Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


Colleges ink transfer deal

October 25, 2016
Two local colleges have signed an agreement to smooth the path for students to transfer between institutions. Read More

Grant targets nursing in rural communities

October 24, 2016
Health care organizations have reported a “critical shortage” of nurses and other clinical providers in rural communities across the country. Read More

Aquinas hosts college fair

October 17, 2016
Aquinas College will host a college fair this week with more than 80 representatives on hand to talk with high students and their parents. Read More

Family makes mark on Sylvan Learning Center

Beginning in 1985, Malones now operate 14 franchises in West Michigan, Minneapolis.

October 14, 2016
Perhaps no family has had more influence on the Sylvan Learning brand than the Malones. Read More

FSU program prepares minorities for college

Promesa, an eight-week summer course, features 95 percent success rate.

October 14, 2016
Approximately five years ago, Tony Baker noticed a troubling trend on the campus of Ferris State University. Read More

Developer building student housing complex

October 11, 2016
A developer has broken ground on a new student apartment complex near a college in the area. Read More

Nonprofit produces mobile film contest for students

October 11, 2016
A local nonprofit is calling for mobile short-film submissions by local high school and college students. Read More

Partners name winner of Sustainable Art Award

October 11, 2016
A piece of art that was featured downtown during ArtPrize is the recipient of a new Sustainable Art Award from a college and manufacturer. Read More

College wins $2.5M grant from feds

October 10, 2016
A local college has received a $2.5-million federal grant to address the lack of English as a second language, or ESL, and bilingual teachers in Michigan. Read More

Class gives students a lesson in history

WMU Cooley Law School recreates former President Ford’s discussion with cabinet staff during Watergate scandal.

October 7, 2016
When former President Gerald R. Ford made the decision to pardon his predecessor, former President Richard Nixon, for his role in the Watergate scandal, Ford spent hours consulting with his cabinet staff. Read More