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LCC FOUNDATION CREATES NEW LCC CARES INITIATIVE

The seasonal changes are often obvious, but one tell-tale sign of an approaching fall is seeing students going back to school. Whether they are moving into dorms, new off-campus housing or commuting while living at home, there is excitement in the air as college students reach for their education dreams. Lansing Community College (LCC) has […]

OUTDOOR POOL FACILITY UNVEILED AT UNIVERSITY CLUB

A brand-new $2.5 million outdoor pool facility has opened at the University Club of Michigan State University. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held July 20. U-Club Board President Bill Beekman; U-Club CEO and General Manager Karen Grannemann; Lansing Mayor Andy Schor; Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tim Daman; Luke Landscaping owner and facility […]

MEDC INTRODUCES REVAMPED BUSINESS WEBSITE

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) has launched a revamped website with goals to support initiatives to market the state, attract private investment and help build vibrant communities. The website showcases improved usability and enhanced navigation. It also includes original content on MEDC resources, programs and economic development stories from across the state. “We took […]

U of M study shows major gains for jobs for Michigan’s graduate students

Kristin Harrington, executive director of Youth Solutions, which provides Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates programming through partnerships all over Michigan, knows change is possible. “The challenge in Michigan is building our youth talent pipeline,” said Harrington. “In Michigan, nearly 11,000 kids drop out of high school every year. Without that building block of a diploma, students […]

Behind the Scenes

From his signature bowtie to his viral “no-school-today” videos, Dr. David Hornak makes each student’s experience with Holt Public Schools his business. Hornak has spent most of his career in the district, with the last three years as the superintendent. Some say schools should be run like a business – do you agree?  “I struggle […]

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