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2022 Senior Profiles | Wolverine Pathways offered fortuitous opportunity

During Mariah Bobo’s senior year of high school, a fortuitous externship unwittingly established a career path for the College of Pharmacy senior. Bobo also is an alumna of Wolverine Pathways, a college preparatory program for those in under-resourced communities in Michigan. As a high school sophomore in Southfield, Bobo became part of Wolverine Pathways’ first… Continue Reading 2022 Senior Profiles | Wolverine Pathways offered fortuitous opportunity

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Wolverine Pathways Celebrates its First College Graduates

The promise of a full, four-year tuition scholarship to the University of Michigan is certainly an enticing offer. When the college preparatory program Wolverine Pathways (WP) launched for high school students in the Southfield and Ypsilanti public school districts in 2016, students jumped at the opportunity to participate in the rigorous program, which included Saturday… Continue Reading Wolverine Pathways Celebrates its First College Graduates

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IN THE NEWS: Anti-racism initiatives, including George Floyd scholarship, coming to U-M

Anti-racism initiatives, including George Floyd scholarship, coming to the University of Michigan With help from alumnus Marchell Willian, UM also is establishing the George Floyd Memorial Scholarship, officials said. Willian gave the lead endowment to establish the scholarship fund, which will give preference to students who have participated in Wolverine Pathways — the college-readiness program… Continue Reading IN THE NEWS: Anti-racism initiatives, including George Floyd scholarship, coming to U-M

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UPDATE: programming canceled for remainder of semester due to COVID-19

To Members of the Wolverine Pathways Community, The University of Michigan has been closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) over the past two months and has moved all in-person classes online, and events that convene 100 people or more have been postponed or canceled beginning Thursday, March 12 until at least April 21, 2020.… Continue Reading UPDATE: programming canceled for remainder of semester due to COVID-19

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

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

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Accenture connects alumni and company giving to provide Wolverine Pathways room and board scholarships

A proud U-M alum and an executive campus champion for the U-M/Accenture partnership, he keeps up with news and events at his alma mater, something made easier by his proximity working as a managing director at the Detroit-based offices of Accenture, the global consulting firm. Continue Reading Accenture connects alumni and company giving to provide Wolverine Pathways room and board scholarships

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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. Continue Reading UM efforts to aid lower-income students begin to bear fruit