Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


Health care training company releases mobile app

February 9, 2016
A product developed by an educational company focused on health care training and testing is going mobile. Read More

Seminaries must adapt to thrive in the 21st century

Western Theological Seminary is seeing enrollment increases, but not all are ‘traditional’ students.

February 5, 2016
For a 150-year-old institution to survive in the 21st century, it’s accepted that some changes have to be made. In the world of theological education, that’s true, as well. Read More

GRCC joins national affordable textbook program

February 5, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids Community College has joined a growing list of schools that are providing free, professional-quality textbooks to students to improve access to higher educational learning. Read More

Students, Spectrum partner on med devices

Biomedical engineering students are more adept at bringing products to market.

February 5, 2016
A partnership between Grand Valley State University and Spectrum Health Innovations could lead to new medical devices and startup companies. Read More

College receives $1M gift

February 4, 2016
A family estate has donated $1 million to support a local college's biology, chemistry and nursing departments. Read More

Firm uses technology to reach troubled students

Success Virtual Learning Centers partners with schools to complete graduation requirements.

January 29, 2016
Students who have left high school before graduating now have a new option to complete their learning in a virtual setting. Read More

Financial support to education in 2015 hits $40.3B

Contributions to higher education institutions rose to unprecedented levels.

January 29, 2016
Colleges and universities throughout the nation experienced another record breaking year in 2015 in terms of fundraising efforts. Read More

West Michigan colleges raise $144M

January 28, 2016
In West Michigan, nine higher education institutions raised more than $144.7 million last year. Read More

Construction firm 'tops off' Notre Dame project

January 28, 2016
A construction firm in the region has celebrated a milestone in a project for the University of Notre Dame. Read More

Q&A: Janean Couch

January 26, 2016
Janean Couch is a coach, counselor and connector of people. Read More