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 […]

Michigan Good Food Fund Awards $100,000 to 10 Michigan Food Enterprises

The Michigan Good Food Fund, a statewide loan program that works to increase access to healthy food and ignite economic development in communities most in need, has awarded $10,000 to 10 food enterprises across Michigan. The awarded businesses hail from Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Benton Harbor and Traverse City. Designed to […]

Detroit’s New Bridge: the Gordie Howe International Bridge

July 17 marked a milestone in Detroit as hundreds of people attended Michigan’s advance construction groundbreaking for the Gordie Howe International Bridge, which will span the Detroit River from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, in Canada. Many of those in attendance were part of major Michigan labor organizations like the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, […]

Job postings: Good bait reels in the best fish

Wanted: A creative, clear, concise mind to create a job posting. Typing skills a plus. In any job interview, it’s up to the candidate to sell himself or herself to you. In any job posting, on the other hand, it’s up to you to sell your business to potential recruits. In order to attract top-level […]

Opening the Hatch: A Peek into MSU’s Premier Student Incubator

It sits unassumingly perched atop a large insurance office, seemingly watching over the bustling businesses that line Grand River Avenue. It’s Michigan State University’s the Hatch: An enterprising student’s entrepreneurial playground well-known in the community for enabling promising student-led projects to earn their sea legs in a low-risk environment. That, of course, in addition to […]

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