MCAN presents grant opportunities for postsecondary initiatives

MCAN has announced new COVID-19 Response Grants to help Michigan high schools, LCANs, community-based nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions to support emergent postsecondary projects and programs in their communities.

72 Michigan high schools selected to host AdviseMI AmeriCorps program college advisers

Seventy-two Michigan high schools have been selected to host college advisers through the Michigan College Access Network’s (MCAN) AdviseMI AmeriCorps program for the 2020-21 school year.

HFC student speaks at Advocacy Training and Hill Day in Washington, D.C.

HFC student speaks at Advocacy Training and Hill Day in Washington, D.C.

Mid-Michigan educators advise staying on top of schooling amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Mid-Michigan educators advise staying on top of schooling and important deadlines amid Coronavirus Pandemic.

Traverse City Community in Brief: Benzie Schools to Share Adviser

Traverse City Community in Brief: Benzie Schools to Share Adviser

2020 Spirit of Community Award winners announced

2020 Spirit of Community Award winners announced

‘I Want to See You Here’: How to Make College a Better Bet for More People

Educators, policy makers, and funders have all started talking more about social mobility, but are they pulling the right levers?

Benzie Central, Frankfort to share a full-time college and career adviser

Students at Benzie Central and Frankfort High Schools will benefit from a new grant assisted program, Advise MI, that is run through MCAN.

Deadline for completing FAFSA approaching

The deadline for high school seniors to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is quickly approaching, and most area schools are well short of meeting a challenge issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earlier in the school year.

WSCC moving forward with MI-BEST Program

Eliminating barriers to help students succeed at the college level is the focus of The Michigan — Building Economic Stability Today (MI-BEST) program that is being implemented at West Shore Community College this year.