Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


WMU redefining business education

New center could help graduates with acquiring West Michigan companies.

December 6, 2019
The Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business launched an undergraduate and graduate program meant to blur the line between education and professional business experience. Read More

Inside Track: Jill of all trades

Sonja Johnson leverages work in multiple industries as executive director of GVSU’s Van Andel Global Trade Center.

December 6, 2019
Starting life in a small town of about 13,000 people, Sonja Johnson now helps businesses make connections all over the world. Read More

Tech company launches giveback program

December 6, 2019
A local tech firm is working to bridge the “digital divide” for students in underserved communities. Read More

Steelcase offering classroom grants

December 2, 2019
The education group of a local furniture maker is looking for grant applicants for its active learning initiative. Read More

Davenport offering new degree pathways for veterans

Following success of nursing program, new ventures will include business and technology offerings.

November 29, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Davenport University has created new pathways, enabling veterans to leverage military experience for academic credit and earn a four-year degree in as little as three years. Read More

Michigan law center receives national award

Indigenous Law and Policy Center provides services to tribal organizations on legal and policy matters.

November 29, 2019
One legal institution has garnered national attention. Read More

College producing Giant Awards

November 29, 2019
A college that hosts an annual awards ceremony recognizing African-American individuals and organizations has announced this year’s honorees. Read More

Bank donates $150K for college training program

November 28, 2019
A college will start a training program focused on jobs related to water, public works, clean energy and river restoration projects after a bank’s $150,000 donation. Read More

College wins $2.1M federal grant for advising system

November 26, 2019
A local college has received a $2.1 million federal grant to create a more personalized and effective student advising system. Read More

Aquinas plans business and STEM schools

Schools are part of the college’s 10-year strategic plan.

November 22, 2019
As part of its next 10-year strategic plan, Aquinas College is planning to launch a school of business and a school for STEM and health sciences. Read More