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Henry Ford College among Sponsors of Annual Diversity Conference

19th Annual Images and Perception Diversity Conference in Dearborn, Oct. 20, 2022. Photo by Anthony Stone

Henry Ford College was among the sponsors of the 19th Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference held on Oct. 20 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.

Giant Slide, Aquarium, and Nature Center: Belle Isle Highlights and Improvements

Belle Isle Giant Slide in Detroit photo courtesy Michigan DNR

During the COVID-19 pandemic, visitors to Detroit’s Belle Isle State Park hit an all-time high of 5 million.

Fifty One-O-One Restaurant: Best Kept Secret on Campus

HFC culinary students prepare hors d’oeuvres for 400 guests at Eastern Market Harvest Gala Oct. 14, 2022, Detroit. Photo courtesy HFC Culinary Arts

Among the many food choices in Dearborn, Michigan, Henry Ford College has perhaps one of the best kept secrets: The Fifty-One-O-One.

Henry Ford II Honors Program Opens New Hub

Honors Program students with Ford Model-T at Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum field trip. Photo by Rakha “Rose” Albayat

For more than 40 years, the Henry Ford II Honors Program has served Henry Ford community college students by providing them with academic and professional opportunities, valuable skill sets, and unique experiences.

Criminal Justice Expert Dr. Charles Bell Shares Insights about the “School to Prison Pipeline”

Charles Bell, Ph.D., hands out school bags at a community engagement event in Detroit. Photo courtesy Illinois State University

The school-to-prison pipeline refers to the trend amongst school districts to enforce severe discipline policies that push students out of the classroom and into the criminal justice system.

Nature Makes Its Way to Science Building’s Green Roof and Rain Garden

Green Roof helps with stormwater runoff on Science Building J at Henry Ford College photo by Zynab Al-Timimi

As a relatively new student at Henry Ford College, I was surprised to learn that the Science (J) building has a ”green roof.” It is now part of the Integrated Energy Master Plan (IEMP) since it promotes sustainable energy.

Parents Demand Book Ban at Dearborn Public School Board Meeting

Dearborn public schools high school alumnus, Jojo Gremel, 19, who identifies as non-binary, speaks as Hassan Aoun, also known as Hass Cash, a Dearborn resident and community activist stands and shouts that her time is up at Dearborn Public Schools board meeting Oct. 13, 2022. Photo courtesy The Detroit Free Press

On Oct. 13, hundreds of parents and concerned citizens gathered at a Dearborn Public Schools board meeting to advocate for or protest against the banning of books, including some with LGBTQ+ themes.

Whitmer Versus Dixon: Michigan To Decide On Reproductive Rights In Upcoming Election

Gretchen Whitmer (D) vs Tudor Dixon (R) for Governor courtesy CBSNews

Michiganders were asked in a survey this past September what was motivating their voting for the upcoming election between a variety of factors like inflation and the cost of living, jobs and the economy, threats to our democracy, crime and violence, o

Cutting the Rug at Henry Ford College Eshleman Library

New carpet and updated furniture in Henry Ford College Eshleman Library photo by Ali Seblini

A large-scale project to replace the Eshleman Library carpet has recently concluded. The carpet was in need of replacement for a long time before this. It was scattered with stains, buckling, and tears that had to be covered with duct tape.

Parents Demand Book Ban at Dearborn Public School Board Meeting

Parents crowded auditorium at Stout Middle School, Dearborn, MI for Dearborn Public Schools board meeting where parents expressed objections to LGBTQIA+ books in school libraries. Oct. 13, 2022. Photo by Kassem Doghman

Parents crowded auditorium at Stout Middle School, Dearborn, MI for Dearborn Public Schools board meeting where parents expressed objections to LGBTQIA+ books in school libraries. Oct. 13, 2022. Photo by Kassem Doghman

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