Detroit Promise Provides More Than 600 Students with Tuition-Free College for 2018 School Year

“Would I have attended college if I didn’t have the Detroit Promise? Probably not.”

Those were the words of Eastern Michigan University sophomore Raynisha Pannell during the program’s fifth annual Summer Social event held at Focus: HOPE last week. Pannell is one of more than 600 new students who will participate in the Detroit Promise this year.

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Tom Jordan

Morning Anchor, WWJ Newsradio 950 AM Tom Jordan is the morning anchor for WWJ Newsradio 950 AM. He covers the morning drive newscasts with Roberta Jasina and anchors and reports a weekday segment, “Eye on Detroit” on CBS 62 in Detroit. …

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Dan Ngoyi

Director, Talent Acquisition, Quicken Loans Family of Companies Dan Ngoyi is a director of talent acquisition for the Quicken Loans Family of Companies. In his role, he leads a team that works on identifying, interviewing and placing a diverse slate …

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Marcus Collins

Chief Consumer Connections Officer, Doner Marcus Collins is the Chief Consumer Connections Officer at Doner, a full-serve advertising agency, and is a recipient of Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40 (2016) and Crain’s Business Detroit’s 40 Under 40 (2016). Previously, Collins …

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Lisa McLaughlin

CEO and Co-founder, Workit Health Lisa McLaughlin is a social entrepreneur and the CEO and Co-founder of Workit Health, a telehealth addiction care company creating a home-based rehab program for drinking and drug use backed by the National Science Foundation. …

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