Community Outreach - College of Liberal Arts and Education
Camp Promotes STEM Careers
CLAE cohosted Camp Infinity, a summer camp to interest middle-school age girls in STEM careers, on the McNichols Campus in July 2012. The camp is sponsored by the Michigan Council of Women in Technology and funded by General Motors.
Counseling Clinic Assists with Free Services
The Counseling Clinic serves approximately 300 individuals per year, including assessment and treatment, at no cost. It is now the largest no-cost mental health clinic in southeastern Michigan and serves many individuals who would not otherwise have access to mental health treatment.
Counseling Students Reach Out to Veterans
The Graduate Student Counseling Association held a community service day at the Veteran’s Center of Detroit on December 10, 2011. Students served 120 homeless veterans a hot meal and distributed warm clothing and personal care items.
Psychology Clinic Provides Needed Services
The Psychology Clinic offers reduced cost assessment and therapy for educational, psychological and emotional issues to children, adolescents and adults, totaling approximately 250-300 clients.
Education Partners with Area Schools
The Education Department partners with several Detroit schools for student teacher placements and field experiences; special education undergraduate students tutor Loyola High School students and serve as aides to teachers in the classroom.