Activities and Events
EXPLORE EASTERN UNDERGRADUATE OPEN HOUSE: Know a high school junior or senior? Ask them to attend Explore Eastern on Saturday, October 1 or Saturday, October 22, where they will explore 300 majors and minors, talk with faculty, students, admissions, financial aid advisors, and apply for free with official transcripts. For additional information visit the undergraduate admissions website.
FALL OPEN HOUSE AT THE HONORS COLLEGE: We are pleased to invite our many good friends among EMU's faculty, staff and administration to participate in the official Open House for The Honors College located at 511 West Forest on the EMU campus. We are so proud of our new facility that we moved into in mid-January of 2016! Please join us between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7 for a reception, Honors Fair, and tour of the college! to RSVP, use the following evite link. If you have any questions about the event email Diane Brinson-Days.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR WEMU PLEDGE DRIVE: WEMU needs volunteers to answer phones and take pledges during the fall on-air pledge drive Wednesday, October 5, through Wednesday, October 12. Shifts are a minimum of two hours and begin at 6:00 a.m. Lots of food and beverages donated by area businesses are available for volunteers. Students may use this time for community service credit. To sign up, call 487-2229 during regular business hours or register online.
GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE: At Eastern Michigan University, graduate education is never limited to the classroom. What you will discover is more than what you will find in books. On Saturday, October 15, you will have the chance to discover hundreds of market-driven graduate degrees or certificates at EMU's Graduate Open House. This is the best way to talk with faculty, students and financial aid and admissions advisors at one time and one place. Tour campus, get answers and learn about gradate assistanceships and doctoral fellowships. Save money. Apply on site to a single program for free. At EMU, discovering never really ends. Be TRUEMU! Register today.
EDCAMP EMWP: TOTAL CONTENT LITERACY: This conference is about literacy in all its forms, created by attendees for themselves. Join other committed educators as they learn together on October 15, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in room 213 of Pray-Harrold. This event is free, breakfast will be provided, four SCECHs available, and a parking pass is your registration ticket. For more information or any questions e-mail Bill Tucker or call 734-487-0997.
17TH ANNUAL ENHANCEMENT OF POLICE AND COMMUNITY TRUST: This a public forum which provides the opportunity for the public to speak and listen on bias and racial disparity in our community and criminal justice system. Personal experiences regarding treatment by police are welcome. This event will take place on Wednesday, October 19 at the Learning Resource Center (LRC), 4135 Washtenaw Ave from noon - 2:00 p.m. For more information you can visit the LegalNews event website.
TRUEMU NIGHT AT JOE LOUIS ARENA: Visit "The Joe" one last time! Watch out Detroit Red Wings skate around the Nashville Predators in their "Farewell Season" during TRUEMU Night at Joe Louis Arena on Friday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket holders will receive a free Red Wings/EMU branded t-shirt at the arena before the game. The first 200 tickets sold will include a food voucher. To buy tickets, visit the Detroit Red Wings website. Enter promo code TRUEMU. For a free bus ride, contact Ted Coutilish by e-mail. Bus availability is limited. For more information, contact Ted Coutilish, AVP, University Marketing, at 487-2483.
CALL FOR STUDENT ORG LEADERSHIP SUMMIT FACILITATORS: Campus Life is seeking Student Organization Advisors interested in volunteering to be trained to facilitate a group of 10 student org leaders as they engage in discussion and dialogue about leadership at an off campus site on Friday, October 21 at noon, continuing through Sunday, October 23 at 1:00 p.m. Help support the success of our student leaders and their organizations! Food, transportation, housing and a small stipend will be provided to our facilitators.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Kate Curley by email or at 7-9322.
GRADUATE @ THE PODIUM: The Graduate @ the Podium (GaP) will be taking place on November 18, all throughout the day at the Student Center. This event will provide graduating graduate students with an opportunity to both practice their oral presentation skills and present their scholarly/creative work before they graduate. GaP will encourage cross-disciplinary interaction and conversation. Each plenary session will gather graduate students from differing disciplines and/or colleges to celebrate scholarly research through common themes (e.g. community, environment, etc.). If you are a student who is interested in presenting at GaP please submit a GaP proposal by Wednesday, October 5. You will be notified of acceptance on October 19.