigan economy in '15: 'steady growth'

January 16, 2015
What’s the state of West Michigan’s economy and real estate industry?  Read More

College receives $1M gift

January 15, 2015
A lifelong learning program addressing the intellectual and spiritual needs of older learners in the region has been awarded a $1-million endowment to support its continued growth. Read More

University campus sees $5.5M renovation

January 14, 2015
A university’s satellite campus is undergoing extensive renovations to create a more productive environment for students, help increase enrollment in the area and prepare for the future. Read More

GRCC names VP and dean for workforce development

January 12, 2015
A Grand Rapids Community College provost finalist will assume a new executive leadership position at the school. Read More

Gaming firm partners with college

January 8, 2015
A digital game developer has partnered with a college to give students hands-on experience designing concept art for a mobile game. Read More