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Rebecca Abel | Building a Food Brand in Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
September 20, 2019 12:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Rebecca Abel, Owner of Treat Dreams Dessert Emporium & D'vine Cookies, of Ferndale, MI. They review the topic - Building a Food Brand.

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LCC to Hold Student Summit on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2019 1:00 PM

Student Summit is a continuation of the college’s participation in national initiative

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Community College will hold a Student Summit on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at its Downtown Campus. The Student Summit is a continuation of the college’s participation in the yearlong national commemoration of the 400 Years of African American History Commission Act.

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Matthew Fenster | How To Start A Business

Michigan Business Beat
September 5, 2019 1:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Matthew Fenster, Birmingham, MI, President, Paragon, of Royal Oak. Matthew reviews a bit of his career trajectory and how his experiences have led him to now write a book about how to start a business.

How To Start A Business is a step-by-step guide and overview on how to start a business. He shares more details like who the book is geared toward (the first time entrepreneur to help them through the process). Then Matthew goes into how the book is peppered with his experience, insight, advice and anecdotes to help bring the process to life.

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News Release | Northern Michigan University Summer Employment Fair

Michigan Business Network
September 4, 2019 10:00 AM

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. NMU Northern (University) Center  will host their Summer Employment Fair.

The Summer Employment Fair is an opportunity for companies and organizations to discuss summer jobs, internships and part-time jobs with students.

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Michigan's 8th Graders to Spotlight Michigan Heroes in Essay Contest

Michigan Business Beat
September 4, 2019 8:00 AM


Lisa Fedewa, America & Me Essay Contest Coordinator, and Advertising & Engagement Specialist for Farm Bureau Insurance, Lansing, MI, drops by the MBN studio to discuss the opening of the 51st year of an essay contest.

Eighth grade students across the state are encouraged to write about their personal Michigan hero.

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Baker College Recognized by National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2019 12:00 PM

Baker Holds Designation Through Academic Year 2024

FLINT, Mich. (August 19, 2019)  Baker College, Michigan’s largest, private not-for-profit college and the top private transfer school in the state, has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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MiABLE Funds Can Help with Health, Independence and Quality of Life Expenses

Michigan Business Network
August 28, 2019 8:00 AM

August is #AbleToSave Month

LANSING, Mich. – Individuals who have a Michigan Achieving a Better Life Experience investment savings account can use those funds to help with health, independence and quality-of-life expenses, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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Impression 5 Collides with SMASH: A Nuclear Adventure

Michigan Business Beat
August 27, 2019 12:00 PM

Erik Larson, Executive Director, Impression 5 Science Center, Lansing, MI, checks in with Jeffrey Mosher to discuss SMASH: A Nuclear Adventure which is COLLIDING WITH LANSING AUGUST 2019.

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Lansing Region Identified as One of America’s Most Educated Communities

Michigan Business Network
August 22, 2019 8:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing-East Lansing metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was recently named as one of America’s most educated cities by personal finance web service WalletHub, landing at No. 22 on their annual Most and Least Educated Cities index.

WalletHub compared the 150 most populated U.S. MSAs across two key dimensions: Educational Attainment and Quality of Education and Attainment Gap, which were then evaluated on 11 key metrics including

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AAA’S Annual Statewide “School's Open - Drive Carefully” Campaign Kicks Off The School Year

Michigan Business Network
August 21, 2019 12:00 PM

Safety campaign celebrates 73 years of traffic safety in school  zones and neighborhoods

DEARBORN, Mich., (August 21, 2019) — With many Michigan schools back in session, children will be walking, biking and riding the school bus. Making those trips safe is of the utmost importance. Over 1.5 million children across Michigan will head back to school, with 10 percent of those children typically walking or biking to their classes.   AAA warns drivers to be especially vigilant for pedestrians before and after school hours. The afternoon hours are particularly dangerous – over the last decade, nearly one in four child pedestrian fatalities occurred between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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