Calvin University selects marketing and communications VP

Calvin University has hired the institution’s first vice president for marketing and communications, La’Leatha Spillers, who will begin her tenure next month. 

Curious about summer camp? 

The Grand Rapids Public Museum has partnered with Grand Rapids WhiteWater and the Van Andel Education Institute to offer summer camp programs, now open for registration. 

Outdoor learning offers unique educational opportunities

Mud. Trees. Wildlife. Milkweed. Invasive species. Building fires, studying streams, getting dirty. Week-long camp experiences, day camps and overnight trips.

New charter school welcomes students

A new k3 school has opened its doors in Southeast Grand Rapids.

Veteran, CEO launches book

A new book aimed at helping service members make the transition back into civilian life after serving in the U.S. Armed Forces was launched May 2, and is now available at several online retailers. 

Explorers earn top honors

The Grand Rapids Police Department Explorers team took top honors at the Police Explorer State Championship at Fort Custer in Battle Creek the weekend of May 6 and 7. 

Recommended reading

What better time than spring to think about nature, outdoor adventures and how to care for our planet?

West Point alum visits Muskegon Maritime Academy

United States Military Academy alum and martial arts expert Jessica Owens will visit the Muskegon Maritime Academy on March 20

Gala Celebrates Sister Cities

You may have heard Grand Rapids has a smattering of “Sister Cities” peppered around the globe. What’s a Sister City? 

Lakeshore communities prep for Earth Day 2023

As people in some 190 nations observe Earth Day for the 53rd time on April 22, among us there are individuals who carry that torch in West Michigan all year long. 

GRPS students to experience ‘floating classroom’

A Minnesota-based nonprofit that travels the country with the goal of bringing hands-on, water-based learning opportunities to urban students is coming to Grand Rapids May 15 through 19. 

Star culinary student tastes success

Baker College's Culinary Institute of Michigan in Muskegon has a student who's setting the culinary world ablaze with his remarkable accomplishments.