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State-backed program seeks to train, keep med students in underserved areas
Deliberations in Lansing over a new state budget will decide whether a state-backed initiative to increase the number of new doctors serving in rural and underserved markets across Michigan can expand next year.
New $20M Special Olympics facility to host local, international events, serve as nonprofit hub
BYRON TWP. — Special Olympics Michigan Inc. has launched the public phase of a capital campaign to raise $20 million to transform the former South Christian High School into what would be the largest Special Olympics facility in the world.
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.
West Michigan colleges and universities grapple with unpredictable athletic budgets
Late last year, the Cornerstone University athletic department announced the addition of men’s volleyball to its collection of sports programs, as well as plans to renovate a couple of its athletics facilities.
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.
GVSU plans to resume in-person classes for fall, cover $13M COVID-19 shortfall
ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University is tentatively planning to resume in-person classes for the fall 2020 semester while absorbing an anticipated $13 million budget shortfall related to the coronavirus.
MiBiz Growth Report: May 10, 2020
Here is the MiBiz growth report for May 10, 2020.
Growth Report: January 6, 2020
This is the MiBiz growth report for January 6, 2020.
B-schools report mixed trends in MBA applications, enrollment
Amid national declines in the number of people applying to MBA programs in recent years, business schools in West Michigan are reporting mixed results. While applications to the MBA programs dropped at Michigan State University and Western Michigan University, both Grand Valley State University and Central Michigan University reported receiving higher numbers of applications in recent years. Likewise, MBA enrollment trends were all over the map, with MSU and GVSU reporting more students while both WMU and CMU saw the opposite.
GVSU searches for new president amid ‘remarkable’ change at state universities
Grand Valley State University’s search for a successor to President Tom Haas is the latest effort by a Michigan-based public university to secure a new leader.
AMP Lab @WMU leverages partnerships to address talent shortage
GRAND RAPIDS — With the new AMP Lab @WMU that’s set to open this fall, Western Michigan University wants to leverage public- and private-sector partnerships to help local manufacturers innovate and access talent.
CMU considers grad program in entrepreneurial transactions
MOUNT PLEASANT — Central Michigan University may launch a new graduate program later this year that would add to entrepreneurial education in the state.