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Race to College

The next Race to College event is occurring on Friday September 30, 2016 from 9 am - 2 pm. If you are interested in volunteering or learning more about this event, please contact the Volunteer Center at 989-686-9205 ext. 3 or

Event Synopsis

The first Race to College event was held at Delta College on October 9, 2015. Over 100 fifth grade students from Jessie Loomis Elementary School in Saginaw and Washington Elementary School in Bay City participated in this college access day.

Delta College faculty, staff, and students partnered with members of the Michigan State Police as well as Field Neurosciences Institute to teach students about the importance of health and wellness by using the bicycle as the main tool. There were a total of eight academic and physical activity stations that the kids rotated through which taught them about business, art, civic leadership, STEM, lifelong wellness, safety, and more.


If you are interested in volunteering or participating in a future Race to College event, please contact us today! Interested parties include:

  • Mid-Michigan schools who would like to participate at a Delta College event
  • Colleges or universities who would like to implement this program into their community
  • Potential community partners or sponsors
  • Delta College student volunteers

Send an e-mail to and we'll get back to you as soon as possible!

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