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Watch our Bridge Lunch Break event about career education in Michigan

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Bridge Michigan’s monthly Lunch Break series returned Wednesday with a discussion about career education in Michigan.

If you missed this live Zoom event, you can watch it on-demand below. The event also included a lively discussion and many resources shared via the Zoom chat feature. To read a transcript of the chat, click here.


The discussion focused on post-secondary education opportunities for students in Michigan, and how trade schools, colleges and universities are preparing students for employment and educating students in subject areas that allow them to have thriving careers in Michigan.


Special guest panelists included Ahmad Ezzeddine, vice president for academic student affairs and global engagement at Wayne State University and Brandy Johnson, president of the Michigan Community College Association. Bridge Michigan education reporter Isabel Lohman moderated the discussion.

Bridge’s Lunch Break monthly series focuses on timely topics facing our state. Previous discussions have included examinations of gun violence in Michigan, Michigan’s November 2022 statewide election results, inflation’s impact in Michigan, teacher staffing challenges in K-12 schools, August’s primary election results, youth mental health in Michigan, Bridge’s 10th anniversary, Michigan’s elder caregiving crisis, and Michigan’s new redistricting maps.


Become a Bridge Club member today to regularly receive advance notification of what our nonprofit newsroom is planning and receive member-exclusive benefits — such as free Bridge event tickets, copies of our bimonthly Bridge Culture Club selections, and more. Member support allows us to offer engagement opportunities like this Lunch Break series.  

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Our next Lunch Break event will take place in May. An announcement about the topic and time is coming soon.

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