New program allows Detroit Public Safety Academy students to jump start career in law enforcement
A new program allows students at Detroit Public Safety Academy earn their high school diploma and associate’s degree in criminal justice at the same time with the help of the Detroit Police Department and Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD).
Washtenaw Community College invites area residents to virtually ‘attend’ Free College Week
ANN ARBOR – Washtenaw Community College has expanded its annual Free College Day -- a full day of classes for members of the community of all ages -- to Free College Week. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the school shifted its event online April 12-16. Residents of Washtenaw County and beyond are welcome to “attend” the biannual event that shares student experiences with the broader community. Designed for K-8 and high school students as well as adults and seniors, participants can elect to attend 82 different classes throughout the week. AdFor more information about Washtenaw Community College, visit www.wccnet.edu.
EMU, Henry Ford College partner to offer frontline workers scholarships during pandemic
YPSILANTI, Mich. – Eastern Michigan University and Henry Ford College announced Wednesday a partnership to offer frontline workers scholarships to EMU. In order to qualify, frontline workers must complete their HFC associate degree and pursue a bachelor’s degree at EMU. The partnership is the first of its kind, and stemmed from Governor Whitmer and the state’s Futures for Frontliners scholarship program. Under the program, frontline workers can earn a degree from a local community college at no cost. “This new partnership between Henry Ford College and Eastern Michigan University is an exciting opportunity for Frontliners to extend their education even further.