Students in Detroit Send Postcards Around the World in a Worldwide Postcard Exchange Project

Henry Heaselgrave painstakingly colors the feathers of the kingfisher bird a bright blue. More precisely, “it’s a belted kingfisher. We’re studying birds right now,” said Henry, 9, motioning to one of the bulletin boards filled with colorful birds in his … Continue reading Students in Detroit Send Postcards Around the World in a Worldwide Postcard Exchange Project

Detroit’s Entrepreneurs to Recieve $1.2 Million from Quicken Loans

Detroit entrepreneurs have the chance to win a slice of $1.2 million in funding for their small businesses. Quicken Loans Inc. opened applications for its third annual Detroit Demo Day Thursday. Applicants have until April 22 to submit their business plans … Continue reading Detroit’s Entrepreneurs to Recieve $1.2 Million from Quicken Loans

FCA to spend $4.5 billion on Michigan manufacturing, builds Jeep factory in Detroit

Detroit will get a Jeep factory, the Motor City’s first new auto assembly plant in a generation, as part of a $4.5 billion manufacturing expansion in southeast Michigan by Fiat Chrysler that will mean nearly new 6,500 jobs, the company announced … Continue reading FCA to spend $4.5 billion on Michigan manufacturing, builds Jeep factory in Detroit

JPMorgan Chase pledges $15 Million to Expand Economic Growth in Detroit’s Neighborhoods

These commitments will enable the Strategic Neighborhood Fund to finance critical neighborhood projects that lack access to traditional financing, help attract additional capital, and over time provide local residents with more access to affordable housing and goods and services where … Continue reading JPMorgan Chase pledges $15 Million to Expand Economic Growth in Detroit’s Neighborhoods

Wayne State University, Microsoft team up to strengthen employability in Detroit

Wayne State University and Microsoft Corp. announced a new partnership to pilot an employability skills program. The program will foster job-ready, employable talent for high-demand technical positions such as cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, AI engineering and more. Wayne State … Continue reading Wayne State University, Microsoft team up to strengthen employability in Detroit