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SPECIAL NOTICES:

 

OPEN FORUM SESSION FOR ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS CANDIDATES: The Search Committee for the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs position would like to invite the campus community to interact with and provide feedback for four candidates invited to participate in campus visits for this position. Each candidate will have a brief presentation and open forum session as well as answer questions and talk with students at the Student Center. The times and locations for these sessions are:

 Presentation/Open Forum for Faculty and Staff:

  • John Berry: Monday, Apr. 7, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., in room 300, in the Student Center
  • Timothy Wise: Thursday, Apr. 10, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., in room 320, in the Student Center

 Q/A Session with Students:

  • John Berry: Monday, Apr. 7, 1:30 – 2:15 p.m., in room 300, in the Student Center
  • Timothy Wise: Thursday, Apr. 10, 1:30 – 2:15 p.m., in room 320, in the Student Center

For questions, please contact Lisa Copeland at 487-4999 or email at lcopela5@emich.edu.

 

EMU AUTISM COLLABORATIVE CENTER NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Would you like to work with children ages 3-12 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder in the S.P.L.A.S.H! summer camp program? If so, please complete an application and send it to the ACC by Monday, Apr. 7 by 5 p.m.

Prior ASD/special education experience and current EMU student status preferred. Candidates must be available to work Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from June 30 to August 15 and also be available for training June 23 to June 27. There are a variety of both paid positions and also volunteer positions available. Hourly rates for paid positions are $8.80 - $15. Candidates must pass all criminal background and reference checks. Interviews will take place on Tuesday, Apr. 8 and Wednesday, Apr. 9.

An Application can be picked up at the ACC, located at 1055 Cornell Street, or you can download a copy by clicking on the link http://www.emich.edu/acc/documents/flyers/splash_job_app.pdf. You can also e-mail the ACC and request an application at autismcenter@emich.edu. Please contact S.P.L.A.S.H! director Betty Lou Rowe at (586) 596-8036 or email at blrowe21@gmail.com with any questions.  

 

PARKING LOT CLOSURE: The Bowen Guest Parking Lot and Oakwood North Parking Lot will be closed Wednesday, Apr. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Teacher Job Fair.


EMU WOMEN'S GOLF LEAGUE: Are you looking forward to spring? Are you a golfer and interested in playing on the EMU Women's Golf League at Eagle Crest Resort? The Women's Golf League plays on Wednesday evenings starting at the end of April and it goes through the middle of August. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please contact Molly Weir at  mweir@emich.edu or Vicki Reaume at vreaume@emich.edu.

 

GRADUATING MILITARY VETERANS - GET YOUR HONOR CORD: Military veterans who have honorably served and who are graduating this April can pick up an honor cord at the Veteran Services Office located in room 401 in Pierce Hall. Please bring a copy of your DD 214 if you are not currently using GI BIll benefits at EMU or haven't used those benefits in the past few years. Please contact the Veterans Services Office at 487-3119 if you have any questions.

 

LMS SELECTION COMMITTEE HOLDS OPEN FORUM SOFTWARE DEMONSTRATION: The Learning Management Software (LMS) Selection Committee at EMU invites you to a series of open forum software demonstrations from our three final candidates for a new LMS.  The scheduled meetings are:

  • Friday, Apr. 11 - 2 - 3:30 p.m. - Desire2Learn

All meetings will be held in room 213 in Pray-Harrold. Each vendor will provide a brief demonstration of their system and then the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions. This is a great opportunity to provide your feedback to the Committee on our transition to a new system during the 2014-15 school year. For questions, please contact Bill Jones at 487-9043 or email at wjones20@emich.edu.

 

THE EMU CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE NEEDS YOUR HELP: The EMU Children’s Institute has teamed up with the Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue and Shoe Box Recycling to help orphaned kittens. As you begin your spring cleaning, please drop off any paired men’s, women’s and kids shoes that are still usable to the Children’s Institute at Fletcher School on Cornell. The rescue gets money for the shoes to help orphan kittens. For questions or additional information, please email mokr@mikittens.org or go to their Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/mikittens or call Tracey Buhinicek at 487-2348.

