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Education & Career Opportunities in Lansing, MI | Jack Schripsema

Michigan Business Network
May 9, 2017 9:00 AM

Michigan Business Network’s Founder and CEO Chris Holman, M.A. Wade Tong, and President & CEO of the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau Jack Schripsema, cover the many great qualities that Lansing, MI has to offer foreign students who are looking to continue in their education and/or professional careers in the United States.

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Great College Opportunity in Lansing | Virg Bernero

Michigan Business Network
April 13, 2017 3:00 PM

Wade Tong, M.A. in Human Resources and Labor Relations from the University of Minnesota talks with Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero about the great college opportunity for foreign students in Lansing, MI. Virg talks about what determines a students success in college and how Lansing Community College has grown in the last 20 years, "its reputation, its academic programs, the physicality of the campus."

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PNC And A Major New Initiative To Support Early Childhood Education

Michigan Business Beat
April 6, 2017 1:30 PM

Chris Holman welcomed Tim Salisbury, PNC Regional President, and Jen Sturdy, PNC Vice President,Client and Community Relations Director Office of the Regional President- Mid Michigan to the studio to discuss a major announcement that came out this week.

The major new initiative "Donors Choose", will support early childhood education. It is an initiative which will impact thousands of preschool classrooms in 22 states, and Washington, D.C.

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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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