From: Johnson-Faith, Brandy (GOV) [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 4:34 PM
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Subject: Save-the-Date: Michigan Student Success Summit co-hosted by MCCA & MCAN, August 18, Lansing
Importance: High




Please see attached information and the registration form for the STUDENT SUCCESS SUMMIT, scheduled for August 18th, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM, at the Radisson Hotel is downtown Lansing. 


The purpose of the Summit is to create a community of practice around college student access and success and provide an opportunity for sharing strategies, promising practices, and key learning from initiatives such as MCAN and Achieving the Dream.  The steering committee for the Summit is finalizing the agenda around six thematic tracks:


·         Statewide college access initiatives including information on MCAN’s new organizational structure, Local College Access Networks/grant opportunities, MichiganCAP, KnowHow2GO, and MCAN’s partner initiatives

·         College readiness and developmental education

·         First year experience and engagement strategies

·         Contextualized and accelerated pathways for adult learners with low basic skills

·         Inclusiveness and diversity

·         Internal/external community engagement


You can register by submitting the attached registration form via mail, email, or fax.  Space is limited, so please register your team as soon as possible.  A more complete agenda will be forthcoming.  Please feel free to forward this message on to your networks.   


If you are part of a Local College Access Network or one of MCAN’s partner initiatives (including KCP/GEAR UP, Michigan Campus Compact, Michigan College Advising Corps, Promise Zones, or The Imagine Fund), MCAN will sponsor your registration fee.  You may check the box on the form. 


If you have any questions about logistics or registration, please email Adriana Phelan at [log in to unmask].  If you have other questions related to the event, feel free to email me at [log in to unmask]


Brandy Johnson-Faith
College Access Coordinator
Policy Division
Office of Governor Jennifer M. Granholm
(517) 335-5113
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