University of Michigan-Flint Alumni Relations
The Office of Alumni Relations adds value to the alumni experience through fostering university spirit and managing communications. Our programs are designed to build leadership, create traditions, support students, and foster connections among our 30,000 alumni. Our office, in collaboration with the University of Michigan Alumni Association, is your tie to the Leaders and Best.
Zora Glusica had spent most of her working life in the restaurant business when she decided to transfer her communication and management skills toward a new career in social work and aim for a bachelor of social work degree from the University of Michigan-Flint.
Many young and aspiring journalists dream of one day working for The New York Times—but not too many bother to dream about working for the world’s best known newspaper before they graduate college.
That stuff just doesn’t happen.
Unless you’re Natalie Broda.
“I would be lying if I said getting this assignment wasn’t a literal dream come true. When I first decided to become a journalist five years ago, I knew reporting for The New York Times was one of my ultimate life-goals. I had imagined myself getting this call a hundred times before, but never when I was 23 years old, just about to graduate college,” she said.
A new admissions approach for students interested in pursuing a social work major at the University of Michigan-Flint has been implemented to provide a smoother, more inclusive academic path for both new and current students.
Previously, students were required to begin the program as pre-social work majors, then apply for the major if particular academic and course requirements were met.
The Greater Flint Arts Council (GFAC) Gallery is currently filled with a wide variety of work created by UM-Flint art students. The exhibit opened in May with an awards ceremony and reception honoring the student artists. It will remain open until June 6.
When Kristy Walters-Flynn wrapped up the defense of her dissertation last week at the University of Michigan-Flint, it marked the completion of a personal goal as well as a milestone for the School of Education and Human Services (SEHS).