Humanities for Everybody is a program of non-credit college-level courses in the humanities taught by experienced Western Michigan University professors for the low to moderate-income community in the Kalamazoo area. Classes are twice a week for an hour and a half during the Fall and Spring Semesters. Students must be prepared to read, reflect, discuss, write, and think critically. Classes will be discussion-style, dynamic and fun! Students selected for the program will receive free books, tuition, and supplies. There are no age or citizenship requirements for this program.
- Rigorous university-level humanities education
- Assistance with study skills, reading, writing, critical thinking and application preparation (e.g. GED, college, financial aid and/or scholarships) as needed
- Increased knowledge of public institutions of learning such as community centers, libraries and museums
- Referrals to community support resources
- Cultivation of a peer community and support network
- Letters of recommendation for graduates based on class performance.
- Graduates of the program will be honored in a public graduation ceremony