Lawrence Tech Nursing Students Fighting COVID-19 Even Before Graduation

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University nursing students are on the front lines of fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even before their graduation. “We have eight nursing students working right now,” said M. Therese Jamison, director of LTU’s nursing program. They’re working as patient care technicians at Ascension hospitals in Southfield and Warren, at Trinity Health’s St. Joseph Hospital

By |2020-04-02T18:57:59-04:00April 2nd, 2020|ESD|

Survey: LTU Is Detroit Area’s No. 1 Best Value Private College

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University is the No. 1 private university in the Detroit area in terms of the value of its education, according to a new study by the New York City-based financial technology company SmartAsset. SmartAsset considered tuition, student living costs, scholarship and grant offerings, student retention rates, and starting salary for new graduates in

By |2020-04-02T18:42:37-04:00April 2nd, 2020|ESD|

ESD Class To Address Planning To Avert Crises — Like Coronavirus

SOUTHFIELD—The Engineering Society of Detroit will present a complimentary online one-hour educational session, “Can Crisis Be Averted?”, on Thursday, April 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. on the Zoom platform. Veteran engineer Thomas Doran will discuss how we can prevent rather than merely manage crises, as we are with the current coronavirus pandemic. Doran will

By |2020-04-02T18:42:37-04:00April 2nd, 2020|ESD|

Priority Health Expands Free Telehealth, Home Prescription Delivery

GRAND RAPIDS—In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Priority Health announced that it will be expanding its existing $0 copay telehealth, also known as virtual care, to include all lines of business through April 30. This means that essentially all of the company’s nearly one million members across commercial, individual, Medicaid and Medicare plans, will now

By |2020-03-29T17:38:30-04:00March 29th, 2020|ESD, IoT, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

LTU Offers At-Home Experiments For K-12 Students During School Shutdown

SOUTHFIELD - When students have to miss school, they miss out on important instructional time that feeds their young, curious minds. When their schedules are suddenly turned upside down, frustration and boredom can set in, unless they are able to find ways to occupy their time. But there are many resources and activities out there

By |2020-03-29T16:02:21-04:00March 29th, 2020|ESD|

Pure Michigan Business Connect Updates Virtual Matchmaking Platform For COVID-19 Resonse

LANSING–The Michigan Economic Development Corp. Pure Michigan Business Connect program is expanding its free, online procurement platform by now including donations from suppliers capable of filling health and human service needs across a broad range of product and service categories. The platform will provide direct access to businesses within the state providing supplies including personal

By |2020-03-29T17:38:53-04:00March 29th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, ESD, Politics, Politics/Government|

Ford Offers 6-Month Payment Moratorium To Shore Up Sales, Finances

DEARBORN—Ford Motor Co. announced several initiatives to bolster the company’s cash position and support sales amid the coronavirus health crisis. Among the company’s moves: Borrowng the maximum $15.4 billion under two existing credit lines to offset the impact of coronavirus-related production shutdowns in North America and Europe Suspending the company’s dividend to shareholders Withdrawing financial

By |2020-03-22T16:44:52-04:00March 22nd, 2020|ESD|

ACEC Presents Awards At Annual Gala

LANSING—The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan named Livonia-based OHM Advisors its Large Firm of the Year and FK Engineering Associates of Madison Heights its Small Firm of the Year at its annual Engineering & Surveying Excellence Awards Gala held March 7 in Grand Rapids. The awards recognize excellence in both professional practice and

By |2020-03-15T11:34:53-04:00March 15th, 2020|ESD|

Davenport University First To Earn Michigan Performance Excellence Award

GRAND RAPIDS - Davenport University has been selected as a 2020 Michigan Performance Excellence Award recipient by Michigan Performance Excellence, the highest honor given to organizations in Michigan that demonstrate outstanding performance, leadership and operational excellence. Davenport is the first university to earn this distinction in Michigan. MIPEx is one of more than 30 state and regional Baldrige-based performance

By |2020-03-01T11:38:53-05:00March 1st, 2020|As-A-Service, ESD, STEM|

Van Andel Institute To Sponsor K-12 STEM Education Conference

GRAND RAPIDS—The Van Andel Institute for Education announced that it would host “Science on the Grand: A STEAM conference for inquiry-based instruction” for the third year, on July 13 and 14 in Grand Rapids. This conference equips K–12 educators with the skills, resources, confidence, and competence they need to create a classroom culture which supports

By |2020-03-01T11:16:40-05:00March 1st, 2020|ESD, STEM|