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| Tuesday, November 26, 2013


DINE AND DONATE FUNDRAISER AT BUFFALO WILD WINGS IN LIVONIA: There will be a “Dine to Donate” fundraising event to raise funds for the EMU Social Work Alumni Endowed Scholarship on Monday, Dec. 2, at the Buffalo Wild Wings located at 37651 Six Mile Road, Livonia. During the event, 20% of your purchase will be donated to the scholarship fund. You must present the certificate at the time of purchase. Please click on the link http://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw/resources/social.php to print the certificate. For questions, please contact Rae Ann Yuskowatz at raeanne.yuskowatz@emich.edu or call 487-8040.


RETIREMENT PARTY FOR SKIP LAWVER: Please join the College of Technology Dean's office, and the School of Technology Studies on Friday, Dec. 6, 4 - 6 p.m., in the Roosevelt Hall lobby as we send Skip Lawver off into a well deserved retirement. We are accepting donations to establish a Skip Lawver Scholarship to benefit an Information Assurance student. Please make your tax deductible donation to the EMU Foundation. Please bring photos and stories so we can compile a memory book and we may even roast Skip. For questions, please contact Nancy Snyder at 487-2490.


16th ANNUAL STUDENT DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE: EMU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at EMU is excited to host our 16th Annual Student Development Conference on Friday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., room 310B in the Student Center. The cost is $10 per person and the deadline is Friday, Nov. 29. The price includes lunch, which will be served at 11:45 a.m. The conference is an annual student workshop designed to help students in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing, advertising and other related fields gain valuable knowledge through workshops, speakers, a career building seminar and an internship fair. For more information visit our website at emuprssa.com. Please RSVP to Lisa McClees at lmcclees@emich.edu.


YPSILANTI MEALS ON WHEELS HOSTS 17TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY TOUR: The Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels is hosting the 17th Annual Holiday Tour and Downtown Stroll on Saturday, Dec. 14 and 15. Enjoy the Saturday evening stroll in downtown Ypsilanti by browsing through unique lofts and festive businesses while enjoy a strolling dinner, "A Taste of Ypsi," prepared by local restaurants. The final stop is desserts, beverages and entertainment at Materials Unlimited. Tickets are limited and can be purchased at the YMOW office, Haab's, MIX, and Nelson Amos Studios. Saturday, Dec. 14, 6 -10 p.m. and tickets are $40. Saturday tickets can also be used on Sunday. Sunday, Dec. 15, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. and tickets are $15 in advance or $20 the day of the tour. All proceeds benefit Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels. For more information visit: www.ymow.org/fundraising-events/holiday-tour-downtown-stroll/. EMU makes the Meals for the Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels.

2013-2014 STAR LECTURE SERIES WELCOMES 5TH GUEST SPEAKER: The EMU Honors College invites all students, staff, faculty and community members to the 2013-2014 Star Lectures: "Manifestations of Poverty." Please join us for the 5th lecture of the series featuring Marty Raymond who will address "Poverty Makes Me Ill," on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, 7 p.m., in the Student Center Ballroom. This session will explore the complex factors that contribute to personal health including access to health care, nutrition, exercise, community violence, pollution, and health literacy. For additional information, please contact rebecca.sipe@emich.edu.

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