Bronconess Wines offers WMU students hands-on business experience
KALAMAZOO — A pair of Western Michigan University students will have a chance to get hands-on business experience by running professional beverage brand Bronconess Wine.
New MMTC president plans Industry 4.0, supply chain strategies
Ingrid Tighe brought more than a decade of experience in economic and workforce development to her new role as president of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, where she will help small and mid-sized companies adopt supply chain and automation strategies.
‘Spare me the outrage and show me reform’: Migrant worker advocates call for system changes in wake of child labor report
Michigan advocates for migrant workers welcome a new federal task force to address child labor violations, but say more policy change is needed to address systemic problems with the migrant labor system across industries, including food and agriculture.
AppleTree & Gilden Woods sells to second-largest for-profit child care provider
Twenty-five years after founding AppleTree & Gilden Woods, President and CEO Brigdett VanDerHoff realized the timing was right for her to transition away from the early childhood and preschool care provider.
People in the news: Feb. 27, 2023
Michigan ag interests reach national stage in 2023 Farm Bill
Michigan farmers and agriculture experts say the state is poised to play a key role in the upcoming national Farm Bill, influencing both the political process as well as provisions involving climate change and insurance programs.
People in the news: Feb. 13, 2023
MacKenzie Scott’s $226M to Michigan nonprofits ‘changed the face of philanthropy’
William Coderre received a “cryptic” email last summer saying a private philanthropist wanted to donate $1.1 million to his organization.