MCAN awards $20,000 grant to Oceana College Access Network

Funds will be dedicated to network expansion and improved data collection

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MCAN awards $20,000 grant to Oceana College Access Network

Funds will be dedicated to network expansion and improved data collection

MCAN awarded $60,000 grant from Native American Heritage Foundation

Funds will support college completion coaches at three tribal colleges

MCAN announces Reach Higher System Impact grants

Four Michigan high schools receive funding for continued college access efforts


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Use Fit and Match to Increase Students’ Success

We would never tolerate a leak in our house that let out 40% of our water, but when we consider a leak of this magnitude in our college completion pipeline, policymakers and the public don’t seem to consider the problem with the same urgency.

Pride and College Access

Two AdviseMI college advisers and one College Completion Corps coach discuss Pride Month and how LGBTQ+ issues intersect with college access.

Summer Success Program: One Senior at a Time, One Step at a Time, One Future at a Time.

Nick Beaudry talks about the Summer Success Program, which was implemented by Blue Water College Access Network and St. Clair Country RESA to help the class of 2020 stay on track for college through the pandemic.

In the News

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Our state and local economies are facing a college enrollment crisis

Our postsecondary education attainment levels — 49.1 percent in Michigan, according to the Lumina Foundation — haven’t kept up with the steep rise in demand for highly skilled workers.

The path to Greater Lansing’s economic future is through college readiness and education

Supporting educational attainment in Greater Lansing is an investment in our existing talent pipeline and strengthens our business and talent attraction efforts.

Gov. Whitmer signs bills to expand access to college scholarships

The Governor has signed House Bills 4055 and 4056 to allow the Michigan Department of Treasury to use overall scholastic achievement to determine eligibility for competitive college scholarships instead of relying exclusively on the ACT and SAT.