Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training

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Second Grand Rapids BRT route is in motion

October 17, 2014
The Rapid is one step closer to bringing a second bus rapid transit line to Grand Rapids. Read More

WMU’s aviation capital outlay receives endorsement

Labor council backs plan for $19M expansion using state appropriation.

October 17, 2014
A university nationally recognized for its aeronautics program is pursuing state funding for a $19 million expansion and renovation project for its aviation facility to accommodate projected industry growth for maintenance technicians. Read More

Davenport launches online competency-based MBA degree

Program puts more emphasis on business experience than classroom time.

October 17, 2014
Business professionals interested in earning an MBA can now be graded based on their proficiency of material rather than time spent in a classroom. Read More

New uses sought for outdated newspaper buildings

Former Grand Rapids Press building will be used by Michigan State University.

LANSING — As some Michigan newspapers downsize to smaller offices, they are leaving behind massive buildings that are outdated but still critical to the communities they cover. Read More

Online strategy is essential element of education

Colleges say student-faculty engagement and assessment tools contribute to success.

October 17, 2014
The online platform for education is a tool academic institutions can use to meet the needs and expectations of their students in an increasingly data-driven world, while providing an opportunity for nontraditional students or professionals to pursue a higher education. Read More

Northwood incorporates cohort approach in online MBA program

It’s the same process the university uses in its traditional advanced-degree classes.

October 17, 2014
A business school is adding a new MBA program to its repertoire with the launch of a fully integrated online curriculum for students in January. Read More

Architecture firm moves into university business park

October 16, 2014
An architecture and engineering firm is the newest tenant at a university’s business park in the region. Read More

Law firm produces People's Law School

October 14, 2014
A law firm is producing a five-week series that begins Wednesday on the American legal system — for people who want to better understand their rights. Read More

University builds $22M administrative building

October 13, 2014
A university has completed the $22-million transformation of its former library into an administrative building. Read More

Cinema owner supports education in Sierra Leone

October 3, 2014
Seeing education as a way to empower a community, John D. Loeks’ Schools for Sierra Leone campaign is bringing hope to a new generation in Kabala. Read More