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 […]


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 […]

Responding to Negative Social Media

It’s been said that there is no such thing as bad publicity. Obviously, that statement was made well before the advent of social media. The digital world provides everyone with a microphone as well as a stage, which can be a great thing for a business. Word of mouth – recommendations and reviews from family […]

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 […]

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