Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


Athletic conference approves sanctions against college

June 26, 2017
| By AP
An athletic conference has announced sanctions against the athletic programs of a college in the region. Read More

Public health survey will cover county

Johnson Center at GVSU partners with Kent County Health Department to expand VoiceGR to VoiceKent.

June 23, 2017
A 16-year-old survey that measures the health of Grand Rapids by collecting data on topics from poverty to public safety has expanded to encompass the whole county. Read More

College buys West Side building for $6.5M

June 22, 2017
A local college is buying a West Side industrial building for $6.5 million. Read More

$1.6M deal lands college more parking

June 22, 2017
A college is spending $1.6 million on 4.8 acres in the area for parking. Read More

College hires EVP of marketing and communications

June 20, 2017
A local college has named a former health care executive to lead its marketing and communication efforts. Read More

Grand Rapids hosting fundraiser for Michigan foster children

June 20, 2017
| By AP
A fundraising dinner is being held this week in Grand Rapids to help the state’s foster children go to college. Read More

University of Michigan regents approve free-tuition program

June 16, 2017
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan will offer four years of free tuition for certain in-state students. Read More

Nonprofit wins $382K grant

June 14, 2017
A local nonprofit has won a grant from a foundation to support a program that pairs seniors with students in need of extra support. Read More

Facebook partners with tech company to train 3,000 people

June 12, 2017
Facebook is partnering with a tech company with a West Michigan presence to train 3,000 people. Read More

College names endowed scholarship after retiring president

June 12, 2017
| By AP
A scholarship for medical school students has been named after the retiring president of a university in the region. Read More