On the Move Photos

Many mentors volunteer every year to encourage participants to consider returning to college. Participants learn about the many types of available support.

Participants learn about a variety of college options, including Community College.

Mentors and participants learn from one another during the all-day event.

A SOAR participant focuses on the information given by the speaker.

UM-Dearborn graduate and SOAR participant, Beverly Alexander, motivates the audience with her story detailing the challenges and rewards of returning to school while overcoming many obstacles.

Cheryl Powell, Financial Aid Associate Director, provides essential information regarding financial aid.

Participants attend sample classes taught by UM-Dearborn professors. Here, Dr. Deborah Smith Pollard discusses, “Black Female Voices Raised in Victory”.

Assistant to the Chancellor for Inclusion, Ann Lampkin-Williams welcomes participants and volunteers.

SOAR participants focus on the information given by the speaker and learn about a variety of college options.

Christopher Tremblay, Executive Director of Enrollment Management , shares information on the UM-Dearborn admissions process.

A number of community colleges host informational tables at “On the Move”, including Henry Ford Community College.

Participants attend sample classes taught by UM-Dearborn professors. Here, Dr. Maureen Linker teaches and introduction to philosophy class.

Dr. Caleb Siefert discusses biopsychology with interested participants and their mentors.

CASL Dean Jerold Hale encourages students to take advantage of the opportunities being presented and discusses the value of Liberal Arts education.

Ellen Judge-Gonzalez, SOAR Director, explains the SOAR Program to participants who may be interested in applying.

Community colleges and area universities share information about the program.

Community colleges and area universities share information about the program.

University representatives are happy to meet with participants and share information about their programs and degrees.

A number of community colleges host informational tables at “On the Move”, including Wayne County Community College.

Staff, graduates, and current SOAR students mingle and share information with interested attendees.

Participants attend sample classes taught by UM-Dearborn professors. Here, Dr. Marilee Benore discusses equity in healthcare.

Melanie Holland from the Southgate Adult Community Education Center, provides participants with information on obtaining a G.E.D.

Participants attend sample classes taught by UM-Dearborn professors. Here, Dr. Pamela McAuslan taught on the “Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships”.

Stacey Stover, Director of the Transitions Program at Schoolcraft College gives a presentation on community colleges.

Current UM-Dearborn SOAR students answer participant’s questions about balancing the demands of school, family and/or work.

UM-Dearborn senior and SOAR participant, Suzette Price, motivates the audience with her story detailing the challenges and rewards of returning to school while overcoming many obstacles.

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