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| Wednesday, March 06, 2013



BLACK WOMEN'S RELATIONSHIP TO LAND: As part of Women's History Month, the workshop "Teaching to Touch the Earth: Black Feminist Pedagogy in a Transnational Context," will be held Tuesday March 12, 2 -3 p.m., in room 330 in the Student Center. The workshop seeks to broaden people's perspective of teaching and learning by exploring how black women's relationship to land (and its emphasis on place, community, spirituality, and praxis) provides a forgotten avenue to effect meaningful and long lasting change. Visit 2013 Women's History Month for the complete schedule of events planned for the month.


WOMEN OF CULTURE PANEL DISCUSSION: All are welcome to attend "Women of Culture," a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 12, 7 - 9 p.m., in the Student Center Ballroom. Sponsored by the Women's Resource Center, this event showcases a panel of women of different cultures/races/ethnicity who hold CEO/director, faculty positions at local universities, businesses, and companies. Visit 2013 Women's History Month for the complete schedule of events planned for the month.


APPLYING TO GRADUATE OR LAW SCHOOL WORKSHOP: The Department of Political Science will hold a workshop to discuss applying to graduate or Law School on Thursday, March 14, 5:30 - 7 p.m., in room 213, Pray-Harrold. For more information, contact Arnold Fleischmann at 487-3113 or email at afleisch@emich.edu.


LUNCH AND LEARN SESSIONS: Human Resources is pleased to offer the following Lunch and Learn Sessions for the Winter 2013 semester. Go to Lunch and Learn Registration to register using Survey Monkey. All sessions will be held in the Human Resources Training Suite, Room 100. Anyone who might have registered via eTraining is still reserved.

  • "Travel Safely" - Wednesday, March 13, 12 - 2 p.m. Attendees will learn various personal safety skills to use while traveling here in the U.S. or abroad. Additional topics that will be discussed are crime trends, specifically those designed to target tourist. Presenter: Officer Candace Dorsey, crime prevention coordinator.
  • "Interviewing Skills and EMU Job Searching" - Wednesday, March 27, 12 - 2 p.m. Learn interviewing techniques and guidelines for making a positive impression during your next interview. This session will help attendees learn to control anxiety during the interview process. The session will also touch on social media tools to stay up-to-date and informed on open EMU positions. Presenters: Samuel Buttigieg, Director of Compensation & Employment and Katie Aeschliman, Recruitment Coordinator and Jessica Grassmyer, Recruitment Coordinator.
  • "Image You!" - Wednesday, April 3, 12 - 2 p.m. An interactive workshop designed to help women improve their leadership skills will be held on During the workshop, Stephanie Robinson, director of Benefit Programs will discuss career planning, image control, communication styles and relationship management will be among the topics discussed. Women in all employment classifications and any stage of career are invited to participate in the workshop and share personal experiences.
  • "Affirmative Action Update" - Thursday, April 11, 12 - 2 p.m. Come learn everything you want to know about affirmative action. Presented by Sharon Abraham, director of Diversity and Affirmative Action.

If you have any questions, please contact Allison Gordon at 487-3430 or e-mail at hr_tod@emich.edu.

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