Detroit Mercy students support MICU Advocacy Day efforts

October 19, 2021

Detroit Mercy students Jaylin Brown, Natalia Grasso, Crystal Poota and Sonya Simmons stand with representative Marshall Bullock of District 4 in Detroit.On Wednesday, member institutions of the Michigan Independent Colleges & Universities (MICU) gathered at the Michigan State Capitol for the 2021 Independent Colleges and Universities Day (Advocacy Day). Hundreds of students from MICU institutions came together to make important statements to lawmakers and remind them of the following:

  • Grants and scholarships make higher education possible for all students. The need-based Michigan Tuition Grant is critical for college affordability and important for our students.
  • MICU institutions are committed to ensuring that students complete their degrees with little to no debt.
  • Independent colleges and universities make higher education more accessible to Michigan students and provide personalized support.

View a photo album of this event.

Learn more about the Michigan Independent Colleges & Universities.