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Lt. Col. Charles S. Kettles, war hero and Eastern alumnus, passes away at 89

A special thank you to all those who supported EMU at the Camellia Bowl

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War hero and Eastern alumnus Charles S. Kettles passes away at 89

Eastern Michigan University alumnus Lt. Col. Charles Kettles, a Vietnam veteran war hero who received the military's highest distinction, The Medal of Honor, has passed away at age 89. Kettles, who distinguished himself in heroic combat operations in the Vietnam war, also has a rich history with Eastern, which named its Military and Veterans Service Center after him in 2016. The full release can be found here

New episode of EMU Today explores Eastern's diversity, the importance of Title IX and goes behind the scenes of ESPN broadcasts

The latest episode of EMU Today TV looks at Eastern Michigan University's diversity and inclusion and why campus diversity is a point of pride -- and a difference maker for students attending Eastern. The special guest is EMU Professor Devika Dibya Choudhuri, Ph. D., Chair for the Eastern Michigan President's Commission for Diversity and Inclusion. The new episode will be available on EMU's YouTube channel starting Jan. 17.

President Jim Smith extends a special thank you to all who supported Eastern at the Camellia Bowl

Eastern Michigan University President Jim Smith offers a special "Thank You" message to the thousands of fans of Eastern Michigan football who attended the game or watched the national broadcast of Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. He also offers a special tribute to the student athletes, marching band and cheer and dance teams who have created such excitement in all of Eagle Nation this year. Click here for more. 

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