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WINTER 2013                                                           MARCH 12, 2013
 

CMI NEWS

MEET OUR NEW STAFF!

Denise Jones joined the CMI team on January 21 as the Retention Coordinator for the Center for Multicultural Initiatives. Her primary responsibilities include, monitoring scholarship requirements of over 150 students and supervision and leadership development of the CMI Peer Mentor team. Additionally, Ms. Jones develops, implements, and monitors retention strategies to ensure student success, and interacts with student organizations to develop a strong rapport between students and the CMI office. Lastly, Ms. Jones oversees the programming of African American Celebration Month and is a member of the Michigan Counseling Association.



Barbara Smith
joined the CMI team on February 11 as the Administrative Assistant. Her primary responsibility is to provide clerical support to the Director and his staff. Moreover, Barbara is the first point of contact for students who are seeking to apply for loans, scholarships or to make an appointment with a CMI counselor. Also, Barbara provides support by answering questions and directing student to apporpriate CMI and other campus resources. Finally, Barbara holds a degree in Business Administration from State University of New York at Buffalo and comes to us with over 20 years of business experience.



FREE TUITION AND BOOKS FOR NEWLY ADMITTED STUDENTS!

Will you be a freshmen at OU in the fall, then take advantage of our Detroit Summer Enrollment Opportunity.  Eligible students will be able to take WRT 150 and/or MTH 118 this summer at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History at no cost.  For more details please contact the CMI office at (248) 370-4404 or cmi@oakland.edu.

LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

BECOME A 2013-2014 CORE AMBASSADOR
The CORE Ambassadorsare an essential component of the CORE Program. The Center for Multicultural Initiatives is seeking OU students that will continue the program's tradition of excellence while gaining solid leadership skills from the Ambassador experience.

Do you have what it takes to be a CMI CORE Ambassador?

Eligibility requirements include:
•     Approved Work Study
•     A minimum 2.65 cumulative GPA
•     Enrolled full time in OU courses
•     Demonstrated leadership ability
•     Solid interpersonal skills

Application due: Friday, March 15, 2013, by 5:00pm in the CMI office.

THANK YOU FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL AAC!

African American Celebration 2013 was a huge success and we want to thank everyone that supported the events throughout the month. We look forward to seeing you at next years events!

To see more photos from this year's African American Celebration Month events please check out our Facebook page!

Center for Multicultural Initiatives
2200 North Squirrel Road
104 North Foundation Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-4404
cmi@oakland.edu

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IMPORTANT
SEMESTER DATES

March 14
Last day to officially withdrawal from full semester courses. 

March 18
Summer 2013, Fall 2013 and Winter 2014 sail registration begins.

March 24
Student bills due.

April 17
Winter classes end
10 pm.

April 18
CMI Graduates' Dinner
6 pm
Oakland Room, OC

Study Day.

Circle of Sisterhood
Every Thursday
(Last meeting on Thursday, March 28)
4:30 - 6 pm
Check the CMI Calendar for locations!

Circle of Brotherhood
Every Tuesday
(Last meeting on Tuesday, March 26)
4:30 - 6 pm
Heritage Room, OC

IMPORTANT REMIDERS

Financial Aid
The 2013-2014 FAFSA application is avaialble at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Submit your applications as soon as possible to avoid loss of aid.  

Registration
We are now less than one week away from registration. Check your advising unit walk-in hours for any last minute concerns or quick questions. Go to oakland.edu/advising for contact information. Verify your registration time and date on the Registrar's Office Web site.

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