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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Alex Johnston was a freshman when he started as a clinical volunteer in the emergency department at a Detroit area hospital. After seeing several patients lose their life to heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest, the now senior biology major says he grew curious about the events that lead to heart attacks and how to prevent them.    These experiences early in his undergraduate career led to ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
If you want to get the latest updates on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities and Mobility, you’re going to want to attend IoT Tech Connect on April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. And if you’re an Automation Alley member attending the Technology Report news conference right across the street at the Detroit Institute of the Arts, we’re offering you a half-day ticket for only $50 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, New Partnerships, Community, Event Announcement, Government
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
DETROIT— On Thursday, April 12, University of Detroit Mercy celebrated the dedication of the new Frederick and Suzanne Seibert Center for Innovation and Collaboration.   More than 50 people attended the opening of the center, which is housed in the College of Engineering & Science. Those in attendance included members of the President’s Council, the academic leadership team and directors, ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone, Education, New Partnerships, Government, General News Article
Friday, April 12, 2019
Burnout. Substance abuse. Divorce. Suicide.  Stress in law enforcement is real and the driving force behind the first joint Oakland Community College departments of Criminal Justice and Psychology session, “Stress Management for Parole and Probation Agents” on March 29, 2019.   The idea for the session was inspired when Kevin Jones, a training agent for Oakland County’s parole and probation ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Government
Friday, April 12, 2019
Troy, MI — Walsh accounting and taxation students participated in this year’s Taxathon event on Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5, 2019 to provide free tax preparation services to Detroit residents eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).  “The Taxathon is an excellent way for Walsh students to gain practical hands-on experience outside of a class setting while providing a valuable ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Troy, MI — Walsh is offering a free four-week basic accounting course on April 13 and 27 and May 4 and 11 from 1-4 p.m. at their location at 3838 Livernois in Troy. The Strunk Accounting Fundamentals courses are taught by Walsh accounting faculty and are open to the community. Topics include transaction analysis, debits and credits, trial balance, adjusting entries, financial statements and error ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Information sessions to be held April 29 - May 2Macomb Community College is hosting information sessions on two automotive programs designed to introduce students to the advanced technology that is required for working in the automotive production and development industry.Sponsored by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA,) the automotive manufacturing program (AMP) offers students an opportunity to earn ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Monday, April 08, 2019
Detroit, MI  —University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science has instituted a realignment in domestic tuition for engineering programs. This change is effective starting with the summer 2019 term, which begins May 7.     Graduate engineering tuition for domestic students is reduced from $1,607 to $804 a credit hour for online, stackable certificate and traditional master’s degree ...read more
Categories: Education, Company Awards/Honors, Company Milestone, Government, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 04, 2019
SOUTHFIELD, MI –Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that attorney David Berry has been honored by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with the Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate recognizing his work to support independent inventors and small businesses. Berry has provided 50 hours of services to financially under-resourced entrepreneurs in Michigan and in doing so has made substantial ...read more
Categories: Community, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Macomb County has announced a professional job fair for Friday, April 12 for individuals working in the engineering, design, IT/cybersecurity, procurement and project management fields. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at the Sterling Banquet and Conference Center (34911 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights). It will feature more than 25 companies and organizations that are actively hiring, ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Sterling Heights, MI -- Sterling Insurance Group - one of the top full-service insurance brokerages in the country - is proud to present: Mapping out Wellness: Keeping employees healthy and the c-suite happy You’re invited to join us on April 23rd! ABOUT Sterling Insurance Group is proud to present Mapping out Wellness: Keeping employees healthy and the c-suite happy You’re cordially invited ...read more
Categories: Community, New Product or Service Offering, General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Monday, April 01, 2019
A partnership between Troy Chamber member restaurants and Troy School District (TSD), “Step Up to the Plate,” is slated for Monday, April 29 – Friday, May 3.  During these dates, participating restaurants will offer diners 20% OFF their food purchases if they bring in a “Step Up to the Plate” promotional piece (i.e. school flyer, ad, email or other communication about the program). Discount ...read more
Categories: Community, Event Announcement
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Tata Technologies, a leading global engineering services provider, is expanding its existing Engineering, Research and Development capabilities with the launch of AXIA, a Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VAVE) Center of Excellence in Novi, MI. The 3,000-square-foot lab will provide Tata Technologies’ clients with end-to-end product development capabilities including: product and frugal ...read more
Categories: Company Milestone, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering, Community, New Office/Location
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Grand Rapids, MI - Davenport University announced today that it has developed a partnership with Michigan-based TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) to offer a Corporate Education Scholarship of $250,000. The scholarship will offset the costs of degree programs for TSFR employees through Davenport University. The Corporate Education Scholarship is an initiative between Davenport University and ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, New Partnerships, Community
Friday, March 01, 2019
New Orleans, LA,   February, 2019 –  PROSTEP, the leading PLM integration and PLM Migration specialist in the area of product data integration, today announces their platinum sponsorship at this year’s COExperience in New Orleans, LA Feb. 24-27.     PROSTEP will be hosting a panel discussion entitled: Moving Towards the Digital Thread - From Migration to Integration.  Additionally PROSTEP will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Friday, February 01, 2019
Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit raised $1,750 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society during their fourth quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ teammates have the option of wearing blue jeans to work in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter.  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, August 24, 2018
