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CMU basketball coaches and players excited to have

For the past month and a half, the CMU men’s and women’s basketball teams have practiced at the Student Activity Center. With multiple other activities going on at the SAC, distractions can be a problem. With the new Events Center […]
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The new Events Center will open today after being worked on since September 2009. The $21.5 million project will include McGuirk Arena and Kulhavi Court. (Jeff Smith/Staff Photographer)

Student interns at Events Center construction

Andy Richter is building his future by constructing CMU. The Troy senior’s internship with Clark Construction Company has allowed him the opportunity to utilize his knowledge of construction management and assist in the building of CMU’s new Events Center. His […]
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Volleyball excited for new home in Events Center; Finch Fieldhouse not ideal for volleyball training

The 2009 season was one of altered routines and new environments for the CMU volleyball team and head coach Erik Olson. For a coach that had made his home-away-from-home in Rose Arena for the past seven years, Olson was forced […]
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Fitness Center in SAC will nearly double in size after renovations are completed in March

The Student Activity Center will be seeing some changes along with the addition of the new Events Center. Steve Lawrence, associate vice president of Facilities Management, said the existing wrestling room will become an expansion of the fitness room, with […]
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Rowdies call for “Gold Out” for today’s men’s basketball game

The Sports Management Association has teamed up with the Rowdies student section to try and create a new look and more excitement this season. The groups are calling for a “Gold Out” for today’s men’s basketball game against Temple at […]
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Ke$ha first Program Board show in Events Center; new facility brings new opportunities for group

Ke$ha is the first show Program Board will bring to the new Events Center, but the addition of the building will mean some changes for the group. Steve Lewis, Program Board president, said the new Events Center gives the Program […]
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Events Center provides more comfortable atmosphere for commencement

Dec. 11 marks the day thousands of Central Michigan University students have labored toward for years ­— graduation. It also marks the first time graduates will walk across the stage in the new Events Center. Commencement Coordinator Sharon L. Russel […]
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A 156-by 15-foot graphics mural adorns a wall inside the Events Center illustrating all aspects of life at CMU. (Sara Winkler/Staff Photographer)

Graphic mural displays CMU’s community life, experience

CMU is making sure the Events Center will be a well-decorated home for CMU’s athletics and entertainment. A 156- by 15-foot graphics mural of all aspects of the Central Michigan community will adorn a wall inside the facility. Stan Shingles, […]
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Events Center not just for sports, will also meet academic, entertainment needs

Basketball won’t be all that’s happening in the newly-renovated, state of the art Events Center. The facility will be used for academic purposes as well entertainment and sports.
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CMU students should take pride in new Events Center and attend events and games

The day has finally come. Last September, athletics director Dave Heeke stood side-by-side with several CMU faculty, administrators and community members as ground was broken on a new facility that would house basketball, wrestling, gymnastics and community events. Now, 14 […]
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Events center to be available for activities besides basketball; wedding, conference availability

The Events Center will not only be used by CMU sports fans — there are plans to open the center to conferences and events, such as weddings. The athletic, conference and event scheduling will be taken over by Stan Shingles, […]
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Dean candidate emphasizes faculty advocacy, relationships at forum

Robert Pratt wants a challenge. That is why Pratt, a history professor at the University of Georgia, is vying with two other candidates for the position of dean at the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Tuesday afternoon, […]


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