Release Date: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

CTEI hosts screening of the film "Unlikely" Sept. 23

Event Date: 
Mon, 09/23/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Forfa Auditorium in the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services & Conference Center (ASCC) (Bldg. L)
movie poster of UNLIKELY

The HFC Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation (CTEI) will host a screening of the film Unlikely Monday, Sept. 23, at 3:30 p.m. in the Forda Auditorium on the first floor of the ASCC (Bldg. L). This is event is a collaboration with Wayne State University and the University of Detroit Mercy through ReBUILDetroit, focusing on innovative programs across the country that have increased student persistence and college completion rates.

Set in the cities of Akron, Atlanta, Boston, and Los Angeles, Unlikely investigates America's college dropout crisis through the lives of students navigating the higher education system and the innovators working to close the opportunity divide. Co-written and co-directed by husband-and-wife filmmakers Adam and Jaye Fenderson, Unlikely features an appearance by basketball great LeBron James.

This is event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information about the film. Watch the trailer.