Government employers show opportunities for students

On Wednesday, Nov. 5, the University of Michigan- Dearborn held a Government Career Fair in Kochoff Hall B and C with agencies and companies like Tardec, Fairfax County Police Department, U.S. Border Patrol, Peace Corps, D.E.A. and many more.

Financial aid: student refunds re-examined

For any college student the financial aid process can seem overwhelming and tiring. Lately, there has been a bit of confusion regarding refunds and financial aid here at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, so I thought I would try and clarify some of the issues.
Most students are expecting a refund because they received financial aid, but paid more on their initial tuition charges or they paid for their classes and received another payment type on a later date.

Light up the Night kicks off; message of the day: “Get Involved”

In front of the field house, a small rock concert like atmosphere is brewing. On Friday Oct. 24, as part of the kick off to UMD’s 4 year fundraising campaign they hosted “light up the night”, an event full of music, fun and camaraderie. The message of the event is “get involved.” For many this seems counterintuitive, to them, our university is a commuter school. But the fact is there is so much more offered.

A new chapter in Vice Chancellor Henderson’s life

As some of you may know, our Vice Chancellor, Stanley Henderson, has announced that he’s retiring after dedicating the last ten years of his career to making University of Michigan-Dearborn a great place to be. I interviewed him in hopes to help all of us really understand what an impact he’s made on our school and thank him for it; his responses and passion are assuring that his shoes will be hard to fill.

Abuse hurts, make respect cool

In lieu of the recent sexual assault on campus, I took it upon myself to help spread this never-stressed-enough message: You deserve to be safe. Of course, we can’t predict if a stranger might come up to us while we’re walking home alone at night, but don’t be fooled into thinking that this is the only kind of assault going on in today’s world. It doesn’t matter how old you are, what your sexual orientation is, or where you live—sexual abuse and assault is a problem in and out of relationships and families.

UM-Dearborn launches Victors for Michigan Campaign

Currently, the largest campaign in UM-Dearborn’s history is in its early stage, which is also known as the quiet stage, because it has yet to be publically announced. As of Friday, Oct. 24, the nucleus funds in the campaign totaled $23.8 million. The goal is to receive $50 million from donors, who are being referred to as victors.