CMU Goes Tobacco-Free

The tobacco-free policy on CMU’s campus will be implemented on July 1. According to CMU, this is a plan to provide a healthy environment for learning, living and working. The policy will prohibit the use of any forms of tobacco including traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco, pipes, cigars, hookahs, water pipes, and snus and snuff. For more information, click here.

CMU Comiconference

Central Michigan University students interested in comics or learning more about them, will have the opportunity on April 17th.  The Central Michigan and Western Michigan University's English Department will be holding their second annual Comiconference in the engineering and technology building. CMU students in the honors English course for comics will be presenting their research done on comics such as "V for Vendetta" and "Miracleman". The event is going to include a live demonstration with a comic book writer and illustrator, along with other panels and speakers to choose from.

For more information, click this link to the group's facebook page.

CMU Hosts 25th Annual Pow Wow

Central Michigan University hosts its 25th annual Pow Wow beginning Saturday. This event starts on March 22 at 11 a.m. And continues through Sunday march 23 in the CMU Events Center. Tonya Jackson, a Youth Empowerment Aide for the Tribal Youth Lead Department, says a Pow Wow is a Native American gathering where people come to meet, sing, and dance.

For more information, visit this link.

Temple Grandin to Visit CMU

Temple Grandin speaks at Central Michigan University’s Finch Fieldhouse this Wednesday.  Grandin is an adult living with autism but has been very successful in her life. She has written a book called “The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Aspergers” which tells the struggles she faced growing up and the obstacles she had to overcome.

For more information regarding the event, visit this link.

Lake Isabella Recieves National Planning Award

Lake Isabella makes its mark on the map after recieving a National Planning Award. Village Manager, Tom Wolff, won the 2014 national award for the master plan he drafted for the village. The award honors small towns for their rural planning or special projects. The plan for Lake Isabella is to guide future development  with the help of community members.

Here is a link to Lake Isabella's Master plan.