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Program places AmeriCorps members on campuses to improve persistence and completion

On Sept. 21, Gov. Whitmer and Michigan’s Legislature came together to announce a $70 million, bipartisan budget for Fiscal Year 2022. Gov. Whitmer will sign the budget into law before Oct. 1.

National campaign encourages students to apply for college by supporting local application completion events

In response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposed funding to grow Michigan's middle class, support small businesses, and invest in communities, MCAN shared the following statement from its executive director, Ryan Fewins-Bliss.

Support services include help sessions and one-on-one support for students and families

Funds will be used to create professional development videos encouraging college enrollment

Funds will be dedicated to network expansion and improved data collection

Funds will support college completion coaches at three tribal colleges

Four Michigan high schools receive funding for continued college access efforts

In response to the new data reports, MCAN shared the following statement from its executive director, Ryan Fewins-Bliss.