INGRID JACQUES

Jacques: College degree in one year and for just $7,000? It’s possible

Ingrid Jacques
The Detroit News

Christina Dixon, 62, has always wanted to get her bachelor’s degree. Now the Detroit resident thinks this is the perfect time to do it, thanks to a new program in the city called Degree Forward.

The innovative college attainment initiative to be announced Thursday makes it possible for adults such as Dixon to get a degree in one year, and for just $7,000.