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University Outreach connects campus and community to support learning, collaboration, and partnerships.

Upcoming Events

Business Model Canvas Workshop

Please join us for a free Business Model Canvas Workshop:

May 25, 2018 from noon - 1:30 p.m.

Ferris Wheel Building, 615 S. Saginaw Street, 3rd Floor, Flint, MI  48502

This workshop will highlight how the business model canvas can help you consider your business holistically while identifying potential issues before you open your doors.

Light refreshments will be provided.  We hope to see you there!

Register now

Service Saturdays


2018: May 12, June 9

[IN] on the Road Session

Our Lady Of Guadalupe

 April 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17​
Graduation Ceremony: May 24


Going Global event brings economic experts to discuss how the city can become a diverse international community

For Flint to thrive, the city needs to become a diverse international community, economic experts told a lively crowd of about 60 at The Ferris Wheel downtown on May 7, 2018.

In fact, one speaker asserted, creating an ethnically diverse team produces probably better results than just one person, and urged the audience to steer clear of “the siren call of sameness.”

Ferris Wheel Building ribbon cutting marks new opportunities for UM-Flint, region

The November 6th ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Ferris Wheel Building in downtown Flint (the onetime home of Ferris Furs) heralds the launch of several related startups and economic development initiatives.

UM-Flint holds seminar on “Power of People and Place”

Area leaders discussed the different ways to shape a community and public places at “Aspire to Transform.”