May 16, 2023
Early colleges, like Eastern Michigan's ECA, boost college graduation rates

WEMU(89.1) talks with Dave Dugger about  Early College. 

May 1, 2023
Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce Report Interview with David Dugger

David Dugger, Executive Director, Washtenaw Educational Consortium Options was recently interviewed at The Lucy Ann Lance Show.

April 24, 2023
PhD student organizes a day of learning about the field of engineering for the ECA

The day-long event aimed to promote learning and interest in machine learning and applied math within the local community. 

March 8, 2023
Early College Folio
The Early College Research Tradition and the People Who Made It

Early college as an educational reform has had a unique trajectory over the past two decades. School reform in the United States (with a few exceptions) has been a top-down movement, and the majority of attention has centered on grades three through eight, the grade levels the No Child Left Behind Act focused on. 

February 3, 2023
ECA Alum Recognized for Social Justice Work

In the grips of her trauma, Audrey Gerard rose from her sickbed determined to right an injustice born from personal experience: discrepancies in Michigan’s health care access. Her persistence garnered her the first annual Justice Warrior Award presented by the Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit &Vicinity on Martin Luther King Junior Day. Gerard, 24, is originally from Ann Arbor and is an alumnus of the Early College Alliance at Eastern Michigan University (ECA@EMU) and Kalamazoo College.