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Provost's Wednesday Briefing for June 27, 2018

The Provost's Wednesday Briefing provides updates on achievements and opportunities in Academic and Student Affairs. In the summer, it will only be distributed when content is available. Please forward any comments or submissions to emuprovost@emich.edu.

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Ypsilanti Community Schools Honor Eastern Women

Join us in celebrating Jessica (Decky) Alexander and Sha'Meka Hamilton for being honored at the 2018 Dynamic Women of Washtenaw County Awards.  Decky, Eastern’s Director of Engage@EMU, received the Woman on the Move community partner award.  Sha’Meka, Engage@EMU Graduate Assistant and College Coach at Lincoln High School, received the Alumni Award.

Reminder: Call for Submissions to the Database of International Engagements

The Global Learning Seminar and General Education-Global Awareness area are in the process of creating a database with an aim to extend, update and make searchable information pertaining to international engagements by EMU faculty. The objective is to create a resource for instructors who would like to integrate virtual global learning opportunities into their courses.  Additionally, the database may be used to research opportunities that instructors may make available to students. Through this project, we endeavor to create a network of faculty contacts in universities worldwide resulting in opportunities for our students to engage in conversations and collaboration with students in universities outside the United States. 

Please click here add your information to this searchable database today!

Register Today for the Ideas to Action Gathering

Eastern Michigan University, Bright Futures and the Institute for Innovation in Education are joining forces to present the 2018 EMU Bright Futures Ideas to Action iiE Gathering.  This unique event combines design thinking and social emotional learning with storytellers, sessions and an “un-conference.” Although the event is sold out for Thursday, spaces are still available for the Friday session. Visit the iiE website to register.

Global Learning Seminar Applications Now Being Accepted - Deadline September 14

Eastern faculty who are interested in integrating global learning across the curriculum are encouraged to apply for the Global Learning Seminar.  Co-facilitators Solange Simoes and Shiri Vivek will collaborate with a small group of EMU faculty during the fall 2018 and winter 2019 semesters to share teaching and learning strategies that support faculty in their efforts to impart a global perspective into their courses. The deadline for applications is September 14, 2018.

The Collaborative Hosts Open Houses for Eastern Students in Need of Childcare

Do you know of any Eastern students (part-time, full-time, graduate or undergraduate) who are seeking high quality, affordable, flexible childcare services close to campus?  The Collaborative​ is now enrolling children ages 18 months to 5-years-old for summer and fall 2018. Open Houses are scheduled for June 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and July 6, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at which time students may learn more about The Collaborative’s programs, tour the brand new space, and even enroll onsite.  Please consider sharing this information with your students!