Activities and Events
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY: Please join the EMU Women's and Gender Studies as they present Women's History Month 2014 with International Women's Day Celebratory Lunch and Panel Discussion on Monday, Mar. 10, 12 - 2 p.m., in the Guild Room, McKenny Hall. Please contact Solange Simoes at 487-0012 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* SAVOR THE FLAVOR OF NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH: EMU's Student Dietetic Association Invites you to Savor the Flavor of National Nutrition Month on Wednesday, Mar. 12, 3 - 7 p.m., in the Student Center. Help us celebrate Registered Dietitian day. There will be FREE nutrition advice, healthy snacks, trivia and prizes!
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARDS LUNCHEON: The College of Business will host the Business of the Year Awards Luncheon on Friday, Mar. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Student Center Ballroom. The keynote speaker will be Donna Inch, chairman and CEO, Ford Land at Ford Motor Company. The luncheon is free but you must register by going to http://www.emich.edu/cob/luncheon/. Tickets and parking validation can be picked up at the registration table upon arrival. Paid parking will be in the lot next to Student Center. Please contact Shirley Wentz for more information or if you have questions.
INTERNATIONAL TALENT AND FASHION SHOW - COLORS IN HARMONY: EMU's International Student Association presents the 15th Annual Cultural Talent and Fashion Show called Colors in Harmony. Colors in Harmony has been celebrated since 1999 at EMU and this year it is going to be on Saturday, Mar. 15, at 6 p.m., in the Student Center Auditorium. There will be more than 15 performances from diverse cultures and countries and the event will conclude with an exceptional cultural fashion show. Tickets are on sale at EMU Tickets office: $7 for students & $9 for non-students. Get your tickets, before they get sold out! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com.
* PORTER CHAIR SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS DOUGLAS FUCHS: EMU College of Education Porter Chair Speaker Series presents Douglas Fuchs on Tuesday, Mar. 18, 7 – 8:30 p.m., in room 100 in Porter. Fuchs will speak about “A Multi-Site Multi-Year Longitudinal Study of Bringing An Evidence-Based Educational Practice to Scale.”
Fuchs received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in educational psychology with an emphasis in special education and school psychology. He currently holds the Nicholas Hobbs Endowed Chair in Special Education and Human Development at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, where he is also co-director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic. The event is free and open to the campus community. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, please visit the Porter Chair homepage at http://www.emich.edu/coe/porterchair.
CAMPUS LIFE EXCURSION TO SEE THE DETROIT PISTONS PLAY AGAINST THE MIAMI HEAT: Join EMU's Campus Life at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday, Mar. 28, at 7:30 p.m. to see the Detroit Pistons take on The Miami Heat. The cost for this excursion is $30 for EMU students and $60 for the general public. This cost includes transportation and admission. Tickets can be purchased at all EMU Ticket Offices. Tickets go fast so please don’t miss out. Attendees should meet at the 2nd floor information desk in the Student Center for departure at 5:30 p.m. The return time to campus is approximately 11 p.m. Each ticket holder's complete participation is required when they purchase a ticket to an Eastern Excursion. This requires the ticket holder to ride the transportation and attend the event with the entire group. When you have your ticket you MUST complete the online form at campuslife.emich.edu/events/excursions. To purchase tickets, call or visit the EMU Ticket Office at 487-2282.
EASTERN MICHIGAN WRITING PROJECT: Eastern Michigan Writing Project (EMWP) is pleased to announce Inkstains, a summer writing camp for middle and high school students on the campus of EMU. The middle school writer's camp is scheduled for Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 11. The high school writer's camp is scheduled for Monday, July 14 to Friday, July 18. The camp runs Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The cost of the camp is $225. For more information, or to request a brochure and application, please contact Kim Pavlock at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Inkstains camp brochure and application are also available to download from the EMWP website: http://emichwp.org/wp/for-families/inkstains-writing-camp/