Seidman College of Business

MVE-Lab winner plans hub to help vets better understand benefits

A former Marine earned $10,000 for his startup idea of developing a hub that would help veterans better understand their benefits and overcome barriers to success.

Dec 5, 2023

Final cohort of pipeline scholars finds career paths through internships

Nearly 50 students have received full scholarships from a partnership with Battle Creek Public Schools and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Dec 4, 2023

West Michigan economy continues slowing trend: GVSU researcher

Brian Long, director of supply management at GVSU's Seidman College of Business, said his monthly survey shows growing pessimism among local manufacturers and businesses.

Nov 7, 2023

West Michigan economy continues to slow, GVSU researcher says

Brian Long, director of supply management at GVSU, said given the responses to his monthly survey, it will take a major economic disruption for the West Michigan and U.S. economies to fall into a recession.

Oct 9, 2023

West Michigan economy remains flat in August, GVSU researcher says

Brian Long, director of supply chain management research, said his September survey of businesses and executives shows conflicting statistics, but the general belief is that the local economy has remained flat through August.

Sep 12, 2023

West Michigan economy flattens in July, GVSU researcher says

Local manufacturers are seeing the West Michigan economy flatten as sales across some industries have slowed and market demand has stabilized, according to a monthly survey conducted by a Grand Valley State University researcher.

Aug 8, 2023

Manufacturing survey continues yo-yo pattern

West Michigan manufacturing index swings positive, but caution flags remain

Jun 7, 2023

GVSU survey shows economy flattening, concerns rise over employment picture

Purchasing managers survey sees possibility of increased unemployment by late summer.

May 5, 2023