Latest DTE Energy Foundation Stories

2014-07-07 16:21:23

- Part of a $1 Million Youth Employment Initiative DETROIT, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, about 500 teens and young adults from Detroit and other communities reported to work today, as part of a $1-million youth employment initiative funded by the DTE Energy Foundation. The Foundation once again partnered with City Connect Detroit and other agencies to fund summer jobs in Detroit as well as in Highland Park, Inkster, Pontiac, Muskegon and...

2014-01-27 08:29:58

Significant donation supports museum vision over five-year period DETROIT, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its support of educational institutions across Michigan, the DTE Energy Foundation has pledged to donate $1 million to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci). The donation will span a five-year period starting in 2014, and assist MiSci to achieve its vision of inspiring Michigan families with hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The...

2014-01-09 16:21:54

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has named Faye Alexander Nelson to the position of president of the DTE Energy Foundation and vice president public affairs, effective Feb. 17. Nelson currently serves as president and CEO of the non-profit Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. In this newly created role, she will lead the DTE Energy Foundation, DTE Energy and its employees in partnerships in areas that include education, energy, the environment and broad-based...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'