Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'


Academy builds foundation for tech-minded students

BizStream boot camp exposes visitors to the world of coding and web development.

July 12, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A local company is providing young people with an opportunity to learn about the technology industry. Read More

Entrepreneurs open to-go ware branding shop

Couple spins disposable containers branding company out of fry stand business.

July 5, 2019
The founders of a local fry stand have moved into a new line of work, thanks to demand from fellow entrepreneurs for the personalized to-go ware they had created for their business. Read More

The Rapid unveils Laker Line

New 60-foot articulated shuttle expected to improve stop times between GVSU’s Allendale and downtown campuses.

June 7, 2019
The Rapid, along with members of local, state and federal government, last week unveiled the Laker Line, a new bus rapid transit system servicing riders between Walker and Grand Rapids. Read More

University partnership allows fast-track master’s degree

June 7, 2019
A partnership between universities in the region allows students to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in comparative religion in five years. Read More

Experts say wage hike won’t have big effect

Michigan’s minimum wage rate scheduled to hit $12.05 by 2030.

April 12, 2019
Over the next decade, the minimum hourly wage in Michigan will see a nearly $3 increase. Read More

Universities remain proactive in data protection

Growth of online courses means more opportunities for data breaches.

March 22, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The internet has made it easier for students to take classes, but there are risks involved. Read More

Town hall participants discuss clean energy

Officials point to Integrated Resource Plans as stimulant for advancing the transition.

March 22, 2019
Elected officials, clean energy experts and community members convened last week for a town hall event at Grand Valley State University’s Loosemore Auditorium to discuss Michigan’s transition to clean energy. Read More

Ex-professor donates to GVSU’s advertising and PR program

$15K endowment will allow students to attend national events.

March 15, 2019
Advertising and public relations students at Grand Valley State University soon will be able to utilize a recent donation. Read More

University presidents want more state aid

Proposal would provide 'talented' students with up to $6,000 toward tuition.

March 1, 2019
Education leaders in the state are working to develop a proposal to increase Michigan’s direct-to-student need-based financial aid. Read More

Change Ups: Foster to helm GRAAHI

March 1, 2019
Micah Foster will helm the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute as the nonprofit’s executive director. Read More