SCORE Muskegon helps Entrepreneurs succeed and thrive

SCORE Muskegon helps Entrepreneurs succeed and thrive

By Victor Skinner The global coronavirus pandemic is forcing SCORE Muskegon to rethink how the business mentorship organization connects with and guides local entrepreneurs, and one thing seems certain: the old way of doing business is going extinct.   Prior to the pandemic, 95 percent of SCORE’s client interactions took place during face-to-face meetings with mentors […]

Tech Center students advance to round two of Governor’s Cyber Challenge

Tech Center students advance to round two of Governor’s Cyber Challenge

MUSKEGON- Two teams from the Internet, Network & Security Technologies program at the Career Tech Center (CTC) in Muskegon placed in the top ten after competing in round one of the Governor’s High School Cyber Challenge (GHSCC). The competition took place over the course of four days, September 28 through October 1, 2021. A total […]

MSU Be-Bop Spartans, Renee Rosnes to perform at Frauenthal October 10

MSU Be-Bop Spartans, Renee Rosnes to perform at Frauenthal October 10

Michigan State University’s Be-Bop Spartans, a 22-member student jazz orchestra, will perform selections from their repertoire of jazz, soul, swing, blues, and gospel in the Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western, in downtown Muskegon. Joining the MSU performers will be special guest, Renee Rosnes, one of the premier jazz pianists and composers of her generation, along […]

Science says school masks work. Public opinion is another issue in Michigan

Science says school masks work. Public opinion is another issue in Michigan

The science is clear: Masks in schools can prevent the spread of COVID-19, but Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has steadfastly resisted growing calls for a statewide mandate. That’s partly because of several other factors — the uneven spread of the virus among Michigan’s two peninsulas, divided public opinion and the belief that local officials are best positioned to make […]

Muskegon Heights school leaders pledge unity

Muskegon Heights school leaders pledge unity

The elected and charter board chairs governing Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System today announced a renewed spirit of cooperation as they welcomed incoming schools Superintendent Dr. Arnetta Thompson to her new post, less than a week before the official start of the new school year. Trinell Scott, district board chair, and Chris Dean, charter […]

West Michigan Symphony announces $5 million campaign to build endowment and expand educational programs

West Michigan Symphony announces $5 million campaign to build endowment and expand educational programs

MUSKEGON—The leaders of the West Michigan Symphony (WMS) announced the Play Your Part campaign, a $5 million fundraising effort to build their endowment while investing in music education programs for underserved area children. Celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2020, WMS annually presents an 8-concert series of classical masterworks and lively pops at the Frauenthal Center for the […]

Physician & Nurse leaders from 21 hospital systems across Michigan plead for vaccinations

Physician & Nurse leaders from 21 hospital systems across Michigan plead for vaccinations

DETROIT– Medical leaders from 21 hospital systems signed an open letter to Michigan residents pleading for people to get vaccinated. The letter comes after an increase of COVID-19 cases across the state, which leaders warn could turn into a fourth wave. “Chief medical officers and chief nursing officers across the state are coming together because […]

500,000-plus jobless Michigan workers brace to lose unemployment benefits

500,000-plus jobless Michigan workers brace to lose unemployment benefits

More than a half-million unemployed Michigan residents are preparing to lose all or part of their jobless benefits at the end of next week when federal pandemic-related unemployment programs expire. The transition will leave fewer than 100,000 state residents receiving jobless benefits in September, down from a record 2.1 million people in April 2020. Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance […]

Natalie Glomski of Muskegon makes Summer 2021 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University

Natalie Glomski of Muskegon makes Summer 2021 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University

AMERICUS, GA — Natalie Glomski, a resident of Muskegon, made the Summer 2021 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University and was among 437 students recognized for scholastic achievement. To be eligible for the Academic Achievement List, a student must previously earn at least 12 credit hours at GSW, be enrolled in 3 to […]

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