Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training

ARTICLES

Student-run portfolio outperforms S&P 500

December 18, 2014
An investment portfolio run by a group of university students has outperformed the S&P 500 index this semester — and for “several years.” Read More

Window Wonderland designs downtown storefronts

December 18, 2014
A college and a civic agency have helped change the look of window shopping downtown this year. Read More

Snyder appoints GVSU trustees

December 16, 2014
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two Grand Valley State University alums to fill expiring seats on the school’s board of trustees. Read More

GRCC names provost

December 15, 2014
The new provost at Grand Rapids Community College is an experienced administrator and educator. Read More

Talent 2025 report pegs strengths, weaknesses

CEO-led effort puts comprehensive focus on labor market.

December 12, 2014
An extensive labor market analysis showcases the region’s strengths and the need to bridge potential gaps among education, training and industry demands. Read More

MSU approves $3M demolition of ex-Press building

December 12, 2014
The former Grand Rapids Press building downtown is exiting stage left to set the scene for the future Grand Rapids Biomedical Research Center. Read More

University considers health building for downtown parking lot

December 12, 2014
The acquisition of a parking lot in downtown Grand Rapids is viewed as a key strategic move by a university to support the growth of its health care capacity. Read More

Videos: University team wins Ford competition

December 11, 2014
Students from three local colleges recently competed in a social media video contest for a chance to work with Ford and a Dearborn ad agency. Read More

Bank opens student-run location at school

December 9, 2014
A bank and nonprofit have partnered with a local middle school to launch an in-school bank run by students. Read More

Iconic Steelcase building to become collaborative learning campus

Originally built for engineering and manufacturing innovation, it now will house area students.

December 5, 2014
With a new model for collaborative education, the team behind Pyramid Campus plans to renovate the Steelcase Pyramid upon closing of a $7.5 million sale anticipated early next year. Read More