Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology'


West Side market opening doors

August 28, 2018
A neighborhood market on the city's West Side is open for business. Read More

Better Business Bureau names Torch Award winners

December 22, 2017
Four businesses and two nonprofits have won awards for their organizational ethics. Read More

Local nonprofit secures NEA funding

July 31, 2017
A Grand Rapids nonprofit has received $20,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to support an arts program for teens. Read More

Change Ups: Williams appointed to WMCAT top spot

September 11, 2015
West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology has appointed Daniel Williams its executive director. Read More

Nonprofit wins $100K social enterprise grant

May 29, 2015
A downtown nonprofit has won a $100,000 grant to help fund a business-to-business entrepreneurial training program for teens and young adults. Read More

Nonprofit acquires design lab

January 14, 2015
An educational arts and technology nonprofit has acquired an after-school design program and screen-printing business in the region that will eventually lead to jobs for teens and young adults. Read More

Retailer invests in pharmacy workforce

July 3, 2014
A retailer is investing in an adult career training program that it hopes will produce a pool of qualified job candidates. Read More

West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology names WOW! award winners

March 1, 2013
Working within the Grand Rapids community has made the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology step back and say, “Wow!” Read More

Inside Track: Creating a culture of opportunity for students

Executive Director Kim Dabbs says WMCAT gives students an outlet and a voice in a space that believes in their accomplishments.

November 24, 2012
The tentacles of fear have a way of stymieing a person’s potential. It’s for that reason Kim Dabbs recently jumped out of an airplane, has plans to scale the Himalayas, and one day will take part in “any marathon I can finish.” Read More