Displaying items tagged: Calvin University

Sunday, 12 March 2023 18:16

People in the news: March 13, 2023

A roundup of promotions, new hires, advancements and award winners in West Michigan.

Published in Talent
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 14:56

Calvin University launches Startup Garage business incubator backed by $500K donation

GRAND RAPIDS — After selling the church management software company he started in 2014, Jon VerLee decided to put his money into assisting other entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.

Published in Small Business
Thursday, 30 June 2022 15:03

Inaugural Calvin School of Health dean seeks to grow partnerships with local health systems

The first dean of Calvin University’s new School of Health seeks to expand academic offerings and further build partnerships with local care providers.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 15 June 2022 09:31

Researchers’ abrupt split from Calvin University drives new business opportunities

A social science research organization that abruptly split from Calvin University in recent months hopes to seize new opportunities to raise capital and work with more organizations that may have been hesitant to partner with a religious academic institution.

Published in Talent
Monday, 06 June 2022 14:43

West Mich. higher ed sees major recent leadership turnover

West Michigan colleges and universities saw significant leadership turnover during the spring, bringing in a new crop of presidents as workforce development proves crucial during a widespread talent crunch.

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Thursday, 07 April 2022 21:06

Incoming Calvin University president focuses on attracting international students, launching business school 

Late last month, Calvin University’s board of trustees announced that Wiebe Boer would become the 11th president in the history of the Grand Rapids-based private institution.

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Monday, 28 March 2022 11:24

Calvin University names Boer as school’s new president

GRAND RAPIDS — Calvin University has appointed Dr. Wiebe Boer as the 11th president in the school’s history.

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Sunday, 24 October 2021 18:20

$15M donation to expand Calvin University health care education, partnerships

GRAND RAPIDS — Forming a new school with the backing of a $15 million gift from an anonymous donor will enable Calvin University to elevate academic programs in health care.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 18 October 2021 12:52

Calvin University to form School of Health with $15 million donation

GRAND RAPIDS — Calvin University plans to form a school of health following a $15 million gift from an anonymous donor, the university announced today.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 24 May 2020 18:25

Internships go virtual in era of social distancing

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, many companies delayed the start of new internships by weeks, while a few outright canceled their programs. 

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