Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


Amway funds $10M Stanford study on wellness

September 22, 2014
Amway is providing $10 million in unrestricted funds to a top university for a “first-of-its-kind” research study on the impact of dietary and lifestyle habits on wellness and aging. Read More

Baker College of Muskegon showcases new health care facility

September 19, 2014
Baker College of Muskegon is celebrating the completion of a new $8 million building with an open house that invites community members to explore the “destination” training facility for individuals pursuing the health sciences. Read More

MCC acquires former Muskegon Chronicle building

September 19, 2014
Muskegon Community College is in the process of investing $28.6 million in renovations and expansions on campus and in the core of the downtown district — its largest infrastructure investment since the 1960s. Read More

University wins platinum for library

September 19, 2014
A college library has been designated the first LEED Platinum library in the state. Read More

College plans $7.2M urban campus

September 18, 2014
A community college is planning to settle into the core of a lakeshore town by acquiring a former newspaper building to accommodate its growth in enrollment and programming. Read More

Grand Rapids suburb ranks as 'most-educated town' in state

September 17, 2014
Business Insider has been publishing reports from the federal government’s American Community Survey and recently ranked a Grand Rapids suburb the “most-educated town” in Michigan. Read More

'Best Colleges' ranks West Michigan schools

September 16, 2014
The final grades from U.S. News & World Report are in for colleges across West Michigan. Read More

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

Aquinas students teach Clark residents how to use social media

Service project unites students with local retirement community.

September 12, 2014
Tech-savvy Aquinas College students are volunteering to help seniors learn how to communicate in real-time with family members and friends. Read More