LANSING — More than 80% of Michigan school districts planned to offer some form of in-person instruction in February, which represented a more than 20 percentage-point increase over the previous month amid a decline in the coronavirus' spread.
The Grand Valley State University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America created a virtual learning library to prepare high school students for college during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University released its fifth annual 11 Trends in Philanthropy report, identifying trends that will shape the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors in the coming months and years.
LANSING — In the spring of 2020, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the Futures for Frontliners program to thank essential workers, but the program also may prove to be an economic asset to communities involved.
Ferris State University will be offering a Bachelor of Science in social justice program beginning in the 2021 fall semester.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday proposed a $67 billion state budget that she said would aid Michigan's pandemic recovery by solidifying new programs to expand eligibility for free community college tuition, bolster child care assistance and boosting local bridge repairs.
Grand Valley State University will be providing more resources to veterans and active-duty military servicemen and women courtesy of the new Peter Secchia Military and Veterans Program, a gift offering from the Secchia family.
Grand Rapids Community College and West Michigan Works! were awarded a $9.8 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to lead a coalition of employers, workforce development organizations, educators and community groups in the One Workforce for West Michigan Manufacturing project.
The Michigan tourism and hospitality industry has been reeling from the effects of the pandemic.
Calvin University will begin its new Master of Arts in media and strategic communication program this fall.
LANSING — Michigan on Tuesday began accepting applications for tuition-free assistance from adults 25 and older to earn an associate degree or postsecondary certificate at a community college or private training school.
Baker College, which has a Muskegon location, is building a $51 million campus in downtown Royal Oak, at 420 Lafayette Ave., at the intersection of S. Lafayette Avenue and Fifth Street.
Muskegon Community College President Dale K. Nesbary began serving his two-year term as chair of the Trinity Health Michigan board of directors Jan. 1.
The Grand Rapids Public Library is having a yearlong sesquicentennial celebration that will culminate on its birthday on Dec. 21.
Grand Rapids Community College and Ferris State University have formed a partnership to offer five seats to GRCC students in Ferris State University’s doctor of pharmacy program each year.
The Literacy Center of West Michigan has moved to the second phase of a $750,000 U.S. Department of Education challenge to advance pre-apprenticeship programs for adults.
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan was awarded two $5 million grants to fund projects that focus on addressing racial inequity.
Grand Rapids Community College Workforce Training Department was awarded a three-year, $1,050,344 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support its Equitable Empowerment Through Career Pathways program.
Following the recent news that Perrigo is relocating its North American headquarters to Michigan State University’s Grand Rapids Innovation Park being developed downtown, the two entities said last week they are entering a formal partnership to advance consumer self-care innovation.
Davenport University announced Dr. Amy Mansfield as the dean of the Donald W. Maine College of Business and the College of Technology.