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HIGH Points: First Lady Wilson combats student homelessness with outreach initiative
June 27, 2018 For some Wayne State University students, the struggle to survive college goes well beyond the...
Detroit Pistons and Wayne State University announce strategic fundraising partnership
Special Group Ticket Offers For Select Pistons’ Games Extended To Wayne State Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni With...
In Loving Memory of Cliff Russell May He Rest In Peace
In loving memory of Cliff Russell may he rest in peace.
Wayne State First Lady Jacqueline Wilson meets with Department of Education Under Secretary
As part of her ongoing crusade against student homelessness, WSU First Lady Jacqueline Wilson traveled to Washington D.C. in...
Take a listen to Wayne State’s First Lady Jacqueline Wilson
Take a listen to Wayne State’s First Lady Jacqueline Wilson sharing what led to the initiative of the HIGH program with...
Now Accepting Applications for the Young & Free Scholarship Contest
Do you have friends or family who need money for college? The Michigan First Foundation is funding the annual Young & Free...
HIGH Program Founding Director Speaks with Students at Bates Academy in Detroit about College Success
Hoping to inspire a new generation of college students, Mrs. Jacqueline Wilson, First Lady of Wayne State University and...
HIGH Program Founding Director Speaks with Students at Bates Academy in Detroit about College Success
Hoping to inspire a new generation of college students, Mrs. Jacqueline Wilson, First Lady of Wayne State University and...
Mrs. Wilson joins Fall Day of Service
First lady and Founding Director of the HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) program Mrs. Jacqueline Wilson joined the 2017...
Wayne State first lady Jacqueline Wilson meets with Dept. of Ed. undersecretary
On Sept. 19, Wayne State University first lady Jacqueline Wilson traveled to Washington, D.C. to introduce Department of...
Woman’s Life donates $2760.00 to the HIGH Program
In 1892 Bina M. West, a young school teacher, made it her life’s work to provide women with the opportunity to achieve...
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...
Mrs. Wilson joins the C200 Reachout
Our First Lady Mrs. Jacqueline Wilson joined the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Committee of 200 (C200)...
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,...
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)...
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...
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...
Mrs. Wilson attends Young Women InPowerED Expo
Our First lady and Founding Director of The HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program Mrs. Jacqueline Wilson (pictured...
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...
Warrior Days with Mrs. Wilson
Wayne State University ‘Warrior Day’ was held at Belleville High School on May 16, 2017, with key speaker Mrs....
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...
Baroudeur - Get Ready to Ride August 19, 2017!
Proceeds will benefit the HIGH Program! Support the HIGH Program and get ready to ride!
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
Mrs. Wilson honored by women's group WIN
Mrs. Wilson was honored March 25 as one of the Most Influential African Americans Women in metro Detroit by Women’s...
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...
Mrs. Wilson speaks at Warrior Day
Mrs. Wilson, made a stop for Warrior Day! The Wayne State University Warrior Day was held at the Detroit International Academy...
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)...
March for Babies 2017 Kick Off Breakfast - February 7th , 2017
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...
WSU First Lady addresses Jewish Community Relations Center (JCRC) of Detroit at MLK commemoration
JCRC/AJC was pleased to host the First Lady and the Founding Director of the HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program at...
Mrs. Wilson tours Orchard's Children's Services
Mrs. Wilson met and toured the Orchard's Childrens Services in Detroit, with offices throughout Michigan, on Jan. 4, 2017....