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Activities and Events

| Monday, April 21, 2014



FINALS STRESS RELIEF - PET-A-PUPPY-DAY: The EMU Pre-Vet Club is sponsoring it's semi-annual (fall/winter semesters) "Finals Stress Relief Pet-a-Puppy Day" on Tuesday, Apr. 22, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Rock Garden of Mark Jefferson Science Complex (the lower floor). There will be puppies to pet and hug all your worries away. The event is free but there will be a donation jar available which will help support a local animal shelter. For questions, please contact Judy Pokrywki at 487-4242 or email at jpokrywk@emich.edu.


IMPROVE YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS AT OPEN HOUSE: The EMU Business School invites the EMU faculty and staff to the Huron Valley Toastmasters Open House on Tuesday, Apr. 22, 6:30 - 8 p.m. in room 114 Owen Building for those who want to improve their public speaking skills. The featured speaker will be Marlena Reigh, a well-known voice image specialist, (http://marlenareigh.com) and EMU alum. Reigh will demonstrate good voice skills that contribute to personal and professional growth. For more information, email Juliann Trudell at Trudelljuliann@yahoo.com.


FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR JANN JOSEPH: The College of Education will host a farewell reception for Jann Joseph on Tuesday, Apr. 22, 3 - 4:30 p.m., in room 100 in Porter. Please stop by to thank Dean Joseph for her service to EMU and wish her well as Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Indiana University South Bend.


TRANSFER OPEN HOUSE: Join us at EMU–Livonia on Tuesday, Apr. 22, 4 – 6:30 p.m. to apply to EMU for free; meet financial aid and transfer admissions advisors and tour the EMU Livonia center. To RSVP, please visit emich.edu/admissions/register/transfer.


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.