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A-Senate Notebook: Smith Hall still causing controversy, discussions in A-Senate

A-Senate Notebook: Smith Hall still causing controversy, discussions in A-Senate

Faculty members in the College of Business Administration are still concerned about the rate at which their coworkers are getting brain cancer. Members of the Academic Senate brought their concern to University President George Ross’ attention during Tuesday’s meeting. “It’s […]
Academics / Enrollment / University
A-Senate: May commencement to graduate 2,462 bachelor’s degrees; 500 students from 2010 ‘boom’ graduating in four years

A-Senate: May commencement to graduate 2,462 bachelor’s degrees; 500 students from 2010 ‘boom’ graduating in four years

Although nearly 2,500 students are graduating in May, only 20 percent of those students are getting out of Central Michigan University in four years. University officials have estimated that 2,658 students are still attending CMU from the class of 2010, according to […]
Administration / Greeks / University
Subjective justice: Delta Chi members, supporters blame Student Conduct for abuse of powers

Subjective justice: Delta Chi members, supporters blame Student Conduct for abuse of powers

Within the last year, the Central Michigan University community has been divided into two camps: Those who believe Delta Chi did nothing to deserve a four-year suspension, and those who believe they did. Surrounding the controversy is the notion that […]
News / University
COLUMN: Guilty of silence

COLUMN: Guilty of silence

At one point, the name Delta Chi meant freedom, character, justice and education. Today it carries a bit more baggage at Central Michigan University. Throughout this week, Central Michigan Life will publish stories regarding both the fraternity and the Greek community. Although […]
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CMU alumna offers service to reduce college costs

CMU alumna offers service to reduce college costs

As the cost of attending college continues to rise, students are seeking more non-traditional ways to cut cost. That’s where Nina Hegyi, a 2007 Central Michigan University alumna and local career coach, thinks she can help. “I can save students […]
Administration / Greeks / Top Stories / University
No Warning: University officials, CMUPD explain lack of community alert, notification for alleged Delta Chi-related sexual assault

No Warning: University officials, CMUPD explain lack of community alert, notification for alleged Delta Chi-related sexual assault

Among the many charges levied against Delta Chi, the allegations of sexual assault and theft percolated to surface once the campus community found out why the group was suspended. The information was reported nearly a year after a Freedom of […]
Academics / University
The photo labeled Erin King PT is of participants at the Physical Therapy Student Organization (PTSO) “Stomp Out MS 5K Run/Walk with Color” color run. (Photo credit is Erin King.)

Health professions students raise $8,500 through charity runs

Within the last month, three College of Health Professions student groups have organized 5k races to help raise money for Mount Pleasant community health organizations. The Central Michigan University HP Physician Assistant Class of 2015, Physical Therapy Student Organization and Eta […]
News / University
The ‘underground fraternity’: How life has changed for members of suspended Delta Chi chapter

The ‘underground fraternity’: How life has changed for members of suspended Delta Chi chapter

Walking across campus, Jeff LaHaye noticed when the woman walking beside him suddenly picked up speed, darting down the street. Though the potential reasons for her hurried pace were endless, he couldn’t help but feel uneasy, looking down at the […]
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Education and Human Services receives $375,000 grant from PNC Foundation

Education and Human Services receives $375,000 grant from PNC Foundation

Central Michigan University has been awarded a $375,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to benefit education programs around campus. A five-year $150,000 grant to support CMU’s Child Development and Learning Laboratory is included in the package. “CMU’s Child Development and […]
Enrollment / University
Ross, Gealt discuss budget, enrollment outlook for 2014-15, despite residual effects from old challenges

Ross, Gealt discuss budget, enrollment outlook for 2014-15, despite residual effects from old challenges

Because tuition accounts for almost half the revenue for Central Michigan University, decreased enrollment rates at CMU have had a direct impact on the university’s budget over the last four years. Steven Johnson, vice president of enrollment and student services, […]
College of Medicine / University
CMED students taking outreach programs to local fourth graders

CMED students taking outreach programs to local fourth graders

As the university’s College of Medicine begins to grow from a fledgling operation to an institution in the Central Michigan University framework, the college is making its impression to young prospective students off campus. A group of 15 students, identified […]
Administration / University

Financial services and reporting-controller picks new AVP

The department of financial services and reporting-controller has found a new associate vice president in Mary Moran Hill. Hill has been named to the position after holding a number of different positions at CMU since she was first hired in 1986. […]


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