EMU Today
Friday, July 01, 2016
SPECIAL NOTICES:

SCHEDULED BANNER MAINTENANCE: The Banner system is scheduled to be unavailable beginning Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. The system is expected to be available by 2 a.m. on Friday, July 1. This downtime is necessary to complete financial year end processing. Self-service applications found under the Faculty, Student and Employee tabs will in my.emich (including registration) will not be available during this time also. Email services will remain available. For more information, call Karen Garvey at 7-3328.

 

EASTERN EXPERTS WEBSITE: The Division of Communications has established a new, robust Eastern Experts website. The EMU Experts Directory will highlight the wide variety of expertise and insight on our faculty, with the goals of enabling journalists to quickly secure experts to comment in stories and interviews and of helping community organizations find speakers for their events. If you are an EMU faculty or staff member with an area of expertise that might be of interest to the media or an area organization, we hope that you will consider becoming a part of the Eastern Experts Directory. The process is simple. Simply log on to the Eastern Experts Directory. There you will find easy tips on how to join the directory, along with tips on writing your bio and completing the expert form. First, click "Join the Directory" and read the text there. After reading the text there, click "Complete the EMU expert form" and then log in using your my.emich credentials.

Today's Events

SUBMIT AN EVENT TO THE EMU EVENT CALENDAR: To submit an event to the EMU event calendar, click on Submit an Event, or go to the EMU homepage, click on "calendars," then click the green button labeled "Submit an Event" (located on the bottom left) and enter your event information. All events are subject to approval.

 

SUBMISSIONS FOR POSTING IN EMU TODAY: EMU Today is an internal daily e-blast sent to the 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.

NOTE: An asterisk denotes a new item.

 

Conferences & Workshops

SUMMER CAMPS FOR YOUTH: EMU is hosting 12 summer camps for youth (ages 11 to 18) throughout the month of July on EMU's campus. Available are week long camps in: anime, poster art, digital art, computer refurbishment, business development, photography and theatre. To learn more about this year's summer camps, visit Summer Camps for Youth. To read more about each program, visit Program Description and Details. To register, click on Summer Camp Registration. Contact Jack Bidlack at jbidlac1@emich.edu or call 487-6570 with questions.

 

INKSTAINS SUMMER WRITING CAMP FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: The EMU 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 July 11-15. The high school writer's camp is scheduled for July 18-22. 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 $225. For more information or to request a brochure and application, please contact Kim Pavlock at kpavlock@emich.edu. The Inkstains camp brochure and application are also available to download from the EMWP website.

 

Activities and Events

TRUEMU NIGHT AT COMERICA PARK: Join EMU students, faculty, staff, alumni, family and friends to cheer the Detroit Tigers vs. the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, July 19, at 7:10 p.m. To signup for the free bus, please email the EMU Marketing Department to get more information. Participants will receive a voucher for an exclusive EMU and Detroit Tigers baseball cap, only available with ticket purchase and attendance. Visit EMU/Tiger Tickets to purchase tickets. Watch last year's event.

 

CPR & AED TRAINING CLASS: There will be a CPR & AED training class on Monday, July 18, from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. in room 300 of Halle Library. To register send an e-mail to Kathryn Wilhoff or call 7-0794.

 

Arts, Film & Entertainment

TRAVELING EXHIBIT - "HARRY POTTER'S WORLD: ITS ROOTS IN RENAISSANCE MAGIC, SCIENCE AND MEDICINE": Although it's a fantasy story, the magic in the Harry Potter books is based on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of western science, including alchemy, astrology and natural philosophy. Come and explore Harry Potter's world and its roots in Renaissance magic, science and medicine.

The Bruce T. Halle Library is hosting this six-panel exhibit, on loan from the National Library of Medicine. The exhibit is open now through Tuesday, July 12 on the library’s main floor. This exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours. For questions, please contact Elizabeth Bucciarelli at ebucciare@emich.edu.

 

Athletics

GO EMU EAGLES: Please visit the EMU Athletics homepage for more information about all Eagles athletic games, schedules, rosters and much more. For ticket information, go to EMU Tickets or call the ticket office at 487-2282.

 

Reminders

EMU CAMPUS DIRECTORY FOR STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF: The directory is touch compatible and features a responsive design for optimized display and functionality on desktop, tablet or mobile devices. Users can search for students, faculty or staff via a single search box with results being cleanly displayed in expandable/collapsible rows. The new campus directory can be accessed directly at www.emich.edu/directory or by using the single search box at the top of any EMU webpage. For more details, please read the press release about the new EMU Campus Directory. Please contact Darcy Gifford at 487-5375 or dgiffor2@emich.edu if you have any questions.

 

PERSONAL DIRECTORY CORRECTIONS/UPDATES: Personal Directory listings are populated through the Banner system. To check your personal listing for accuracy, please visit the EMU Online Directory. If a listing needs to be updated, an employee’s supervisor should update the information through a link located on the supervisor’s My.Emich Employee tab. Instructions are as follows:

  • Click on the Employee tab
  • Click on the Employee link below the row of tabs
  • Click on the Update Employee Campus Address link. You will then see a table of your direct reports. To edit, click on the EID or Phone links to edit. Once you have completed your edits, click the Submit button. NOTE: it may take up to 24 hours for your change to take effect. 

For non-supervisory staff, alternate update methods are explained on the Directory Information Updates page.

 

EMU ONLINE DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY CORRECTIONS: Please take the time to check your Department Directory Listing for accuracy. If the information needs to be updated, please send the information to: dept_directory@emich.edu. For questions, contact Debra Burke at 487-6895 or by e-mail at dburke15@emich.edu.

 

EMU PUBLIC SAFETY TIPS AND REMINDERS: The EMU Police Department provides 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.

The EMU Police Department 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.

 

Scholarships

SEARCH SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: To find out about current scholarship opportunities, go to search scholarships.

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