Stories tagged: "community college"


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This Tuition-Free Initiative Has Helped More Than 100,000 Michiganders in Less Than Two Years

Many Michiganders have used the pandemic to go back to school, with the help of two state programs promising free tuition. 

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91,000 Michiganders Are on Their Way to Better Jobs and Careers Thanks to This State Program

Michigan Reconnect helps residents 25 and older who do not have college degrees attend community colleges or private training schools with free or deeply discounted tuition. 

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A ‘Once in a Generation Opportunity’ Has Older Michiganders Seeking College Degrees, Trade School Credentials

Michigan is paving the way for people to return to college or seek a professional trade. Here’s how.

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Many Michigan Colleges Lack Mental Health Services. This Plan Changes That.

Lisa Green attended St. Clair County Community College on her path to study psychology. But getting her own mental health services weren't easy.

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Michigan Reconnect Strives to Build Economic Power With Free Community College

Michiganders over 25 seeking a two-year degree can now seek tuition assistance through the Michigan Reconnect program in an important test of the power of free education.

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They Were Training For a Trade Career — Then The Pandemic Hit

For Michigan students training for trade and skills careers, online learning efforts to combat the spread of COVID are coming up short and impacting futures.