Higher Education

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Tech firm partnering on U-M innovation program

December 7, 2016
A local digital consulting firm is partnering on an organizational innovation program certified by the University of Michigan. Read More

Cooley Law, Ford Museum expand ‘leadership’ ethics class

WMU Cooley student describes first semester of program as ‘life-changing.’

December 2, 2016
It’s official: More people in the community want to know and emulate how former President Gerald R. Ford made decisions. Read More

High school anchors urban development

Southwest Community Campus High School to serve GRPS students graduating from Southwest Community Campus in Roosevelt Park neighborhood.

December 2, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Days before Thanksgiving, Grand Rapids Public Schools announced it was granting a Grand Rapids neighborhood with one of its greatest wishes: a new high school. Read More

College constructing $37.5M building along Medical Mile

December 1, 2016
A local college has broken ground on a health care campus along Medical Mile and selected the namesake for the building — a prominent business leader and the project’s first and lead donor. Read More

Charter school company names president and CEO

November 28, 2016
A new president and CEO has been named to lead a multi-state charter school management company based in Grand Rapids. Read More

Inside Track: ‘Leading with compassion’

Dean of MSU College of Human Medicine preaches treating everybody, especially his patients, with respect.

November 25, 2016
As a child, Norman J. Beauchamp Jr. always came to the dinner table prepared to answer three questions posed by his mother: How was your day? What was your highlight? And did you achieve your goals? Read More

Partnership provides pipeline to college

T2C Studio opens to help first-generation college students and students of color.

November 25, 2016
Area education and municipal leaders said they are concerned not enough Grand Rapids Public Schools students make it to and through college — which means the region’s talent pool is not as strong as it could be. Read More

President-elect Trump names Betsy DeVos education secretary

November 23, 2016
West Michigan will be represented in the Trump administration. Read More

Medical school wins national award

November 23, 2016
A local medical school has been honored by a national association for its “outstanding contributions to medicine” and community service. Read More

College names president

November 21, 2016
A downtown college has selected a new president praised for his “vision” and “expertise.” Read More