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4 Reasons Bosses Should Encourage Meditation at Work

Deep breathing. Finding a mantra. Sitting still and thinking quietly. These might not sound like things you and your co-workers might do at work – but one expert says they should be. “It’s not uncommon now for big corporations to encourage meditation during breaks and even hold meditation events during working hours,” says Dr. Barbara […]

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Cleamon Moorer Jr., DBA, Baker College’s dean of the College of Business, has been named one of Black Enterprise magazine’s Modern Men of Distinction and referred to as “Mr. Higher Education.” The Modern Men of Distinction feature challenges the narrative of black men by media and popular culture.    

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America Raises $12,054 at Annual Golf Fundraiser for The Miracle League of Plymouth

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America’s Detroit office raised $12,054 at its 5th Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser. All proceeds from the outing were donated to The Miracle League of Plymouth, a not-for-profit organization that provides children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball.

Sachse Construction Beats Rainy Weather, Raises More Than $200,000 at Play It Foreward Charity Golf Outing

Sachse Construction, a premier commercial construction management firm recognized as one of the most trusted and respected construction partners in North America, raised more than $200,000 at its annual Play It Foreward charity golf outing, benefitting Downtown Boxing Gym and Kids Without Cancer.

Office of a Different Color

When you think of corporate America, tag artists and graffiti don’t usually come to mind, but this company took a different approach. When you walk up to Global Telecom Solutions (GTS), the outside of their building doesn’t prepare you for the masterful artistry of the colorful walls and doors of this telecommunications consulting firm. “It […]

Detroit Mercy Law’s Urban Agriculture course gives students a new perspective on the city’s legal landscape

Something extraordinary is happening in neighborhoods all around the city of Detroit. Hundreds of lots formerly plagued by abandoned houses and crab grass are now home to chicken coops, flower and vegetable gardens, and large-scale drip irrigation fields blooming with crops of all kinds.    

Looking to Start a Podcast? Find Out How This Firm Did It

Professionals of all kinds are starting podcasts, those smartphone-friendly broadcasts that are like radio shows for a modern audience. Recently, a Midwest office of Express Employment Professionals helped with an episode of its company’s national podcast series, “On the Job: From Hired to Retired.” The series, which began in May, has had thousands of people […]

Baker College students demonstrate hacking know-how in national cyber contest organized by military association

Three Baker College of Jackson teams were in the top 13 out of 40 — placing 5th, 10th and 13th — in the all-day national Hack the Arch, an atypical capture-the-flag cybersecurity competition, June 24. It was organized by the St. Louis Chapter of the Military Cyber Professionals Association.    

LAFCU’s Kelli Ellsworth Etchison named Contributor of the Year by Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan

Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan has named LAFCU’s Kelli Ellsworth Etchison as Contributor of the Year for her extraordinary support of the Institute over time. Denise Peek, EIMM executive director, describes Kelli as an ardent cheerleader for entrepreneurs and the spirit that drives them.

In the News: Popular Mechanics Magazine Highlights Michigan, American-Made Products in New Issue

Buying local or the “Shop Small” movement has gained a lot of attention in recent years as small businesses remind people to buy nearby for basic needs and wants. But you don’t hear as much these days about “Buy American.” The magazine Popular Mechanics decided to do something about that, and the most recent issue […]

Steal This Idea: Scholarship Fund Highlights Talented Michigan Students, Volunteer Efforts

How do you ensure young minds expand and grow? You invest in them, show concern for their future and do what you can to enrich that talent. That is what the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program tries to do annually. This year, Comcast NBCUniversal awarded approximately $99,000 in scholarships for the 2017-18 school year to […]