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New Program To Help Former Students Eliminate Debt While Finishing Degrees and Certificates

April 30, 2019

Today, the Detroit Regional Chamber with higher education institution partners Henry Ford College (HFC), Oakland University (OU), and Wayne State University (WSU) announced an innovative new program that will remove a primary barrier to degree completion for thousands of adults in the Detroit region.

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Lumina Foundation awards 2019 Education Innovation Prizes

April 16, 2019

Lumina Foundation today announced the winners of its 2019 Education Innovation Prize challenge, a national competition that encourages development of products and services that can make learning after high school available to more Americans.

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Lumina Foundation hosts Demo Day to showcase workforce and education technology entrepreneurs

April 15, 2019

Lumina Foundation is hosting its first Demo Day today, featuring more than a dozen early-stage companies developing solutions to help more people receive education and training after high school.

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Stronger Nation data visualization can aid the effort to boost education levels

April 04, 2019

A Stronger Nation, Lumina Foundation’s signature online report tracking the share of adults 25 to 64 with education and training after high school, has added a new goal-exploration tool to its national and state data that can be used by policy officials and journalists.

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Christine Pambianchi brings national workforce expertise to Lumina board

April 02, 2019

Lumina Foundation today announced the selection of Christine M. Pambianchi, executive vice president, people and digital, at global materials science innovator Corning Inc., to serve on its board of directors.

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Experienced broadcast producer to lead Lumina's media outreach

Feb 12, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS—Lumina Foundation has named Tracy Chen, vice president of broadcast operations at Grow INdiana Media Ventures and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning weekly TV show Inside INdiana Business, to the newly created position of director of media strategy.

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Lumina's Susan D. Johnson selected for premier leadership development program in the philanthropic sector

Dec 20, 2018

Susan D. Johnson, Ph.D., Lumina Foundation’s director of organizational development and philanthropic practice, has been selected to participate in the Council on Foundations 2019 Career Pathways program.

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Oregon to help more students of color with $689,000 from Lumina

Dec 04, 2018

Oregon today joins Colorado and Tennessee in receiving a Lumina Foundation grant to carry out its commitment to educating more students of color.

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Lumina announces new round of Adult Promise states

Nov 08, 2018

Lumina Foundation has awarded more than $2.5 million in grants to six states supporting adults who want to earn college degrees, certificates, and other quality credentials beyond a high school diploma.

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