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Improv in the Workplace

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
March 8, 2017 4:00 PM

This segment is an interview on location at Block Imaging following a "Learn and Lunch" workshop focusing on how the skill sets used in improvisation can be applied to the workforce.

Block Imaging recently was recognized by the Lansing Chamber of Commerce for their innovative work and global reach. They recently extended that reach to the Theater Department's Improv Troupe at DeWitt High School.

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From Big Screen to Local Theatre Stage, "Stand and Deliver"

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
March 3, 2017 10:00 AM

 

The Dewitt, MI, and Michigan Creativity groups were pleased to showcase a production of Stand and Deliver, last month. The play based on the 1988 award winning film still considered the "Rocky" of educational films. It tells the true story of a group of inner city students from Garfield High School in East Los Angeles who work to prove the skeptics wrong. It also features the relentless pursuit of their new teacher Jamie Escalante from Bolivia. His quirky sense of humor and odd teaching methods coupled with his determination to disrupt the status quo ends up saving students from becoming victims of a failed system and an ill-funded school where gangs, drugs, and dropouts are sadly the norm. 

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DeWitt Creativity Group Building Momentum for Change

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
February 28, 2017 10:00 AM

DeWitt Creativity Group members Jason LaFay and Jeff Croley discuss various initiatives launched by the Group along with other organizations to continue to build momentum for change. Many of the efforts involve partnering with various groups and individuals to expand learning opportunities that both excite and engage students.

They share stories about Dewitt, and some recent happenings for the Michigan Creativity Group.

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Delta Dental of Michigan & ITEC Lansing Empowering Kids!

Michigan Business Beat
February 27, 2017 9:00 AM

Chris Holman had joined Kirk Riley, Executive Director, of Information Technology Empowerment Center (ITEC), Lansing, along with other mid-Michigan community members for the showcasing of ITEC's new bus — the TechTransport. Now, for this interview he's in the studio with Kirk and Lisa Ermak, Media and Public Relations Coordinator, Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, Okemos, MI.

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After making national rankings, Michigan Education Savings Program aims for spot on holiday gift lists

Michigan Business Network
December 20, 2016 11:00 AM

Family members, friends can conveniently contribute to accounts in nationally recognized plan administered by state Treasury Department

LANSING – As the Michigan Education Savings Program (MESP) continues to grade high on rankings of the best college savings programs in the country, the Michigan Department of Treasury is also hoping to see MESP’s name pop up elsewhere: on holiday gift lifts.

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Don Conlon talks About MSU’s Department of Management

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 14, 2016 5:00 PM

Tomas Hult interviews with Don Conlon, Chair of the Department of Management and Gambrel Family Endowed Professorship in Management in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.
Tomas and Don talk about the Broad College’s Department of Management being ranked among top programs for research and online programs.
Dr. Conlon tells us about the research ranking and what it means for scholarship and business practice. He also discusses the department’s online programs, a relatively new and very successful venture, specifically the Master of Science in Management, Strategy, and Leadership.

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Raspberry Pi Class Empowers Student to Code game

Michigan Business Beat
October 19, 2016 2:00 PM


Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Dr. Jerry and Stella Cash hosted ITEC Evening of Empowerment, at their home in Bath Township, MI, north of East Lansing.

Jeffrey catches up with Carlos a student who took the Raspberry Pi class. Carlos shares everything about this credit card sized computer technology from its price and what you could expect to see if you work with this computer.

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An Evening of Empowerment

Michigan Business Beat
October 19, 2016 1:00 PM

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Dr. Jerry and Stella Cash hosted ITEC Evening of Empowerment, at their home in Bath Township, MI, north of East Lansing. Here Jeffrey catches up with Kirk Riley, who has served as Executive Director of ITEC since its inception in 2007.

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Senator Stabenow Talks International Business and Education

globalEDGE Business Beat
October 12, 2016 1:30 PM

Monday September 12th Michigan Business Network hosted their inaugural International Business Breakfast. globalEDGE were among the sponsors of the event. Here Tomas Hult PhD gets Michigan’s Senior U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s perspective on some international business topics. She also covers education.

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Dani Zhang - Okemos Student's Perspective on China

Michigan Business Beat
September 27, 2016 10:00 AM

September 20-22, Lansing, Michigan played host to an international delegation from Beijing, China's Chaoyang District. Wednesday September 21st, approximately 100 gathered at the Lansing Center for a wonderful celebration of  cultural and economic information exchange.

Here Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Dani Zhang. Dani is daughter of Ren Zhang, Chairman of the Board for Beijing Eontech, a leading company in China’s tourism industry that focuses on market research, consulting, international exchange, and international investment. He works with Michigan Business Network in developing relations with China.

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