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Davenport University to launch new mental health-focused graduate degrees
CALEDONIA TWP. — Davenport University plans to ramp up academic programs to bring more professionals into the mental health field.
Davenport University launches public phase of $35M capital campaign to support next generation of students
Davenport University this week rolled out the public phase of a $35 million capital campaign.
Davenport University plans new outreach to boost Latino student population, faculty
GRAND RAPIDS — Davenport University wants to increase the number of Latino students enrolled at its campuses across Michigan and in online courses through a new outreach initiative.
New WMCAT training program opens access to career opportunities in tech
GRAND RAPIDS — The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology, a nonprofit focused on increasing social and economic opportunities in the region, is launching a new tech education pathway within its Adult Career Training Program.
The Right Place launches 10-year plan to grow tech sector in greater Grand Rapids
Economic development agency The Right Place Inc. has launched plans to transform the greater Grand Rapids area into a technology and innovation hub over the next 10 years.
People in the news: March 14, 2022
Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for March 14, 2022
Educational institutions strive to stock a talent-hungry cybersecurity industry
MUSKEGON — Even before colleges started offering curricula centered on cybersecurity, Susan Rhem-Westhoff was exploring that realm with her students at the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center.
Davenport University appoints higher ed veteran to lead business, technology colleges
Davenport University has appointed Amy Mansfield as the new dean of the Donald W. Maine College of Business and the College of Technology.
GVSU, Davenport launch tuition programs to bring military veterans to campus
Initiatives at Grand Valley State University and Davenport University seek to help veterans earn a college degree after their military service.
MiBiz Growth Report: October 11, 2020
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for October 11, 2020.
MiBiz Growth Report: September 27, 2020
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for September 27, 2020.
GLIAC latest in slew of fall college sports cancellations
The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) is the latest college sports league to scrap fall sports this year out of concerns over the transmission of COVID-19.
Pandemic injects some reluctance into small business M&A market
A couple of small business deals Andrew Longcore has been approached about lately illustrate the effects on the M&A market this year from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Higher ed leaders plan for fall, respond to budget setbacks
Leaders at public universities, community colleges and private schools across Michigan are getting a clearer picture of their budget shortfalls resulting from COVID-19, but uncertainty still clouds enrollment prospects and future in-person learning.
Davenport University makes progress on operational improvements, eyes growth
A decade ago, Davenport University retained just 60 percent of students from one fall to the next.
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.
Davenport University to expand nursing program in Grand Rapids
Davenport University plans to expand a bachelor’s program for nursing in the Grand Rapids area to meet a talent shortage.
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.
Tech-savvy students drive higher ed to teach in new ways
As Millennials graduate from college and consider advanced degrees, West Michigan universities realize they need to integrate technology into course delivery and cater to a generation that grew up in the digital age.
EDUCATED BET: Davenport University pursues expansion despite 33-percent enrollment decrease
Despite losing one-third of its student body since 2012, Davenport University has embarked on a wave of spending, including expanded facilities, new dormitories and the addition of a football team this fall.
West Michigan B-schools adapt MBA programs to changing needs of students
For years, the MBA has been the advanced degree of choice for many executives in West Michigan and beyond, particularly as they look to climb the corporate ladder. But the times and the needs of students have been changing in recent years.
Educators offer insights to engaging the next generation of workers
With the arrival of a new generation of workers comes a new set of personal and cultural values that employers must adapt to as they try to attract and retain the top talent.