Eye Exams at Focus Hope

Image shows an eye being examined by an optometrist

On Sept. 9, Henry Ford College Ophthalmology students administered free eye exams at Focus Hope in Detroit.

Cobo Center Name Change

Image shows a red banner across the TCF Center reading, "The Cobo Center is now TCF Center. We're proud to call Detroit home."

On Aug. 27, the Cobo Convention Center was renamed the TFC Center Detroit. Naming rights were awarded to Chemical Bank, a sponsor of TFC Bank for a 22-year naming deal.

Graham Park Grand Opening

Image of ribbon cutting ceremony at Graham Street Park

On Sept. 16, Dearborn officially opened its 41st park on Graham Street in the Lonyo Neighborhood. At the grand opening, dozens of kids could be seen playing on the equipment and chasing a ball on the soccer field.

HFC Informs While World Strikes

Photo of HFC President Russell Kavalhuna planting a tree with a student and her young child

Last Friday, over 4,500 strikes took place in 163 countries, from Fiji to Kenya, demanding transformative action in combating the climate crisis.

HFC and DTE Burst with Energy

Photo shows student electricians working on an electrical pole

Over the next five years the country will see a shortage in skilled trade positions. A skilled trade position is a position that requires a special skill, knowledge or ability.

“Unlikely” screening and DEI Little Libraries ribbon cutting

Image shows Katherine Snyder, Ashok Kumar and Janice Gililand at the Little Library's ribbon cutting

On Sept. 23, the Henry Ford College Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation (CTEI) hosted a screening of the film “Unlikely” at the Forfa Auditorium at Henry Ford College.

Lt. Gov. Gilchrist Visits Henry Ford College

Image of Lt. Gov Gilchrist with HFC students and faculty

On June 17, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II visited Henry Ford College for a leadership discussion focusing on closing the skills gap in Information Technology and increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in the field.

Henry Ford College’s Eye Opening Program

Image of a person using a phoropter

Of all the programs at HFC, the Ophthalmic Technician Program, or “The Eye Program,” is probably the most unique.

A Mother Finds Hope After the Loss of Her Son

Photo of Dylan Meiring posing in a football uniform

Michigan has more annual opioid prescriptions written than residents. In 2017, there were 2,033 deaths caused by overdoses involving opioids in Michigan. Deaths involving heroin, increased from 263 to 783 deaths over a 5-year period.

Ladling Out Lessons One Dish at a Time

Photo of Chef Joseph Cosenza with student Priscilla Holmes

Henry Ford College’s Fifty-One O One is a student-run fine dining restaurant on campus. With every flip of the spatula, every stir with a spoon, every seasoning, and every sizzling frying pan is a lesson. A delicious lesson.


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