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9 10, 2019

Founding Trustee Weiss Featured in Justice Reform Panel

2019-10-09T22:29:29+00:00October 9, 2019|News|

J.T. Weiss advocates for, and hires, returning prison inmates at his West Michigan business. In addition to his testimony and work with the State Legislature, he spoke recently at The Economic Club of Grand Rapids, advocating for criminal justice reform in Michigan. Read how his [...]

30 04, 2019

Harmel Announces New Campus Location at Kuyper College in Grand Rapids

2019-04-30T01:41:19+00:00April 30, 2019|News|

Harmel Academy of the Trades is excited to announce its new Grand Rapids campus location at Kuyper College. Kuyper College, a fully accredited college offering Bachelor and Master level degrees, will support the startup of Harmel Academy through a lease arrangement that provides access to [...]

30 03, 2019

Brian Black selected as Harmel Academy’s First President

2019-03-30T21:59:35+00:00March 30, 2019|News|

The Board of Trustees have formally selected Brian Black, Co-Founder, as Harmel Academy's first President. Brian will begin directly leading all development and operations. Brian received his BA in Political Economics and History from Hillsdale College, where he studied under Russell Kirk and Gerhart Niemeyer. [...]

23 08, 2018

Innovative Humanities Curriculum Outline Completed

2018-11-28T07:17:57+00:00August 23, 2018|News|

Harmel Academy of the Trades has completed a customized outline for the Humanities portion of curriculum.  Students will develop their understanding of Human Dignity, the Primacy of Jesus Christ over all things and how to achieve Peace at Work; taking a deep look at how [...]

1 05, 2018

AMTEC Chosen for Technical Skills Curriculum

2018-11-28T07:10:41+00:00May 1, 2018|News|

Harmel Academy of the Trades has selected the Advanced Manufacturing Technical Education Collaborative (AMTEC) Curriculum as the basis of the technical skills curriculum.  The AMTEC curriculum is a nationally recognized, industry developed curriculum designed to support the technical development of Machine and Mechanical Systems Technicians. [...]

2 09, 2017

A Successful Information Seminar

2018-12-01T09:20:08+00:00September 2, 2017|News, Timeline|

Brian Black and Ryan Pohl, Co-Founders of Harmel Academy of the Trades presented the Vision & Business plan to 22 Business, Education and Church leaders at Cathedral Square in Grand Rapids in September 2017.  Featured speaker Michael Rounds, President of Williamson College of the Trades in Philadelphia, [...]