Whitmer announces $24.5M AmeriCorps investment to address COVID-19 recovery, strengthen communities

Gov. Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission Thursday announced Michigan’s $24.5 million AmeriCorps investment that will support over 1,000 AmeriCorps members tackling some of the state’s toughest challenges.

Gov. Whitmer sets goal to have 60% of residents with a postsecondary degree/certificate

The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) has hired ten Michigan Reconnect Navigators (Navigators) and invested $430,000 into the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) College Completion Corps to support Michigan’s adult students.

Student retention among goals of tribal college grant

A $60,000 grant to fund coaches to help retain students at the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College is among 11 awarded to Michigan communities.

State awards grants to nine community colleges to boost adult student success rates

Nine community colleges in the state – including Muskegon Community College and Southwestern Michigan Community College – will receive grants to improve student success rates among adult students.

LMC and SMC among nine MI community colleges getting state grants for student support

Students enrolled in key state programs like the Futures for Frontliners and Michigan Reconnect effort in Michigan will gain support from their local community colleges at nine institutions across the state.