Lowe Memorial, Domestic Violence Panel, MI Business Talk and More

Susan Lowe. (Photo courtesy LinkedIn)
Susan Lowe. (Photo courtesy LinkedIn)

In Memory of Susan Lowe

On Tuesday, Oct. 20 students, faculty and staff are invited to gather to remember CASL, SOAR and WILL student Susan Lowe. The memorial will be held in 1071 CASL starting at 6 p.m. Come share your memories of Susan with classmates and her family.

Open Enrollment

From Oct. 26 – Nov. 6 is the open enrollment period for employees who want to change their U-M Benefits. Eligible faculty, staff and graduate students may add or make changes to health, dental, vision, legal services and flexible spending plans. Employees can also enroll during this time. Changes can be made using the Self-Service feature on Wolverine Access.

Dating & Domestic Violence Awareness

A panel and discussion on dating and domestic violence will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20 in Kochoff Hall A in the University Center. This is one of several Domestic Violence Awareness Month events. Representatives from the university and the community will participate. This event is sponsored by Verizon Hopeline, Career Services, Women’s Resource Center and Women in Learning and Leadership.

Virginia M. Wagner Educational Grant

Female students in need of financial assistance can stop by the financial aid office for an application for the Virginia M. Wagner Educational Grant. Applications are due no later than Jan. 15, 2016. The grant will award $1,000 to women in need who are currently attending college. Some applicants are also eligible for an additional $500 District Award or $3,000 Regional Award. Contact Nancy Nagle or the Soroptimist International of Trenton Area at 734-782-1495.

League of Women Voters: Redistricting in Michigan

Should politicians have the right to pick and choose their voters? Sue Smith, a highly respected expert on Redistricting in Michigan, will be speaking at the Henry Ford Centennial Library, located at 16301 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters. The public is invited.

Bringing Michigan Back

The College of Business and DFCU Financial will have a breakfast panel discussion on Attracting Business to Michigan Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 a.m. Experts will discuss the steps to improve Michigan to attract new business and create good jobs.

Panelists include Chris Holman, founder and CEO of Michigan Business Network; Maureen Kraus, vice president of Business Attraction at the Detroit Regional Chamber; and Tony Vernaci, the vice president of Business Attraction at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.