Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


Cornerstone, Mel Trotter to offer discounted degrees

University to award associate degrees in human services to clients and staff of nonprofit.

August 17, 2018
A discounted degree program meant to increase accessibility will be available for Mel Trotter Ministries’ clients and staff starting this academic year. Read More

KCC, WMU partner on transfer agreement

Students earning select associate degrees at the community college will avoid duplication of coursework at university.

August 17, 2018
Two local schools are teaming up to make transferring a smoother process. Read More

Kent ISD to house special education programs

Center-based special education programs were managed by GRPS.

August 17, 2018
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) Center-based special education programs in Kent County will be managed by another entity next year. Read More

Law school selects interim president

August 13, 2018
A former student will be the new leader at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Read More

West Michigan colleges rate among Princeton Review's 'best'

August 10, 2018
The Princeton Review has released its latest ratings on several West Michigan colleges. Read More

MSU, GVSU partner on premed contract

Agreement holds up to five spots for GVSU students to be admitted to MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine.

August 3, 2018
Qualified premedical students at Grand Valley State University now can receive early assurance of admission into the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Read More

College producing contest for free tuition

July 24, 2018
A college is accepting entries to award one student free tuition for four years to pursue a bachelor’s degree in any field. Read More

College exec resigns after sexual harassment investigation

July 23, 2018
| By AP
An executive at a college in the region has resigned following a sexual harassment investigation. Read More

Utility files plan for zero coal use by 2040

Consumers Energy is first electric utility to file Integrated Resource Plan, kicking off 10-month process.

July 20, 2018
One of the largest energy companies in Michigan is working through a 10-month legal process with the Michigan Public Service Commission to make the switch to renewable energy over the next 20 years. Read More

College partners with Delta on pilot training

July 19, 2018
A college in the region is partnering with an airline to identify and train its next generation of pilots. Read More