EMU Today


| Thursday, August 14, 2014



POWERPOINT PRESENTATION AND VIDEO FROM BUDGET FORUM: The PowerPoint presentation and video from the budget forum conducted on June 11, by President Martin and CFO John Lumm can be viewed at: http://www.emich.edu/busfin/budgetforums.php.


THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT HAS MOVED: The EMU Office of Research Development (ORD) has moved from Starkweather Hall to 200 Boone Hall (sharing the north side of the second floor of Boone with the Graduate School). The ORD phone number is still 487-3090 and the office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


FREE PASSPORT APPLICATION AND PHOTO SERVICES: The College of Arts and Sciences now has a "passport" office, located in room 103D Boone HallThe staff will help the campus community with both first time applications or renewals, and take the required photos. This is a free service, courtesy of the Dean's office. To make an appointment, contact Elisabeth Morgan, at emorgan@emich.edu or call 487-3389.

EMU Dining Services has updated their Residential and Commuter Dining Plans effective as of the Fall 2014 semester. These updated plans can be found at www.emich.edu/dining. If you would like to enjoy the savings and convenience of the dining plans including the All-You-Care-to-Eat Facility, The Commons or 10% bonus funds, stop by the Housing and Residence Life Office to signup.


TAKE A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: There have been many stories in the news lately about sexual assault and domestic violence in our communities, from University campuses and sports teams to the world of business.  Imagine a day when every father, brother, husband, friend, son, partner, community member and decision maker says with conviction, "It won't happen here."

Join other EMU colleagues and make your voices heard by standing together against domestic violence and support SafeHouse Center by joining the “Men Taking a Stand” campaign. Deadline is Friday, Aug. 15. Simply complete the registration form and then return the completed form to SafeHouse Center along with your donation of $100 or more. For more information, please visit http://safehousecenter.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=482cff19d2ec0a9e82b1fdc67&id=f9c046737c&e=71df9f1831


KING CHAVEZ PARKS FUTURE FACULTY FELLOWSHIP: The King Chavez Parks (KCP) Future Faculty Fellowship is now accepting applications for its 2014-15 cohort. The application deadline is Saturday, Nov. 1. The purpose of KCP Fellowship is to increase the pool of traditionally underrepresented candidates pursuing careers in post-secondary education and subsequently promote exclusivity and diversity in U.S. colleges and universities by providing funding to support individuals pursuing masters and doctoral degrees. Applications from minorities, women, people with disabilities, and individuals from cultural, linguistic, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds who would otherwise not adequately be represented in the graduate student and faculty populations are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit: http://www.emich.edu/graduate/admissions/financialassistance/kcp.php. The 2014-15  KCP Fellowship application can be found at http://goo.gl/Z31j07. Contact: Jessica 'Decky' Alexander at jalexande1@emich.edu for questions.


WOMEN IN PHILANTHROPY GRANT APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: Women in Philanthropy at EMU will be accepting grant applications through Sunday, October 12 for the 2014 grant year.  Faculty, students, staff and alumni are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 for research or project support. Applications must be submitted using the online template on the WIP-EMU website at http://www.emich.edu/wip-emu. For assistance, check the application guidelines on the website or contact Kelly Quilter at kquilte1@emich.edu.


SUPPORT EMU STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS BY BUYING AN "E" LICENSE PLATE: This valuable program allows the Alumni Association to help children of EMU alumni attend Eastern, achieve their dreams and continue the EMU legacy. As you renew your license plate, please consider supporting deserving students by purchasing an “E” plate. The plates cost $35 above the annual vehicle registration fee for a regular plate, with $25 of that fee going directly to the program. If you already have an “E” plate… don’t forget to specify on your renewal form that you want to keep it. The renewal fee is only $10 above the regular registration fee, with that $10 going directly to the program. It’s a great way to show your pride in Eastern and promote EMU in the community. To order your “E” plate, visit http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1585_1595_9026-20400--,00.html.


POST AN EVENT TO THE EVENTS CALENDAR: To submit a new event, click on Submit an Event, or go to the EMU homepage, then click on "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.


EMU PUBLIC SAFETY TIPS AND REMINDERS: The EMU Police Department provides a variety of community service programs focused on safety awareness for our residential halls, classrooms and campus. These include crime prevention seminars, and training sessions and programs on sexual assault and alcohol awareness for faculty, staff and students.

The EMU Police Department use high visibility foot patrols, mobile patrols, bicycle patrols and an extensive video monitoring system to help deter crime. It is important to report crimes or suspicious activities immediately -- police have a better opportunity to apprehend suspects and solve crimes. Please review the information below and report any crimes or any suspicious activities. Reporting a crime or suspicious activity can be done anonymously.

  • To report an incident, or information anonymously, please call 487-4847 or send an email to dps_questions@emich.edu.

Telephone numbers and email accounts listed above are set-up specifically for those who wish to report a crime or information related to a crime. Your identity will remain anonymous.

For questions pertaining to EMU Safety Tips or crime prevention, please contact Police Officer Candace Dorsey, Crime Prevention Coordinator at 487-0987 or by email at cdorsey@emich.edu. The Crime Prevention office is located within the EMU Police Department at 1200 Oakwood Street. Police Dispatch at 487-1222. For emergencies, call 911.


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