The EMU Student Government 2020 election has been postponed until this September. The election was originally scheduled for March 25 and 26. Exact dates of the now September election will “be determined and announced in the near future” according to the Office of the President.
EMU Student Body President & Vice Presidential candidates Jack Swartzinski and Allanah Morales hold "Digital Townhall"
Jack Swartzinski and Allanah Morales, candidates for Student Body President & Vice President held a “Digital Townhall” on Wednesday, March 18 to answer questions and speak about their campaign. To vote in the upcoming EMU student government, go to your MyEmich account on March 25 and 26 and click the link to the ballot at the top of “Campus Announcements.”
EMU cancelled all in-person classes and events in response to COVID-19's emergence in Michigan. Classes will shift to an online format until Mar. 31. Residence Halls will remain open but it is recommended that students return to their permanent residence for the purpose of social distancing.
Reid Scott resigned after statements are released by the Office of the Student Body President, the Black Student Union, and the Director of Diversity and Community Outreach. The statements are in response to a story published by the Echo yesterday.
EMU Student Senate leadership investigates eight-year-old Facebook post depicting Sen. Reid Scott in black-face
A source who has asked to remain anonymous said that due to an eight-year-old Facebook post, members of the Senate may ask Sen. Reid Scott to resign or begin a removal process in the case that he refuses. Senate leadership cannot confirm but that “[t]he Student Body Senate is taking this very seriously and are investigating this matter.”
LaTerricka Osborne stepped down from her position as a senator at the Senate’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, after hearing two senate candidates speak. Senator Auryon Azar and Senator Erin McCargar were sworn in.
A new academic program for a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering was approved by the Board of Regents on Feb. 13. The program is “STEM-designated” and will emphasize structural engineering, transportation, water resources, environmental engineering, and construction engineering.
The results of the additional specimen from Washtenaw County came back negative for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus on Jan. 31, 2020. There are no confirmed cases in Michigan.
Three specimens’, two from Washtenaw and one from Macomb, results came back negative for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Washtenaw County Health Departments are still waiting on the results of another specimen from Washtenaw County. There are no confirmed cases in Michigan and only five confirmed cases in the U.S.
Ypsi and EMU locals weigh in on what our water tower means to them.