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Community Engagement On Campus

Math Corps: All children have a unique and special greatness within them. WSU Math Corps helps children realize their own particular greatness, find out how.
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On Campus

Community Engagement On Campus

GO GIRLS: Increasing the confidence of middle school girls in science, technology, engineering and math. GO GIRLS!
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In the City

Community Engagement In the City

Free Clinic: The Frank Student Clinic offers an array of free, high quality healthcare services to the uninsured population of Detroit. Detroit is our campus.
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In the City

Community Engagement In the City

Free Legal Aid Clinic -- WSU Law School students in action: providing legal assistance to low-income, at risk, and elderly residents of Wayne County.
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2017 Detroit Commuter Challenge
May 25 2017
Detroit
Wayne State invites the entire campus community to participate in the Detroit Commuter Challenge, a month-long campaign to encourage more sustainable and healthy forms of commuting. Participating in the Challenge is easy. Do you normally drive to campus? Carpool with a friend. Do you normally take the bus? Try biking instead. Log your trips online during the month of May and you'll be entered to win great prizes. Our goal is for Wayne State to be among the Top 5 employers the Commuter Challenge Leaderboard. Sign up today! Commuting Made Easy DDOT and RefleX recently added new routes to Midtown, and the QLINE and Detroit Bike Share will launch in May. See below for details. DDOT and RefleX New direct and limited-stop services to Midtown and Wayne State's campus are available with DDOT and RefleX. The one-way cash fare is $1.50 and you can pay right on the bus! Weekly, bi-weekly and monthly transit passes are available for purchase at the Student Center, Suite 011. Download the Transit App to plan your trip. The QLINE The QLINE will kick off its inaugural public run on Friday, May 12 with a weekend full of family friendly events to celebrate the grand opening. The walk-up fare is $1.50 which includes unlimited rides for three hours. The 3.3 mile route includes 12 stops and 20 stations between New Center and downtown. Learn more about QLINE safety, hours of operation, fares and grand opening events here. Bike Share Detroit Bike Share will launch in mid-May, providing bike share services throughout greater downtown. Detroit commuters are invited to join Detroit Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19. Wayne State will host a Midtown pit-stop in front of Old Main. Additional pit-stops will be at New Center Park and at downtown at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. For more information on transportation services at Wayne State visit Parking and Transportation Services.
CitizenDetroit Dinner & Dialogue: Local Elections Matter
May 25 2017 at 5:30 PM
The Cathedral Church of St. Paul
Do you know that voter turnout plummets after Presidential elections? This fall, Detroiters will vote for Mayor, City Council, City Clerk, and Police Commissioners. Join CitizenDetroit for a Dinner and Dialogue to discuss the state of voter turnout in Detroit, develop questions for candidates for our upcoming candidate forums, and learn how to get involved in our 2017 voter engagement strategy. EVENT HOSTS: CitizenDetroit Founders and Co-Directors:Dr. Irvin D. Reid, WSU President Emeritus and Sheila Cockrel, former City of Detroit Council Member Admission is free, but reservations are required. To attend, RSVP online or call (313) 577-5550. Space is limited. Reservations will close when capacity is reached. LIMITED PARKING is available on-site.
Young Women InPowerED Expo
May 27 2017 at 12:00 PM
Student Center
Transition to Indepence (TIP) Wayne State in partnership with LIVE Bea-U-Tifully are hosting the Young Women InPowerED Expo. This free event* is a way for our community to InPower (empower) young women (16-21) from at-risk populations (foster youth, homeless, victims of human trafficking, juvenile justice) with information, resources, speakers, pampering, and entertainment. Topics of focus include, Beauty, Health, Identity, Finances, and most importantly Education. We would like to give these young women hope and inspire them to pursue higher education by providing the resources necessary to make their dream into a reality. Donations are being requested of all support staff and all other attendees that are not at-risk. All proceeds will support TIP Wayne State students and are tax-exempt. Keynote speakers: Jacqueline Wilson, Carolyn Clifford and Gail Perry-Mason. Event registration will close May 15th! More Info and to register visit the Transition to Independence website here. 
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