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SPECIAL NOTICES:

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO DRIVE THE EMU COMMUNITY TO THE POLLS ON NOV. 4: The Academic Service Learning Department, Student Government, Vision Volunteer Coordinator and the CMA are looking for volunteers to drive the EMU community to the polls for the 2nd Ride To The Polls event on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Click on the Drive to the Polls link to sign up for shifts. Shifts are one hour each and will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 8 p.m. Drivers will be looping from EMU to our local polling locations. If you are not able to volunteer, please forward this message to other EMU faculty and staff. 

 

YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE: RIDES TO THE POLLS ON NOV. 4: A collaborative effort has brought together the second “Rides to the Polls” event. Take advantage of free shuttles that will transport students, staff and faculty to Ypsilanti polling locations. Get out and get your voice heard in the November 4th elections. Shuttle service will run from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with pick-up and drop-off from the front of the Eastern Eateries.

Later, join the “After Party” from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom A to watch the voting results. Free food, refreshments and prizes will be available with your "I Voted" sticker. This event is hosted by Academic Service-Learning, Student Government, VISION Volunteer Center and the Center of Multicultural Affairs.

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH COMMITTEE CALL OUT: The Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) is seeking help from all interested individuals to help with the planning of EMU's annual Black History Month of events which will take place during the month of February 2015. The CMA Office will continue to host it’s annual “Hustle Your Heart Out Fundraiser” which includes food, hustling lessons and prizes from various EMU community businesses. If you have ideas for educational, social or volunteer programs geared towards creating awareness of black culture, we hope you will volunteer. Our goal is to celebrate, appreciate and engage people who identify with black culture. Please join us for our first planning meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in room 347 in the Student Center. For more information, please contact Ebony Walls at emucmaffairs@gmail.com.

 

18 PRIZES IN 18 DAYS FOR WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON TICKET PURCHASES: Season tickets for the 2014-15 EMU women's basketball season are on sale with three great ways to see the Eagles in action. EMU will host 14 women's basketball contests at the Convocation Center, and if you buy your season tickets by Nov. 13, you could win a great prize from the EMU Department of Athletics. For more information, please read the 18 Prizes in 18 Days News Release

 

Today's Events

FALL INTO FITNESS AT THE ANNUAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS AND WELLNESS FAIR: The annual EMU Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair will be held today, Oct. 31, from 12 - 4 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. There will be free healthy snacks, biometric screenings, massages and flu shots for employees enrolled in the EMU health plans. Get a consultation with benefits vendors, discounts and other offers from local businesses and information about EMU child care services. Benefits staff will be available to answer open enrollment questions. EMU sweatshirt giveaway and register for other prizes. For questions, please contact the HR Benefits office at 487-3195 or hr_benefits@emich.edu. Also check out the Benefits website for more information.

 

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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