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MCAN hosts 10th annual conference, announces College Access Impact Awards

MCAN held its 10th annual conference in Lansing Nov. 9-10, including an acknowledgement of 13 outstanding postsecondary education practitioners and advocates from across the state at an awards dinner the evening of Nov. 9.

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MCAN hosts 10th annual conference, announces College Access Impact Awards

MCAN held its 10th annual conference in Lansing Nov. 9-10, including an acknowledgement of 13 outstanding postsecondary education practitioners and advocates from across the state at an awards dinner the evening of Nov. 9.

Aaron T. Kinzel joins MCAN’s board of directors

University of Michigan-Dearborn faculty member brings expertise in education, corrections, public policy

MCAN launches scholarship for frontliners who cannot receive federal financial aid

MI ECHO addresses equity gaps in existing scholarship programs

Blog

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

College Changed My Life, Now I Help Others Get There

Growing up as a Hispanic American child, I did not even consider going to college. I can recall several friends talking about it and planning for it, but I always had the mindset that it was not meant for me.

Making Inroads Between K-12 and Higher Ed

Bill DeBaun from the National College Attainment Network shares ideas and strategies for connecting with higher education institutions throughout the school year

Reflecting on a Year with MCAN and the Rapid Response Enrollment Task Force

Kiersten Nolan is an AmeriCorps VISTA who has been serving at MCAN since October 2020. As her service year comes to an end, we asked her to reflect on her time at MCAN and the projects she has worked on.

In the News

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University enrollment declines are hitting these Michigan schools hardest

Enrollment at Michigan's 15 public universities has fallen 6.3%, or by more than 17,500 students, since fall 2019, the semester before the COVID-19 pandemic hit Michigan.

Bringing light to lucrative post-secondary options

Following Michigan College Month, it’s important to consider what continuation of education looks like for all Michiganders.

MI ECHO scholarship helps frontline workers not eligible for federal financial aid

The Michigan Equity, Courage, Hope and Opportunity Scholarship – MI ECHO – is designed to serve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, Temporary Protected Status immigrants, Special Immigrant Juveniles and others.