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OPEN FORUM FOR THE DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY POSITION: The Search Committee for the College of Technology Dean position, will be hosting an open forum with the third candidate, Dr. Mohamad Qatu from Central Michigan University, School of Engineering and Technology on Monday, Apr. 6 from 4 - 5 p.m. in room 2 Sill Hall. The forum will include a brief 15 minute presentation, as well as an opportunity for questions and answers. The campus community is invited to attend.


* RETIRED EMU EMPLOYEE PASSES AWAY: Wanda Smith, 85, passed away March 30. She began her career as secretary to the Director of Student Employment at EMU in 1965, and retired after 28 years of service in 1993. A memorial service for will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 201 N. River Blvd., Ypsilanti on Monday, Apr. 6 at 11 am. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.Memorials can be made to Lively Travelers (the Ypsilanti Township Recreation Center), 2025 E. Clark Rd., Ypsilanti, MI 48198, Arbor Hospice, 2366 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor, MI, 48103, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 201 N. River Blvd., Ypsilanti, MI 48103 or a charity of your choice.


BANNER SYSTEMS TO USE NETID (FORMERLY CALLED MY.EMICH) CREDENTIALS: An update will take place over the weekend of Friday, Apr. 17. During this time, Banner systems will be updated to use the NetID username and password. Since only the NetID credentials will be maintained, this change will make it more convenient for those who access Banner, Xtender, Workflow, and EPrint. For more information, visit Banner System Info or contact the IT Help Desk at 487-2120 or via email it.helpdesk@emich.edu.


EMU'S CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE FUNDRAISER: The EMU Children's Institute is participating in the Kleinhenn Company Fundraiser now through Monday, Apr. 6. Online you can choose from kitchen items, wrapping paper, chocolates, and much more. For your convenience, please go to EMU Fundraiser. They accept both MasterCard and Visa. At least 40% of your purchase will go directly to EMU Children's Institute Family Scholarship Fund to help support low income families that attend the Children's Institute. For questions or more information call Beth Kahl at 487-2348


CHHS FUNDRAISER TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION: Join the College of Health and Human Services to help raise money for the American Heart Association. Purchase Jamberry nail wraps, or any of the other nail products listed on-line and 10% of all sales will be donated to the American Heart Association now through Friday, Apr. 24. Visit the Jamberry Nails homepage to see items. For questions, please contact Charisse Nilles at 487-8408 or email at cnilles@emich.edu.

Today's Events

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY: Help EMU support and promote autism awareness by wearing something blue today, Apr. 2 to shine a light on autism during World Autism Awareness Day. Activities on EMU's campus will include:

  • Learn more about Autism at the Lobby Tables in the EMU Student Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • “Dine and Donate” at the Tower Inn Café from 5 - 9 p.m., and ten percent of food purchases will benefit the EMU Autism Collaborative Center. The event is co-sponsored by the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority
  • Watch Halle Library’s exterior turn blue at dusk

To learn more, please visit World Autism Awareness Day. For questions contact Ted Coutilish at 487-2483 or tcoutili@emich.edu.


RETIREMENT CELEBRATION FOR SHIRLEY WENTZ: The College of Business invites the campus community to celebrate the retirement and stellar career of Shirley Wentz today, Apr. 2 from 3:30 - 5 p.m. on the 4th floor atrium in the College of Business. Refreshments will be served.


POST AN EVENT TO THE EVENTS CALENDAR: To submit a new event, click on Submit an Event, or go to the EMU homepage, click on "calendars," then click the green button labeled "Submit an Event" (located on the bottom left) and enter your event information.  All events are subject to approval.


SUBMISSIONS IN EMU TODAY: Please note, EMU TODAY is an internal daily e-blast sent to faculty and staff. To submit an announcement or post an event, please forward your entry electronically to emu_today@emich.edu. Please be sure to format your entry with a title and include a description of the event, where the event will be held (room and building), the date and time, and a contact name, phone number and/or e-mail address. For questions, contact Debra Johnson at 487-2484 or email at djohn144@emich.edu.

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