NOiR is a firm believer that access to education is one of the primary ways to create opportunity and equality for all. As students at the top public University in the world, we are at the heart of extraordinary education. For these reasons, we felt it was our duty to create an opportunity for minority groups and women to experience the University of Michigan through the eyes of students who look like them. With the help of our 50 diverse student models and the National Society of Black Engineers, on January 28, 2017, we held our first Morning at Michigan.
Morning at Michigan brought 50 underrepresented minorities and women to the University of Michigan to learn about various academic fields of interest. Among these areas were Fashion, Photography, Music, Theater, and Dance, Entrepreneurship, Sports Entertainment and Broadcasting, and Engineering. Additionally, students were given personal tours of the University, a financial literacy workshop, and an empowerment workshop. Students most enjoyed experiencing college life and working with the Michigan students throughout the day, so much so that Morning at Michigan may become an annual event. Stay tuned!