Sept. 30, 2003
CONTACT: Kirk Carman
Eastern Michigan University marks
grand opening of EMUBrighton Oct. 1
What: Grand opening of EMUs new Brighton location
When: 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003
Where: EMUBrighton, 2250 Genoa Business Park Drive, Suite 120
Ypsilanti Eastern Michigan University will officially open its
newest off-campus site in Brighton Wednesday, Oct. 1, 5-7 p.m. EMUBrighton
is located at the Genoa Business Park on Grand River Road north of I-96.
Guest speakers include EMU President Samuel Kirkpatrick, Vice President for
Academic Affiars and Provost Paul Schollaert, and David Clifford, head of extended
programs and continuing education. The ceremony begins at 5:45 p.m.
Housed in 8,328 square feet of contemporary learning space, EMU-Brighton provides
a convenient and comfortable environment for students pursuing a degree or certificate
in higher education. To accommodate working students, courses meet outside the
"9 to 5" workday and on weekends and are taught by EMU faculty experienced
with adult learners. More than 100 students are currently enrolled in classes
Program offerings include a masters degree in educational leadership;
a masters degree in learning disabilities; a bachelors degree in
nursing; a graduate certificate in health administration; a graduate certificate
in teaching English as a second language; and a endorsement in early childhood
In addition to EMUBrighton, Continuing Education maintains sites in Detroit
and Livonia and offers programs and courses in Flint, Jackson, Monroe, Washtenaw
County and Traverse City.
For addition information about programs at EMU-Brighton, call 800.777.3521
or go to http://www.emich.edu/conted/livingston.html
Eastern Michigan University is a public, comprehensive metropolitan 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.