Serving as an Adviser For My Alma Mater: Successes and Challenges

AdviseMI adviser Andrew Zyrowski writes about the successes and challenges of advising students at his high school alma mater.

Making FAFSA a Priority at Central Academy

Central Academy school counselor Mahassin Harp describes how her school won the Governor's FAFSA Challenge by making it a high priority.

Service in Uncertain Times

AmeriCorps VISTA Kiersten Nolan discusses her new role at MCAN and how she hopes to help colleges face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Advising, Overcoming Obstacles, and Helping Students Succeed

Figuring out how best to connect with students has been one of my more difficult challenges while serving as an AdviseMI adviser.

MCAN announces 2020-2021 College Completion Corps host sites

MCAN’s latest initiative, College Completion Corps (CCC), has announced its host sites for the 2020-2021 academic year. This program will place AmeriCorps members on 16 college campuses across Michigan to serve as Completion Coaches.

Celebrating FAFSA Completion Success at Niles High School

Jennifer Bierwagen from Niles High School describes how the school won the Governor's FAFSA Challenge.

Become a College Completion Coach

MCAN is looking for College Completion Coaches for our new College Completion Corps initiative.

MCAN Board of Directors sees transitions

As we enter September and begin the transition to autumn, MCAN’s Board of Directors is undergoing some transitions of its own. Several board members are changing roles, and a new member has joined the board.

Views from our VISTAs

New MCAN VISTAs Schuyler Pruis and Delesiya Davis introduce themselves and discuss their goals for this year.

MCAN launches 10/10/10 Tour in honor of 10th Birthday

On August 23, 2020, MCAN turned 10. In honor of this 10th Birthday, MCAN is giving out 10 grants of $10,000 each to 10 organizations in 10 days.