Four University of Michigan-Flint students have been honored by Michigan Campus Compact for their dedication to community service. Kawshik Ahmed, Priscilla Lawson, Kristin McBride, and Martin Rivera-Salas received the Heart and Soul Award on April 12, 2014.
When nursing student Martin Rivera-Salas first learned about the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) two years ago, he was surprised to hear that there had never been a UM-Flint student on the national board. His path, beginning with the UM-Flint Student Nurses’ Association, eventually led him to make history.
University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman is recommending Susan E. Borrego, Ph.D., as the eighth leader of the University of Michigan-Flint. Borrego, who currently serves as the vice president for Enrollment Management, Planning, and Student Affairs at California State University, Dominguez Hills will begin her appointment August 1, 2014 pending approval by the University of Michigan Board of Regents. Inaugural festivities will be announced at a later date.
The Scholarships, Awards, and Special Events Committee and Provost Gerard Voland recently announced the graduates selected to receive the Maize and Blue Distinguished Scholar Award, the highest academic award bestowed upon the graduates of the University of Michigan-Flint.
Two MBA students from the University of Michigan-Flint School of Management are advancing to the final round of competition in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup. Christopher Enge and Gerald Najano made a 30-minute presentation that included answering questions from the panel of three judges during the competition held on January 29.