Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training

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Field trip with a focus

Ridges of Cascade tour builds career interest among high school students.

January 30, 2015
Construction professionals recently gave more than 100 local high school freshman students the grand tour of a multi-stage residential project to expose them to the various aspects and opportunities in the industry. Read More

GVSU and WMU develop supply chain assessment tool

It’s free to small businesses here that turn to the SBDC for help.

January 30, 2015
The Michigan Small Business Development Center at Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University have jointly developed an online supply chain assessment tool free for small businesses. Read More

GrandPR offers students real-world experience

GVSU program is one of only a few with national accreditation.

January 30, 2015
Advertising and public relations students at Grand Valley State University aren’t waiting until graduation to gain real-world experience in their future career field. Read More

West Michigan retaining young, educated residents

Grand Rapids is most popular destination for people from other states.

LANSING — While many of Michigan’s counties are experiencing an exodus of the young and educated, the Greater Grand Rapids region is bucking the trend. Read More

Small employer survey measures ACA impact

Many small firms say they plan to stop offering health insurance by 2016.

January 30, 2015
A number of small business employers in West and Southwest Michigan are looking at discontinuing their health insurance plans, as alternative options for employees and premiums for firms increase. Read More

GVSU names VP of inclusion and equity

January 29, 2015
Grand Valley State University has named the person who will lead its division that’s designed to attract, retain and support a diverse community of students, staff and faculty. Read More

WMU names board officers

January 28, 2015
Western Michigan University has named the people who will lead its board in 2015. Read More

Makerspace opens next lab at Pyramid Campus

January 27, 2015
A makerspace is opening its second location at The Pyramid Campus to help students there have hands-on access to technical learning. Read More

GRCC hosts annual Giants Awards at DeVos Place

Event honors African-American individuals and organizations for community involvement.

January 23, 2015
Next month an annual awards banquet will honor the influential work and initiatives of 13 African-American individuals and organizations. Read More

University completes $34M renovation of student center

January 20, 2015
A university is enjoying its renovated student center in the heart of its campus — after embarking on the $34-million project about three years ago. Read More