Items Tagged with 'Bill Pink'

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Local leaders call free college a ‘game-changer’

Students from 22 Grand Rapids public, charter and private high schools can get two years of free tuition at GRCC.

January 17, 2020
Grand Rapids leaders expect the recently approved Promise Zone plan to greatly affect future opportunities for local students, especially those who come from low-income backgrounds. Read More

College president joins national board

December 23, 2019
A local college president has been elected to a national education board. Read More

College president wins marketing award

October 7, 2019
A local college president has received a regional award for his efforts in marketing and communications. Read More

Street Talk: Patriotic partners prosper

Practice makes perfect.

August 9, 2019
Together with its store guests and company associates, the SpartanNash Foundation raised $300,000 for its patriotic nonprofit partners Team Red, White & Blue; Operation Homefront; and Honor and Remember through a retail scan campaign. Read More

Street Talk: Business groups aim higher

Movin’ on.

March 29, 2019
Four major business organizations recently announced support for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s goal of increasing the percentage of Michigan’s workforce with a post-high school degree or high-value certificate to 60 percent by the year 2030. Read More

Street Talk: Employers may be feeling March sadness

Heavy metal.

March 15, 2019
A new report says the NCAA March Madness tournament could cost employers $13.3 billion this year in lost productivity. Read More

Street Talk: The brain drain

Metal rules.

December 14, 2018
A number of CEOs continue to pour out of the top jobs in the country, according to a recent report by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Read More

GRCC workforce training generates $423M

Study shows programs support 4,465 jobs in Kent and Ottawa counties.

November 16, 2018
Grand Rapids Community College’s noncredit workforce training programs in 2016 had an estimated $423.4-million economic impact and supported about 4,465 jobs in Kent and Ottawa counties. Read More

Education, business leaders push talent

GRCC, MCC and high schools among those creating programs to prepare students for workforce.

July 6, 2018
With Michigan’s lack of talent at the forefront of concerns in the business community, the area’s education and business leaders are working to better prepare young people for the workforce. Read More

Street Talk: West Side Meijer taking shape

Walk this way.

March 9, 2018
Meijer’s Bridge Street Market has been a hot topic of discussion among the many developments on Grand Rapids’ West Side. Read More