A $2.1 million grant from a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce will mean Western Michigan University's Business Technology and Research Park 2 Project will break ground early in 2019, with hopes it will bring more growth to the both the University and to the community's economic vitality.
A year ago, Western Michigan University announced a collaborative effort with Grand Rapids Community College, and with West Michigan manufacturers to help ease the need for talent in manufacturing. Wednesday, the first examples of that effort were put on display.
Western Michigan University's International Festival has been going on for almost 30 years, celebrating cultures from around the campus, from around the world. And this year will also include a food drive.
Whether it's four years or five (or more), chances are it seems like just yesterday that it was the start of freshman year. For some Broncos, that adventure will end Saturday when WMU will graduate over 1700 students