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| Thursday, December 08, 2016


RETIREMENT PARTY FOR DR. GRETCHEN REEVES: A farewell party will be held on Thursday, December 15 from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in 374 Marshall (Gathering Room) for Dr. Reeves for her many years of service at EMU in the Occupational Therapy Program. For more information contact Jayne Yatczak by email.


YEAR-END GIFTS: The end of the year is quickly approaching and the EMU Foundation is asking for your assistance so that they can process year-end gifts in a timely manner. if you have any checks delivered to your office, be sure to include the envelope when sending them to the EMU Foundation for receipting. The IRS requires EMU to prove delivery by Saturday, December 31 in order to process a 2016 tax receipt. All gifts that are received by individual departments during the holidays should be delivered to the EMU Foundation on or before the end of the business day, Friday, January 6, to receive a 2016 tax receipt. Please direct any questions to Cherie Burkheiser, Midge Elkins or Laura Wilbanks at the EMU Foundation at 484-1322.


UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM SUBMISSIONS: Take this task off your "to do" list before you head into the semester break! Submissions to present at the March 31 Undergraduate Symposium can be completed at the Symposium's Website. Abstracts, reviewed and approved by the faculty mentor, need to be uploaded as an electronic word document during the submission process. Deadline for submissions is January 15. Contact Wendy Kivi by email or call 734-487-3198 for further information.


MLK PRESIDENT'S LUNCHEON: The 31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. President's Luncheon will take place on Dr. Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16 in the EMU Student Center Grand Ballroom, doors open at 11:00 a.m. Our distinguished Keynote Speaker will be civil rights leader and former president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Benjamin Jealous.

Tickets for the Luncheon are on sale now until the day of the event. Prices are $10.00 for students and $20.00 for faculty, staff, and community members. Tickets can be purchased via phone or in person at the EMU Convocation Center ticket office, the Student Center ticket office located on the 1st floor, and the Quirk building ticket office. Tickets are also available for online purchase. For more information, please contact Amber Mornseau (Center for Multicultural Affairs) at (734) 487-2377, Ron Reid (EMU Ticket Office) at (734) 487-2282, or Gergory Thomas (University Advising and Career Development Center) at (734) 487-0400.

Ticket Locations and hours of operation:

  • EMU Convocation Center: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • EMU Student Center: 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Quirk Ticket Office: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Call (734) 487-2282 to order by phone ($4.00 processing fee will be charged)
  • To purchase tickets online go to EMUtix
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