EAST LANSING – Sounds of celebration filled Michigan State University’s Breslin Center Thursday night. Those claps and cheers weren’t directed at a victorious MSU basketball team. Instead, upwards of 900 people were on hand for the 4th annual Lansing Promise Dinner, a benefit supporting Lansing students’ pursuit of higher education. “I am filled with hope and pride […]
On behalf of the hundreds of current and thousands of future Promise Scholars, Thank You!
LANSING PROMISE COMMUNITY
Join us for the 4th Annual Lansing Promise Dinner on Thursday, April 26th at the Breslin Student Events Center! This powerful evening will honor our Promise Scholars and the people and businesses committed to supporting them. This is about community. This is about transformation. This is about seeing real change in our lifetimes and for generations to come.
Join the Journey, we’ll see you on April 26th.
APPLY TO BE A PROMISE SCHOLAR
- Live within the Lansing School District
- Attend for Four Consecutive Years or More
- Graduate from a Lansing High School
- Commit to MSU, LCC, or Olivet
- Apply to be a Lansing Promise Scholar
Make sure you have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have your LCC, MSU, or Olivet student ID ready.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PROMISE SCHOLAR
The Lansing Promise helps students from all backgrounds accomplish their educational and career training goals. Hear from Promise Scholars how the Lansing Promise is helping transform their own lives and the community we live in.
Teams from AutoOwners Insurance, Farm Bureau Insurance, LAFCU, Merrill Lynch, Maner Costerisan, Neogen, Michigan Business Network and Dean Transportation will hit the fairway for the Lansing Promise Celebrity Golf Classic on Tuesday, June 20 at Eagle Eye Golf Course in Bath Township, Michigan. The event will fund eight Lansing Promise Scholarships, fulfilling the dreams of eight Lansing kids. […]
On the May 6, 2017 edition of Current State, we talked with Lansing Promise Executive Director Justin Sheehan about how the program has helped hundreds of Lansing Public Schools students continue education after high school. Sheehan also talked about his personal commitment to the program and Lansing’s school children. Read more…
LANSING – Earvin “Magic” Johnson returned home to Lansing Thursday for the third consecutive year as host of the Lansing Promise Dinner. Johnson, alongside his wife, Cookie, kicked off the event by fielding questions from a few of the roughly 1,000 people inside the Lansing Center. While questions centered on basketball, Johnson took a moment […]