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| Friday, October 05, 2012


ARE YOU UNDECIDED ON A MAJOR? COME TO THE FALL MAJOR FEST: Still trying to figure out what you want to major in? We can help. Attend the Fall Major Fest Monday, October 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Student Center Ballroom. You'll have the opportunity to meet with faculty and staff in various academic departments, win prizes, and receive LBC credit. The event is sponsored by the University Advising and Career Development Center. For further information, please contact Christen Lesko at clesko@emich.edu or call 487-0400.


* BLOOD DRIVE AT MCKENNY: Carve out a new halloween tradition - give blood. Blood donors report feeling a sense of great satisfaction after making their donation. Why? Because helping others in need just feels good. There will be a blood drive at McKenny Hall on Wednesday, October 10, 9 a.m - 3 p.m. Please make your appointment today: www.redcrossblood.org. Sponsor code: "emu." For more information contact Cathie McClure, 787-2031 or email at mmcclure@emich.edu.


START YOUR OWN BUSINESS CLASS FOR VETERANS: The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) and Eastern Michigan University want to help veterans seeking to start their own businesses by offering a veteran-specific New Venture program for free starting Saturday, Oct. 13, at the EMU Livonia campus. The New Venture class normally costs $700 per participant. Working in conjunction with VetBizCentral, the New Venture program will be aimed at aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs through the 10-week business development class featuring the nationally acclaimed New Venture curriculum. This program helps entrepreneurs evaluate business opportunities and develop an action plan for owning their own business.  To apply, go to http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e66geq0uh4zt6g5w/start or call 487-0355. (10/12)


* RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR JIM STREETER: The campus community is invited to give their best wishes to Jim Streeter, associate athletic director for media relations, at a retirement reception Thursday, October 18, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Room 300, in the EMU Student Center. There will be a short presentation starting at 2 p.m. After nearly four decades of directing the publicity efforts for EMU Athletics, he is retiring from his post effective Oct. 19. An icon of the media relations world, Streeter is the longest tenured Division I sports information director in the state and the dean of Mid-American Conference SIDs. A native of Albion, MI, Streeter is currently in his 39th year with the EMU Athletic media relations office, with 37 of them as the director.


MBA INFORMATION SESSION: Join the College of Business for a MBA information session to learn about the MBA programs at EMU, curriculum, flexibility, admission, success stories, financial aid/scholarship options and much more, Thursday, October 18, 5:30 p.m., Room 201, at the College of Business. Please RSVP to attend the event by clicking Sign up for MBA Information Session. For questions, please contact Beste Windes at bwindes@emich.edu or call 487-4444.


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