PROVOST'S OFFICE TO HOST EAA FORUM: On Wednesday, Mar. 12, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Student Center Auditorium, the Office of the Provost will host a public forum on the Educational Achievement Authority (EAA). The forum’s participants will include EAA Chancellor John Covington as well as students, staff, faculty and parents from the district. The format of the forum includes a presentation by the EAA participants about the EAA’s mission, activities and results. That will be followed by a Q&A session to support the audience’s questions. The forum will be taped for those who can not attend. Public parking is available in the Student Center parking lots off Oakwood Street and Huron River Drive.
BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING: The EMU Board of Regents will hold its March 2014 board meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 25, at 1:30 p.m., in room 201, Welch Hall. Below is the schedule for the committee meetings. All meetings are in Welch Hall.
- Athletic Affairs: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m., Room 201
- Educational Policies: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m., Room 205
- Faculty Affairs: 9:30 - 10:15 a.m., Room 205
- Student Affairs: 10:30 - 11:15 a.m., Room 205
- Finance and Investment: 11:30 - 12:15 p.m., Room 201
* CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS SEEKS PROPOSALS: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights at EMU is seeking proposals for participation in its Equality Knowledge Project to generate new academic research (from the social sciences, natural sciences, communication, media arts, health and human services, education and the arts) focused on LGBT people, populations and communities. Faculty and doctoral students working at U.S. post-secondary institutions are eligible for and encouraged to submit proposals. Proposal deadline is April 15, 2014. To learn more, please go to http://www.emich.edu/equality/research/ or call the Center for the Student of Equality and Human Rights at 487-3032.
* 2014 STUDENT RESEARCH AWARDS CALL FOR PROPOSALS: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights at EMU is seeking proposals for participation in its Student Research Awards Program. The goal of the Student Research Awards program is to stimulate LGBT equality and/or social justice oriented academic research in the social sciences, natural sciences, communication, media arts, human services, education and arts disciplines. Two research awards will be made to students pursuing graduate or undergraduate degrees in one of these in disciplines. Proposal deadline is April 15, 2014. To learn more, please go to http://www.emich.edu/equality/research/ or call the Center for the Student of Equality and Human Rights at 487-3032.
* FACULTY REGALIA: For Faculty participating in the April 27, 2014 Commencement ceremonies, please order your rental regalia directly through Oak Hall online at https://oakhalli.com/college/emich. Please complete your order before April 18. Faculty orders are planned to be delivered on campus during the week of April 20, based upon addresses in the emich online directory. Rented regalia must be singed-in and returned to the EMU Campus Bookstore within 48 hours of the ceremony. Please visit www.emich.edu/commencement for all ceremony information. For other regalia questions, contact Kevin McKay at 483-2850 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (3/18)
* DOCTORAL GRADUATE REGALIA: For Doctorate Degree recipients in the April 27, 2014 Commencement ceremonies, please order your regalia directly through Oak Hall online at https://oakhalli.com/college/emich2. Please complete your order before April 18. Doctoral Regalia orders are planned to be delivered to the EMU Campus Bookstore during the week of April 20. Rented regalia must be singed-in and returned to the EMU Campus Bookstore within 48 hours of the ceremony. Please visit www.emich.edu/commencement for all ceremony information. For other regalia questions, contact Store Manager Kevin McKay at 483-2850 or email@example.com. (3/18)
* EMU LIBRARY WANTS TO HEAR YOUR OPINION: The EMU Library would like to hear how you think they've been doing and get your opinion about the services they provide. Please take the online LibQUAL survey at: tinyurl.com/emulibqual between March 11 to April 1. There are prizes!
CAMPUS SAFETY AWARENESS & HAZARD COMMUNICATION TRAINING: All new employees of the University are required to attend one of the Safety Awareness & Hazard Communication training sessions presented by the EMU Environmental Health Safety (EHS). Training sessions have been scheduled for the following dates:
- Wednesday, Mar. 12, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Monday, Apr. 14, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Wednesday, Apr. 16, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Wednesday, May 14, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Thursday, May 15, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Tuesday, June 10, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Monday, June 16, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 487-0794.
EMU ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE REPORTING HOTLINE: The Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline is active and available to faculty and staff. Established by the Board of Regents in January 2007, the Hotline includes a toll-free telephone number and website where individuals can report, anonymously if they choose, an ethical or compliance-related issue involving any Eastern employee. The Hotline is operated by Global Compliance, a leading global provider of comprehensive, integrated compliance solutions. The toll-free number and website are available 24/7, 365 days a year. The toll-free number is 866-213-4862. The website can be accessed at Compliance Helpline.
CAMPUS SAFETY AWARENESS & HAZARD COMMUNICATION TRAINING: There will be a Safety Awareness & Hazard Communication training session today, Mar. 11, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library. Please register at email@example.com or call 487-0794.
STATE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN MICHIGAN PANEL DISCUSSION: Please join the Women's Resource Center, Office of the President and Student Leader Group for an informative talk featuring Chief Deputy Attorney General Carol L. Isaacs today, Mar. 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in room 300 in the Student Center. Kelly Carter, Assistant Attorney General, and John Lazet, Director of Crime Victim Advocacy, will also join the panel. All three individuals work in the state government and take a special interest in human trafficking - both supporting victims and holding the perpetrators accountable. They serve on the Michigan Commission on Human Trafficking and co-authored the 2013 Report on Human Trafficking. Our panelists will address the legislation currently proposed, the complex nature of human trafficking, and how we can best prevent this crime from taking place. Light refreshments will be served.
CELEBRATING WOMEN AND HIP HOP: The EMU Women's and Gender Studies is please to present Women's History Month 2014 with a performance "My Mic Sounds: The Remix" today, Mar. 11, 2 - 8 p.m., in the Ballroom and Salon, in McKenny Hall. Please contact Nicole Carter at 487-3260 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. for more information.
SUBMISSIONS IN EMU TODAY: Please note, EMU TODAY is an internal daily e-blast sent to faculty and staff. To submit an announcement or post an event, please forward your entry electronically to email@example.com. Please be sure to format your entry with a title and include a description of the event, where the event will be held (room and building), the date and time, and a contact name, phone number and/or e-mail address. For questions, contact Debra Johnson at 487-2484.
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