Davenport University plans to expand a bachelor’s program for nursing in the Grand Rapids area to meet a talent shortage.
Directors today named James McGrath as the new president and dean at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.
Leslie Bellavance plans to return to teaching and step down this summer as president of Kendall College of Art and Design at Ferris State University.
Grand Rapids Community College will receive $100,000 from heavy metal band Metallica to support new programming, the school announced today.
For years, the MBA has been the advanced degree of choice for many executives in West Michigan and beyond, particularly as they look to climb the corporate ladder. But the times and the needs of students have been changing in recent years.
With the arrival of a new generation of workers comes a new set of personal and cultural values that employers must adapt to as they try to attract and retain the top talent.
Facing what they say is a dearth of qualified technical talent, manufacturers have been forced to get creative in developing their own internal training programs. But despite those efforts to fill the gap, companies still rely heavily on community colleges to train the next wave of workers.