The Morning Show: Berrien College Access Network and CTE

Maureen Ovington, director of [tag]Berrien College Access Network, and Chris Machiniak, assistant superintendent of Berrien RESA, recently joined the Morning Show on [tag]94.9 WSJM to discuss their college access work and the importance of linking postsec

Opinion: The value of postsecondary education

John Melcher, CEO of Crystal Mountain and a member of the BEST Benzie County Educational Network leadership team, discusses the importance of higher education for northern Michigan students in this opinion piece for the Traverse City Record-Eagle.

Cyekeia Lee Named Executive Director of Detroit College Access Network

The Detroit College Access Network (DCAN) has named Cyekeia Lee as its new executive director.

Panelists tackle diversity and equity in education

Five education experts participated in "Diversity & Equity in Education,” a virtual panel discussion and diversity presentation hosted by Monroe County Community College.

Promise Zone sponsors FAFSA initiatives across county

Mason County College Access Network encouraged this initiative, which the Promise Zone generously sponsored, because FAFSA completion is required to be able to qualify for most scholarships.

Berrien College Access Network Surveys Area Juniors on Life After High School Plans

A new survey from Berrien College Access Network takes a look at what southwest Michigan teens are planning to do after high school graduation.

Morning Blend — Capital Area College Access Network

Michele Strasz, executive director of Capital Area College Access Network, joins the Morning Blend to talk about what the FAFSA is, why it's important, and what resources are available to students.

Think manufacturing jobs don’t require college? Think again

There is still a common misconception about this career path: the notion you don’t need college to get a good job in manufacturing. The days of employees landing a high-paying factory job after high school are disappearing rapidly.

Decline in college enrollment 'big problem for the economy’

There are many “hot jobs” available in our community, but do potential employees have the degree or credentials to fill them?

The rush back to college campuses is leaving behind the most vulnerable

A rebounding economy, prevalence of Covid-19 vaccines and in-person learning may not be enough to draw students who have turned their backs on a postsecondary education.