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Wayne State University receives $200K to study, help homeless college kids

Following a Detroit Free Press story about research at Wayne State University on homeless college students, the university received a $200,000 grant in June from the Detroit-based McGregor Fund to aid such students as well as to find long-term solutions to the problem, … 599 more words

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Bat Man: Paul Lamantia's bats are a hit with his Tecumseh Thunder teammates

With a .340 batting average and .563 slugging percentage, it’s apparent that Tecumseh Thunder outfielder Paul LaMantia knows how to make the lumber work.

Look around the bat rack in the dugout of the defending Canadian senior baseball champion Thunder on game night and it also becomes apparent that many of the Thunder prefer to work with LaMantia’s lumber. 811 more words

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HIGH Program: Wayne State University's First Lady Talks About Her Mission With Helping Homeless College Students

Intern Kristy Stanford talks with Wayne State University’s first lady, Jacqueline Wilson, to find out how she is helping financially stressed students at Wayne State University reach their goals to graduate.

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Homeless And In College: Semesters Away From A Degree

Kristy Stanford
CBS62/CW50 Intern

Over the past five years of living on my own while going to college, I realized it is no joke trying to provide for yourself.  592 more words

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The suspicious plan to 'save' Detroit schools

By Jack Lessenberry

DETROIT — Seventeen years ago, David Adamany, the retired president of Wayne State University, was the first-ever emergency manager of the Detroit Public Schools. 658 more words

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MCM | Big Sean Donates $25K to Stop Student Homelessness

Remember the Lifetime flick “Homeless to Harvard”?

No…well it’s about this girl that winds up homeless, but is super bright and gets into Haaahhhvaaad. With a decent scholarship, of course. 221 more words