higher education

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Western Michigan University held its annual academic convocation on Friday, October 10. The occasion in the Dalton Center Recital Hall featured awards to honor the service and accomplishments of faculty and staff. It was also the venue for the yearly "State of the University" address by WMU President John Dunn.

State of the University 2014

Academic Convocation

Oct. 10, 2014


Western Michigan University has won a big federal grant to help students stick with their classes and get degrees.

The "First in the World" award announced by the U.S. Department of Education is the only one of its kind in Michigan. Western will get $3.2 million to help first-year students from disadvantaged backgrounds complete their degrees.

But university reports increase in international students enrolled

Kellogg Community College

Governor Rick Snyder was back in Battle Creek Monday to get a degree from Kellogg Community College.