EMU Today


| Friday, April 19, 2013


INCREASE FUNDING, PARTICIPATE IN FOUNDATION'S NEW FUNDING CHALLENGE: Does your department, program, or scholarship need additional funding? Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the EMU Foundation is currently matching all gifts up to $5,000 made by a first-time EMU donors. Get involved and advertise your fund. The EMU Foundation has emailable messaging, mailing inserts, postcards, and social media content available to help grow your fund. This initiative will end once EMU amasses $100,000 in new donor gifts, so be sure to act fast. To find out more, contact Jackie Richardson, director of annual giving, at 481-2330 or email at jackie.richardson@emich.edu.


CALLING ALL SPORTS FANS: Take a road trip Monday, June 24 - Saturday, June 29 and visit the Sports Halls of Fame for Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Football and Hockey, as well as the Little League Museum. EMU Extended Programs & Educational Outreach offers this three history credit course. LBC approved. The deadline to register is Friday, April 26. For more information, visit the Road Trip: Sports and American Memory course information, or contact Jenifer Short at 487-1081 or jshort2@emich.edu. 4/26


* OFFICE ASSISTANTS NEEDED: The Department of History and Philosophy has several part-time office assistant positions available for the summer and Fall 2013. To qualify, applicants must have work study available. Office Assistant responsibilities include answering the phone at front desk, provide excellent customer service for students and H&P faculty, make campus deliveries, schedule advising appointments, assist faculty with copy requests & scanning, light typing, filing, and miscellaneous duties as needed. If interested, please obtain an application from the History and Philosophy Dept. (located in 701 Pray-Harrold). For questions regarding this job posting please contact Lisa Weireter at lweirete@emich.edu, or call 487-1018.

Previous Events

CONCERTO AND OPERA GALA: The EMU Symphony Orchestra and Choirs present Concerto and Opera Gala tonight, April 19, at 8 p.m., in Pease Auditorium. This will be a grand night of music that includes the Department of Music and Dance's 2013 Concerto competition winners, esteemed voice soloists, and guest alumna artist Olga Tsipis. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Sean O'Connor at soconno5@emich.edu.


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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. 


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