Q & A: Theresa Landis, Director of Auxiliary and Recreational Services

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Theresa Landis, UM-Flint Director of Auxiliary and Recreational ServicesTheresa Landis is the director of Auxiliary & Recreational Services at the University of Michigan-Flint. She discusses the Recreation Center and its services, along with a wide variety of other topics, in this interview with UM-Flint staff writer Robert Gold.

UM-Flint Group Presents at National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education

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Recent UM-Flint graduate Kyle Manley is attending NCORE for the third time.A group of University of Michigan-Flint students and recent graduates have traveled to Washington D.C. this week to attend and present at the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE).

UM-Flint Chancellor Announces Appointment Of New Provost And Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

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Douglas G. Knerr, Ph.D.The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved Douglas G. Knerr, Ph.D. as the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of the University of Michigan-Flint. Dr. Knerr will begin his duties on July 1, 2015.

UM-Flint’s Oldest Graduate Program Transitions to Online Format

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Lecturer & dance instructor Emma Davis is pursuing her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree at UM-Flint.The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program–the first and oldest graduate program at UM-Flint–will now be available to students in a completely online format beginning fall 2015. This distance-learning format was introduced to accommodate the learning styles and schedules of working and adult learners.

Genesys Heart Institute and UM-Flint Partner on Health Education Video Project

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Shan Parker, Ph.D.University of Michigan-Flint students will get the chance to showcase healthy heart living. The university and Genesys Heart Institute have teamed up on a new project in which students will create health education videos for the community.

Blakely Gift Provides Scholarships and Emergency Funding for UM-Flint Students

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Everett Jordon BlakelyThe University of Michigan-Flint announced today the first phase of funding from a gift bequeathed by Associate Professor Everett Jordon Blakely. Blakely taught in the Social Work Department for twenty-three years prior to his death in 2013.

UM-Flint Alumni Elected to Flint’s Charter Review Commission

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Downtown Flint, looking west down Flint RiverThe city of Flint elected a nine member charter review commission May 5 and the UM-Flint alumni connection runs deep. Four members attended the university. The commission was elected to review and recommend changes to the charter, which has been described as the constitution for the city.