Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


Cornerstone University names EVP of academics

June 29, 2015
A man with more than 28 years of experience in higher education is the new executive vice president for academics at Cornerstone University and dean of its Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Read More

Preschool franchise opens location

June 26, 2015
A preschool franchise known for teaching children through a play-based curriculum is opening its second location in the market. Read More

Northwood expands programming for corporate, executive sectors

June 19, 2015
Northwood University is launching an initiative to tailor existing programs and opportunities to better meet the needs of corporate partners and students. Read More

DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy moves to GVSU

June 19, 2015
A bi-annual medical and ethics forum is under new direction and leadership after GVSU received a gift from the Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation. Read More

MSU breaks ground on Grand Rapids Research Center

June 18, 2015
Michigan State University has broken ground on its $88.1-million Grand Rapids Research Center downtown, with a vision to create an epicenter for academic research, collaboration and innovation. Read More

MSU College of Human Medicine dean named CEO of health system

June 17, 2015
After roughly nine years serving as dean of MSU’s College of Human Medicine, Dr. Marsha Rappley will leave behind a firm foundation as she takes on a new opportunity at a Virginia-based university and health system this fall. Read More

Tribe partners with college for career training

June 17, 2015
A tribe and college in the region have established a partnership that will grant specialized educational programs to the tribe and include a $500,000 grant to the college. Read More

LPGA tournament produces collegiate invitational

June 17, 2015
College golfers from across the state and Midwest will compete next week for an opportunity to play in a local LPGA tournament. Read More

Ford airport re-constructs runway

June 8, 2015
One of Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s three runways will undergo re-construction, beginning June 22, which the airport said is necessary to support future pilot training. Read More

Donations put MCC on fast track

June 5, 2015
A local developer known for his real estate projects in Muskegon and a highly successful entrepreneur have teamed to donate approximately $550,000 to Muskegon Community College’s entrepreneurial studies programming. Read More