PathologyOutlines / Detroit College Promise

May 2014


This is our monthly email providing important information for Detroit Public School students, parents, teachers and staff, and others interested in preparing Detroit students for college. We have combined our general and student newsletters into one monthly newsletter. Please forward this email to your friends and social networks.      



DCP News

 (1) Thanks to Dr. Ihab Hosny, our newest Believer, for his additional contributions.

(2) Thanks to all who participated in, or attended, our annual "Leaders Who Care" event, partnering with Cranbrook Horizon Upward Bound.

(3) Thanks to Henry Ford Health System for their additional generous contribution.

(4) The Detroit College Promise now has an endowment with the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit. We are combined with their $300M endowment which is professionally managed. To contribute to the DCP Endowment, please click here or call us with questions at (248) 646-3269.

Save the date

6th Annual Scholars Reception 
Tuesday, July 15th from 2pm-4pm 
Michigan State University Detroit Center 
3408 Woodward Ave 
Detroit, MI 48201 
Formal Evite to be sent in June! 

Detroit Public School SENIORS!

We have received a dozen of Scholarship Acceptance forms! This is the time for seniors to review the documents needed to claim The Detroit College Promise Scholarship.  Please visit our website and follow the Procedures listed:
Don't forget to get a copy of your DPS transcript!

You can mail, email, fax or drop off all documents needed until July 1st, 2014 at 5pm. We will not be able to accept any scholarship forms after July 1st. 



*New Feature* 
DCP Board Member Bio 
Elizabeth Chilton

Manager of Curatorial Affairs, Arab American National Museum


Elizabeth graduated from Shaker Heights High School (Ohio), Albion

College, and Indiana University. In her lifetime pursuit of expanding minds and attitudes, she has been a Middle School teacher, professional fundraiser, and exhibition developer. She has been on the leadership team of Mosaic Youth Theatre, the Detroit Science Center, and the Arab American National Museum where she currently works to breakdown stereotypes about Arabs and Arab-Americans by creating and traveling exhibitions nationwide.


  Elizabeth has a special passion for working to help inspire our region's youth. She believes the scholarships made possible by Detroit College Promise are helping Detroit's kids to envision a brighter future for themselves through higher education.


LifeRemodeled comes to Cody High School!
LifeRemodeled is a nonprofit that exists to remodel lives. Each year they undertake a project to make a community over. This year they have selected to remodel Cody High School in Detroit! It will be an ongoing project but you can join in the renovations from August 11th-17th. Visit here to learn more about the project and how you can help!

Important! If you have been using your Kroger Rewards Card to support the Detroit College Promise you must re-enroll each April, even if you just signed up in February or March. It's easy to re-enroll, just click here. Once you have logged in, simply click on the "Community Rewards" tab and click "edit".  Type in "Detroit College Promise,"  it will then allow you to select our organization.  If you have never registered your Kroger Card, click here for directions on how to make your shopping dollars work for a good cause!