4CCF awarded grant to fund college access

The Four County Community Foundation was among five Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) Innovative Program Grant winners announced last week. Each winner received a $10,000 grant.

Michigan College Access Network Awarded Grant from Native American Heritage Fund

MCAN has been awarded a $55,000 grant from the Native American Heritage Fund (NAHF) to improve completion rates at Michigan’s three tribal colleges.

As Ann Arbor’s Black population fades, new initiative aims to uplift Black youth

Lefiest Galimore, a longtime Black resident and former social worker, is concerned about the trends and wants to find a way for Black people to continue to have a place in and thrive in Ann Arbor.

A decade of the Promise: Lansing Promise sends more than 1,600 Lansing students to college

The Lansing Promise began funding college for Lansing high school graduates in 2012. Since then, 1,622 students have received Lansing Promise scholarships.

How MCCC can help Michigan achieve Sixty by 30

There are several statewide programs in place to facilitate Michigan getting to Sixty by 30. They have at their core, community colleges.

These low-income Michigan schools get students into college. Here’s how.

Whitmore Lake is one of 19 high schools across Michigan that sent more than 70 percent of its graduates to college last year despite having a student population that was more than 40 percent economically disadvantaged.

MIchigan Business Beat | Ryan Fewins-Bliss Reviews MCAN's Advocacy Day

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes back Ryan Fewins-Bliss, MCAN executive director of MCAN, to review this year's College Access Advocacy Day.

Anthony Carnevale on why completing college matters in Michigan

For most workers, having some college education is now the most reliable route to a good job. Eighty-two percent of good jobs in Michigan go to workers with education beyond high school, compared to around 80 percent of good jobs nationally.

Sault and Pickford schools receive grant to expand college access network

Sault Area High School and Pickford Public High School, along with eight other Michigan high schools, received grant money for programs to help students prepare for college.

Opinion: Michigan needs to boost college access for our future

Michigan has a once-in-a-generation chance to use American Rescue Plan Act funds to help adults who come back to finish college and to take aggressive steps to re-engage the “lost classes” of 2020, 2021 and 2022 who delayed or dropped college plans.