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| Tuesday, July 29, 2014


EAT AT JOE'S CRAB SHACK AND SUPPORT THE EMU AUTISM COLLABORATIVE CENTER: Come out and support the EMU Autism Collaborative Center (ACC) by eating at Joe's Crab Shack, located at 3020 Lohr Rd, Ann Arbor on Thursday, July 31, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and a percentage of all purchases (with promotional flyer) will go to the ACC. You must present the flyer at the time of service. To print the flyer, please go to: www.accemu.org. Plan a meal out with your family or friends and support the ACC.


RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR CHERYL GUERRA: Extended Programs is hosting a retirement reception for Cheryl Guerra, who has worked for the University for 28 years. Cheryl has been with Academic Programs Abroad for the past 17 years. Please join us on Monday, August 4, 3 -  6 p.m., room 300 in the Student Center. Presentations will be made at 4 p.m. Please RSVP to Kathy Graham at kgraham@emich.edu or call 487-0427.


DIGITAL INCLUSION SUMMER CAMP: Middle and high school students can step out and explore a new interest in a fun and relaxed environment. EMU Faculty and staff will be on hand to ignite imaginations and teach basics in subjects such as science and technology during a Summer camp program that runs Monday, Aug. 4 through Friday, Aug. 7. The camp is open to middle school and high school students. The cost is $200, and for an additional $50 equipment fee, you can build and take home your own desktop computer.

Get hands-on experience rebuilding computers and learn about computer hardware and its purpose, how to troubleshoot hardware issues and install hardware components. Get the scoop on operating systems, updates and drivers, security and troubleshooting. We'll mainly focus on PC systems and touch on Mac systems. This camp has a session for middle school students and a separate session for high school students. 

Some of the things you'll learn:

  • Data cleaning and wiping
  • Understanding the relationships of hardware and software
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software
  • Customer Service
  • Inventory accountability and control
  • Peer-to-peer training opportunities
  • Community outreach and engagement

This camp is sponsored by the Digital Inclusion (DI) program. To register, please visit http://www.emich.edu/summercamps/. For more information, please contact Bia Hamed at 487-0407 or email at bia.hamed@emich.edu.


EMU FOOTBALL HOSTS INAUGURAL YOUTH DAY: EMU employees are invited to bring their children to the EMU football team's inaugural Youth Day on Saturday, August 16, from 12 - 1:30 p.m. inside Rynearson Stadium. Youth Day is designed for children from kindergarten through sixth grade. The event is open the public and there is no admission charge. Further details can be found at http://www.emueagles.com/news/2014/7/18/FB_0718143516.aspx?path=football. For questions about Eastern Michigan Football Youth Day, please contact the EMU Football Office at 487-2160.

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