Nexient plans to add new jobs in Ann Arbor. Last year, the Silicon Valley-based company pledged to create 300 new jobs in Michigan by 2020, but quickly surpassed those goals after it received a performance-based grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund worth $1.5 million.
Mount Bohemia, which is located on northern most portion of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, finished No. 2 in the national publication’s 10Best Ski Resorts in America poll. Known for its extreme backcountry runs, it was the only resort east of the Rocky Mountains to be named to the top 10.
Davenport University officials announced that it will offer scholarships and free career services to General Motors employees losing their jobs due to plant closures. Specifically it is offering up to $8,000 scholarships toward a degree or 20% off professional development courses, plus complimentary career services for the next year.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Soo Locks expansion project has received $32,388,000 in the fiscal year 2019 work plan. According to the Corps, the funds will be used to initiate deepening of the upstream approach channel.