Category: Post secondary education

Faces Of The D: Michelle Reaves And Why Kids Need Access To STEM Programs, Especially Girls

STEM is here to stay and students all over are enrolling in classes that will prepare them for their future career in the field. Which brings us to our first “Faces Of The D” for the 2017-18 school year: Michelle L. Reaves. Michelle is the executive director for Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP). DAPCEP thrives on connecting metropolitan Detroit youth…

University Jumps In To Support Marygrove College Students. Why Can’t We Do This For K12 Education in Detroit?

Marygrove College on Detroit’s Westside announced this summer that they are cancelling their undergraduate program in January 2018. I hope you all understand that this is major. Inner city and suburban folks from our community will no longer be able to get an undergraduate degree from an inner city university. Sounds familiar? As of today, Spring Arbor College is stepping…

Office Depot Rewards 12 DPSCD Students With A Shopping Spree

12 Students will be shopping for college with $1,000  more than expected. Office Depot has given the DPSCD students the shopping sprees as a way of congratulating them for outstanding academic achievement. “This shopping spree meant that the four years of effort that I put into high school was greatly recognized and appreciated,” said Robin Ryce, a Renaissance High School…

SUMMER COLLEGE TOURS: EVERY CHILD SHOULD BE ATTENDING THEM

Riding a bus with 44 teenagers is an honor. We loaded at 4:30 a.m. and, with the goal of visiting 11 colleges in five days, haven’t stopped moving. We’ve been to Ohio, South Carolina, Georgia—too many places to name! This is not for the faint of heart. If I post a blog next week that means I am alive. If…

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