Video Feature, UP’s International City, Finlandia Partnership, Permanent Daylight Savings, Upcoming Concert, & K-12 Testing
New video feature on our website, Sault Ste. Marie update, Finlandia University announces new health clinic partnership, permanent Daylight Savings Time might be in the UP’s future, Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and Hiawatha Music Co-op are collaborating on an upcoming concert, and K-12 standardized testing effectiveness. Don’t miss this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.
What’s it like being Director of Bands for the Upper Peninsula’s largest high school during a pandemic? In this issue of Rural Voices, Marquette Senior High School’s Dr. Matt Ludwig shares his experiences and insights on navigating the challenges to maintain a successful curriculum and educational experience for his students.
It may seem nearly impossible for many people to acquire a degree in higher education without taking on a significant amount of debt, however for those considering active or reserve duty in the military, there are numerous benefits offered to help pay for post-secondary education.
Military Tuition Aid, Student Loan Forgiveness, Heroes Garden, COVID Data Point, and National Attention for Rural Insights
Tuition aid from military service, national/state student loan forgiveness, “heroes garden” in the Upper Peninsula, an interesting COVID data point, and national attention for Rural Insights. Read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes:
Upper Peninsula historian Dr. Russell Magnaghi concludes his detailed history and overview of Black Americans in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with Part 2 of the series–covering 1850 to the present.
Governor Establishes Office of Rural Development, Remote Work Trends, Tuition Assistance for Military Service, and UP Guard Members Go to Lansing, Washington
Governor Whitmer establishes new Office of Rural Development, Harvard Business Review on remote work trends, tuition assistance for military service, and U.P. National Guard members go to Lansing and Washington, D.C. to defend our capitols.
UP and Michigan National Guard Members Deployed, Tax Information for Our Readers, and Pell Grant Increases
Upper Peninsula and Michigan National Guard members deployed to state and national capitols, tax information for our readers, and Pell Grant increases. Read this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors by David Haynes.
Upper Peninsula historian Dr. Russell Magnaghi gives a detailed history and overview of Black Americans in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula from 1743 to the present. Here is Part One of the series; Part Two will be published next Friday, January 22.