Yoopers are Getting Hired through Application Drives

A man sits at a table and fills out an application at an application drive.

You may have seen our roving RV around the Upper Peninsula more than usual lately. No, we aren’t taking an extended summer vacation. It’s been acting as our rolling billboard at our recent application drives. What’s an application drive, you ask? Sit back, relax, and let us explain.

Over 40,000 apply for Michigan Reconnect in first two weeks

A woman in a jacket and scarf uses a laptop while sitting on stairs outside.

In the two weeks since launch, over 40,000 Michiganders have submitted applications to take advantage of the Michigan Reconnect program on their path to pursuing an associate degree or skills certificate though their local, in-district community college.