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| Tuesday, February 18, 2014



WEIGHT WATCHERS @ WORK PROGRAM AT EMU: The Weight Watchers @ Work program will meet weekly on Fridays beginning Friday, Feb. 21, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in room 100, McKenny (HR Training Suite). The cost of the 12-week session is $161.00 (regular price) or $150 (Blue Cross Blue Shield or Blue Care Network Member Discount).

Weight Watchers registration is now online in lieu of on-site registration. To register, click the link below and complete the online form. You have the option to pay with a credit/debit card or an e-check. https://registrations.888-3-florine.com/Atwork.asp?csid=16218 Registration must be completed by Friday, February 14. A minimum of 15 participants is needed for the session to begin February 21. Credit/debit cards or bank accounts will not be billed until the minimum of 15 participants have registered for the meeting. You will receive an email confirmation upon completing registration. A second email will be sent when the payment transaction is processed confirming that you have been billed. FSA cards will not be accepted for payment. To receive reimbursement from your FSA account, please contact Chontae Sylvertooth at csylverto@emich.edu for the proper form.

Are you looking forward to spring? Are you a golfer and interested in playing on the EMU Women's Golf League at Eagle Crest Resort? The Women's Golf League plays on Wednesday evenings starting at the end of April and it goes through the middle of August. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please contact Molly Weir at:  mweir@emich.edu or Vicki Reaume at vreaume@emich.edu.


FREE GROUP FITNESS CLASSES AT THE REC/IM & GET FIT CHALLENGE: The 2014 Get Fit Challenge is now open. The annual fitness event has students, faculty and staff competing (in teams of four) for points by attending fitness and nutrition seminars, exercising and learning about healthy lifestyles. Prizes will be awarded based on participation, so all levels of fitness are welcome. Prize sponsors include Whole Foods, the EMU Bookstore, the Tower Inn and many more! The cost of the program is $40 per team and payment can be submitted any time before registration ends on Friday, Jan. 24. Please visit Register for the Get Fit Challenge or visit the Get Fit Challenge homepage for more information. 

The REC/IM has partnered with Residence Life, Campus Life, Human Resources and Student Government to make all Group Fitness classes FREE to EMU students, faculty and staff for the Winter 2014 semester. Registration is required and forms are available on our website or at the front desk. REC/IM Membership is NOT required for the Group Fitness classes. Registration for classes can be completed at any time during the Winter 2014 Semester. Visit Free Group Fitness Schedule or call the REC/IM at 487-1338.


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 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 facilitates 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.

EMU Police 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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