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High school students create start-up ideas in GVSU entrepreneurship summer program

High school students create start-up ideas in GVSU entrepreneurship summer program

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Students from more than a dozen West Michigan high schools are spending a week of their summer vacation learning how to create a start-up company centered on the arts.

Grand Rapids joins big leagues: Ranks 3rd in nation for economic growth

Grand Rapids joins big leagues: Ranks 3rd in nation for economic growth

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Even Birgit Klohs was surprised the Greater Grand Rapids region has one of the best economies in the nation.

EY names Entrepreneur of the Year winners

EY names Entrepreneur of the Year winners

A global award program recognized several West Michigan entrepreneurs during its regional gala in Detroit to celebrate business leaders.

Grand Rapids sees $206M in spending after 'Pure Michigan' ad

Grand Rapids sees $206M in spending after 'Pure Michigan' ad

The numbers are in, and Grand Rapids participation in the statewide Pure Michigan campaign is paying off, to the tune of $206 million in incremental spending last year.

Wolverine Worldwide names CFO

Wolverine Worldwide names CFO

Wolverine Worldwide is undergoing a leadership change following the resignation of one of its top employees.

Grand Rapids ranks No. 2 in US for 'finding employment'

Grand Rapids ranks No. 2 in US for 'finding employment'

Due to low unemployment rates and strong job prospects in several industries, Grand Rapids is the second-best city in the country for finding a job right now.

GVSU students attend SAP conference

GVSU students attend SAP conference

Five Seidman College of Business students attended the worldwide Sapphire Now (SAP) and Americas SAP Users Group (ASUG) conference May 5-7 in Orlando, Florida.

Best and Brightest names elite-level winners

Best and Brightest names elite-level winners

The Michigan Business & Professional Association hosts an annual awards dinner to honor West Michigans 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.

A CEO shares the surprising skill she looks for in every job candidate

A CEO shares the surprising skill she looks for in every job candidate

Holly Thaggard doesn't run a news website or a publishing company, but the skill she values most in job candidates is the ability to write well.

West Michigan schools rank among 'Green Colleges' in US

West Michigan schools rank among 'Green Colleges' in US

A trio of colleges in the region have scored high enough to be considered some of the nations Green Colleges.

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