Colleges, universities, technical schools and training
Davenport offers tuition discounts for employees and members of Lake Michigan Credit Union.
Two West Michigan institutions are partnering to provide affordable educational opportunities. Read More
A foundation has given a university a $15.5-million grant to expand higher education options for a public school district’s students and teachers. Read More
A work shoe manufacturer donated new work boots to recent graduates of a high school construction program. Read More
Panel discusses nonprofit board structures and criteria for why, where and how to serve.
Citing Inforum’s 2017 report on women in Michigan’s public companies — which showed only 15% of board members and 13% of executive officers are female — a local association hosted a recent event to help change that. Read More
Research, reporting and education lab aims to make West Michigan the most trustworthy U.S. market.
After an annual global trust and credibility survey last year revealed record low levels of confidence in U.S. institutions — dubbed a “trust crash” — the local chapter of the Better Business Bureau stepped up to the plate. Read More
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, with lots of bi-partisan and business community support, has established the goal of 60% of Michigan adults having a postsecondary credential by 2030. Read More
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is netting key support from the business community and some Republican lawmakers for her large-scale plans to provide debt-free tuition to high school graduates and older adults who want to learn new job skills. Read More
Student housing no longer means confining concrete walls, bunk beds and communal bathrooms. Instead, universities are changing their student housing models to provide today’s students with more space and top of the line amenities. Keeping students engaged and living on campus helps to promote campus life and student participation in university organizations. Read More