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| Wednesday, April 03, 2013


GET FIT WITH EAGLEFIT:  Join EagleFIT for one of their FREE 50-minute group workout sessions and get yourself back in shape. Free for all EMU students, as well as staff and faculty with gym access. The following classes are available:

  • Spinning Workout Session - Tuesdays, 7 - 8 p.m., in Court 6 (Spinning Room) at the REC/IM.
  • Group Workout Session - Fridays, 5 - 6 p.m., in Room 212 (Utility Gym) at the REC/IM.

EagleFIT is also looking for new officers. If interested, contact Bader Yousef at byousef@emich.edu. For additional information, visit the EagleFit FACEBOOK page.


REQUIRED SAFETY AWARENESS, HAZARD COMMUNICATION TRAINING: Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) will be conducting safety awareness & hazard communication training sessions. This is required for all EMU employees who have not yet taken this training and for those who may need a refresher. It is open to all employees and student employees, and provides information on the safety systems, practices and expectations to maintain a safe campus community. The training session for Friday, April 12 is full but the following dates are still open:

  • Friday, May 10, 1- 2:30 p.m., in Room 302, Halle Library
  • Friday, June 14, 1- 2:30 p.m., in Room 302, Halle Library

To register, contact EHS at 487-0794 or email at environmental_health_safety@emich.edu.


HOLMAN SUCCESS CENTER IS HIRING TUTORS: The Holman Success Center (located in G04 Halle Library) is currently hiring tutors for the Summer and Fall 2013. High demand courses are: Math, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Computer Science. The peer tutoring program is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA), an international tutor training certification. If you are interested in applying, please fill out a tutor application and attach a copy of your unofficial transcript. Applications are available in G04 Halle Library and on our website at: http://www.emich.edu/hsc/peer/


SUMMER WRITING CAMP FOR YOUTH: The Eastern Michigan Writing Project (EMWP) is pleased to announce Inkstains, a summer writing camp for middle and high school students on the campus of EMU. The middle school writer's camp is scheduled for Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 12. The high school writer's camp is scheduled for Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19. The camp runs Monday -Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The cost of the camp is $200. For more information or to request a brochure and application, please contact Kim Pavlock, EMWP Youth and Family Programs Coordinator at kpavlock@emich.edu. Visit the Inkstains Camp Brochure and Application for more information.


ATTENTION FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK FACULTY: Are you interested in engaging your students in community-based learning? Become a Fall 2013 Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) Faculty Fellow. Academic service-learning is a teaching methodology which engages students in community service as a means of helping them gain a deeper understanding of course objectives, acquire new knowledge, and engage in civic activity.

As an AS-L Faculty Fellow you would receive one course released time for Fall 2013, attend a weekly two-hour semester-long seminar of sharing, exploring, and learning about AS-L with other faculty members, and a revised course syllabus or creative/scholarly initiative with students which integrates an AS-L experience. For more information call the Office of Academic Service-Learning at 487-6570 or email Jessica 'Decky' Alexander, AS-L Director at jalexande1@emich.edu. Deadline for receipt of application is Friday, April 5, 2013.


SUMMER 2013 TUITION WAIVER DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting tuition waivers for Summer 2013 is Wednesday, May 15. All tuition waivers must be submitted to the Benefits Office, 140 McKenny Hall. You can also fax your waiver to 487-4389. Tuition waivers submitted after Wednesday, May 15 will be denied. For questions, contact Helene Neely at 487-3195, or hneely@emich.edu.

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