Educational Focus in Michigan Turns to Helping Find Success Beyond High School

A look at completion rates in the Upper Peninsula and ways to improve college access and success for rural Michiganders in that part of the state.

High school seniors encouraged to complete FAFSA by March 1

Michigan high school seniors are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 to ensure priority consideration for state aid.

MCAN grant paid for Sanilac SAT tutoring

Schools in Sanilac County were able to offer an SAT tutoring program for high school students last year, thanks in part to a grant to Brown City Schools from the Michigan College Access Network.

Ryan Fewins-Bliss on Michigan Business Beat

Ryan Fewins-Bliss joined the Michigan Business Beat to talk about our COVID grants and the enrollment crisis.

New council to focus on helping Michigan students recover from COVID-19 education disruptions

The new Student Recovery Advisory Council, comprised of 29 members with a variety of educational, medical and labor backgrounds, will make recommendations on how to help students transition back to in-person learning.

Michigan’s free community college offer isn’t free in parts of the state

Bridge Michigan looks at the gap in the Michigan Reconnect program for residents who live outside of a community college district.

Two Thumb Area school districts received MCAN grants in 2020

The Caseville and Unionville-Sebewaing Area school districts received grants from the Michigan College Access Network this past year, helping students stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Michigan’s new, free community college program: What you need to know

Bridge Michigan breaks down the essential information about Michigan Reconnect, the new scholarship program for adult learners.

Michigan essential workers get free tuition. Soon, many others can, too.

Bridge Michigan reports on the Futures for Frontliners scholarship program and the launch of Michigan Reconnect.

Wayne State University wins Fleet Award for college access

The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) recently honored Wayne State University with the Fleet Award during their 2020 College Access Impact Awards.