WESTLAND — The new permanent site of the Universal Learning Academy from the award-winning Hamadeh Educational Services school system held its grand opening on Friday, Nov. 18, with dignitaries including Consul General of Lebanon to Detroit Houssam Diab, Westland Mayor William Wild, the school’s board members, reps. from Bay Mills Community College and more in attendance. The event also featured speeches, refreshments, a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Wild and a Native American dance performance.
The academy, founded in 2004 and serving grades K-7, is authorized by Bay Mills CC and provides its students with programs focusing on the Michigan core curriculum and international Baccalaureate standards in a safe, state-of-the-art educational environment. It also encourages students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to tear down walls and build bridges by sharing commonalities and interests.
“At Universal Learning Academy (ULA) we’ve gone from dreaming to planning to working hard to accomplishment and now to celebration of the culmination of the hard work as we begin another journey to become a full PK-12 academy,” said HES Founder, Superintendent and CEO Nawal Hamadeh.
“We are so fortunate to be in a wonderful community in the City of Westland and to offer the community one of the finest educational programs in the state.”
For more information on the academy or the school system, call 313.565.0507 or visit ULA’s website at at www.ulapsa.org. The academy is located at 28015 Joy Road in Westland.