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CAMW! | Employee Retention

Michigan Business Beat
July 16, 2019 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher discusses with Edythe Copeland, CEO of CAMW!, the Capital Area Michigan Works! topic for July 2019, Employee Retention.

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Michigan Announces 2019 North American International Cyber Summit

Michigan Business Network
July 15, 2019 11:00 AM

The 2019 North American International Cyber Summit, has been announced for Monday, October 28, at the Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit.

This year’s event will mark the eighth summit in Michigan bringing together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cybersecurity issues impacting the world of business, education, information technology, economic development, law enforcement, and personal use.

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LAFCU Offers $3K in LCC Scholarships for Adult Women; Sixth Year of Contest to Mark $15k Total Awards

Michigan Business Network
July 3, 2019 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is accepting applications for the 2019 Women Helping Educate Every Lady (W.H.E.E.L.) scholarship essay contest through Wednesday, July 31. The 2019 award of $3,000 pushes LAFCU’s six-year award total to $15,000.

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News Release | Lansing Community College Receives Elite Ranking From Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Michigan Business Network
July 1, 2019 5:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. - LCC has received the ranking of “gold status” from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA). They provide support, care, advocacy and service to veterans and their families.

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News Release | Fostering Futures Scholarship Applications Due by Sunday June 30th!

Michigan Business Network
June 28, 2019 10:00 AM

More Than $5 Million Awarded Since 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Young adults who have experienced foster care on or after their 13th birthday have until Sunday to apply for a Fostering Futures Scholarship, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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CAMW! | CEO Edythe Copeland Addresses 'the Summer Slide'

Michigan Business Beat
June 15, 2019 9:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomed Edythe Copeland, CEO of Capital Area Michigan Works! into the MBN studio to discuss 'The Summer Slide'. 

The summer slide is the regression of education and skills developed in a traditional academic school year during the summer months. To put it simply, when students aren’t in school, they “slide” backwards academically.

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FRWC Receives Major Federal Grant

Michigan Business Network
May 3, 2019 5:00 PM

NOAA B-WET Funded Project Helps Engage Hundreds of Local Students in the Watershed

Flint, MI.May 1, 2019  The Flint River Watershed Coalition (FRWC) is pleased to announce it has received a $74,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET). These funds will support the development and implementation of Flint River Green Bridges, a considerable expansion to the existing Flint River GREEN water quality monitoring program implemented in 22 local school districts that reaches over 1,200 students each year.

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MI Student Aid Program Helps Michiganders Learn How to Pay for College

Michigan Business Network
April 30, 2019 6:00 PM

April 30, 2019 

With April as National Financial Literacy Month coming to a close, the Michigan Department of Treasury is reminding families and students looking for help paying for college to consider checking out the MI Student Aid program as a resource for navigating the financial aid process.

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MiCareerQuest Capital Area Focused on the Student Experience

Michigan Business Beat
April 30, 2019 4:00 PM

New event giving 4,400 youth hands-on career exploration
LANSING, Mich. – Picture students standing on the floor of the Lansing Center learning to code from a computer science engineer, developing a Snapchat
filter with a social media manager and drawing blood from a manikin while a nurse helps guide them. Well that’s exactly what MiCareerQuest Capital Area had in store for the expected 4,400 regional students on Friday, April 26, 2019.

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TED | National Welding Month Offers Important Opportunity to Spotlight, Recognize Professionals in High-Wage, High-Demand Field

Michigan Business Network
April 25, 2019 2:00 PM

National Welding Month offers important opportunity to spotlight, recognize professionals in high-wage, high-demand field

LANSING, Mich.— With more than 1,500 annual openings and a shrinking Professional Trades workforce, Michigan needs more welders.

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