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Displaying items by tag: Baker College

Thursday, 30 June 2022 18:31

Baker College sells Muskegon campus to county ahead of planned downtown expansion

MUSKEGON — Baker College has sold its Muskegon campus to Muskegon County for $9.9 million, allowing the private nonprofit college to expand its presence downtown, school officials announced today.

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 16:27

Baker College lands $25M grant for virtual innovation center, extended reality technologies

OWOSSO — A $25 million grant from a California-based augmented and virtual reality solutions provider will allow Baker College to use the advanced technology across all six of its Michigan campuses and other learning centers.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 16 February 2020 18:30

Fixing talent constraints starts with cultural change, partnering with higher ed

The talent needs of employers are a constantly moving target that requires companies to foster and maintain close ties with educators to keep up with the demands of the 21st century economy. 

Published in Talent

Friday, 31 August 2018 20:48

JUST SAY NO? Despite legal framework, West Michigan economic developers avoid marijuana business

In politically conservative Calhoun County, Scott Fleming embraces the economic potential of legal marijuana businesses.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 29 October 2017 12:55

Maike takes helm of Baker College in Muskegon

After 15 years away from Baker College of Muskegon, Dr. Aaron Maike has returned to campus, taking over duties as president in the market. Maike, who’s been with Baker College for two decades, most recently served as president of the Owosso campus, where he’s been since 2014. In Muskegon, he replaces Lee Coggin, who retired earlier this month. Maike’s educational background includes a bachelor of science in accounting from Northern Michigan University, an MBA in finance from Baker College, and a doctorate in business administration from Trident University International. Maike spoke with MiBiz about his journey back to West Michigan and his confidence in Baker College’s future.

Published in Q&A
Sunday, 28 August 2016 14:37

Baker College business program seeks partnerships with local companies, nonprofits

The new business dean at Baker College wants to build partnerships with companies around that state to boost the curriculum and give students real-world experiences as they earn their degrees.

Published in Breaking News


Sunday, 10 January 2016 22:51

City of Muskegon to develop housing

With developers facing a series of complications in creating a sustainable housing market in downtown Muskegon, city government decided to take the rare move and jump into the business of commercial real estate development.