Manufacturing in the “D”

Skilled trades jobs are booming in the Detroit region and play an important role in Michigan’s economic recovery. From building and maintaining homes, to manufacturing and electrical development, skilled trades workers touch almost every aspect of our lives. This year …

Continue Reading

Detroit Scholarship Fund Celebrates Successful First Year

We weren’t sure what to expect when we rolled out the Detroit Scholarship Fund in the spring of 2013, offering graduates the opportunity to attend one of five community colleges in the Detroit region, tuition free. Having studied enrollment patterns from previous years, we knew that roughly 325 high school graduates a year were enrolling as full-time students in community colleges throughout the region.

Continue Reading