Stories tagged: "graduation"

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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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PHOTOS: This Ski Lift Ceremony Is Michigan’s Coolest Alternative Graduation Event

Some 240 Gaylord High School graduates had an uplifting ceremony after their senior year was cut short by the pandemic.

Valedictorian Austin Carrell finally gets to wear his cap, gown and cords. (Photo by Rachel Spall)
WATCH: This Ypsi High School Valedictorian’s Speech Will Bring Some Hope in These Tough Times

Arbor Preparatory High School’s drive-thru graduation made it official for 40 students.

A protester carries his rifle during a rally against Michigan’s coronavirus stay-at-home order at the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, May 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
State Gives Barber His Last Cut: 7 Michigan Stories You Need To Read This Week

The week’s stories taking top views and conversation at The ‘Gander. Catch the stories we can’t stop talking about.

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This Michigan Nurse Just Graduated. Now She’s Giving Her All On the Frontlines of the Pandemic.

A Michigan mom has turned her pain into passion and purpose - at a time when the state needs it the most.