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The Detroit News invites you to a virtual panel discussion on March 25th at 7pm.
Moderated by Bankole Thompson, columnist, The Detroit News.
Panelists will discuss:
* Detroit Education
* Why it is important to help Detroit students graduate college
* Free College scholarships and support during enrollment
* How the Detroit Promise is promoting higher education access and success
Detroit Rapper Gmac Cash will perform a rap about the importance of going to college
This event is free of charge.
Read the story examining the program here: Detroit Promise Article
* Preston Welbourne El, former Detroit Promise Path scholar, Oakland Community College graduate, now University of Michigan-Ann Arbor student
* Greg Handel, Detroit Regional Chamber Vice President, Education and Talent
* Colleen Sommo, senior associate of post secondary education, MDRC
* Martha Kanter, former US Under Secretary of Education now the CEO of College Promise
* Peter Remington, president and CEO of the Michigan Education Excellence Foundation
* Mark Yancy, Detroit Promise Path coach, Henry Ford College
* Kim Kozlowski, higher education reporter, The Detroit News
Login information for the event will be sent to your email 24 hours prior to event.