Wayne State University
high child 4

News and Announcements

HIGH Program thanks Sean Anderson Foundation with new video
The Sean Anderson Foundation has donated an additional $15,000 to benefit Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping...
Wayne State's 2017 Baroudeur Bike Ride to benefit the HIGH Program
Come join us for the 2017 Baroudeur Bike Ride! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Wayne State University HIGH Program,...
SEVA, Popular Vegan Restaurant in Detroit, Donates to HIGH Students
SEVA is located at 66 E. Forest Avenue, between Woodward and John R, near Warren Avenue. They serve a wide range of delicious...
Sean Anderson Foundation donates $15K for Wayne State’s HIGH Program
The Sean Anderson Foundation has donated $15,000 to benefit Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher)...
St. John’s Church Gives Back to the Community by Donating to the HIGH Program
St. John’s Church of Detroit is no stranger to giving back to the city of Detroit. As a staple of Downtown Detroit on...
J. Douglas Peters Continues his Support of Wayne State by Donating to the HIGH Program
Giving to Wayne State University is nothing new for J. Douglas Peters. Whether it be monetary or volunteered time, Peters has...
Mystic Kettle continues to be major supporter of the HIGH Program
Mystic Kettle Korn’s incredible Michigan-grown (non GMO), all-natural gourmet kettle corn provides the ideal sweet or...
Blumenstein Foundation Donates to the HIGH Program
The HIGH Program was very grateful for the very generous donation from the Harold and Penny B. Blumenstein Foundation. The...
WDET Interview with President M. Roy Wilson- 2017 Baroudeur to Benefit Homeless Students
Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson speaks with Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson about Wayne State's annual...
AT&T Match Program Donates to HIGH Program
The telecommunications giant AT&T is known by almost everyone, but what you may not know about the corporation is their...
NEW Employment Opportunities - Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
We are excited to share great employment opportunities that are available now at Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit. For...
WAYNE STATE’S HIGH PROGRAM PARTNERS WITH GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER DETROIT
The Wayne State University HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program is excited to announce partnership with Goodwill...
HIGH Program hosting food drive for new W Food Pantry
The HIGH Program is hosting a food drive for the new W Food Pantry on Monday, April 24th. The W Food Pantry will provide...
Special Message from the HIGH Program- Student Success
The HIGH Program is excited to share the success of our first program graduate! Khari Dickey received assistance from the HIGH...
Special Message from the HIGH Program - Community Support
Once Displaced By Tragedy, A Family Receives A Home https://mitchalbomcharities.org Dec 21, 2016 | News + Updates, Working...
WAYNE Magazine Fall 2016
Combatting Student Homelessness to Ensure Detroit’s Success
There is a severely under-represented population here in the city of Detroit. They are people who are working tirelessly to...
NOW LEASING: 312 ONE-BEDROOM AND STUDIO APARTMENTS AT HISTORIC TOWN RESIDENCES IN DOWNTOWN DETROIT
ROCK COMPANIES NOW LEASING 312 ONE-BEDROOM AND STUDIO APARTMENTS AT HISTORIC TOWN RESIDENCES IN DOWNTOWN DETROIT...
Best Buy College Student Deals for 2017
Best Buy is offering college students quality deals for great prices. Save $100 on select surface devices. Save $50...
Winter Coats Available Now
On January 26th, we had the honor of receiving winter coats for Wayne State University students in-need from Orchards...
HIGH Program at Winterfest 2017- Funding available for students - APPLY NOW!
During Winterfest 2017, students had the opportunity to meet representatives from the WSU HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher)...
Alumni Association Scholarships Available NOW
The Wayne State University Alumni Association offers scholarship opportunities for Wayne State students. Scholarships available...
Volunteer Opportunity for HIGH Program Students
Williams Pavilion, a retirement and assisted living facility, is looking for students, staff or organizations from WSU willing...
College works to help homeless get degrees
Trenton Trib College works to help homeless get degrees The Wyandotte-Downriver branch of AAUW welcomed guest speaker...
