Higher Education

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College steps into $7M athletic building

October 24, 2014
A college is preparing to unveil the roughly $7-million athletic building it began constructing last fall. Read More

University wins first place for student-retention program

October 24, 2014
A pair of staff members at a university in the region have won a first-place award from a regional association of deans for their strategy to help retain business students on academic probation. Read More

University wins silver for $1.7M construction project

October 23, 2014
A university in the region has cut the energy usage at its honors college by 50 percent after a $1.7-million renovation and expansion project that earned the school its latest LEED certification. Read More

University names director of military affairs office

October 23, 2014
The new director of the Office of Military and Veteran Affairs at a university in the region has more than 25 years of experience in the military, education and management. Read More

University names director of Japan center

October 22, 2014
One of the founding members of a center for research on Japan and outreach to the nation is now its director. Read More

University builds $1.2M stained-glass windows

October 20, 2014
A Danish artist is shedding light on a university’s planned $15-million chapel by creating a $1.2-million set of handcrafted stained-glass windows with about 4,000 pieces of glass. 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

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

New uses sought for outdated newspaper buildings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