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CoRe Experience Program Promoting Opportunities and Employment

Michigan Business Beat
March 28, 2015 8:00 AM

What is happening with today’s engineers? Where are they going and how are they getting educated? Leo Kempel, the Dean of College of Engineering at MSU, joins us here and talks a little bit about the CoRe Experience Program at MSU and how it is buddying up with the opportunities in the employment industry.

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Get Help Tackling Your Toughest Employee Recruitment Challenges

Business Next
March 27, 2015 5:30 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with workforce recruitment experts Danny Samson and Wendy Pittman of WorkFountain. WorkFountain powers the SBAM Talent Exchange, a proven talent matching tool that addresses the unique recruiting needs of the small and mid-sized business community. Employers are guided through an easy posting process that intelligently sorts through tens of thousands of profiles. WorkFountain instantly provides employers with pre-selected candidates based on their specific hiring needs matched to the skills, education and experience of the candidate.

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What Will the CoRe Experience Program Provides to Students?

Michigan Business Beat
March 27, 2015 5:00 PM

We are at MSU in this segment talking about the CoRe Experience Program which is a partnership with Consumers Energy. We interviewed James McCormick, a MSU Senior who has been studying electrical engineering and is moving on to Consumers for a career.

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Creating Video Productions to fit the Needs of Small Businesses

Business Next
March 27, 2015 5:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Justin Caine, co-owner of mid-Michigan-based Good Fruit Video. Justin is a member of the Small Business Association of Michigan’s Leadership Council. He has been widely recognized for this philanthropic activities, innovation and socially responsible entrepreneurship.

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Encouraging Entrepreneurship for Young Students

Michigan Business Beat
March 27, 2015 4:00 PM

What are we doing to help entrepreneurialism be presented in our education systems as a viable career choice? To figure this out we are going to talk with Marsha Madle, Michigan associate for the Generation E Institute headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan. We talk all about how we are helping kids in school, from an early age, to pick entrepreneurialism as a career choice.

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How Versatile can a Cherry Really Be?

Michigan Business Beat
March 27, 2015 4:00 PM

Cherries are not only tasty but also medicinal. We are going to find more out about cherries and other products as Evan Smith, chief of operations and senior operations manager at Cherry Capital Foods in Traverse City, MI joins us here. Also, we are going to talk a little bit about their new facility, including the green roof. This is really interesting stuff, you are going to want to tune in.

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CoRe Experience Program Encouraging Growth

Michigan Business Beat
March 27, 2015 2:00 PM

Dr. Pat Walton joins us here, director of the CoRe experience program at MSU in conjunction with Consumers Energy. This is a program that brings incoming freshman into the engineering program and ensures that they have very good success on their way through it.

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Guardian Angel Helps Those in Need

Event Essentials
March 27, 2015 1:00 PM

Ziad Kassab, owner of Guardian Angel Home Health Care speaks about the services he provides which focus on the needs of the injured, ill, disabled or challenged. Guardian Angel provides services such as skilled nursing, home health aide, medical equipment, transportation services and much more. Ziad also hosts multiple events throughout the year that raise funding and provide resources for those in need.

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Economic Development Being Seen in Lansing Area

Pure Lansing
March 27, 2015 11:00 AM

The Pure Lansing show welcomes back Bob Trezise as the co-host of the show. Jeff Smith who served as the co-host of the Pure Lansing show for the past year has departed to a new gig at MSU Foundation. Additionally, Bob and Sara spoke about the Governor’s Economic and Education Summit and the different topics addressed there specifically focused on Talent.

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Legislative Update on Education in Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
March 27, 2015 10:30 AM

MIRS Publisher John Reurink talks education with Jacob Kanclerz who covered this week's selection of a new state Superintendent of Public Instruction. That new superintendent will have some rocky waters to navigate as the State Board continues to struggle with Gov. Rick Snyder over where the Michigan School Reform office will be located - Snyder's Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) or the Department of Education.

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