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Community college enrollment maintains as pandemic causes broader drop in financial aid applications
Michigan’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion and submission rates decreased for the second year in a row by nearly 5 percent, indicating lower college enrollment and ongoing challenges for the already sparse talent pipeline.
Whitmer announces tuition-free education for frontline workers
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday announced new programs for frontline COVID-19 workers while highlighting past efforts she says are meant to provide opportunity to working families during and after the pandemic.
Michigan’s public universities make case for greater state investment
The organization that represents Michigan’s 15 public universities hopes the new governor and legislature will raise state financial support for higher education. In repeating its case for more support, the Michigan Association of State Universities (MASU) cites state data showing a greater need in today’s economy for a college education. Of the top 50 high-demand occupations in Michigan, 36 require at least a four-year degree.
Holland, Zeeland leaders rally to support Promise Scholarship program
A promise first made in 2010 to students attending high school in Holland and Zeeland is about to grow through a new partnership.