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Friday, November 15, 2019 from 7:30am-2pm
A workshop focusing on how the transition to digital has made rapid, data-driven decision making a critical component in marketing, business, and government will be held at Eastern Michigan University on Friday, Nov. 15. The Digital Marketing workshop, based on the theme, “The Speed of Change,” will feature Garlin Gilchrist, Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, as the opening keynote speaker. Lt. Gov. Gilchrist served as a social media manager for the Obama campaign and Director of National Campaigns for MoveOn.org before returning to Detroit as its first-ever Director of Innovation & Emerging Technology. He will share his vision for using public data and technology to address the pressing concerns of our state, in a talk entitled “The Best Digital Isn’t Digital.” Speakers from Google, LawnGuru, Hyperion Coffee, Dynamo Metrics, and many more will provide actionable insights for harnessing “The Speed of Change” in a business or organization. Jenn Hayman, Director of Marketing for Zingerman's, will close the day with a panel on "The Marriage of Data, Branding, and Marketing". You can sign up for the workshop at the registration web page. There is an early registration date of Oct 31. The early rate of $50 buys breakfast and lunch as well as all the day's content. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at 8 a.m. The workshop is hosted by the EMU Center for Digital Engagement and its director, professor Bud Gibson. Gibson led the establishment of the center at Eastern Michigan in 2015. With the generous support of Ann Arbor SPARK and the College of Business, the CDE currently sponsors the Digital Marketing Workshop and a monthly breakfast series.
Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 8am-4pm
Beginner-friendly, open-to-the-public triathlon hosted in honor of McKayla Hanson, EMU alumna and contender for the U.S. Paralympic Triathlon team. Those interested in participating in the 2019 I TRI for MAC Triathlon can register through the link. Registrations will be accepted through October 6. Proceeds from registrations will go directly to the McKayla Hanson Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship in recognition of McKayla and her impact on others.
Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 5-8pm
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, pediatrician, professor, public health advocate and author of the book “What the Eyes Don’t See,” will visit the campus of Eastern Michigan University on Thursday, Oct.3 from 5-8 p.m. for a reception, lecture and book-signing event. The event will be held in the EMU Student Center Ballroom located at 900 Oakwood St. in Ypsilanti. The free and open-to-the-public event will begin with a reception at 5 p.m., followed by the lecture and Q&A at 6 p.m., and a book signing at 7 p.m. Limited copies of “What the Eyes Don’t See” will be available for free. To learn more about the event, contact Christine Deacons at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (734) 487-2133.
Friday, September 27, 2019 from 3:30-5pm
Eastern Michigan University’s SAFE Now is hosting the third annual Walk for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness on September 27, 2019. Registration and displays start at 3:30 pm. (Walk starts at 4 p.m.) The Walk for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness is part of EMU's effort to: * Increase awareness surrounding suicide prevention * Reduce stigma and fear surrounding issues of mental health and suicide. * Remind those suffering that someone cares You can sign up to participate as an individual, or in a team - like your student organization! Raffle drawing at the end of the walk! Our goal with this event is to talk about suicide prevention and reduce the stigma about mental illness - we welcome everyone to come! To learn more or volunteer at the event, contact: Dean of Students Office 734.487.1107 email@example.com https://www.emich.edu/safenow/index.php
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 5-7:30pm
Dear Colleague: You are cordially invited to an October 1, 2019 expert panel dialogue on "400 Years Later: 1619 & Its Aftermath" here on our EMU campus in Rm. 310B of the Student Center. The year 1619 marked the first documented shipment of 20 Africans, whom history either describes as indentured laborers or as captives to the English-speaking colony of what was to become Virginia on a Dutch ship that ferried them from the West Coast of Africa. This is why that year 1619 holds a special meaning in African American historiography. Our galaxy of experts will weigh in on both the historical significance and the mega impact of 1619 on the evolution of the New World. This event, which is LBC-credit approved, is sponsored by the Department of Africology and African American Studies.
Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 3-10pm
Free admission, public event free parking, free seated dinner!! EMU STUDENT CENTER BUILDING, GRAND BALLROOM Hosted by Families and Children's Justice Organization https://www.facebook.com/events/1345343448930414/
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 8:30-9:45am
On Wednesday, May 4th, the EMU Federation of Teachers begins bargaining for the full-time lecturers’ contract. Bargaining is a collective effort! As we have shown with our recent victory on the part-time pay issue, we are always strongest when we work together. Schedule of events: 8:30 - 9:15am — 110 King Hall; Sign-making, coffee and snacks 9:15 - 9:30am — March to McKenny Hall 9:30 - 9:45am — Rally at McKenny Hall 10:30am — Bargaining begins! http://www.facebook.com/events/958613387588878/
Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 7pm through Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 6pm
7pm through Saturday, March 19 at 6pm
Join activists, students, and scholars for a series of presentations, panels, workshops, and art exhibits addressing current social and environmental injustices. This event is free. Faculty and students from Eastern Michigan University’s Social Foundations of Education Master’s Program in EcoJustice are hosting the Fifth Annual EcoJustice and Activism Conference. This year’s theme, “Reclaiming the Commons: Diverse Ways of Being and Knowing” aims to engage discussions about the importance of diverse commons practices, their relations, and their histories. We will be especially interested in local issues like water, food, housing and education given the most recent crises in Flint and Detroit. The conference begins with opening remarks from Dr. Peter Linebaugh, Professor Emeritus from the University of Toledo and world-renowned historian of the commons and their enclosure. Linebaugh will speak on “The World Turned Upside Down,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 in 203 Porter. Friday’s featured speaker is Dr. Ashley Glassburn Falzetti from Eastern Michigan University. Falzetti will discuss “Heteropatriarchy Through Land Dispossession: a Miami Feminist Perspective” at 1 p.m. on March 18 in 203 Porter. On Saturday, March 19, Dr. Mary Poole from Prescott College will present on “Ecojustice and Activism in Maasailand” at 1 p.m. in 203 Porter. Also on Saturday, the featured panel, “Reclaiming the Commons in Detroit” will include: Dr. Tom Pedroni from Wayne State University and the Detroit Data and Democracy Project, Monica Lewis Patrick from We the People of Detroit, Hanifa Adjuman from the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, Andrew Herscher from The Spatial Democracy Project, and Emily Kutil from Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management. The panel session begins at 3:45 p.m. on March 19 in 203 Porter. For free registration for the conference or to learn more about the master’s degree in EcoJustice Education at Eastern Michigan University, visit the conference website at ecojusticeconference.weebly.com.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 3-4pm
All Press and Community Supporters are Invited to Attend as NASO Addresses Racism on Campus
Friday, March 27, 2015 at midnight through Sunday, March 29, 2015 at midnight
midnight through Sunday, March 29 at midnight
-- not a Sierra Club event -- See http://www.emich.edu/calendar/#conferences-workshops https://www.facebook.com/activismfestEMU http://ecojusticeconference.weebly.com/ for times, location, speakers, etc.