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Displaying items by tag: Calvin College

Sunday, 24 May 2020 18:05

‘From knowing to doing better’: Sisters Who Lead study offers ‘big wakeup call’ to employers on challenges for women of color

Despite advanced degrees, ambition and experience, women of color in West Michigan continue to face unique challenges when it comes to getting hired and promoted, particularly for executive leadership roles, according to a new study.

Published in Economic Development
Friday, 15 May 2020 12:12

Calvin University receives $22.25 million gift to create new business school

GRAND RAPIDS — Calvin University plans to use a $22.25 million anonymous gift to launch a new business school. 

Published in Talent
Friday, 13 March 2020 05:05

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. 

Published in Talent

Saturday, 07 July 2018 10:54

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. 

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 12:00

Calvin College to become Calvin University

Calvin College will shift to a university structure in 2020 in a move administrators say will open opportunity or innovation and collaboration.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 15 October 2017 20:00

State arts and cultural funding gets $1 million boost for 2018

LANSING — Funding for arts and culture in Michigan received a $1 million bump for 2018. 

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 19 February 2017 17:43

SETTING THE STAGE: 20 Monroe Live fills gap in local concert market, ramps up competition for existing venues

GRAND RAPIDS — The Verve Pipe had billed its show at 20 Monroe Live, the long-awaited new Grand Rapids concert hall, as a 20th birthday party for the West Michigan rock band’s platinum-selling “Villains” album.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 22 January 2017 11:43

Fighting the good fight: Well House director dedicated to changing lives and perceptions

As a business owner and housing advocate in the Heartside neighborhood of Grand Rapids, Tami VandenBerg was devastated to see so many people there still living on the streets. 

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 01 May 2016 12:33

Liberal arts schools respond to marketplace with entrepreneurial programs

The number of entrepreneur-themed programs developed for non-business students continues to grow across West Michigan liberal arts schools.

Published in Talent