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| Tuesday, October 09, 2012


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)


* EMU CHAPTER OF PHI BETA DELTA HOLDING ANNUAL MEETING: The Eta Sigma EMU chapter of Phi Beta Delta will hold its annual business meeting Friday, October 19, 9:30 am, in 420 Pray-Harold. This is an international organization of faculty, staff, and students who share an interest in international activities. The annual election of officers will take place at this meeting, as well as a discussion of our involvement in the activities of International Week in November and the recruitment of new members. For further information, please contact Marilyn Wedenoja from Social Work at mwedenoja@emich.edu or call 734-355-1364.


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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