Volunteering: More than a seasonal activity
December 1, 2016 The approaching holidays will likely usher in a range of emotions — an urge to volunteer, donate...
The Wayne State University HIGH Program volunteers at Cass Community Social Services in honor of National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week November 12 - November 20, 2016
The Wayne State University HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program volunteered at the Cass Community Social Services...
The HIGH Program donates clothing to the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.
Volunteers needed to serve as balloon handlers for Thanksgiving Day Parade
Wayne State volunteers are needed to serve as balloon handlers for the Kermit the Frog balloon at America’s Thanksgiving...
President M. Roy Wilson sits down with the Detroit Free Press to discuss his term as president and future growth of Wayne State
Check out the Detroit Free Press article by David Jesse HERE
Wayne State University HIGH Program to participate in National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
This year, National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week takes place November 12 - November 20, 2016. The Wayne State...
Jamie and Denise Jacob Family Foundation gifts $30,000 to Wayne State’s HIGH program
The Jamie and Denise Jacob Family Foundation has given $30,000 to Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping Individuals Go...
First Lady Jacqueline Wilson to speak about the HIGH Program
Wayne State’s HIGH Program — which stands for “Helping Individuals Go Higher” — was established...
Wayne State Night at Comerica Park a big success
Thanks to everyone who attended Wayne State Night at Comerica Park, the Wayne State University HIGH (Helping Individuals Go...
FestiFall 2016 with the Wayne State HIGH Program!
Check out pictures from this year's FestiFall!
Urban University blog features HIGH Program
The Urban University blog 'Collaborating for Change: Changing Higher Education, Transforming Lives' published a blog on...
Featured Student Story - HIGH Program
"I was able to start classes by week three of the semester, but the pressure of having to catch up began to build. At...
2016 Baroudeur cycling event at WSU!
The HIGH Program participated in the 2016 Baroudeur cycling event that took place on August 20, 2016 on Wayne State's...
Once-homeless Mills College swimmer sets record
The Mercury News tells a powerful story about a Mills College junior, Melissa Berkay, who has set a world record for crossing...
Detroit Free Press: "WSU's bike rides join other alternatives to Dream Cruise"
Detroit Free Press article, "WSU's bike rides join other alternatives to Dream Cruise" celebrates this year's...
Detroit Free Press article features the McGregor Fund and its recent grant awarded to the WSU HIGH Program
The McGregor Fund grant will allow Wayne State to investigate and respond to student homelessness and related needs such as...
Founding Director of the HIGH Program and First Lady of Wayne State University, Jacqueline Wilson, discusses how the HIGH Program is helping needy students graduate on CW50 "Street Beat" Web Exclusive
Kristy Stanford sits down with Wayne State University’s First Lady and Founding Director of the HIGH (Helping Individuals...
McGregor Fund gift will help at-risk students succeed at Wayne State
Wayne State University has received $200,000 from the McGregor Fund to develop a comprehensive plan for students who are...
HIGH Program Volunteers - A great team supporting a great mission!
HIGH Program Volunteers show their Wayne State pride (“W” for Wayne State!) while enjoying a pizza party together...
Mike Ilitch School of Business Groundbreaking Event celebrates forthcoming building scheduled to open in 2018
Roughly 600 people came out to cheer on the Mike Ilitch School of Business and its forthcoming building on Wednesday, July 20,...
10th Annual Swing for the Students features Salma Alazmeh, President of Volunteers for the WSU HIGH Program
Wayne State University's Mike Ilitch School of Business Alumni Association's 10th Annual Swing for the Students golf...
Need to Talk Radio Show Features Mrs. Jacqueline Wilson, the First Lady of Wayne State University
Tune in to the Need to Talk radio show featured every Fourth Wednesday of each month, on WRCJ 90.9. Need to Talk is an hour...
Spread love in Detroit. Drop off donuts to your local police department.
