Marygrove’s ONE and Detroit Alternative Work Force help plant trees in the community

ONE tree plantingOur Neighborhood Engaged (ONE) would like to thank the Marygrove students who assisted ONE community volunteers and the Detroit Alternative Work Force in the planting of 6 additional trees on McNichols road across from the campus. Continue reading

Marygrove mentioned in recent Detroit News article on Avenue of Fashion

The Detroit News published a nice story this weekend on the “Avenue of Fashion” along Livernois near campus. Marygrove’s involvement in helping to revitalize this area is mentioned! Continue reading

Marygrove College featured in news stories

Simply Casual boutique on Livernois in DetroitMarygrove President Dr. David J. Fike was part of a press tour that took place on Friday, Aug. 3 with Detroit Mayor Bing. The purpose of the event was to highlight the good work being done near the Livernois Avenue of Fashion, one of  three “demonstration areas” for the Detroit Works Project. Continue reading

We need volunteers to help beautify the neighborhood!

Our Neighborhood Engaged (ONE) has been working to design concepts to fix up and clean up  4 Demonstration Blocks on McNichols from Wisconsin to Roselawn.  Our goal is to make low-cost affordable improvements which will visually support existing businesses, make vacant buildings more attractive for reuse and hopefully occupancy, stabilize slipping neighborhood property values, and demonstrate, by example, that low-cost improvments can make a big difference and communicate to our neighbors that we care about our neighborhood. Continue reading