Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


College names director of endowed and planned giving

April 29, 2016
A woman with more than 18 years of nonprofit experience is the new director of endowed and planned giving at a local college. Read More

GRPS plans to improve on its ‘solid foundation’

April 22, 2016
It’s been five years since Teresa Weatherall Neal assumed the office of superintendent of Grand Rapids Public Schools, and in that time, she’s overseen some major changes. Read More

A tale of two economic engines

GVSU revisits 70-year-old study that compares GR and Flint’s civic well-being.

April 15, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Size does matter when it comes to business environment and the relationship it has with civic well-being and social capital. Read More

Sustainability is a way of life on Grand Valley’s campuses

Multiple programs indoctrinate students as soon as they arrive.

April 15, 2016
Almost from the second incoming students set foot on campus at Grand Valley State University, they are entering an environment that puts a special emphasis on — the environment. Read More

College names director of athletics

April 15, 2016
A woman with about 20 years of experience in college athletics is the new director of athletics at a local university. Read More

College suspends president

April 13, 2016
| By AP
A college in the region says its new president was suspended and could be fired. Read More

Senior living community wins statewide award

April 11, 2016
A local senior living community’s educational program has won statewide recognition. Read More

Bank taps lemonade as teaching tool

April 8, 2016
This is a story about turning financial lemons into lemonade — and entrepreneurialism. Read More

Food conference making Grand Rapids debut

April 7, 2016
An event that for more than half a century has brought food industry leaders together is coming to Grand Rapids for the first time. Read More

Collegiate teams secure $40K for entrepreneurial ideas

April 6, 2016
Sustainability and alternative transportation ideas landed the top prizes at the annual MWest Challenge competition. Read More