Wolverine Express

Wolverine Express takes faculty, staff, students, and alumni from the University of Michigan to under-resourced high schools across the state to promote higher education through sharing their stories of aspiration, education, and career experiences. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to join Wolverine Express for 2019-2020.


Upcoming Visits

Fall Semester

  • Jackson High School – October 24, 2019
  • Detroit Cesar Chavez Academy – November 1, 2019

Winter Semester

  • Detroit Jalen Rose Academy – January 2020, TBD
  • Dearborn High School – February 2020, TBD
  • Adrian High School  – March 2020, TBD
  • Pontiac High School – April 2020, TBD

To read more about Wolverine Express in the news, please check out The University Record.



Past Schools

  • Battle Creek Central High School – Tuesday, October 30, 2018
  • Western International High School – Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Dearborn High School – Thursday, January 24, 2019
  • River Rouge High School – Tuesday, February 19, 2019
  • Detroit Academy of the Americas High School – Tuesday, March 19, 2019
  • Ypsilanti High School – **Rescheduled for May 2018

School visits generally require a half day commitment depending on travel conditions and location. CEO provides templates and resources for classroom presentations prior to visits. On the morning of each visit, participants receive detailed itineraries and an orientation. Consider boarding the Wolverine Express this year to inspire the next generation of “leaders and best who will challenge the present and enrich the future.”


For more information about Wolverine Express: 

Sheri Samaha  
Senior Program Manager 
(734) 615-5241