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Colleges, universities, technical schools and training
First class of medical assistants will begin at GRCC in January.
A new apprenticeship program that will be offered by a trio of community colleges in West Michigan beginning in January is aimed at creating careers in the health care field. Read More
A report says there are thousands of international students on West Michigan college campuses — contributing to a top-10 ranking for the state — and several colleges' study-abroad programs are among the nation's most active. Read More
Michigan Future report emphasizes a transition toward a knowledge-based economy.
In the report Michigan’s Transition to a Knowledge-Based Economy 2007-2014, Michigan Future Inc. explores why the state has become a low-prosperity state and the economic challenges the state — and Grand Rapids and Detroit — must overcome to move toward high prosperity and generating a broad middle class. Read More
Johnson Center’s executive director has global aspirations, but a community focus.
While at Lansing Community College in the 1980s, Kyle Caldwell spent a week riding with midnight ambulance shifts. Read More
The school’s Design Thinking Initiative reaches across all academic disciplines.
Grand Valley State University’s Design Thinking Initiative provides opportunities to gain an understanding of the collaborative, interdisciplinary and integrative problem-solving approach. Read More
A university has broken ground on a roughly $15.5-million facility in the area for its business college. Read More