Comprenew announces expansion into Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 04-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew is pleased to announce a significant expansion into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin, which will provide proper electronics recycling services to people in those communities. This geographic expansion builds on the...

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Your old printer, copier, scanner or fax machine may also put your data at risk

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 02-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Most people know that personal computers, tablets and mobile phones store personal data – data which can be retrieved if it is not erased or destroyed. But did you know that your peripheral devices – printers, etc. – also store...

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Junior Achievement Girls' Dream Fair looks to inspire hundreds of middle schoolers

by (juniorachievementmgl)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

We have a growing nationwide STEM gender gap. Consider the following There has been a steep decline in the number of female graduates with computer science degrees over the past three decades. National surveys find that nearly two-thirds of...

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New mentoring program seeks to connect local youth of color with Grand Rapids' tech industry

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 02-09-2016 under NEWS

On Thursday, February 11, local businessmen Jonathan Jelks and Alvin Hill IV will launch The Midwest Tech Project Mentoring Program at the Grand Rapids Art Museum aimed at exposing Grand Rapids’ youth of color to the technology sector and...

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Power Up Tech Fair works to connect community to growing job market

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NEWS

Community leaders Jonathan Jelks and AJ Hills IV have collaborated to organize the "Power Up" Technology Fair, set for Tuesday, July 21 at the Baxter Community Center. They have coordinated to help expose aspiring entrepreneurs, young...

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Catalyst Radio: Maker Faire invites inventors, innovators, tinkerers to show their creations

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-08-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The first-ever Maker Faire in this part of the state is coming to Grand Rapids Labor Day weekend, and Grand Rapids Public Museum is hosting the...

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The Rapidian adds photo of the day archive and expands media map

by (George)

Submitted 11-09-2011 under OPINION

It’s been a little while since we rolled out the newest incarnation of The Rapidian, but we are still working on things behind the scenes. Here is a brief overview of a few of the new features our wonderful Drupal developer, Ron Woldyk, has...

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