Russian Entrepreneur Shares Expertise with Detroit Business Community Contact: Faris Alami, CEO         Phone: 248-688-5353faris.alami@myisminc.com International Strategic Management (ISM) in Troy, together with Global Ties Detroit and Automation Alley, is honored to host Maria Knyazeva, a Russian, at the Automation Alley in Troy. Maria is an Exchange Fellow ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
During the 2018 winter semester, the entrepreneurship and innovation certificate program recently launched by the Mike Ilitch School of Business offered a course designed to provide insights and direct experience in addressing challenges of bringing research-based innovations to market and preparing for a capital raise. The course, Special Topics: Technology Commercialization (EI 5900-002 / EI ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, June 28, 2018
NOVI, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was proud to be a sponsor of this year's Management Information & Business Show, hosted by the Association of Michigan CPAs (MICPA).  The 2-day event is MICPA’s largest of the year, and typically draws in over 1,000 CPAs from across the state. This year’s theme was Bright Ideas Illuminate. “Sterling ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Facility enhancements designed around patient comfort and accessibility with new spa-influenced theme   Dearborn, MI - Global architecture and engineering firm Ghafari Associates has been awarded a contract to provide comprehensive architectural and engineering services for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at the Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmington Hills, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – is pleased to announce Scott McInerney - Commercial Producer & Certified Risk Architect – has earned his CIC credit.Congratulations to Scott McInerney! Recently, Scott earned his CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation. There are 5 segments that are required to pass, which include 2 ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, Community, Education, New Product or Service Offering
Monday, June 18, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was pleased to support the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Spring Soiree. The event brought in a record-breaking amount of donations this year, raising almost $70,000 for the Association. "Having lost both my Father and Grandmother to this horrible disease, this ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – along with Auto Owners Insurance was a sponsor of the Association of Builders and Contractors of Southeast Michigan (ABC SEMI) Annual Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards. It was a night to put on your best attire and enjoy good friends and food while recognizing the best that the ...read more
Categories: Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Partnerships, Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, June 04, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – has published their summer edition of their bi-annually published Risk & Business magazine.The magazine features articles written by each of the agency’s commercial insurance and employee benefit producers, as well as the firm’s two principals.  Article topics were hand-selected to cover hop ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Milestone, General News Article, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement, New Product or Service Offering
Thursday, April 19, 2018
 Innovators in healthcare, healthcare access or healthcare economic models from around the metro Detroit area will gather May 2-3 at Wayne State’s Scott Hall for the first Ignite to Innovate! Global & Urban Health Innovation Competition.Each innovation entry is $0. Six innovators will be invited to give a platform presentation with the remainder able to present a poster or video at a table in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event Announcement, General News Article, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering
Friday, January 05, 2018
First class future law enforcement leaders seated todayMayor, Chief say training future departmental leaders will be instrumental in sustaining Detroit’s ongoing crime reductionGoal is to train 100 officers over the next three years The Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson today announced the launch of the Wayne State University Detroit Police ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Government, General News Article
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University has formed an industry advisory board to support its Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program. The advisory board is a council of business leaders in the supply chain field that will serve in an advisory role to the GSCM program. The board will provide advice on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, ...read more
Categories: Education, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments, General News Article, Community, New Partnerships
Monday, October 09, 2017
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities. That’s why the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business and Aly Sterling Philanthropy, a full-service consulting firm based in Toledo, are coming together to offer a proven, one-of-a-kind program for training nonprofit board members. Called the Board Member Accelerator Series (BMA), the program ...read more
Categories: Education, New Partnerships, New Product or Service Offering, Community, General News Article, Event Announcement
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Ally, a leading digital financial services company, has been named key sponsor and partner of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program. The Corporate Mentor Program affords Mike Ilitch School of Business students the opportunity to be matched with a professional corporate mentor and work one-on-one throughout the entire academic year. “The Corporate Mentor Program is a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, New Partnerships
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy — better known as YEA! — offers groundbreaking classes that teach middle and high school students how to start and run their own businesses. Applications are now being accepted for the year-long 2017-18 YEA! Program, which is hosted by the Mike Ilitch School of Business. The WSU/Detroit program is unique to YEA! programs across the country in that it focuses ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Event Announcement
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2017 recipient of its signature Distinguished Alumni Award. David Leone, who earned his MBA from Wayne State in 1985, will be honored at the school’s 37th Annual Recognition and Awards Program on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Leone is Executive Chief Engineer, Launch Excellence, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Company Awards/Honors, Event Announcement
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Accounting Aid Society (AAS) recognized Myles Stern, chair of the Mike Ilitch School of Business accounting department, and accounting professor Deb Habel as 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Champions. Additionally, the Detroit City Council presented Wayne State University with an Award of Recognition for being a collegiate sponsor of AAS. AAS provides free income tax and credit ...read more
Categories: Community, Company Awards/Honors, Education, General News Article, Personnel Hires/Achievements/Appointments
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
ISM Inc. Sponsors MEDA Spring Economic Development Toolbox  Lansing, Michigan. May 9th, 2017. When state and local Economic Development professionals gather in at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West in Lansing on May 16, 2017 for Michigan Economic Developer’s Association (MEDA) annual Spring Economic Development Toolbox event, you can pretty much bet serious discussion and innovative ideas will fill ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Event Announcement, Government

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