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‘From knowing to doing better’: Sisters Who Lead study offers ‘big wakeup call’ to employers on challenges for women of color
Despite advanced degrees, ambition and experience, women of color in West Michigan continue to face unique challenges when it comes to getting hired and promoted, particularly for executive leadership roles, according to a new study.
Calvin University receives $22.25 million gift to create new business school
GRAND RAPIDS — Calvin University plans to use a $22.25 million anonymous gift to launch a new business school.
Higher ed transitions to online courses amid coronavirus pandemic
Colleges and universities from coast to coast are moving rapidly to close campuses and transition to virtual classrooms in lieu of face-to-face meetings as the spread of COVID-19 has transformed into a global pandemic.
Pathways to careers: Initiative to improve access for people of color to health care jobs
GRAND RAPIDS — Creating a level playing field for people of color in Michigan who want to pursue careers in the health care sector will lay the foundation for their success and the state’s future economic growth.
Calvin College to become Calvin University
Calvin College will shift to a university structure in 2020 in a move administrators say will open opportunity or innovation and collaboration.
State arts and cultural funding gets $1 million boost for 2018
LANSING — Funding for arts and culture in Michigan received a $1 million bump for 2018.
SETTING THE STAGE: 20 Monroe Live fills gap in local concert market, ramps up competition for existing venues
GRAND RAPIDS — The Verve Pipe had billed its show at 20 Monroe Live, the long-awaited new Grand Rapids concert hall, as a 20th birthday party for the West Michigan rock band’s platinum-selling “Villains” album.
Fighting the good fight: Well House director dedicated to changing lives and perceptions
As a business owner and housing advocate in the Heartside neighborhood of Grand Rapids, Tami VandenBerg was devastated to see so many people there still living on the streets.
Liberal arts schools respond to marketplace with entrepreneurial programs
The number of entrepreneur-themed programs developed for non-business students continues to grow across West Michigan liberal arts schools.