The University of Michigan-Flint has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth. The university was recently selected for the honor by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
There is a major drive to rename the street that connects Kettering University to the University of Michigan-Flint. The two schools, along with the City of Flint, and Metro Housing Partnership, Inc.are working together on the formal re-naming of Third Avenue to "University Avenue."
The 41st Annual Math Field Day will take place Tuesday, February 26 on the University of Michigan-Flint campus. High school students will compete in individual and team competitions that test their mathematical skills.
Two University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center employees have been selected to receive the American Red Cross Salute to Everyday Heroes Workplace Good Samaritan award. Each year, the Red Cross solicits nominations from the community in order to honor those individuals who have shown exceptional courage, kindness, and unselfish character by their acts of heroism.
University of Michigan-Flint accounting students recently got a visit from the IRS criminal investigations unit. The Internal Revenue Agents were invited to share their investigative activities with students by Beta Alpha Psi, the honors organization for financial information professionals.
Students, faculty and staff at the University of Michigan-Flint now can register to receive voice and text messages during major emergencies on campus with the addition of a new emergency notification alert system.
A founding faculty member of the University of Michigan-Flint has left the largest single gift from an individual donor to the University. The gift from the estate of Dorothea E. Wyatt, Ph.D., will take the history program to the next level of excellence.
Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) recently announced that two students from the University of Michigan-Flint will be awarded for their dedication and commitment to community service during the twelfth annual Outstanding Student Service Awards, April 5, 2008 at the Holiday Inn-South in Lansing.
The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved new board rates for students who will live in the new residence hall during the 2008/2009 Academic Year. The University of Michigan-Flint also announced it is entering into an agreement with Sodexo, Inc. to provide expanded dining services on campus, and provide meal plans for students who live in the new residence hall.
One of the most important national and local economic issues will be explored during a special presentation at the University of Michigan-Flint. James R. Hagerty, an editor at The Wall Street Journal, will speak on "Envy of the World? How We Created the Mortgage Meltdown and Where We Go from Here" as part of the School of Management Dean's Speaker Series.