Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Event
On Sunday, January 14th, members of the EMU and Ypsilanti communities came together for a Campus/Community conversation. Several community organizations came to give information and speak with the participants which was followed by an interactive presentation by special guest speaker, Dr. Doris Fields. The presentation included engaging the participants in small group discussions to address issues around diversity and strategize ways to help improve race relations in our community.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awards
On Monday, January 15th, EMU hosted its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. President's Luncheon. At this event, EMU recognized and awarded two recipients for the MLK Humanitarian Award. These two active members of our community exemplify the values and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and make significant contributions to both the University and the community.
The awards were given to both Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton and Representative Ronnie D. Peterson.
Click here to view a list of all the previous Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award winners.
EMU Day in Lansing
EMU is looking forward to our upcoming event, EMU Day in Lansing. This event will be taking place on March 6th. During this event Eastern sends alumni, staff/faculty, and students to our state capitol in Lansing to positively advocate on behalf of the university. This is done through meetings with state legislators, followed by a commemorative lunch in the capitol building. If you are interested in joining us or learning more information about the event, please contact the Government and Community Relations office at firstname.lastname@example.org. See pictures below of last year's EMU Day in Lansing.