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CARSON CITY, MI – Sparrow Medical Group (SMG) Carson Walk-In Clinic has expanded its hours to six days a week to meet the needs of the Carson City area. The SMG Carson Walk-In Clinic is now open Monday through Friday from noon to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon.
Jackie Smythe is a second-year student at Michigan State University planning to study Supply Chain and Sustainability. Jackie spent two weeks in Costa Rica in 2018 studying “Business Sustainability and Entrepreneurship.” This experience led Jackie and three of her colleagues from the program to launch a start-up business, INFKNIT Apparel, a reversible, sustainable clothing company with a practical approach to clothing design. In this interview, we discuss the resources through MSU that assisted in the company’s launch. This interview is part of a series with students about their experiences inside and outside of the classroom that prepare them for careers in international business. The company website is at infknit.com/
Valerie McNamera is a first-year student at Michigan State University studying Business and International Relations/Pre-law. Valerie spent two weeks in Ireland over the summer in a program entitled “Globalization, Nationalism, and the Changing Face of International Trade” looking at Ireland’s place in the global business community and how it’s being affected by Brexit discussions. She is currently working as a student assistant in the International Business Center in the Eli Broad College of Business where she does research, assists with the globalEDGE website, and writes for the blog of trade issues. She wants to be an international business contract lawyer. This interview is part of a series with students about their experiences inside and outside of the classroom that prepare them for careers in international business.
Gigi Ngcobo is a Senior at Michigan State University, majoring in Finance and User Experience Design. She currently serves a President of the MSU Women’s Association for Venture capital and Private Equity and Vice President of Spartan Blockchain Solutions. As an advocate for the development of emerging markets, she organized the inaugural MSU African Business Symposium; recordings from the event are available on globalEDGE Business Beat. Gigi aspires to help solve her community’s most pressing issues by establishing enterprises and strengthening the African business ecosystem. This interview is part of a series with students about their experiences inside and outside of the classroom that prepare them for careers in international business.
Sparrow showcases Mom and newborn simulator mannequins
Sparrow Health System introduced their new mother and newborn simulator mannequins, lifelike moveable figures that portray the steps of labor and birth. These mannequins were funded by the Sparrow Foundation’s Women Working Wonders and will be used as a teaching tool for Sparrow Nurses, Providers, and medical students.
Friday evening November 15, 2019, the China Entrepreneur Network of Michigan State University held an event on the MSU Campus. "Crazy Rich" was a competition for students based around Speculation Strategy. MBN was on hand for a part of the evening.
LANSING, MI – Sparrow Hospital has earned a top ranking for use of technology in improving Patient care from the Ann Arbor-based College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
News & Editorial from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:
With the holiday season underway, here in Marquette County we truly have many reasons to be thankful. We are lucky to live in this wonderful community filled with amazing organizations, businesses and people. On behalf of the LSCP, we want to thank all of our partners and stakeholders who continue to assist in economic development in our region. By working together we make Marquette County a great place to live, work, play AND shop!
GM Parsons to take on larger role in February
Lansing Lugnuts team president Nick Grueser, the team’s longest tenured full-time employee, will officially leave the Lugnuts in February, the team announced this past Thursday.