Seidman College of Business

West Michigan economy continues modest growth, says GVSU researcher

A survey of West Michigan businesses and managers conducted by a Grand Valley researcher shows a promising trend of modest economic growth for the region’s economy.

May 7, 2024

GVSU in photos, April 2024: Celebrating Lakers for a Lifetime

See the images that caught our eye in the last month.

May 1, 2024

Game Changers: Women-only esports team does well in premiere competition

The Laker Esports Center has intentionally hosted women-only game nights and recruited women and students from diverse genders to play on teams.

Apr 30, 2024

Commencement stories: Graduates reflect on their time as Lakers

Five Lakers share how GVSU helped launch their futures.

Apr 18, 2024

West Michigan economy growing modestly: GVSU researcher

Brian Long, director of supply management research at the Seidman College of Business, said several metrics in his monthly report rose in March and hinted at a recession-free 2024.

Apr 8, 2024

Top students will be recognized at annual award convocation

The Student Award Convocation on April 8 will recognize top scholars and students who will receive Excellence-in-a-Discipline Award.

Apr 2, 2024

Small Business Development Center Day celebrates success of SBDCs guiding entrepreneurs

Wednesday, March 20, marks Small Business Development Center Day, a day to recognize the network of nearly 1,000 SBDCs around the country and its mission in offering no-cost consulting and planning to entrepreneurs.

Mar 19, 2024

GVSU survey shows optimism for West Michigan economy

Brian Long, director of supply management research at the Seidman College of Business, said he tracked several positive trends from local businesses in his monthly survey.

Mar 11, 2024

GVSU report indicates West Michigan economy continues to slow

Brian Long, director of supply management research at GVSU’s Seidman College of Business, said his monthly survey of manufacturers and businesses indicates a local economy that is slowing, although not in a recession.

Feb 12, 2024