michigan colleges foundation http://michiganradio.org en Michigan colleges struggle when students drop out, keep aid http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-colleges-struggle-when-students-drop-out-keep-aid <p>DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Michigan colleges are stuck with a bill worth millions of dollars when students with federal grants drop out but keep the cash.<br><br>The Detroit Free Press says Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn likely will raise tuition, partly to repay $4.1 million to the federal government. Spokesman Gary Erwin says two-year colleges have been hit "particularly hard."<br> Sun, 17 Feb 2013 22:47:22 +0000 The Associated Press 11274 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan colleges struggle when students drop out, keep aid Fourteen private colleges getting ready for fall campaign http://michiganradio.org/post/fourteen-private-colleges-getting-ready-fall-campaign <p>Fourteen Michigan colleges and universities are getting ready for a fall campaign to encourage college students to stay in Michigan after graduation. This campaign, which includes private schools like Calvin College and Marygrove College, stems from research that showed students&rsquo; negative perceptions of Michigan.&nbsp;</p><p>Bob Bartlett is President of the<a href="http://www.michigancolleges.org/"> Michigan Colleges Foundation</a>.&nbsp; Bartlett says it will take&nbsp;some effort to change the perceptions of students.</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 19:16:11 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 3053 at http://michiganradio.org Fourteen private colleges getting ready for fall campaign