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| Monday, February 11, 2013



I AM P.I.N.K. ANNUAL PROM DRESS DRIVE: I am P.I.N.K. presents its 2nd annual prom dress donation drive to benefit Detroit high school students now through Sunday, Mar. 31. P.I.N.K Detroit is an organization of young women who have ties to Detroit and are striving to rebuild & uplift their community in every shape, form, and fashion. The chapter of P.I.N.K, a registered organization at EMU is hosting the prom dress drive. They seek donations of prom, homecoming, ball or formal dresses/gowns to help send a young lady to prom this year! Dresses can be dropped off at the Women's Resource Center located on the third floor of the EMU Student Center. They are also looking for volunteers to provide hair & makeup for the young ladies on their prom day as well. If you are interested in helping, please call 313-242-PINK or email BrittniLBrown@gmail.com.


ENTER TO WIN A NEW 2011 GMC TERRAIN: Purchase a ticket to a home football game or to a men's or women's basketball game for ONLY $5 each and enter to win a new 2011 GMC Terrain compliments of LaFontaine Automotive Group, Eastern Michigan University and Pakmode Media + Marketing. Go to EMU Tickets and enter promo code "wincar." The giveaway will take place at the Saturday, Feb. 23 Men’s Basketball game. For a complete list of all the Rules and Regulations, click on Enter to Win at GMC Terrain for more information. Contact Ted Coutilish at 487-6981 or email at tcoutili@emich.edu if you have questions.


FACULTY DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR LGBT EQUALITY ISSUES: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights (CSEHR) announces a Faculty Fellows program focused on the design and development for academic work focused on LGBT Equality and Human Rights. The final outcome of participation in the program will be a finished and implementable proposal for an applied academic research project, a curriculum innovation project (K-12 or post-secondary), or a community action, advocacy, and/or improvement project. Six faculty members will be selected to participate in the Fall 2013 CSEHR Faculty Fellows Program. For more information and applications, go to Faculty Fellows Programs


2013-2014 RESEARCH AWARDS AND SPEAKER SERIES: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights (CSEHR) at EMU is seeking proposals for participation in its Research Awards and Speaker Series Program. The goal of the Research Awards program is to stimulate LGBT public policy oriented academic research in the Social Sciences, Communication and Media Arts, Human Services, Education, and Arts disciplines. Faculty members working at U.S. post-secondary institutions and doctoral students in these disciplines are eligible for and encouraged to submit proposals. Email Michael Tew at mtew@emich.edu or go to Research Awards for more information.


CSEHR ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR STUDENT LGBT RESEARCH: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights (CSEHR) is accepting proposals for LGBT student research. The Center will award a $500.00 scholarship to one graduate student and one undergraduate student. Qualifying research must focus on equality oriented public policy associated with LGBT communities. Selected research projects will be submitted by the student and Center for possible inclusion in EMU's Undergraduate Research Symposium or the Graduate Research Fair in the Winter 2014 semester, and, will be published in the Center's Equality Research Monograph. For more information and applications, go to Research Awards.


DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY UPDATES: If your Department Directory listing is not accurate, please send the updated information to: dept_directory@emich.edu. For questions, contact Debra Burke at 487-6895 or by e-mail at dburke15@emich.edu. Please note that personal directory listings are populated by Banner and you will need to contact Academic HR or Staff HR to update personal listings. 


POST AN EVENT TO THE EVENTS CALENDAR: To submit a new event, click on Submit an Event, or go to the EMU website, click "calendars," then click the green button labeled "Submit an Event" (located on the bottom left) and enter your event information. If you need help or have questions, please contact Debra Johnson at djohn144@emich.edu or call 487-2484. All events are subject to approval.

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