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| Thursday, March 13, 2014

SPECIAL NOTICES:

BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING: The EMU Board of Regents will hold its March 2014 board meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 25, at 1:30 p.m., in room 201, Welch Hall. Below is the schedule for the committee meetings. All meetings are in Welch Hall.

  • Athletic Affairs: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m., Room 201
  • Educational Policies: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m., Room 205
  • Faculty Affairs: 9:30 - 10:15 a.m., Room 205
  • Student Affairs: 10:30 - 11:15 a.m., Room 205
  • Finance and Investment: 11:30 - 12:15 p.m., Room 201

For additional information, please visit the Board of Regents homepage or contact Vicki Reaume at 487-2410 or email vicki.reaume@emich.edu.

 

FORMER PROFESSOR AT EMU PASSES AWAY: Raymond E. Schaub, age 71, of Petersburg, OH died March 5. He retired in 2000 as a professor emeritus in German Language from EMU and was the director of the World College at EMU. For additional information, please visit Schaub Obituary Information. Online condolences may be made at www.coverfuneralhome.com.

 

SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR THE DALE RICE SERVICE AWARDS: The Office of Academic Service Learning invites you to recognize someone and/or an organization for their work in Academic Service-Learning and Community Engagement. As a professor of special education for over 30 years, Dale Rice has always believed in the importance of community service and engaged his students in such activities long before the concept of service-learning gained national attention. Rice established the Office of Academic Service-Learning at EMU in September 1994. He retired in 2002 and continued to be a consultant and friend of the Office of Academic Service-Learning until his passing in 2011. Please take this opportunity to nominate someone and/or an organization for their service in our community. For questions please contact The Office of Academic Service Learning at aa_asl@emich.edu or Shavonne Coleman at scolem17@emich.edu. Click on the Nomination Form to read more.

 

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS SEEKS PROPOSALS: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights at EMU is seeking proposals for participation in its Equality Knowledge Project to generate new academic research (from the social sciences, natural sciences, communication, media arts, health and human services, education and the arts) focused on LGBT people, populations and communities. Faculty and doctoral students working at U.S. post-secondary institutions are eligible for and encouraged to submit proposals. Proposal deadline is April 15, 2014. To learn more, please go to http://www.emich.edu/equality/research/ or call the Center for the Student of Equality and Human Rights at 487-3032.

 

2014 STUDENT RESEARCH AWARDS CALL FOR PROPOSALS: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights at EMU is seeking proposals for participation in its Student Research Awards Program. The goal of the Student Research Awards program is to stimulate LGBT equality and/or social justice oriented academic research in the social sciences, natural sciences, communication, media arts, human services, education and arts disciplines. Two research awards will be made to students pursuing graduate or undergraduate degrees in one of these in disciplines. Proposal deadline is April 15, 2014. To learn more, please go to http://www.emich.edu/equality/research/ or call the Center for the Student of Equality and Human Rights at 487-3032.

 

FACULTY REGALIA: For faculty participating in the April 27, commencement ceremonies, please order your rental regalia directly through Oak Hall online at https://oakhalli.com/college/emich. Please complete your order before April 18. Faculty orders are planned to be delivered on campus during the week of April 20, based upon addresses in the emich online directory. Rented regalia must be singed-in and returned to the EMU Campus Bookstore within 48 hours of the ceremony. Please visit www.emich.edu/commencement for all ceremony information. For other regalia questions, contact Kevin McKay at 483-2850 or 0976mgr@follett.com. (3/18)

 

DOCTORAL GRADUATE REGALIA: For doctorate degree recipients in the April 27, commencement ceremonies, please order your regalia directly through Oak Hall online at https://oakhalli.com/college/emich2. Please complete your order before April 18. Doctoral Regalia orders are planned to be delivered to the EMU Campus Bookstore during the week of April 20. Rented regalia must be singed-in and returned to the EMU Campus Bookstore within 48 hours of the ceremony. Please visit www.emich.edu/commencement for all ceremony information. For other regalia questions, contact Store Manager Kevin McKay at 483-2850 or 0976mgr@follett.com. (3/18)

 

EMU LIBRARY WANTS TO HEAR YOUR OPINION: The EMU Library would like to hear how you think they've been doing and get your opinion about the services they provide. Please take the online LibQUAL survey at: tinyurl.com/emulibqual between March 11 to April 1. There are prizes!

 

CAMPUS SAFETY AWARENESS & HAZARD COMMUNICATION TRAINING: All new employees of the University are required to attend one of the Safety Awareness & Hazard Communication training sessions presented by the EMU Environmental Health Safety (EHS). Training sessions have been scheduled for the following dates:

  • Monday, Apr. 14, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Wednesday, Apr. 16, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Wednesday, May 14, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Thursday, May 15, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Tuesday, June 10, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Monday, June 16, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library

Please register at environmental_health_safety@emich.edu or call 487-0794. 

 

EMU ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE REPORTING HOTLINE: The Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline is active and available to faculty and staff. Established by the Board of Regents in January 2007, the Hotline includes a toll-free telephone number and website where individuals can report, anonymously if they choose, an ethical or compliance-related issue involving any Eastern employee. The Hotline is operated by Global Compliance, a leading global provider of comprehensive, integrated compliance solutions. The toll-free number and website are available 24/7, 365 days a year. The toll-free number is 866-213-4862. The website can be accessed at Compliance Helpline.

Previous Events

WORKSHOP ABOUT INCARCERATED WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN: The EMU Women's and Gender Studies Department is pleased to present "Prison of Silence: The Invisibility of Incarcerated Women and their Children," today, Mar. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in room 300, Halle Library. Contact Barbara Walters at 487-0393 or email at bwalter5@emich.edu for more information.

 

BUDGETING AND PERSONAL SPENDING SEMINAR: Join EMU's Professional Programs and Training today, Mar. 13, 2 – 4 p.m., in room 301 in the Student Center for a free seminar on budgeting and personal spending. Find out more at http://www.emich.edu/extended/training/financial_course.php. LBC credit approved. RSVP to Elena O'Connor at eoconnor@emich.edu.

 

SUBMISSIONS IN EMU TODAY: Please note, EMU TODAY is an internal daily e-blast sent to faculty and staff. To submit an announcement or post an event, please forward your entry electronically to emu_today@emich.edu. Please be sure to format your entry with a title and include a description of the event, where the event will be held (room and building), the date and time, and a contact name, phone number and/or e-mail address. For questions, contact Debra Johnson at 487-2484.

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