Change Ups

Submit announcements concerning personnel changes, new businesses, changes of address, etc. to bjchangeups at grbj.


Change Ups: Agency’s top administrator announces retirement

September 12, 2014
D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s President and CEO Sharon Loughridge plans to retire in February 2015. Read More

Change Ups: Cooley Law student earns Great Deeds Award

September 5, 2014
Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Center for Ethics, Service and Professionalism presented the Student Great Deeds Award to Sarah Miller. Read More

Change Ups: Borroughs launches modular cabinet line

August 29, 2014
Kalamazoo-based Borroughs Corp.’s new line of modular drawer cabinets predominantly are for businesses where space is at a premium or the need to improve security or parts retrieval times is vital. Read More

Change Ups: WMU Sangren Hall earns LEED gold

August 22, 2014
Western Michigan University’s 230,000-square-foot Sangren Hall on the Kalamazoo campus was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Read More

Change Ups: Aquinas history professor elected to higher-ed board

August 15, 2014
Dr. John C. Pinheiro, professor of history and director of Catholic studies at Aquinas College, has been elected to a four-year term on the National Network Board of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts. Read More

Change Ups: Tate to lead Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

August 8, 2014
Belinda Ann Tate was tapped as the new executive director of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Read More

Change Ups: GRPD receives military support award

August 1, 2014
Grand Rapids Police Department is the recipient of a military support award at the 2014 Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves Awards Banquet, held at the Kellogg Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing. Read More

Change Ups: Attorney to be installed as fellow

July 25, 2014
David R. Fernstrum, an associate of law firm Mika, Meyers, Beckett & Jones PLC, has been elected a fellow by the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers for sustained, outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. Read More

Change Ups: Dynamic declared economic driving force

July 18, 2014
Dynamic Conveyor Corp. of Muskegon has been named one of Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots by Corp! Magazine. Read More

Change Ups: LHN donates to Feeding America WM

July 11, 2014
Lakeshore Health Network has donated $14,200 to Feeding America West Michigan to support its mobile food pantry trucks used to feed the hungry in the Muskegon area. Read More