Two Wayne State alumni donate $5M to College of Engineering for scholarships, new testing laboratory

Two Wayne State alumni donate $5M to College of Engineering for scholarships, new testing laboratory

Wayne State University will soon have more engineering scholarships and a new structures and materials engineering testing laboratory in Highland Park thanks to a $5 million donation from two alumni. Local business leader and philanthropist Avinash Rachmale, M.S. ’89, and his wife, Hema Rachmale, Cert. ’92, made the donation to the Wayne State University College […]

Uncle Keese realizes a Detroit barber’s long-time passion

Uncle Keese realizes a Detroit barber’s long-time passion

Sometimes finding a passion takes time and might not line up with original plans. That was the case for local barber Marquis McMillan, 31, owner of Uncle Keese Barbershop, 14723 Plymouth Road. It wasn’t until later in life that he started pursuing his long-time passion. “I’ve been cutting hair since I was about 13,” says […]

City of Detroit wants residents involved in creating sustainability plan to grow economy, add jobs, improve neighborhoods

City of Detroit wants residents involved in creating sustainability plan to grow economy, add jobs, improve neighborhoods

The City of Detroit has launched community engagement plan that it hopes will results in sustainable actions to improve the quality of life, provide greater economic opportunities, protect public health, and address climate impacts in the city. The City is not going it alone. It is committed to taking input from at least 7,000 Detroiters […]

Sylvan Learning Center to open in Brightmoor

Sylvan Learning Center to open in Brightmoor

When Alexander Ho walks through the Sylvan Learning Center he runs in West Bloomfield, he chats with students and knows them all by name. He also knows just what they need help with to achieve academic success. That’s Sylvan’s goal. Its personalized tutoring is focused on building academic confidence, igniting intellectual curiosity and inspiring a […]

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