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Lansing Community College American Marketing Association Talks Millennials

Millennial Mindset
July 30, 2018 5:00 PM

Jeffrey talks with Joe Strother, President of the Lansing Community College American Marketing Association and Bill Motz, Faculty Adviser for the LCC AMA and Full-time Marketing Professor at LCC about millennials and a club offered to students at LCC. 

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MFEA 2018 Convention Educational Scholarship

Party @ MI Place
July 30, 2018 3:00 PM

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TED | Business and Education Leaders Prepare for High-Demand, High-Wage Careers of Today and Tomorrow

Michigan Business Network
July 30, 2018 2:00 PM

Marshall Plan for Talent invests $100 million in innovative programming

“Michigan grows stronger when leaders from all sectors work together to develop innovative solutions that move our state forward,” Ted Director Roger Curtis said. “Today’s workshop is about building partnerships and developing stronger collaborations to better prepare Michiganders for the high-demand, high-wage careers of today and the future."

The Marshall Plan is an additional $100 million investment in innovative programs to revolutionize Michigan’s talent and education system. It supports schools that want to transform education through programs like competency-based certifications, world-class curricula and classroom equipment, scholarships and stipends, and support for career navigators and teachers. The funding complements the more than $225 million in existing talent development efforts in the state.

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BLM Helps Form Alliance of 30+ Organizations to Benefit Michigan Students

Michigan Business Network
July 18, 2018 9:00 AM

BLM HELPS FORM ALLIANCE OF 30+ ORGANIZATIONS TO BENEFIT MICHIGAN STUDENTS, ECONOMY

Late last month, Business Leaders for Michigan waspleased to announce the formation of a uniquely diverse cross-section of representatives from Michigan's business, education management, education labor, philanthropy, and state and community leaders aligned behind improving outcomes for K-12 education in Michigan. Called Launch Michigan, the goal is to turn our state into a leader in educational excellence with lasting, research driven strategies that transcend politics and election cycles

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LAFCU-Perry Partnership Wins State Association’s Innovation Award

Michigan Business Network
July 2, 2018 1:00 PM

Credit union’s involvement with Perry Public Schools lays foundation for state-of-the-art technology to serve community

LANSING, Mich. — The partnership between LAFCU and the Perry community was awarded the Innovation Award from Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) at the trade association’s annual convention, June 6-9, in Traverse City.

Photo above:  LAFCU management, board and committee members at Michigan Credit Union League’s 2018 Annual Conventionshare in the excitement of receiving MCUL’s Innovation Award from Dave Adams, MCUL CEO, far left.  

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Escape Games Build Brains!

Education’s Business: Taking Positive Actions
June 22, 2018 12:00 PM

From an informal education perspective, the rising Escape Games movement offers a unique way to challenge your thinking and problem solving abilities.  Robert Cook, founder and owner of ESC by Design enhances these venues by creating custom props and adventure environments.  Utilizing 3-D printers, micro-technology and his creative spirit, Robert is setting out to have his small business broaden the learning experiences at as many locations as possible.

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Chelsey’s Fishing Story: The Ezra Project!

Education’s Business: Taking Positive Actions
June 22, 2018 11:00 AM

Examples of neighborly acts often go un-celebrated in our society.  As a freshman at Stockbridge High School, Chelsey Asquith approached long-time family friends to offer an idea that would positively impact their young son.  Ezra has a birth defect that limits his ability to fully experience his love of fishing.  That limitation is now being minimized.

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Introducing Millennial Mindset

Millennial Mindset
May 21, 2018 11:00 AM

Chris Holman introduces Jeffrey MacCowan to Michigan Business Network broadcasting. Chris goes on to ask Jeffrey about his show called Millennial Mindset. Millennial Mindset will cover education such as post-secondary options, personal development such as time management and financial literacy, entering into any workforce, and many more topics.

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The Importance of Supporting Literacy, the COST of Illiteracy

Michigan Business Beat
April 9, 2018 3:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher talks with John Leask, a Board Member with the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, on this segment of Michigan Business Beat. John, a retired colonel who served in Afghanistan, is also a spokesperson of CALC. He took literacy training while in the National Guard and tutored English as a Second Language (ESL) in Afghanistan and later in Michigan. John covers what the mission of the program is stating that CALC is, "breaking the cycle of poverty one individual at a time."

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Business & Workforce Development Striving at LCC

Michigan Business Beat
March 26, 2018 11:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes Bo Garcia, Dean of Community Education & Workforce Development at Lansing Community College. Bo talks about the great things happening at LCC concerning education, workforce & business development and how people can get involved.

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