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| Wednesday, September 11, 2013

SPECIAL NOTICES:

 

HOMECOMING DONUT DROP IS BACK: Kick-off Homecoming Week by ordering donuts for your office or department. Alumni staff and volunteers will deliver the donuts right to your office beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, September 16. Please place your order by Wednesday, September 11, by providing your name, phone number, office name, office location and the amount of donuts you need by the dozen. A person must be in the office to receive the delivery Monday morning. To order, email Emma Krzyzaniak at ekrzyzan@emich.edu. Please make sure only one person from your department places the order. Sponsored by the Office for Alumni Relations.

 

* GET YOUR BIKE REGISTERED: The EMU Police Department will be tagging bicycles on Wednesday, September 18, 1 - 2:30 p.m., and on Tuesday, September 24, 4 - 5:30 p.m., at the Student Center (at the south entrance side near the bridge). The new bike registration program will aid recovery of property to the owners for lost or stolen bikes. There is NO COST for registering a bicycle and this free service is available to all EMU students, faculty and staff. The bicycle and owner information will be sent to BikeGuard, a bicycle registry that will be used as an aid by police officers and bike owners to identify and return stolen bicycles. This is a walk-up program and no appointment is necessary for this event. Bicycle registration is available year round at the EMU Police Department. For questions, please contact Officer Candace Dorsey, Crime Prevention Coordinator at 487-0987 or email cdorsey@emich.edu.

 

WELCOME RECEPTION TO HONOR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS: The Aging Studies Program invites you to attend their fall 2013 Welcome Reception on Wednesday, September 18, 3 - 5 p.m., in room 374 (The Gathering Room) in Marshall. Help honor the 2013-2014 scholarship recipients, enjoy good fellowship and light refreshments. The gerontology faculty and alumni look forward to meeting you. The event is co-sponsored by the Gerontology Program Student Organization (GPSO). For more information, please call 487-3220 or email andrea.zakrajsek@emich.edu.

 

NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS AND THE CONSTITUTION TALK: Native Americans have certain "rights" not accorded other U.S. citizens and the U.S. government has powers over Native Americans that it does not have over other citizens. Please join us as we welcome keynote speaker Jace Weaver for his talk on "Native American Rights and the US Constitution," on Wednesday September 18, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the Student Center Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public and is LBC approved. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights, Division of Academic and Student Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Teacher Education, and the Native American Student Organization. For more information or questions, please contact Kate Mehuron at 487-4348 or email at kmehuron@emich.edu.

 

GREG O'DELL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING: The annual Greg O'Dell Criminal Justice Scholarship Golf Outing will be held Friday, September 20, at the Eagle Crest Golf Club. Not a golfer? Can''t be away for a full day?" Join us for dinner at 3 p.m. Help us to "Keep His Dream Alive" by being a part of this wonderful day of golf, food, remembrance and making a difference for EMU Criminal Justice students for years to come. Please visit the Greg O'Dell Golf Scholarship Outing to register, donate or become a sponsor or for more information.

 

RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR BETTY BROWN-CHAPPELL: The campus community is invited to attend a retirement reception for Betty Brown-Chappell on Friday, October 4, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., in room 300 in the Student Center. In lieu of personal gifts, please consider a donation to support the Brown-Chappell Honors Student Endowed Scholarship. Donate online at bit.ly/Brown-Chappell. Please RSVP to Lisa McClees at lmcclees@emich.edu or call 481-2334 by Friday, September 27.

 

FASHIONALITY'S FASHION SHOW: Tickets are now on sale for the fashion runway show, La Dolce Vita, The Sweet Life, on Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m., in the Grand Ballroom in the Student Center. The fashion show has sold out every year and tickets will not be sold at the door. Giveaways from the Detroit Pistons, The Body Shop and many more! General admission tickets are just $5 and can be purchased at all EMU ticket box offices. For questions, please contact Shecari Sorrells at 734-657-2251 or email at ssorrell@emich.edu.

 

* PARENTS AND FAMILY WEEKEND: Parents and Family Weekend offers a wonderful way to experience the excitement of EMU's campus. Several events, ranging from theatre to sports, are scheduled Oct. 18-20 for the entire family. Below is a list of the events planned:

Friday, October 18:
  • 10 a.m. - Dance Forum Choreography Show at Warner Gym (Free)
  •   7 p.m. - Chamber Choir Concert at Pease Auditorium (Free)
  •   8 p.m. - Screening of "Grown Ups 2" Movie in the Student Center Auditorium (Free)
  •   9 p.m. - Fiddler on the Roof at Quirk Theatre ($15/ticket)
  • 10:30 p.m. - Screening of "Grown Ups 2" Movie in Student Center Auditorium (Free)
 Saturday, October 19:
  •   1 p.m. - EMU Football vs. Ohio at Rynearson Stadium ($5 with promo code "PARENT")
  •   Band Day and Colorguard Competition
  •   7 p.m. - Fiddler on the Roof at Quirk Theatre ($15/ticket)
Sunday, October 20:
  •   4 p.m. - Symphony Band and University Choir Concert at Pease Auditorium
 

MUSLIM JOURNEYS: RECEPTION AND EXHIBIT: Janice Terry, Prof. Emerita of EMU will introduce the Muslim Journeys collection and an Arab American National Museum exhibit highlighting the lives of Arab Americans on Sunday, October 20, 2 p.m. at the Ypsilanti District Library located on Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti. The exhibit is in collaboration with EMU Library. The event is free and open to the public. Please visit http://guides.emich.edu/muslimjourneys for more information or contact Lisa Klopfer at lklopfer@emich.edu.

 

WASHTENAW COUNTY ANNUAL FREE HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF EVENT: The Washtenaw County Home Toxic Reduction Program will have a regional environmental cleanup/free hazardous waste drop-off day on Saturday, October 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at EMU's Rynearson Stadium. County members and EMU students can bring materials such as; traditional recyclables, electronic equipment, freon appliances, household hazardous materials such as paint, oil, & cleaning supplies, old furniture or tires. Please contact 734-222-3827 for additional information or for questions on what to do with hazardous materials on campus, call the Physical Plant at 487-3591.

 

CONNECTING THE DOTS: BUILDING INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES: The first annual Brehm Conference entitled, Connecting the Dots: Building Inclusive Societies, will take place on Saturday, November 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m in the EMU Student Center. Presenters include university students, faculty and community members who are doing innovative research and work aimed at building inclusive societies. The goal of the conference is to generate conversations about how we can build societies that are inclusive of all. To register, and for more information, please go to http://bit.ly/Brehm2013. Conference registration is $30, with discounted rates for students, families and self advocates. Contact Kevin Dorn at connectingthedots13@gmail.com with any questions.

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