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Grand Rapids students hit the ground running on the first day of class
On the first day of school, C.A. Frost Environmental Science Academy's E-Lab instructor, Greg Petersen, encouraged a group of first graders to be young scientists.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Sarah Fechter turned tragic time into successful fitness business
Three months after Sarah Fechter returned from college at Ferris State University, her mother who was diagnosed with cancer passed away.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Grand Valley Lanthorn
GVSU partners with Grand Rapids Public Schools
Grand Valley State University has been working closely with the Grand Rapids Public Schools to create the Grand Rapids Public Museum School, opening in the fall of 2015.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
GRCC president reflects on highlights, challenges as new school year approaches
President Steven Ender highlighted the accomplishments and challenges facing Grand Rapids Community College as students, faculty and staff ready for a new school year and a series of events marking the institution's 100th anniversary.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Why The New Ram Trucks Boss Picked A Great & Awful Time To Get Promoted
Reid Bigland is moving from his position as the Head of Ram Truck Brand to take command of Alfa Romeo in the NAFTA region.
Grand Rapids schools formalizing plans for new Museum School
Grand Rapids Public Schools is getting closer to being able to enroll students in a new Museum School scheduled for the 2015-16 school year with a formal presentation today, Aug 19, before the school board's Academic Achievement Committee.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Battle Creek Enquirer
First in their families
Rebeca Tani said she doesn't want a job, she wants a career. The 18-year-old said her father told her the difference between a job and a career is one you do because you have to, and the other you do because you enjoy it.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Ferris State Alumni Association awards $24,000 in scholarships to 21 students
The Ferris State University Alumni Association has awarded $24,000 in Legacy Scholarships to 21 students for the 2014-15 school year.
Farmington Hills Observer
Bernadine Vida is undergoing chemotherapy after a mastectomy of her left breast.
Victoria the Golden Eagle perches next to Redford resident Bernadine Vida on one of her many trips overseas.
WOTV Battle Creek
Finances are a big part of the college experience
BIG RAPIDS, Mich Campus of Ferris State University in Big Rapids getting ready for the 2014-15 school year.
WOTV Battle Creek
Tables, chairs, pool table in dorm room area
BIG RAPIDS, Mich Maranda got a chance to tour one of the residence halls at Ferris State University .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ferris University graduates and honors
Jeffrey Dewitte of Clay Township; Taylor Miller of Berlin Township; Sarah Herbert of Allenton; Nicholas Torney of Ira Township; Michael Debano of Jeddo; Matthew Harris of Cottrellville Township; Jessie Smith and Adam Cieslinski, both of Marysville; Marceya Clark and Anthony Petix, both of New Baltimore; Jonathan Richmond and Travis Reed, both of ... (more)
State of Michigan
Snyder makes appointment to Michigan Humanities Council
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Miranda Krajniak, of Grand Rapids, to the Michigan Humanities Council.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
"It is communicating what doctors and medical professionals, science professionals do," said David Gianfredi, assistant professor at Kendall College of Art and Design .
Local charter school authorizers work on oversight issues, as State Board pushes legislative changes
The president of Lake Superior State University, which authorizes a handful of West Michigan schools, says the university is working with the state Department of Education resolve outstanding issues that has it on a list of those at-risk of suspension.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Nearly A Dozen Charter School Authorizers Face Suspension
The department says the 28-year-old Brampton, Ontario, driver had opened alcohol containers with him and tested far above the legal limit for alcohol.
Daily Press & Argus
11 charter school authorizers risk state suspension for deficiencies
Eleven charter school authorizers - including one of the biggest authorizers in the state - are at risk of suspension, according to the Michigan Department of Education.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
After wrong-way I-96 crash, 22-year-old victim faces hiatus in police career
Mitchell Hamm's family is grateful he's still alive, given the gravity of a wrong-way crash on I-96 more than a month ago.
Former Ferris State professor creates endowment for welding scholarhships
A former Ferris State University professor is leaving his estate to the Big Rapids school, which will then be used to provide scholarships to students majoring in welding engineering technology .
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Grand Rapids DJ becomes West Michigan TV entertainment reporter
The West Michigan native on Monday began work at the FOX TV affiliate in West Michigan after wrapping up a six-year stint in local radio.