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The Impact of Automation on Workers of Color

Schuyler Pruis, MCAN's AmeriCorps VISTA for data and technology, summarizes a recent report on automation and its projected impact on workers of color.

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MCAN offers College Decision Day Mini Grants to help celebrate college-bound students

Grants give schools flexibility to recognize students’ postsecondary plans in COVID-safe ways

MCAN announces Year 2 Reach Higher High School grants

Ten participating schools receive $5,000 grants to continue postsecondary access work

MCAN celebrates two $40,000 College Board Opportunity Scholarship winners

Detroit students qualified for scholarships by completing college preparation steps

Blog

Authored by MCAN staff, board members, and partners, our blog shares different perspectives of the college access journey in Michigan. View More

The Impact of Automation on Workers of Color

Schuyler Pruis, MCAN's AmeriCorps VISTA for data and technology, summarizes a recent report on automation and its projected impact on workers of color.

Stopping Summer Melt Starts in the Spring

Guest author Ainsley Ash from National College Attainment Network discusses summer melt and what we can do to prevent it.

Overcoming the Challenge of Advising Students During a Pandemic

AdviseMI adviser Steven Curtis shares his experiences advising students at Port Huron Northern High School and helping them maintain a college-going mindset, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the News

Stay up-to-date on the latest in college access with announcements, blog posts, and related news from MCAN and our partners. Explore MCAN's work featured in statewide and national publications and media outlets. View More

As COVID spread, far fewer Michigan high school grads enrolled in college

Less than 55 percent of 2020 Michigan high school graduates enrolled in college within six months of getting diplomas, a plummet of 5 percentage points in one year, according to data from the Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information.

Michigan free college tuition programs spread across the state

Tuition-free programs are spreading across Michigan’s four-year college campuses, a movement that appears to have been sparked by two new and wildly popular free community college programs initiated recently by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

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.