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Reminders

| Wednesday, March 27, 2013

SPECIAL NOTICES:

 

HOLMAN SUCCESS CENTER IS NOW 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.

 

GRE PREPARATION COURSE: There will be a Princeton Review GRE Preparation Course offered by the McNair Scholars Program. The cost to EMU students is $350 (for a $1500 course). The course will take place every Monday and Thursday starting Monday, May 6 through Monday, June 10 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. To apply, please contact kbrown4@emich.edu or call 487-8240. The deadlline is Monday, April 5.

 

DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY UPDATES: If your Department Directory listing is not accurate, please send the updated information to: dept_directory@emich.edu. For questions, contact Debra Burke at 487-6895 or by e-mail at dburke15@emich.edu. Please note that personal directory listings are populated by Banner and you will need to contact Academic HR or Staff HR to update personal listings. 

 

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