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Growing Community Colleges Need Leadership; Ferris State Aims to Fill Need with Doctoral Program
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 (2111 reads)

December 23, 2009/The Grand Rapids Press


GRAND RAPIDS -- Community college enrollment is hitting record levels in Grand Rapids and elsewhere, and Ferris State University leaders say there's a growing need for people to lead those schools as they grow.

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East Lansing Celebrates A High Tech Economic Bright Spot
Monday, December 14, 2009 (1115 reads)

December 11 2009/Great Lakes IT Report


There are at least a couple of bright spots amid Michigan’s economic doldrums, and one of the brightest is the city of East Lansing. Recently named to Entrepreneur magazine’s 2009 list of the 10 “Best College Towns to Start a Business” -- the only Michigan city to make the list -- East Lansing toasted its accomplishments last week with LAUNCHED, a celebration at the East Lansing Technology Innovation Center (TIC) business incubator.

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Rebuttal: Stop College Nursing Mission Creep
Friday, December 11, 2009 (2097 reads)

December 3, 2009/The Detroit News


The Detroit News editorial board is well known as a voice for fiscal common sense. That's why the board's support for allowing two-year community colleges to expand into four-year nursing programs -- and other degrees -- is quite perplexing ("Expand nursing schools," Nov. 20).

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MSU Helping Nurses Transition into New Practices, Alleviating Shortage
Tuesday, December 08, 2009 (2086 reads)

December 04, 2009/MSU News


EAST LANSING, Mich. — A program from Michigan State University's College of Nursing is helping retain nurses by transitioning them into home-based, hospice, long-term and ambulatory care practice.


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Slowing Michigan's Brain Drain: New Website Aims to Keep Grads in State
Monday, December 07, 2009 (2058 reads)

December 7, 2009/The Michigan Daily

About half of Michigan college students leave the state once they graduate — a sobering fact that significantly hampers the state’s prospects for future economic and job growth.

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Homecoming for CMU's New President
Friday, December 04, 2009 (2027 reads)

December 4, 2009/The Detroit News


Central Michigan University's new president will come back to the campus he left to take a job leading Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

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Forum: The Gun Lobby's Push on Campuses
Thursday, December 03, 2009 (3786 reads)

December 03, 2009/Traverse City Record-Eagle


By John Johnson

America's colleges and universities are under attack from the gun lobby.

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NMU Student's Photos Featured in Lansing Exhibit
Tuesday, December 01, 2009 (2003 reads)

November 24, 2009/NMU News Release


MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University student Joseph Sobel’s “Untitled” photographs are on display in the Anderson House in Lansing as part of the fifth annual Arts in the House exhibit.

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