Focusing on Inclusivity, Compassion, Kindness Inside Schools with M.I.S.D.'s Nancy BuyleNancy Buyle, School Safety and Student Assistance Consultant at Macomb Intermediate Schools District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her role inside the school, and how what she teaches is used to help build a better environment and culture within schools.
UM Freshman Bravely Shares Her Story of Being Bullied in Middle School, High SchoolEstee Moss is in her first year at U of M, and was kind enough and brave enough to share her story with us on this weekend's Community Connect. She also gave some advice to students dealing with bullying, and talked about how schools deal with these situation.
An IBEW Local 58 Electrician's Journey From Prison To Journeyman, Business OwnerJourneyman Electrician, Kanaan Pinkard, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his training through IBEW Local 58, and how he's found success by becoming an electrician.
Lansing Community College's Hans-On Learning Appealing To Next Generation Of Technical Trade StudentsSidney Mosley, Professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology Systems at Lansing Community College, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the programs that LCC offers to students looking to get into the trades, and how there's been an increase in female students joining the trades.
United Way For Southeastern Michigan Creates A Centralized Resource To Help Detroit, Wayne County Parents Find Child CareJeffrey Miles, Senior Director of the Center for Early Childhood Excellence at United Way for Southeastern Michigan, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to breakdown how Connect4Care Kids works and what the state of child care is in the state of Michigan.
Detroit Public Schools Community District Puts Safety Measures, Protocols In Place as Michigan Gets Back To SchoolDr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the upcoming school year and what DPSCD has done to make sure everyone who attends school will be safe this fall.
Oakland University Gets Back To On-Campus Learning After a Year Spent VirtuallyGlenn McIntosh, Senior Vice President of Student Affairs at Oakland University, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the health and safety protocols in place for the semester that begins just after Labor Day, and what the university has been doing over the last year while students remained in remote learning.
'Now Is The Time' Beaumont Health Urging Those 12+ To Get COVID Vaccine Prior To School StartingTo help stop the potential spread of COVID in schools, Doctors at Beaumont urging those 12 and up to get vaccinated against COVID, says now is the time before school starts back.
In-Person Class Returns For DPSCD StudentsWith just 22 days left before summer break Detroit Public Schools Community District returns to in-person learning after a two-month shutdown.
Man Of Michigan Teen Who Brought Explosive To School Charged By FedsA man whose son accidentally detonated an explosive at a western Michigan school was charged with illegal possession of destructive devices.
CDC Guidance Now Allows Desks 3 Feet Apart In SchoolsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, announced Friday, signal the agency’s turn away from the 6-foot distancing recommendation.
More School Districts In Michigan Return To In-Person Learn MondaySome school districts across the state returned to in-person learning today.
State Superintendent Calls For Extending Michigan's School YearState Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice is calling to extend the number of schools days next year due to lost learning during the pandemic.
Apple Plans To Open Tech Development School In Detroit This YearApple CEO Tim Cook announced plans to open a tech development school in Detroit this year.
Michigan State To Require Students To Live 2 Years On CampusA 2-year living requirement waived since the 1980s will be reinstated next fall, according to the school.