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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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LEAP, Lansing Economic Area Partnership -- CAMW! MVP for April 2019

Michigan Business Beat
April 17, 2019 5:00 PM

Keith Lambert, Vice President of Business Attraction, LEAP, Lansing Economic Area Partnership -- CAMW! MVP for April 2019. Capital Area Michigan Works! has been helped by LEAP their most valuable partner for this month, in preparing for MiCareerQuest Capital Area coming up April 26th.    

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LAFCU Creates Position Focused on Membership Experience

Michigan Business Network
April 9, 2019 11:00 AM

Credit union veteran Angie Ruzinsky promoted to chief membership officer

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has created the position of chief membership officer to help lead the credit union in delivering exceptional service to its membership. Credit union veteran Angie Ruzinsky has been promoted to the new position.

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Michigan Online Schools React to Michigan State Budget Proposal

Michigan Business Beat
April 9, 2019 9:00 AM

Heather Ballien Superintendent, Great Lakes Cyber Academy rejoins the Michigan Business Network to share more about how online schools like Great Lakes Cyber Academy, are preparing students for career readiness in an ever-increasing digital world.

Originally a guest in October 2018, she now also addresses their perspective on a new state budget proposal.

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Foster Swift | Upcoming Seminars for Businesses New to Exporting

Michigan Business Network
April 8, 2019 5:00 PM

UPDATE Monday April 8, NOW with an interview. 

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Zachary W. Behler Attorney Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

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Media Release | St. Martha School to Showcase Academic Difference at Prospective Family Day

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2019 3:00 PM

March 24, 2019 event highlights benefits for young learners

OKEMOS, Mich. – St. Martha School recently announced an affordable way for children to receive a private education in Okemos. Along with this announcement comes a new event for families to learn more about the St. Martha difference.

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