President M. Roy Wilson and First Lady Jacqueline Wilson of Wayne State commend local law enforcement for their service and...
BudgetWise Financial Solutions LLC provides FREE Financial Workshop to HIGH Program students
Samirian Hill and BudgetWise Financial Solutions, LLC provided a FREE Financial Literacy Workshop to Wayne State University...
WSU HIGH Program thanks Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine Restaurant for support
Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine Vicente Cuban Cuisine is the perfect family fun spot this summer! Well-known for their salsa...
WSU HIGH Program thanks Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizzeria and Deli Restaurant for support
Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizzeria and Deli Ever have a late-night pizza craving but don’t want to break the bank or wait...
Featured Student Story of The Week 
The HIGH Program reflects on the story of Assistant Professor Dr. Justine Kane.
HIGH Program Featured on The Pulse with Karen Dumas
Mary Barden, Director of Philanthropy for the HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) program, was a guest on 910 AM’s...
WSU HIGH Program thanks Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant for support
If you enjoy traditional or boneless handspun, barbeque chicken wings, watching your favorite sports team win on wall-to-wall...
WSU HIGH Program thanks Louie’s Ham & Corned Beef Restaurant for support
Louie’s Ham & Corned Beef: Sweet Diner Becomes Even Sweeter Louie’s Ham & Corned Beef is the...
Big Sean Tackling Homelessness in Detroit
Happy Headline: The Sean Anderson Foundation partners with college program... By #TeamJET Big Sean’s efforts to...
WSU HIGH Program thanks Roma Café Restaurant for support
Roma Café: Midtown’s Finest Gives the Gift of Opportunity Detroit’s oldest Italian restaurant, Roma...
Local Counselors speak out on the issue homelessness and the impact it has on students
Local Counselors Dr. Deborah Spence and Dr. Sabrina Black have recently joined the WSU HIGH Program in our mission to spread...
Sean Anderson Foundation creates $25,000 endowment for Wayne State HIGH Program
Sean Anderson Foundation creates $25,000 endowment for Wayne State HIGH Program The Sean Anderson Foundation has committed...
Linking Evidence to Action to end Youth Homelessness- Focus Group Opportunity June 9th and 10th
Voices of Youth Count is an innovative, original research effort designed to link evidence and action by capturing the...
Because of the Donors, Amari rescued by the HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program
Wayne State University's Helping Individuals Go Higher (HIGH) Program was recently featured in an article in the Detroit...
HIGH Program donates canned goods and clothing to the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries
The HIGH Program recently partnered with the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries in an effort to donate canned goods and clothing...
FREE Group Bicycle Rides - Every Tuesday at 6pm
Prepare for The Baroudeur or ride just for fun. Join us for weekly group bicycle rides that preview sections of the Baroudeur...
La Pita Fresh puts a fresh spin on supporting needy WSU students
One of the best places in Michigan to get great authentic Mediterranean, Middle-Eastern cuisine, is at La Pita Fresh in...
Staple diner at Wayne State University donates to the HIGH Program
The Campus Diner wins over its customers with its nostalgic diner atmosphere with crowd-pleasing American favorite dishes like...
WSU HIGH Program's President of Volunteers, Salma Alazmeh, gives Student Address at Wayne State University's 2016 Spring Commencement
Salma Alazmeh gave the Student Address at Wayne State's 2016 Spring Commencement, graduating with her master's in...
REGISTER NOW - Cycling event in Detroit benefiting student scholarships on August 20, 2016!
Ride The Baroudeur through the Motor City and beyond in support of Wayne State University student scholarships. Baroudeur means...
Mystic Kettle Korn continues to support the success of the WSU HIGH Program
Mystic Kettle Korn’s incredible Michigan-grown (non GMO), all-natural gourmet kettle corn provides the ideal sweet or...
The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) donates proceeds of the Equal Pay Day Bake sale to the WSU HIGH Program
The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) is an integral part of Wayne State University, addressing issues...
