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College ready: Wolverine Pathways paved way to higher ed for kids unsure how to get there

College ready: Wolverine Pathways paved way to higher ed for kids unsure how to get there

The middle and high school students who are part of the University of Michigan’s Wolverine Pathways program have the smarts to get to college. They have the desire. They see themselves as college students. But seeing the path to get there and stay there isn’t always clear. Wolverine Pathways formed just over three years ago with the goal of showing them the way.
Examining UM’s record-breaking $5.28 billion fundraising campaign

Examining UM’s record-breaking $5.28 billion fundraising campaign

Among the $1.71 billion donated to programs, UM received its largest donation in the history of its health system. The $150 million commitment from longtime donors Richard and Susan Rogel was intended to boost innovative cancer research. It also helped establish the Wolverine Pathways program, which offers a full four-year scholarship to UM to students from Ypsilanti, Southfield and Detroit who actively participate in 90 percent or more of program activities and maintain a 90 percent or better school attendance rate.
Examining UM’s record-breaking $5.28 billion fundraising campaign

UM efforts to aid lower-income students begin to bear fruit

The Go Blue Guarantee is one of three full-tuition initiatives UM is pursuing to increase the school’s diversity. Also arriving in the fall are the first students enrolled in UM’s Wolverine Pathways, a program launched by UM in 2015. It offers current sixth- and ninth-grade students the opportunity to join the program as they begin the seventh and 10th grade in Ypsilanti and Southfield.
Application Deadline Extended Through April 10

Application Deadline Extended Through April 10

Application Deadline Extended Through April 10 Student applications for the Wolverine Pathways program have been extended through April 10, 2018. All applicants must live within the boundaries of the city of Detroit, Southfield Public or Ypsilanti...

University of Michigan president honored for Go Blue Guarantee

University of Michigan president honored for Go Blue Guarantee

As part of the plan UM has broken ground on a new $10 million multicultural center at the heart of campus and approved funding for the Wolverine Pathways program, which helps increase under-represented students as it creates a pipeline to the university for students from the Ypsilanti and Southfield communities. The program expanded to Detroit in fall 2017.