Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


University gains DII status

July 15, 2019
A university in the area has been approved to be an active member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division II, effective Sept. 1. Read More

Manufacturer dials into workforce training

Autocam Medical graduates another class of CNC machinists in partnership with GRCC, WMU.

July 12, 2019
If you want something done right, do it yourself — such is the philosophy on display at Autocam Medical when it comes to creating a skilled workforce. Read More

Academy builds foundation for tech-minded students

BizStream boot camp exposes visitors to the world of coding and web development.

July 12, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A local company is providing young people with an opportunity to learn about the technology industry. Read More

Bill aims to improve U.S. retirement prospects

The SECURE Act passed the House in May and awaits a vote in the Senate.

July 12, 2019
Following the demise of pensions for the majority of Americans, retirement planning is an activity many feel unprepared to handle. A bill circulating in Congress could ease that burden if it becomes law. Read More

Businesses can join school supply drive

July 11, 2019
A nonprofit is asking local businesses to take part in its annual school supply drive. Read More

Muskegon school district hires superintendent

July 10, 2019
A school district in the region has a new superintendent. Read More

MSU opening allergen-free dining hall

July 10, 2019
| By AP
EAST LANSING — Students with food allergies will soon have a new place to dine on Michigan State University's campus. Read More

Calvin College becoming university

July 8, 2019
A Grand Rapids-based college will undergo a major change this week. Read More

Federal grant aids mineral researchers

Minerals on the list essential for creating energy-efficient light bulbs, smartphones, robots.

July 5, 2019
Researchers from the Michigan Geological Survey at Western Michigan University are working to record information about the existence of mineral resources throughout the state. Read More

VAEI producing Science on the Grand

July 5, 2019
The Van Andel Education Institute is hosting a two-day STEAM conference for K-12 educators. Read More