Michigan was graded in six categories including: cost of tuition, state spending per student, the burden placed on families, education as a state priority, state aid to students and racial equity in degree attainment. Continue reading
A proposal in Lansing would add six college promise zones to the state.
Promise zones create local scholarships and helps pool money from the school district to pay tuition costs of students attending college. Continue reading
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians recently received over a quarter million dollars from the federal government to bolster their education programs. Continue reading
What do Anthropology, Twitter and an Engineering lab have in common? Absolutely nothing!
However, the combination of those three things somehow ended up leading to Alma College getting their hands on copies of fossils faster than ever before.
This stark architectural contrast to the rest of the city is the Delta College Planetarium.
Central Michigan University is reporting that attendance was up roughly 20 percent this summer for the school’s annual “College Days” events.
A new study shows Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie has Michigan’s lowest net-tuition rate for public universities.
The recent study conducted by the U.S. Department of Education ranked LSSU first among the state’s 15 public universities for net-tuition costs. Continue reading
Davenport University announced on Thursday they’ll begin to restructure several of their mid-Michigan locations.
Some of those changes includes a merger of the Flint and Kalamazoo campus with local community colleges, such as Mott Community College in Flint.
That merger will take place this fall. Continue reading
State lawmakers could consider adding new penalties for universities that hike tuition above the state’s cap on tuition increases.
This year, lawmakers set that cap at 3.2 percent. Continue reading
A population that can be challenging to reach. Continue reading
Central Michigan University is one of the 25 schools in the nation to receive a grant for a project for nontraditional transfer students.
Officials said the pilot program would allow certain transfer students, to transfer credits from a wider array of institutions potentially including credits from free or low-cost institutions.
CMU is the only recipient in Michigan to be awarded a grant for the ACE Alternative Credit Project.
The American Council on Education Alternative Credit Project awarded a total of $1.86 million to schools. CMU Global Campus officials said they received a $10,000 grant.
Many of the accepted transfer schools are low or no cost institutions. Continue reading
In the eyes of a traditional high school senior, the new year means it’s time to apply to their favorite schools… but what they may not know is it’s also time to apply for financial aid to keep them there.
Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that forbids athletes at public universities in Michigan from organizing a union. It was one of 17 bills signed today by the governor.
The two week study was conducted by a marketing research class from Lake Superior State University.
12 students were divided into subgroups and used patron demographics to look at things like the demand for additional flight destinations, satisfaction rates and parking. Continue reading
A bill creating a permanent college endowment fund for foster children was approved by the state House this week, and is now on it’s way to the Senate.
Kathy Lockhart is the coordinator for foster programs at Eagle Village in Osceola County.
She said young people in foster care are often excited when they start pursuing higher education, but they can easily become overwhelmed. Continue reading
We’ve heard of blood drive challenges between Michigan colleges and universities as a way to show school spirit.
Central Michigan University is searching for a new Dean of its College of Medicine. Continue reading
Earlier this year we told you about Central Michigan University’s plan to provide mobile health care to Michigan. Continue reading
More than 1,000 K-12 students are heading to Central Michigan University this weekend for a statewide competition called “Destination Imagination.”
When you think of what drives Michigan’s economy, you think of the automobile industry. But according to a report, higher education is an industry that is becoming just as important.
Michigan colleges are joining an effort to create new opportunities for the state’s older workforce.
Former community college students are being surprised with a new tool they can use for their future, an associate degree.