By partnering with Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University on an innovation lab, Joe Van Harken and Jeff Joanisse want to explore the use of an emerging technology and cultivate needed talent.

Published in Talent

GRAND RAPIDS — The ability of many nonprofits to successfully meet their missions can be directly tied to those who sit on their boards.

Published in Nonprofits

BIG RAPIDS — Ferris State University extended a fundraising campaign by three years and increased the amount it hopes to secure from donors.

Published in Talent

Trustees at the Community Foundation for Muskegon County named Todd Jacobs as the organization’s next president and CEO.

Published in Nonprofits

Immigrants now living in Kent County are making a significant impact on the local economy.

Published in Breaking News

KALAMAZOO — Diversity and inclusion on college campuses throughout Michigan and the United States remain at the forefront of efforts to ensure a welcoming environment for all students.

Published in Nonprofits

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

GRAND RAPIDS –– An array of organizations in West Michigan have launched new initiatives aimed at bridging the wealth gap in a region characterized by vast income disparities.

Published in Economic Development

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.

Published in Manufacturing

GRAND RAPIDS & BIG RAPIDS — For the first time in its history, Ferris State University plans to undertake a comprehensive capital campaign with the goal of raising $80 million. 

Published in Breaking News
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