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Metallica Gifts Grand Rapids Community College $100K To Beef Up Welding Program

GRAND RAPIDS - Grand Rapids Community College will receive $100,000 from heavy metal band Metallica to help launch a new welding program targeted at nontraditional students that will feature smaller class sizes, flexible scheduling and career preparation assistance. GRCC is one of 10 U.S. colleges nationwide to get funding from the band’s new foundation, according to a

By |2018-12-17T10:30:04-04:00December 17th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

BullsEye Telecom Helps Local Charities Raise More Than $1.3 Million

SOUTHFIED I – BullsEye Telecom helped to raise more than $1.3 million through its support of the radiothons of two local nonprofit organizations, Detroit Dog Rescue and SAY Detroit. BullsEye lent its expertise to the two events by establishing temporary cloud-based, VoIP contact centers to ensure that optimal infrastructure was in place to aid with

By |2018-12-16T16:25:34-04:00December 16th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

Blue-Collar Workers Now Scarcer Than White-Collar Workers

NEW YORK - Reversing a decades-long trend in the U.S. jobs market, companies are now having a more difficult time finding blue-collar workers than white-collar workers in sectors that include transportation, health care support, manufacturing, agriculture, mining, and construction. In addition to increasing wages, companies may have to expand their pools of potential workers, which

By |2018-12-14T11:08:46-04:00December 14th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

FCA Gives $50K Grant To Winning Futures To Support High School Workforce Prep

WARREN – Winning Futures announced a one-year $50,000 grant from the FCA Foundation to support core expenses for local tenth graders who are participating in Workforce Prep – an in-school mentoring and leadership skills development program for challenged high school students. This program addresses the critical need to better prepare students for life and careers

By |2018-12-14T11:08:46-04:00December 13th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

ITC Holdings Gives Michigan Tech University $75,000 To Renovate Engineering Center

HOUGHTON – Michigan Tech has received a $75,000 gift from ITC Holdings Corp. to support the renovation of the ECE Learning Center in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The renovated space will provide a clean, well-equipped place for undergraduate students in electrical engineering and computer engineering to study together and participate in peer

By |2018-12-05T15:40:18-04:00December 5th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

DTE Energy Donates $10 Million To Help Low-Income Residents Pay Heating Bills

DETROIT - DTE Energy announced it is donating $10 million to four Michigan outreach agencies to help low-income residents stay safe and warm during the cold winter months and throughout the year. The funds may be used to assist residents struggling to pay current and past due utility bills and may also be used to support

By |2018-11-27T15:02:32-04:00November 27th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

Edge Partnerships, Publicom Partner To Create Marketing, PR, Design, Digital Experience

 LANSING – Edge Partnerships and Publicom have joined forces to create a new partnership that will focus on marketing, public relations, design and digital experience. The new agency is called Edge Publicom. More than a year in the planning, the new partnership purposefully worked toward a business model founded on exceptional client service, guaranteed results

By |2018-11-27T14:16:54-04:00November 27th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

FlagStar Bank Becomes Founding Partner For North American FinTech Hub

DETROIT - FlagStar Bank has become the founding partner for the North American FinTech Hub, Detroit FinTech Bay has announced.  A key mission of Detroit FinTech Bay will be to drive collaboration between the great minds creating innovative FinTech solutions, and the institutions who need those solutions. Within the space, the community of residents, investors,

By |2018-11-27T13:54:27-04:00November 27th, 2018|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

LIFT Adds Two New Board Members

DETROIT – The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute, which operates Detroit-based LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, has named two new members to its Board of Directors. Karen M. Belans, chief financial officer, Detroit Regional Chamber, and Martin Kinsella, director of business development, Comau, officially begin serving as Directors on

By |2018-11-27T13:54:27-04:00November 27th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|