Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


Universities remain proactive in data protection

Growth of online courses means more opportunities for data breaches.

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

Pushing toward local health innovation

Since 1996, Van Andel Institute has been an invaluable catalyst in industry, leaders say.

March 22, 2019
Just 23 years ago, the Michigan Street hill was home to nothing but Butterworth Hospital, Immanuel Lutheran Church and a bunch of old buildings. Read More

College renovating downtown building

March 22, 2019
A college has received a donation to renovate its gateway building downtown. Read More

Foundation launches mentoring program

March 22, 2019
A local foundation that works to develop leadership skills in students has launched a new initiative. Read More

Firm starts construction on sorority house

March 21, 2019
A local developer battled frigid temperatures recently to begin work on a sorority house in the area. Read More

Practice hosting event for aspiring medical pros

March 20, 2019
An oral surgery practice is hosting a free informational and scholarship event for aspiring medical professionals this weekend. Read More

Restaurant company and university partner on employee scholarships

March 19, 2019
Employees of a restaurant company can now receive higher education scholarships through a new partnership. Read More

Honors college names mayor endowed chair

March 19, 2019
A local honors college has a new Frederik Meijer Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Read More

Nonprofit hosting Outstanding Growth Awards

March 18, 2019
An event downtown tomorrow will honor an area business for its outstanding growth. 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