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Class of 2013: Loy Norrix football tackle David Mann scores victory over mental disorders
Midday through his freshman year at Kalamazoo's Loy Norrix High School , David Mann got into such a rage that he punched out a school window and got hauled off by police.
Thu May 23, 2013
Home Accents Today
Seven selected for Celia Moh scholarships
Seven students have been selected to receive Celia Moh Scholarships, which support students in home furnishings fields, for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Wed May 22, 2013
Traverse City Ticker
NMC Outstanding Alumni Named
Two Traverse City business leaders have been named Northwestern Michigan College's Outstanding Alumni for 2013: Paul Britten, founder and CEO of Britten, and Peg Jonkhoff, co-owner of Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
Teacher 'pay for performance' bill approved by House panel over opposition from educators
Despite vehement opposition from both K-12 and higher education administrators and teachers, a House bill tying teacher salaries to student performance was approved by the House Education Committee along party lines.
Grand Rapids artist Brenda Sipe creates original designs on silk
Grand Rapids artist Brenda Sipe paints, draws, and stamps her original designs onto 100 percent silk.
Ferris State University honors distinguished alumni
Ferris State University has announced the 2013 recipients of its Distinguished Alumni Award, an honor that showcases how graduates use the knowledge they gained at the university to better their communities.
Tue May 21, 2013
Ferris State to issue $13 million in bonds to renovate, expand student center
The Ferris State University Board of Trustees has approved a proposal to issue $13 million in bonds to renovate and expand the Rankin Student Center.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ferris State University awards grants for faculty and staff research projects
Five faculty and staff members at Ferris State University have been awarded $27,725 in merit grant awards for projects aimed at advancing engagement and learning, the university said.
Thu May 16, 2013
Ferris State University board votes to rename Grand Rapids' old federal building
For years, it's been known as the old federal building, a structure that's been home to a court house, post office and museum.
Wed May 15, 2013
Haven't applied for college? West Michigan schools say high school seniors still have time
Graduation day is just around the corner for high school seniors across West Michigan, but several colleges in the region say it's not too late for prospective students to apply for fall classes.
Tue May 14, 2013
'Freshwater Boys' author Adam Schuitema will participate in ...
Its author, Adam Schuitema, has kindly agreed to participate in a live chat with readers at the end of this month.
Ferris State University to honor fallen public safety officers
Ferris State University is hosting a tribute Tuesday morning for public safety officers who have died during the line of duty.
Mon May 13, 2013
Past Award Winners Return to 15th Annual St. Charles Fine Art Show
This year, retuning artists - including past award-winners Taylor Mazer and Jack McLean - represent more than half of the more than 110 artists who will be presenting in the 15 th annual St.
Sun May 12, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Ferris State to raise tuition 2.2%
Ferris State University is raising tuition rates for the coming school year, the latest Michigan public university to announce an increase.
Garden City Observer
Terry and Lori Ryba of Milford announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle, to Andrew Kolp, son of Stanley and Sandra Kolp of Westphalia.
Fri May 10, 2013
Ferris State University votes to increase tuition by 2.2 percent, citing personnel costs, utilities
The Ferris State University Board of Trustees today voted to raise undergraduate tuition by 2.2 percent for fall semester and to implement a differential tuition rate for upper and lower level courses by spring 2014.
Thu May 09, 2013
Ferris State University faculty elect Academic Senate president
Engineering professor Khagendra Thapa has been elected president of Ferris State University's Academic Senate for the 2013-14 school year, according to a news release.
Ferris State: rejection of faculty contract before right to work not unfair labor practice
Ferris State University says it didn't violate state labor laws in February when its board turned down a proposed 5-year faculty contract over concerns with Michigan's then impending right-to-work law.
Nugent Sand South Lake: Castle Dunes developer has vision that stretches beyond Nugent property
Jim Konecny grew up in Norton Shores and the Nugent Sand Co. property was his playground while living on Castle Avenue just east of the massive sand mining operation.
Wed May 08, 2013
PHCC Educational Foundation brings regional instructor workshop to San Antonio
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors - National Association Educational Foundation announces the return of its popular series of two-day regional instructor workshops with a workshop offered in San Antonio, Texas, on June 20-21. FALLS CHURCH, VA.