State Police Reports Decrease in Traffic Fatalities for 2016 Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

State Police Reports Decrease in Traffic Fatalities for 2016 Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

State Police Reports Decrease in Traffic Fatalities for 2016 Fourth of July Holiday Weekend   Lansing – The Michigan State Police (MSP) announced that preliminary reports that indicate seven people lost their lives in seven separate traffic crashes during the 2016 Fourth of July holiday weekend. In comparison, 11 traffic crashes resulted in 12 deaths […]

$16.1 billion education budget marks ‘unprecedented’ investment for Michigan children

$16.1 billion education budget marks ‘unprecedented’ investment for Michigan children

$16.1 billion education budget marks ‘unprecedented’ investment for Michigan children From Tribune Newswire Commerce Township, Mich. –Govenor. Rick Snyder signed a budget into law that provides what his office is calling an “unprecedented” $16.1 billion in funding for K-12 schools, community colleges and state universities. “A quality education lays the foundation that supports a person’s […]

Three Michigan colleges selected for pilot program to give inmates a second chance through higher education

Three Michigan colleges selected for pilot program to give inmates a second chance through higher education

Three Michigan colleges selected for pilot program to give inmates a second chance through higher education Tribune Newswire LANSING – Three Michigan colleges will provide nearly 1,500 prisoners with access to higher education through a federal pilot program that provides financial aid to inmates interested in pursuing a degree. Delta College, Jackson College and Mott […]

Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan Appoints New Executive Director

Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan Appoints New Executive Director

Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan Appoints New Executive Director Lansing– The Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan (HLCOM) and the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) today appointed Dr. Felipe Lopez-Sustaita as executive director of the commission. The position had been vacant since Marylou Mason’s retirement in December 2015.  “The commission is excited to start a […]

Michigan can become the world leader in STEM education and careers

Michigan can become the world leader in STEM education and careers

Michigan can become the world leader in STEM education and careers LANSING — Michigan has the potential to become a world leader in STEM education and careers, due to strong talent, educational institutions and thriving industries, according to a recent report by the MiSTEM Advisory Council. “Having top talent means preparing our students early for […]

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