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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. […]
University
Sagmeister spontaneity spices up Park Library Auditorium

Sagmeister spontaneity spices up Park Library Auditorium

The Charles V. Park Library Auditorium was packed with students and faculty as world renowned artist Stefan Sagmeister talked about happiness and the human condition Tuesday night. The Austrian-born graphic designer knows a thing or two about happiness, as he […]
Academics / Administration / Enrollment / University

Potential enrollment boom on the horizon for CMU

Central Michigan University could exceed its goal of 3,300 incoming freshman next fall by as many as 300 students. About 3,500 students have already paid the $175 deposit fee to secure enrollment during the fall semester, and that number will […]
Enrollment / University
Competitor schools optimistic about enrollment

Competitor schools optimistic about enrollment

With smaller number of seniors graduating from local high schools, universities have been forced to be more competitive while trying to recruit them. Bin Ning, the executive director of institutional research at Eastern Michigan University, said EMU is taking the same […]
University
Renowned artist, graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister to lecture Tuesday

Renowned artist, graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister to lecture Tuesday

New York-based graphic designer and artist Stefan Sagmeister will speak Tuesday as part of this year’s Stephen L. Barstow Art & Design Lecture Series. Sagmeister is a revered figure in the world of art, known for his visionary corporate branding […]
Academics / Administration / University

CCFA Dean Ghanem a finalist for provost position at NIU

College of Communications and Fine Arts Dean Salma Ghanem is a finalist for the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs at Northern Illinois University, according to an announcement on the university’s website. Ghanem, who holds a Ph.D. […]
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Meditation a focus during PR Central’s Health and Wellness Fair

Michelle Wasenko didn’t realize how the simple act of meditation could offer her a path toward better health. The Hartland senior, along with other Central Michigan University students, faculty and staff, found new ways to better their physical and mental […]
Facilities Management / University
Tianyu Han/Staff Photographer

A few College of Business Administration faculty members expressed their concerns in front of CBA Dean Charles Crespy and Dan Lyons, the environmental administrator for risk management and environmental health and safety, during a forum between administration and faculty on Wednesday.

Professors raise questions about safety of Smith Hall during public forum

Professors from the College of Business Administration believe Smith Hall might be giving them cancer. Despite working to address their concerns, university officials have said there is no cause for alarm. “We might be sitting on a time bomb,” said […]
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Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer

Students often find themselves feeling devastated, alone, hopeless, and without options. It is common for students with depression to feel that suicide is the only way out.

Faculty, RAs answer call to help students dealing with depression symptoms

  Recognizing cries for help from students with symptoms of depression in the residence halls isn’t part of Josh Finch’s stated job description, but it’s on his priority list. A former Trout Hall resident assistant, Finch has in the last […]
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University Health Services offers sun lamp therapy to reduce depression symptoms in students

University Health Services offers sun lamp therapy to reduce depression symptoms in students

Long, cold and gloomy Michigan winters are known to cause depression symptoms in students, and this year’s blasts of sub-zero temperatures have left many feeling down. To help the Central Michigan University community maintain a positive mental outlook, University Health […]


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