Phi Alpha National Honor Society partners with WSU HIGH Program
Phi Alpha National Honor Society of Social Workers has recently partnered with the Wayne State University HIGH Program by...
Selden Standard sets the bar high when it comes to helping needy students in Detroit
On behalf of the first lady of Wayne State University and her Helping Individuals Go Higher (HIGH) program, we are pleased to...
Little Ceasars contributes to First Lady Jacqueline Wilson's Mission
Notorious for their classic “Hot-N-Ready,” premium stuffed crust, and signature crazy bread breadsticks, Little...
WSU HIGH Program thanks Shangri-La Restaurant for support
The Wayne State University Helping Individuals Go Higher program would like to thank Midtown’s Shangri-La Restaurant for...
Woodbridge Pub supports WSU students through HIGH Program
Woodbridge Pub prides itself on being a part of the local Detroit community. They support urban farmers to get the freshest,...
SLOWS Bar-B-Q Gives to WSU HIGH Program
Featured in the television show Man vs. Food and Travel Channel’s Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America, Slows...
President Wilson and First Lady Jacqueline Wilson attend TIP's 2016 Chili Cook-Off
President Wilson and First Lady Jacqueline Wilson showed their support of Wayne State University’s Transition to...
Chartreuse, Popular Detroit Restaurant Donates to HIGH Program Students
In an effort to help over 125 students who apply to Wayne State University’s HIGH Program every year, Chartreuse has...
Wayne State University Celebrated the DTE Energy Foundation's Generous Gift
Wayne State University celebrated the DTE Energy Foundation's generous Gift On Thursday, March 3, 2016, Wayne State...
Wayne State University first lady Jacqueline Wilson to be honored with Michigan Women’s History Month
Atlanta Daily World, Michigan Chronicle, 2/9 Wayne State University first lady Jacqueline Wilson to be honored with Michigan...
The HIGH Program is mentioned in the School of Business student spotlight
Soon after Salma arrival at Wayne State, she began volunteering with the Helping Individuals Go Higher (HIGH) Program, which...
The President's Holiday Reception
Wayne State University faculty and staff You are invited to attend President M. Roy Wilson's...
The HIGH Program First Commercial at WDET
The HIGH Program Success Through 2014
The HIGH Program received 111 applications; 26 students were awarded financial resources and another 55 received referral...
Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson and Mrs. Wilson at the Baroudeur Event to raise money for Wayne State students
WSU to host 100-mile cycling fundraiser through Detroit next month By Charlie Kadado, The South End Newspaper Wayne...
Wayne State University President M.R Wilson and First Lady Jacqueline Wilson are honored in the 2015 8th edition of Who’s Who in Black Detroit
The HIGH Program Donation to Freedom House
HIGH Program shared clothing and other items to the Freedom House. This is a "thank you" we received from them!...
Wayne State University First Lady Jacqueline Wilson Advocates for HIGH Program
Volunteers Needed for HIGH Program Committees
Volunteers needed for HIGH Program Committees. If you have any questions, please contact Salma Alazmeh, The President of...
First Lady Jacqueline Wilson Named Michigan Chronicle 2015 Women of Excellence Honoree
HIGH Program Flicker Page
Covenant House Michigan Executive Edition Sleep Out
NATIONAL HUNGER & HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS WEEK
The HIGH Program will host the following events for The National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week: Kick-Off Event -...
WSU's First Lady Reaches Out To Help Financially Stressed Students Graduate
WDET fundraising campaign October 9, 2014
Mrs. Wilson at Lady "Trep Talk"
Morning Joe at Wayne State University
http://media.wayne.edu/report.php?id=11798
RISE DETROIT HIGH PROGRAM FUNDRAISER
The HIGH Program needs your contribution to win the Grand Prize of $50,000. Competition starts September 15th.
Welcome Back to Wayne State University
Welcome Back to Wayne State University
HIGH Program Ice Cream Social
HIGH Program Ice Cream Social: Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 11:00am until 2:00pm in State Hall.