Month: September 2021

The latest Michigan news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 a.m. EDT

MICHIGAN BUDGET Lawmakers and Whitmer announce deal to finalize state budget LANSING, Michigan (AP) – Key lawmakers and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration have announced a deal to finalize the state‘s next budget. They had waited to develop spending plans for state departments and funding for universities, community colleges and local governments after passing a pre-K-12 …

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Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences Partnership Unveils New Ways of Approaching Health Care, Unveils New Brand

DETROIT – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University (MSU) today unveiled the new unified brand of their partnership, Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences, celebrating eight months of rapid progress in advancing initiatives to improve healthcare in Michigan and beyond. Launched in January 2021 with a bold …

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Michigan State Medical Society issues statement on federal COVID vaccine requirements

The Michigan State Medical Society has responded to President Biden’s announcement of COVID-19 vaccination requirements for federal employees and employees of large private companies. The Michigan State Medical Society represents approximately 15,000 physicians in Michigan. The following was published by the Michigan State Medical Society: The following is a public statement from Pino D. Colone, …

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MSU officially unveils a new university building | MSU Today

Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, and other university leaders officially introduced the new STEM Teaching and Learning Center on the East Lansing Campus at the community at an inauguration ceremony. The building represents the first time in nearly 50 years that MSU has constructed a new university building with state funding. …

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THUNDERSTORMS IN MICHIGAN Some schools closed, power cut for 58K after Michigan storms MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) – Classes were canceled in school districts across western Michigan on Wednesday as teams work to restore power and clear debris from a storm that swept through the state . Consumers Energy reports that about 28,000 customers had no …

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Inclusive Campus initiative underway with the fall community forums | MSU Today

In May, the Inclusive Campus Initiative was formed as a partnership between Residential and hotel services and Student Affairs and Services raise awareness of the concerns of under-represented students. The initiative is the result of the leadership of Senior Vice President for HRH and Auxiliary Businesses and Acting Vice President for SAS Vennie Gore, and …

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Some Michigan Community Colleges See Enrollment Jump

(W X Y Z) – Some Michigan community colleges are seeing an increase in enrollment thanks to state programs such as Futures for Frontliners and Michigan Reconnect. Related: The pandemic is playing a role in increasing the number of people returning to class. Monroe County Community College is one of three community colleges in Michigan …

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Reviews | Michigan economy needs more state support for child care and preschool

The pandemic has put a strain on Michigan’s early care and education system. Incomes have declined due to social distancing rules and parents’ reluctance to put children back in place. Many child care and preschool programs have closed for good, while others have run into debt. In addition, low wages for workers have long been …

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Reviews | Michigan Community Colleges Also Helping Students Outside of Classrooms

Michigan’s 28 community colleges are mobilizing to help tackle economic challenges, mental health issues and more. A fall 2020 financial wellness survey of more than 10,000 Michigan community college students found that the pandemic caused 86% of students to experience stress, anxiety and depression additional, while 56% of students would struggle to get $ 500 …

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