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Feb. 24 , 2005
CONTACT: Ward Mullens
734.487.4400
ward.mullens@emich.edu

EMU offers chance to hit the slopes, books during spring break

YPSILANTI - A lot of students head south during spring break, but if you want to have fun and earn college credits you may want to think in a more northerly direction.

         Eastern Michigan University is offering  a variety of classes for credit at Otsego Club and Resort in Gaylord, Michigan from Feb. 27-March 4.

         “The Winter Break one-week courses offer students the opportunity to earn credits in an accelerated-format, which helps them graduate more quickly,” said Shannon Ward, who coordinates the Northern Michigan classes for EMU’s Continuing Education. “The location of the courses – at Otsego Club and Resort – serves as a ‘learning community’ for the week, so the students have an additional learning experience.

         Ward said there are plenty of events, such as organized sled trips, which make the experience more fun than just taking a course.

Aside from regular courses such as communication, history, literature, and political science, there are also courses in skiing and snowboarding.

            For more information, call 734.487.9045 or visit www.ce.emich.edu/winterbreak

Eastern Michigan University is a public comprehensive university that offers programs in the arts, sciences and professions. EMU prepares students with the intellectual skills and practical experiences to succeed in their careers and lives, and to be better citizens.

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Eastern Michigan University is a public, comprehensive university that offers programs in the arts, sciences and professions. EMU prepares students with the intellectual skills and practical experiences to succeed in their career and lives, and to be better citizens.

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