Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


Davenport University launches Master of Accountancy

April 24, 2015
A new graduate level program beginning this fall will embrace the diversity of the accounting field while preparing students for competency exams using a curriculum tailored to specific areas of study. Read More

Public-private team seeks to bring EV Airway Innovation to market

GVSU student plays integral role in developing ‘foolproof’ breathing tube.

April 24, 2015
A West Michigan graduate student has designed a medical device in collaboration with Spectrum Health Innovations and clinical staff to reduce risk to patients during hospital stays. Read More

Inside Track: Cultivating STEM excitement in young students

Keli Christopher’s ‘recreational’ Mind Boggle programming focuses on fun, hands-on science for kids.

April 24, 2015
Keli Christopher is sparking students’ interest in science and math through recreational STEM programming to better prepare them for college and beyond. Read More

College receives $2.2M gift

April 21, 2015
A family estate has given a $2.2-million gift to a college for a variety of programs. Read More

Teams tackle project management competition

Students were asked to make college tuition more affordable in Michigan.

April 17, 2015
A team of project managers from Cornerstone University might find their college tuition is a bit more affordable. Read More

TEDxGrandRapids reveals speaker lineup

April 16, 2015
Local, national and international voices from a variety of industries are ready to talk at TEDxGrandRapids. Read More

Davenport University names interim dean of College of Urban Education

April 14, 2015
An experienced educator and faculty member who helped launch the College of Urban Education at Davenport University is now its interim dean. Read More

Connecting encore entrepreneurs

Joint workshop brings business veterans and resources together.

April 10, 2015
A workshop intended to improve older entrepreneurs’ success at an encore performance in business is coming to Grand Rapids this week. Read More

Fellows step up to learn more in Grand Rapids

OAM offers advanced training for orthopedic surgeons in foot and ankle care.

April 10, 2015
An advanced subspecialty training program in Grand Rapids is educating orthopedic surgeons in the foot and ankle field. Read More

Business leaders sound alarm

Companies partner with educators.

April 10, 2015
The disconnect between workers’ skills and what employers need is reaching “emergency” proportions. Read More