Michigan college freshman enrollment drops amid COVID. Will they return?

Amid an ongoing pandemic, thousands fewer first-time college students enrolled at Michigan universities and community colleges this fall, a decline with potentially troubling long-term ramifications for the state, as well as for the students themselves.

Community colleges expect enrollment surge from COVID-19 essential workers

Thousands of coronavirus front-line workers are expected to enroll in Michigan community colleges under a new program that makes it free for them.

High schools across Michigan kick off Michigan College Month

Michigan College Month kicks off Oct. 1, with over 325 high schools participating in events statewide.

Ferris State receives $18K in COVID-19 Response grants

Michigan College Access Network recently awarded nearly $70,000 in its 11th round of COVID-19 Response Grants to 10 organizations in Michigan, including Ferris State University.

Whitmer thanks Michigan COVID essential workers with free community college

Around 625,000 Michigan essential workers will be eligible for free community college under a new program first announced by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in April and formalized on Thursday.

Michigan dedicates $24M to front-line workers seeking secondary education

About 625,000 front-line workers are eligible for tuition-free college under a program created Thursday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called Futures for Frontliners.

Alpena Public Schools gets $10K grant from MCAN

In celebration of its 10th year, Michigan College Access Network on Thursday awarded a $10,000 grant to Alpena Public Schools in support of college access and postsecondary attainment.

Educational nonprofit awards NMU with $10,000 Grant

Northern Michigan University received a surprise grant Friday from an emerging non-profit for education.

MCAN awards $10,000 grant to Youth Solutions and its Jobs for Michigan Graduates program

In celebration of its 10th year, Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) awarded a $10,000 grant to Youth Solutions/Jobs for Michigan Graduates in support of college access and postsecondary attainment.

Hispanic chamber wins $10K college access grant

Michigan College Access Network awarded $10,000 to the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to support college attainment for the populations it serves.