Submit your proposal for the 2024 Student Success Summit

Does your college have a story to tell about how you are holding courageous conversations, examining disaggregated data, taking action and seeing results while maximizing equitable outcomes for students? Submit a proposal to present at the 2024 Student Success Summit September 26-27 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. The Call for Proposals is open now and proposals are due by Friday, July 19.

Capitol Day Draws Over 120 Community College Leaders, Students and Mascots to Lansing

Participants attended nearly 130 meetings with legislators and staff, while energetic mascots were introduced during the Senate and House sessions. Resolutions declaring April 2024 Community College Month sponsored by Rep. Samantha Steckloff (D-Oakland) and Sen. Sam Singh (D-Lansing) were adopted in each chamber.

AI and The Student Experience

Academic leaders from community colleges all across the state met at Lansing Community College for the AI and the student experience summit to learn about staying ahead of the AI learning curve.


Michigan Community College Association

The Michigan Community College Association is the unified voice for Michigan’s community colleges, empowering members to lead in the areas of student success, talent development, and community vitality.

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PA 186 of 2023 (HB 4573)

Sponsor: Rep. Carol Glanville
Extends new jobs training program sunset.
Bill Status: Signed by the Governor: November 7, 2023
Effective: November 7, 2023

SB 406

Sponsor: Sen. Sarah Anthony
Modifies Michigan reconnect grant recipient act to lower the program eligibility age from 25 to 21 if sufficient funding is appropriated.
Bill Status: Introduced (6/22/2023) To Appropriations Committee

Center for Student Success

2022 Developmental Education Scale of Adoption Assessment

In winter 2022, MCSS launched a review of the state of developmental education reform at the 28 public community colleges in Michigan. This publication describes the scale of implementation of practices including corequisite delivery of developmental support for English composition, implementation of and support for mathematics pathways, and revised placement processes.

Leveraging the Coalition of the Willing for Student Success in Michigan

With no formal higher education governing body to set policy or coordinate initiatives, the MCSS has relied on individual leaders and practitioners within institutions to create a coalition of the willing who have worked to move the student success agenda forward. The article provides a political and historical context for the center’s founding, and more.

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Leadership Academy

The MCCA Leadership Academy is a hands-on, Michigan-specific professional development program for emerging leaders in the community college sector. Participants are nominated by their community college President or Chancellor. The nine-month cohort learning journey includes three live sessions with action-based learning projects in between, experiential learning activities, coaching and mentoring, and a capstone graduation experience.

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New Jobs Training Program

Designed as an economic development tool, the Michigan New Jobs Training Program allows community colleges to provide free training for employers that are creating new jobs and/or expanding operations in Michigan. The training for the newly hired workers is paid by capturing the state income tax associated with the new employees' wages.

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