Category Archives: Education

Watch What You Post Online

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added September 4, 2012 at 1:44 pm These days, people have more to worry about than just their exes stalking them on Facebook: Employers, schools, law enforcement agencies and even branches of the … Continue reading

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EMU to Host Ypsilanti Heritage Festival Events

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added August 12, 2012 at 5:19 pm Eastern Michigan University will cosponsor the 34th annual Ypsilanti Heritage Festival, which attracts nearly 100,000 visitors from southeast Michigan yearly, August 17-19 in Riverside Park, 515 … Continue reading

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EMU President Susan Martin Reprimanded by Board of Regents

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added July 11, 2012 at 6:48 pm Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin sent an email July 10 to EMU students, faculty and staff outlining events surrounding a letter of reprimand the Board of Regents … Continue reading

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EMU Autism Collaborative Center to Host ‘SPLASH’ Summer Camp

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 29, 2012 at 5:35 pm Eastern Michigan University’s Autism Collaborative Center is teaming up with the Judson Center to offer a summer camp beginning in July, for children ages 3-14 who … Continue reading

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Former EMU President John W. Porter Dies at Age 80

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added July 5, 2012 at 2:53 am Porter, who died June 27, served as Eastern Michigan University’s 17th president from 1979-89 and was known for establishing the College of Technology, record enrollment … Continue reading

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EMU Tuition to Increase in Fall 2012

By Bryan Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 25, 2012 at 7:53 pm The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved a 3.95 percent increase in tuition and fees beginning fall 2012 during the June 19 regular meeting at … Continue reading

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EMU Board of Regents Approves New $290.6 Million Budget

By Margaret Leary and Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 25, 2012 at 8:04 pm Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents adopted a 2012-13 budget June 19 that includes a general fund operating budget of $290.6 million, an auxiliary … Continue reading

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Linguists Join Forces with Google to Create a Website to Share Research

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 25, 2012 at 8:07 pm Researchers from Eastern Michigan University’s LINGUIST List project have teamed up with the University of Hawaii at Mānoa and Google to create a website for the Endangered Languages … Continue reading

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US Department of Education Arming Students with Tuition ‘Ammunition’

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 18, 2012 at 6:37 U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said, during a telephone press conference June 12, the U.S. Department of Education has noticed an alarming trend of rising tuition … Continue reading

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Sentence Given in Unarmed Robbery of EMU Student

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added May 7, 2012 at 9:17 pm Washtenaw County Trial Court Judge Archie Brown gave Jeremiah Kena Sawyer a 3-year-and-8-month sentence April 25, for the unarmed robbery of Eastern Michigan University student Darin … Continue reading

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