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Activities and Events

| Tuesday, September 02, 2014

SPECIAL NOTICES:

  
INVITATION TO L.I.V.E. WELCOME WEEK MIXER: 
Diversity and Community Involvement invites all faculty and staff to participate in this year's L.I.V.E. Welcome Week Mixer on Thursday, Sept. 4, 3 - 6 p.m., in room 310 in the Student Center. L.I.V.E. is a series of events designed to engage incoming first-generation students and students of color to assist them with their transition to college. One of the factors that helps first-generation students succeed in the classroom is developing relationships with faculty and professional staff. If you would like to participate, please RSVP with Dar Mayweather at dmayweat@emich.edu or call 487-2277.

 

FEMINIST FEST: The Women’s Resource Center will host its annual Feminist Fest event on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 12 - 3 p.m., in the Student Center Ballroom A. Join campus and community women's organizations for a dynamic celebration of womanhood. This bash will feature free popcorn, cookies, music and lots of feminist swag. The event is aimed at getting students talking about just why feminism is important today. There will also be a live music by DJ Lena from Ann Arbor. This event is free and open to the campus community.

 

JOIN THE CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR A MEET & GREET: Join the Center for Entrepreneurship for a Meet & Greet on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., room 401 in the College of Business. Learn about their programs including the Skandalaris Business Plan Competition, the Sesi Entrepreneurship Conference and the Elevator Pitch Competition. Discuss Student Service Learning projects with faculty and meet students from the CEO Club. Refreshments will be served. No RSVP needed. All EMU students are welcome. For questions, please contact Paul Nucci at pnucci@emich.edu.

 

GREG O'DELL GOLF OUTING AT EAGLE CREST GOLF CLUB: The third and final Greg O'Dell Golf Outing will be held on Friday, Sept. 19 at the Eagle Crest Golf Club. Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the many sponsors, family, friends and colleagues, the three-year goal of endowing a $100,000 scholarship is well within reach. Cost for an individual golfer & dinner is $125.00, EMU Faculty/Staff Golfer & Dinner $75.00 and Dinner only $55.00.

Enhancements to this year’s golf outing include:

  • More complimentary player passes at the gold and silver sponsorship levels.
  • A reduced rate for all EMU faculty and staff.
  • A special gift for golfers who have participated in the event for all three years.

To register, sponsor or donate, please visit http://www.emich.edu/odell. EMU student Timothy Nickels will be the recipient of the 2014-2015 Greg O’Dell Criminal Justice Scholarship.  Timothy’s long record of public service includes significant involvement in the area of substance abuse education, activity in his church and various leadership roles at EMU. Please contact Casey Wooster at 487-2212 or email jwooster@emich.edu with any questions.

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