Thursday Dec 5
See 2012 student debt levels at West Michigan colleges and universities
Student debt among college graduates continues to grow in Michigan, according to a new report by The Institute for College Access and Success.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Class of 2012: Michigan college borrowers average $28,840 in student debt
The Mitten State rounds out the Project on Student Debt's top ten list of states with the highest student debt levels for the graduating class of 2012.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kendall College of Art and Design students create art connection with special needs children
Esther Blackport's face lit up with pride as she pointed to her unicycle painting on display at Kendall College of Art and Design.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Grand Valley Lanthorn
Keeping more professors in class
For the first time in Grand Valley State University's history, the number of sabbaticals granted to faculty is being restricted due to financing.
AIDS forces Grand Rapids salon owner to give up work he loves
When Jeffrey Richard Cipcic recently shared with his salon clients that his health was taking a toll from his longtime battle with AIDS, the response was overwhelming supportive.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Zane Fulton named tennis director at Midtown Athletic Club
Midtown Athletic Club in Palatine, a leader in the suburban Chicago tennis and fitness industry, has announced the appointment of Zane Fulton as Tennis Director.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Editorial: New scholarship a game-changer for Grand Rapids students
David Eisler, president of Ferris State University, greets Harrison Park School students Friday, Nov. 8, prior to an announcement about FSU, Aquinas College, Grand Valley State University, and Grand Rapids Community College creating special scholarship packages for Grand Students involved in the Challenge Scholars program.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Window Wonderland contest offers cash, prizes for students and public
Window shopping will be taken to the next level as Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. kicks off the 2013 Window Wonderland competition for cash and prizes.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Dining Out restaurant review: Blue Cow Cafe in Big Rapids
The Blue Cow Cafe is the undisputed king of Big Rapids dining. Though I can argue that The Big Rock, Ferris State University's innovative "cafeteria" concept that is open to the public, is the formidable champ when it comes to cover counts, variety and affordability.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Public museum becomes a classroom for Grand Rapids schools students for a week
Perched on a bench in the Grand Rapids Public Museum's Newcomer's exhibit Friday, Nov. 15, 12-year-old Nicolas Couillard Drespres is immersed in the stories of the ethnic groups that now call West Michigan home.
Clare County Review
Dan and Jan Sheehan would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda, to Austin Walworth, son of Jody Walworth and Shannon Hecker, of Clare.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Grand Valley Lanthorn
GVSU creates scholarships for local students
President Thomas Haas announced on Nov. 8 that Grand Valley State University has partnered with the Grand Rapids Community Foundation to create a new scholarship for students from Grand Rapids Public Schools.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Consumers Energy Donates Over $10K In Equipment, Tech To Ferris State U
Consumers Energy is strengthening its ties to Ferris State University with the donation of more than $10,000 worth of machinery and technology to its heavy equipment program.
Hotcakes, 'Taps' and school visits included on Bay...
For Bay City resident Deana MacKenzie, Veterans Day comes down to remembering sacrifices.