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College-Going Culture: Press Releases

Testing program awards adult learners with college-level preparation

Nine schools receive Aspire grants to assess, improve college-going culture

Proposed fiscal year 2025 budget includes significant investments in postsecondary education, financial aid.

Michigan College Access Network is working to inform school counselors, college advisers, and other educational partners after the Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) updated its guidance on the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The change impacts thousands of Michigan students and families.

Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) has awarded a $20,000 LCAN Planning Grant to Oakland80 to implement strategies to increase postsecondary educational attainment in Oakland County.

Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) has awarded a $10,000 Innovative Program Grant to The Etiquette Series to help fund college readiness programming until August 2024.

Michelle Richard to serve as acting director of newly launched Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential.

Continuous Improvement Grant will support college readiness efforts.

MCAN honored college access and success champions from across the state at its 12th annual conference. The 2023 College Access Impact Awards recognized 13 people and organizations who are positively impacting college access and attainment in Michigan.

MCAN Executive Director Ryan Fewins-Bliss testified in front of the Michigan Senate Committee on Education in support of Senate Bill 463, which would establish FAFSA completion as a high school graduation requirement.