Hazel Park Promise Zone continues to send students to college

Over the past decade, the Hazel Park Promise Zone has been continually fundraising to provide college scholarships to city residents who graduate from the Hazel Park Public Schools.

Educator for Saginaw Chippewa tribe to be first lady's guest at State of the Union

MCAN board member Melissa Isaac was invited as a special guest of First Lady Jill Biden to the State of the Union Address.

Opinion: The value of postsecondary education

John Melcher, CEO of Crystal Mountain and a member of the BEST Benzie County Educational Network leadership team, discusses the importance of higher education for northern Michigan students in this opinion piece for the Traverse City Record-Eagle.

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.