Changes sweep across the Greek Life community at UM-Dearborn

By Laura Sanchez

With establishing an Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) to serve as a local governing body for National Interfraternity Conference fraternity chapters and the addition of a new Latino-based fraternity, Alpha Psi Lambda, major changes are coming to UM-Dearborn’s Greek Life this fall. The IFC will minister as a foundation for teamwork and collaboration between the six fraternities on campus, while the creation of the new fraternity will bolster an even more diverse Greek Life membership and environment.

David Disney brings plans for success to UM-Dearborn

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This past May, the University of Michigan-Dearborn made a big splash by adding David Disney to the campus community. Disney serves as the Director of University Unions and Events (UUE) which provides the Triple Crown of gathering destinations, popular food, beverage, vending services, and event services.

UM-Dearborn students attend inauguration for U-M president

By Savannah Rheinhart

This past Friday, Mark Schlissel was officially inaugurated as the fourteenth president of the University of Michigan. Among those in attendance were Governor Rick Snyder and University of Michigan-Dearborn’s own Student Government President Sarah Elhelou and Vice President Bradley Pischea.
Along with being invited to the ceremony, both Elhelou and Pischea were active participants. Both students were in dress robes and Pischea was given the duty of carrying the UM-Dearborn flag.

A door opens, a door closes: thoughts and reflections from the students’ Vice Chancellor

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I love the opening of a new academic year. It holds so much promise: “I’ll do great things!” from the new student. “I’ll do things differently!” from some returning students. “Only one more year to graduation!” from those who can see the goal down the road. There’s enthusiasm, excitement, a fresh and positive energy. And everyone is ready. How are we—all of us— going to approach the new year? The door is open. What’s on the other side?

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