 

CAMPUS SAFETY AWARENESS & HAZARD COMMUNICATION TRAINING: All new employees of the University are required to attend one of the Safety Awareness & Hazard Communication training sessions presented by the EMU Environmental Health Safety (EHS). Training sessions have been scheduled for the following dates:

  • Monday, Apr. 14, 8:30 - 10 a.m., in the Halle Library Auditoriium
  • Wednesday, May 14, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Thursday, May 15, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Tuesday, June 10, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Monday, June 16, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library

Please register at environmental_health_safety@emich.edu or call 487-0794.

 

EMU ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE REPORTING HOTLINE: The Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline is active and available to faculty and staff. Established by the Board of Regents in January 2007, the Hotline includes a toll-free telephone number and website where individuals can report, anonymously if they choose, an ethical or compliance-related issue involving any Eastern employee. The Hotline is operated by Global Compliance, a leading global provider of comprehensive, integrated compliance solutions. The toll-free number and website are available 24/7, 365 days a year. The toll-free number is 866-213-4862. The website can be accessed at Compliance Helpline

Today's Events

"GRADUATE AT THE PODIUM" EVENT: All EMU graduate students, faculty, administration and staff are invited to the inaugural "Graduate at the Podium," event for graduating graduate students today, Apr. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Student Center. The events are as follows:

  • Welcome and Breakfast: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m. in room 300
  • Session #1: 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. in various rooms on the 3rd Floor
  • Session #2: 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in various rooms on the 3rd Floor
  • Words and Reflection: 12:15 - 12:30 p.m. in room 300

"Graduate at the Podium" is an interdisciplinary event focusing on oral presentations of graduate student scholarly work. A detailed schedule with presenter abstracts can be found at http://www.emich.edu/graduate/news_events/grad_podium/index.php. For questions, please contact jalexande1@emich.edu or graduate.school@emich.edu.

 

ANNUAL VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE: Members of the Beta Alpha Psi and the EMU Accounting Club at the College of Business are offering free income tax services through their annual "Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)" program to the community members and EMU students who meet the eligibility requirements. Taxes will be done on a first-come,first-serve basis today, Apr. 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Halle Library. For more information, please visit the Annual Income Tax Assistance schedule (http://www.emich.edu/studentorgs/bap/vita.html).

 

OPEN FORUM SESSION FOR ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS CANDIDATE: The Search Committee for the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs position would like to invite the campus community to participate in a brief presentation and open forum session with Calvin Phillips today, Apr. 4. Faculty and staff are invited from 1 - 2 p.m. and there will be a Q/A session for students from 2:15 - 3 p.m. Both events will be in room 301 in the Student Center. For questions, please contact Lisa Copeland at 487-4999 or email at lcopela5@emich.edu.

 

LMS SELECTION COMMITTEE HOLDS OPEN FORUM SOFTWARE DEMONSTRATION: The Learning Management Software (LMS) Selection Committee at EMU invites you to an open forum software demonstration by Instructure Canvas today, Apr. 4 - 2 - 3:30 p.m. in room 213 in Pray-Harrold. The vendor will provide a brief demonstration of their system and then the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions. For questions, please contact Bill Jones at 487-9043 or email at wjones20@emich.edu.

 

"TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" AT QUIRK SPONBERG THEATRE: To Kill a Mockingbird will play at Quirk Sponberg Theatre tonight, Apr. 4, at 7 p.m. Ticket are $15 regular admission, $12 for students and seniors, $9 for MAINSTAGE patrons, and $7 for children ages 6-12, no further discounts apply. Tickets are available in person at the Convocation Center, the Student Center ticket office or the Quirk Box Office, by phone at 487-2282, and online at www.emutix.com. Please note that there is an additional surcharge for tickets purchased by mail, phone or online. For more information about EMU Theatre, our season and directions to our theatres visit www.emich.edu/emutheatre, fan us on Facebook: Eastern Michigan University Theatre or follow us on Twitter: emutheatre.

 

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