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.

As Gretchen Whitmer pitches Michigan education, a lag in college enrollment

College enrollment among Michigan high school graduates continues to lag compared to pre-pandemic rates, a challenge that could impact the state’s economy for years if not addressed.

Why Michigan's community college programs aren't free for 1 in 5 residents

Only 32 of Michigan’s 83 counties are covered by a community college district, where a property tax millage is part of each school's funding. Most of the counties outside community college districts are in rural areas.

Whitmer declares next week as School Counseling Week

In Michigan, this year’s School Counseling Week is supported by a collaboration between Michigan College Access Network, the Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling and the Michigan School Counselor Association.

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.

Conducting success

Director of Student Success & Advising Lisa Gardner and Lacey Tullis, a coach in the AmeriCorps College Completion Corps program, said in its short existence, the Express Conductor Program has already paid dividends across the board.

College Completion Corps coaches now at Bay College

In December 2020, Bay College joined the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) to help first-generation, low-income, and/or students of color complete their degree or certificate. Bay College is the home of two College Completion Corps coaches.

Joint effort helps students complete degree, certification

Now in its second year, this program has expanded to 40 College Completion Corps coaches across 31 schools due to the continued support of philanthropic partners, increased funding from AmeriCorps, and the Michigan Community Service Commission.

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.