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| Wednesday, April 23, 2014



MULTICULTURAL GRADUATION CELEBRATION: The EMU Center for Multicultural Affairs under the department of Diversity & Community Involvement will be hosting the Multicultural Graduation Celebration on Saturday, Apr. 26, 4 p.m., in room 310 in the Student Center. All faculty and staff are encouraged to let your graduating students know about this event.

The Multicultural Graduation event was created to celebrate the success of our students and acknowledge the value and uniqueness of our student's experiences. It serves to commemorate the accomplishments of all students that participate in this celebration. Doors open at 3 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Michael Tidwell, Dean of the College of Business. To participate in the Multicultural Graduation Celebration, students may complete the registration form at https://www.emich.edu/cma/graduation.php and send a head shot to Darquillius Mayweather at djohn179@emich.edu. All registration information must be submitted by Monday April 21 at 5 p.m. For more information, call the Center Multicultural Affairs office at 487-2277 or email at cma.dci@emich.edu. This event is free for participants and attendees and complimentary tickets (up to 5 per person) can be obtained with valid student ID at any EMU ticket office location.


RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR LORRAINE WILSON AND MARTHA TANICALA: The School of Nursing will host a retirement reception for Lorraine Wilson and Martha Tanicala on Friday, Apr. 25, from 12:30 - 2 :30 p.m., in Marshall building Faculty Gathering Room. To celebrate their contributions, donations may be made to the Nursing Emergency Aid Fund (www.emufoundation.org) in Dr. Wilson’s honor and The Heifer Organization (www.heifer.org) in Dr. Tanicala’s honor. Please RSVP to jwright@emich.edu by Monday, Apr. 21.


AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEART WALK AT EMU: Please join one of the numerous EMU teams and participate in this years American Heart Association’s Heart Walk on Saturday, May 10, 8 – 10:30 a.m. on main campus. Registration for the walk is free or you can registration to participate in the timed 5K for $35. There will be lots of fun events including a Kids Zone, tributes, memorials, free health screenings, music and refreshments. Dogs are welcome! Please contact Chris Karshin at 487-0077 or email at ckarshin@emich.edu for additional information or visit http://washtenawheartwalk.org to find a team, register or donate.


* EMU PANCAKE FLY-IN: Join the EMU Aviation for their annual Pancake Fly-in event on Saturday, May 17, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Willow Run Airport (3099 Tyler Road, Ypsilanti). There will be unique aircraft to see, exhibitors, demo’s and a raffle. Cost is $7 for all the pancakes you can eat. Presented by EMU’s Alpha Eta Rho and Sigma Chi professional aviation fraternities. See more on their Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1435952049984855/. View updates on their website at ahpsigmachi.org/pancake2014.

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