STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM is designed to integrate STEM subjects and the art of design in the classroom. These programs aim to teach students to think critically and have an engineering or design approach towards real-world problems while building on their mathematics and science base.

Six Michigan Schools Finalists In Samsung Solve For Tomorrow STEM Competition

DETROIT - Samsung announced 300 public schools have been named State Finalists in the 13th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow STEM competition – and six schools in Michigan were selected. Representing the best of more than one thousand competition entrants, each State Finalist has won a package of $2,500 in technology and school supplies. The

Michigan STEM Forward Internship Program Exceeds 500 Placed Interns

ANN ARBOR — The Michigan STEM Forward internship program recently placed its 500th intern — a significant milestone for the statewide service that launched in March 2021. Since then, it has continued to pair Michigan students and companies, providing a much-valued resource designed to retain top talent in the state. “Recruiting and retaining talent is

Kathleen Norton-Schock Shares All The Latest News And Events On MCWT

ANN ARBOR - Kathleen Norton-Schock returns to MITech TV to provide details on all the events and news coming out of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology. For more information, click on MCWT https://youtu.be/EnZ15UJJfp8

MITechNews Editor Mike Brennan Talks Innovation With Jeff Sloan On WJR

DETROIT - On this segment of the Pre W.Smith show on WJR News Radio 760 Host Jeff Sloan gets the details from MITechNews.Com Editor Mike Brennan on what lands Michigan in 11th place for the most innovative workforce. To listen to this short interview, click on Pre W.Smith   

MI-HQ Acquires EMU Building For Innovation Shared Workspace For STEM Companies

ANN ARBOR – Michigan Innovation Headquarters —an innovative life science and technology workspaces—has entered a purchase agreement for Eastern Michigan University’s former College of Business headquarters, the Gary Owens Building, in downtown Ypsilanti. The building will be purchased for $2.6 million and will undergo an additional $10 million renovation to build an innovative shared workspace

ASE Releases 2022 Michigan Compensation Survey Results – Salaries Rise 4 Percent

TROY – Low unemployment, sluggish labor participation, and unprecedented employee turnover appear to have accelerated the wages and salaries of local employers.  Data from the most recent ASE compensation survey shows that overall wage growth, based on a matched sample of companies (referred to as a constant sample) was 4.0 percent compared to just 2.1

By |2022-06-30T12:03:45-04:00June 20th, 2022|Small Business Association of Michigan, STEM|

GVSU To Establish TRIO Program In Detroit To Prep High School Students For College

DETROIT — Grand Valley State University received a five-year, $1.4 million federal grant to establish a TRIO program in Detroit designed to create a successful college-going culture for high school students who would be the first in their families to attend college. The Detroit TRIO Upward Bound program will serve 60 students in ninth-12th grades

GM Offers Free Java Programming Nanodegree For People In Metro Detroit

DETROIT - A free Java Programming Nanodegree sponsored by General Motors is for individuals in the Detroit metro who are looking to gain skills to start or advance a tech career. GM is focused on providing opportunities to underrepresented groups in tech, however anyone can apply. The scholarship will provide learners with job-ready Java Programming

LTU’s Marburger STEM Center Message: STEM Careers Can Be Fun

SOUTHFIELD—As the 2021-22 academic year draws to a close, Lawrence Technological University’s Marburger STEM Center is celebrating another successful year of outreach in the STEAM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, arts and architecture, and mathematics) to K-12 students. The Marburger STEM Center conducted more than 2,000 outreach points of contact from August 2021 to April 2022,

Matt Roush Updates LTU’s Courses, Grants, and STEAM Programming

SOUTHFIELD - Matt Roush, Managing Editor of the Lawrence Technological University's News Bureau and Director of Media Relations, provides the latest details on the Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering and Math programs at LTU. Graduates of these programs are earning starting salaries above $100,000 a year. More at LTU.EDU https://youtu.be/a-fbcu1kbJ0