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.

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

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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

5 Reasons To Invest In STEM Education At The Elementary And Secondary Levels

DETROIT - STEM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is a young curriculum. The National Science Foundation introduced this program in the United States. It aims to integrate the skills and intellect of students in the STEM field. Many countries also adopt this program. For example, France, South Korea,

Public Charter High School Grads Eligible For GVSU Scholarship

ALLENDALE — Students who graduate from a public charter high school authorized by Grand Valley State University are eligible for a scholarship to attend GVSU, the university has announced on February The GV Charter Schools Alumni Scholarship will be available for students beginning with Grand Valley’s Fall 2022 semester. Each graduate from a GVSU-authorized high

GVSU Expands Tuition-Free Program To Qualified Michigan Students

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University leaders have expanded a tuition-free program that opens its doors to any qualified Michigan student who wants to enroll at the university. The Grand Valley Pledge awards full undergraduate tuition (renewable for four years) to qualified students who have a family income of less than $50,000. It is available

How The Pandemic Has Changed Executive Searches: Executive Search Partner’s Gary Erickson Explains

ANN ARBOR - The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the pace of business and companies with superior technology capabilities are winning the race, says Executive Search Partners' Gary Erickson. Now companies are looking for CIOs (Chief Information Officers) with business improvement track records, and not just technological expertise, he says. If you are looking for