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FALL 2013                                                             November 11, 2013
 
AFRICAN-AMERICAN CELEBRATION CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Festivities begin on Monday, January 20, 2014 with the annual Keeper of the Dream Celebration and conclude with our closing ceremony on February 20, 2014.

We invite your student organization or department to submit a proposal so that your event/activity may be included on the AAC Calendar. ALL proposals must be submitted online via the AAC website by Monday, November 22, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. For more information please contact Denise Jones at (248) 370-4404
or email: cmi@oakland.edu

UPCOMING CMI EVENTS

STUDENT LEADER RECRUITMENT FAIR

Our annual Student Leader Recruitment fair will be held on Tuesday, November 20 from 11:30-1pm in Gold Room C of the Oakland Center. New this year: CMI and ONSP have invited representatives from 8 departments to be present to talk about 19 different leadership positions on campus! If you are looking to become a leader on campus, this will be your one stop shop to get the details about the various positions and their application requirements! This event is open to all students! Check out the departments that will be present at the fair here!


CIRCLE OF SISTERHOOD/CIRCLE OF BROTHERHOOD

The Circle of Sisterhood is a welcoming support group atmosphere where all women, in particular African American, Hispanic and Native American women, feel safe, supported, and valued. They embrace one another as they share their experiences, insights, and words of encouragement with their fellow sisters.

The Circle of Sisterhood meets weekly on Thursday evenings from 4 - 5:30pm in rooms 129-130, OC. For more information, contact Nicole Lucio at (248) 370-4404.

The Circle of Brotherhood is a CMI group whose main goal is to support young men on campus and provide them with the resources they need to make it through college and lead a successful life, including a solid support group, connections to faculty and on campus leaders, and experiences that will help them gain a greater sense of self and responsibility.

The Circle of Brotherhood meets weekly on Tuesday evenings from 4:30 - 6:00pm in the Heritage Room, OC. For more information, contact Arthur Hampton at (248) 370-4404.

MEET OUR NEW ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Debbie Wenner is the new Administrative Assistant for the Center for Multicultural Initiatives. Her primary responsibility is to provide clerical support to the director and his staff. Debbie is also the first point of contact for students who are seeking to apply for loans, scholarships or to make an appointment with a CMI staff member. Additionally, she provides support by answering questions and directing students to appropriate campuse resources. Debbie comes to OU with over 20 years of experience in the administrative field.

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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SEMESTER DATES
FIRST YEAR STUDENTS: Have you had or made your appointment with your first year adviser? If not, check out the Walk-In Hours or call the First Year Advising Center to schedule your appointment before December 6th! You are required to meet with them at least once each semester.

November 20
Student Leader Recruitment Fair
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Gold Room C, OC

November 22
African-American Celebration Month proposals due by 5pm

November 27
Thanksgiving recess begins 10 pm.

December 2
Classes resume 7:30 am