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People in the news: March 13, 2023
A roundup of promotions, new hires, advancements and award winners in West Michigan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
$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.
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.
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.