education

Elizabeth Goes to Eksperimenta!

by (UICA)

Submitted 05-27-2011 under NONPROFITS

If anyone had suggested a year ago to Elizabeth Goddard, Education Director at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) that she’d be presenting at an arts conference in Estonia, she would have said, “Yeah, right.” And then...

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GR Chamber & Davenport partner to bring tuition discount to members and dependents

by (GRACC)

Submitted 04-18-2011 under NONPROFITS

One of the best economic development tools is a well-trained, educated workforce.    Davenport University and the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to help educate West Michigan’s workforce through a new program...

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Catalyst Radio: Proposed fed budget cuts eliminating national community service to affect thousands in GR

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

In the Grand Rapids area alone, there are more than 60 AmeriCorps members, 1,000 Senior Corps members and 28,000 K-12 students benefiting from Learn and Serve. These community service programs are administered by the Corporation for National and...

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Bridging the Gap: New Grand Rapids startup brings parents and teachers together to help students

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-10-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This article was written and edited by Annie Batts, Megan Carrington, Trevor Cooper, and Jessica Covert for EN 102-4433 at GRCC. Education provides an opportunity for everyone to reach their full potential. Unfortunately, some students who put the...

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Germany Rising: local scholar presents on Germany’s economic turn around

by (jeffcrafter)

Submitted 02-28-2011 under NEWS

The World Affairs Council of West Michigan and several local academic institutions hosted the third Great Decisions Foreign Policy Lecture Series last Monday evening at Aquinas College’s Fine Arts Center. The lecture was presented by Dr....

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Expert on world affairs details "New World Order" to Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series

by (jeffcrafter)

Submitted 02-18-2011 under NEWS

The Great Decisons Foreign Policy Series, co-presented by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan and a cadre of local academic institutions, features weekly presentations by various experts on world affairs. The series, now in it's second...

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Hits and Messes: World Affairs Council presents Great Decisions lecture series

by (jeffcrafter)

Submitted 02-11-2011 under NEWS

The Great Decisions foreign policy lecture series at Aquinas College features speakers from multiple disciplines speaking on topics from the cutting edge in the fast-changing realm of world affairs. The series, presented annually, is...

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Catalyst Radio: Outside the Lines challenges nonartists to put their art supplies where their mouth is

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Outside the Lines is putting on its inaugural auction - a competition for nonartists - one week from now, and event coordinator Kendra Herington clues WYCE listeners in to what there is to look forward to. Listen in as Kendra explains how this...

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WMCAT students receive Scholastic Art Awards

by (luisa1071)

Submitted 01-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

   The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) entered student artwork into the Scholastic Art Awards and saw 28 of its students receive awards.  This is a significant accomplishment for students served by WMCAT’s...

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First Rapidian bureau hosted by Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to launch in January

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian, a service of the Community Media Center, is partnering with Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to install a news bureau in the southwest quadrant of Grand Rapids. The Rapidian is a web-based, community driven journalism project that...

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