News and Events


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April 2015

Campus-Wide Event

Grandparents U 2015
Wednesday – Friday, June 24-26, 2015
Register now for CMU's 8th Grandparents U.  Online registration and further information can be found at https://www.cmich.edu/alumni/engage/GrandparentsU/Pages/default.aspx, or by calling 1-800-358-6903.

 

Art and Design


Al Wildey Exhibiting

April 6 – May 9, 2015
Ferris State University Art Gallery, Ferris State University
Artist Talk:  Thursday, April 9, 2015, 5:00 p.m.

For further information visit the Ferris State University Art Gallery website or contact Al Wildey at wilde1a@cmich.edu.

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, Spring 2015 Exhibition
Friday, April 24 – Saturday, May 9, 2015
CMU Art Gallery Main Gallery
Reception:  Saturday, April 25, 2015, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

This exhibition is part of the requirements of the BFA degree.

 

Department of Art & Design Spring 2015 BAA/BA/BS Exhibition
Friday, April 24 – Saturday, May 9, 2015
CMU Art Gallery West Gallery Park Library Extended Hours Study & Student Gallery and Park Library Third Floor Gallery
Reception:  Saturday, April 25, 2015, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Works by BAA/BA/BS graduates.

 

University Gallery Hours for 2014-2015:  Tuesday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For summer hours, special appointments and further information contact Art Gallery Director, Anne Gochenour, at 989-774-7457 or by email at goche1as@cmich.edu.

 

Broadcast and Cinematic Arts

 

BCA Annual Awards Banquet and Pioneer Induction**
Friday, April 24, 2015
Social hour 6:00 p.m., Dinner, 7:00 p.m.,  Program 8:00 p.m.
Buck's Run Golf Resort, 1559 S. Chippewa, Mount Pleasant, MI

Tickets are $25 each available in BCA office, CMU Moore Hall 340, after March 16, 2015.  For further information please call Joan McDonald at 989-774-3851.

Communication and Dramatic Arts

Episodic Theatre Project – Studio Theatre Performance
Directed by Kiarra Butler
Wednesdays April 1, 15, 22 and 29, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Platform Theatre, Moore 102 – limited seating


Terezin’s The Fireflies

By Lauren B. McConnell and Jose-Luis Maurtua
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Host Hall, Hadbjerg, Denmark

The performance is a reconstruction of the children’s musical performed in the Terezin concentration camp.  For further information, please email Lauren McConnell at mccon1lb@cmich.edu


University Theatre Dance Company Concert*
Artistic Direction by Heather Trommer-Beardslee
Thursday, April 23 – Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Bush Theatre

Enjoy the passion of dance performed to powerful music!  Styles include: jazz, ballet, hip-hop, theatrical story dance, modern and more.

 

Journalism


Farewell Address to the Campus
“If I Were CMU President”

Dr. John Hartman, Professor Journalism 1984 – 2015
Facilitated by Mr. Steven R. Coon, Instructor of Journalism
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Moore Hall Room 108
Free and open to the public


 

The School of Music

Concerts are in Staples Family Concert Hall unless otherwise indicated and
are free unless followed by an asterisk

 

Honors Recital
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 11:00 a.m.


Wind Symphony & Symphony Band

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

 

Concert Choir & Chamber Singers
Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2:00 p.m.

 

Women's Chorus
Sunday, April 26, 2015, 5:00 p.m.

 

Honors Recital
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 11:00 a.m.

 

CMU Orchestra
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

 

University Band & Wind Symphony Chamber Winds
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 8:00 p.m.


*Tickets can be purchased at the Central Box Office in the CMU Events Center, or by calling 989-774-3045.  Tickets are also available online at http://centralboxoffice.cmich.edu and prior to the event at the door.  Program details can be viewed at http://www.music.cmich.edu/events/all_events/.  All music program, artists and dates are subject to change.

 

**Special pricing – contact Central Box Office or contact listed in event announcement. 

 

May be charged an additional box office service fee.

May 2015


Campus-Wide Event

Grandparents U 2015
Wednesday – Friday, June 24-26, 2015
Register now for CMU's 8th Grandparents U.  Online registration and further information can be found at

https://www.cmich.edu/alumni/engage/GrandparentsU/Pages/default.aspx, or by calling 1-800-358-6903.

 

Art and Design

Al Wildey Exhibiting
April 6 – May 9, 2015

Ferris State University Art Gallery, Ferris State University

For further information visit the Ferris State University Art Gallery website or contact Al Wildey at wilde1a@cmich.edu.

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, Spring 2015 Exhibition
Friday, April 24 – Saturday, May 9, 2015
CMU Art Gallery Main Gallery

This exhibition is part of the requirements of the BFA degree.

 

Department of Art & Design Spring 2015 BAA/BA/BS Exhibition
Friday, April 24 – Saturday, May 9, 2015
CMU Art Gallery West Gallery Park Library Extended Hours Study & Student Gallery and Park Library Third Floor Gallery

Works by BAA/BA/BS graduates.

 

Mount Pleasant Public Schools 2015 Exhibition
May 12 – 22, 2015
CMU Art Gallery Main and West Galleries

Reception:  Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Art by Mount Pleasant Public Schools students in grades 1-12.  The art educators in the schools select the works.

University Gallery Hours for 2014-2015:  Tuesday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For summer hours, special appointments and further information contact Art Gallery Director, Anne Gochenour, at 989-774-7457 or by email at goche1as@cmich.edu.

 

Communication and Dramatic Arts

Trap Door Improv
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 6:00, 8:00 and 10:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Platform Theatre, Moore 102 – Seating is limited


Terezin's The Fireflies

By Lauren B. McConnell & Jose-Luis Maurtua
Monday, May 4, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Public Premiere – Host Hall, Hadbjerg, Denmark – Liftoff of 125 Chinese lanterns after the show.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 3:00 p.m., Public Performance – Host Hall, Hadbjerg, Denmark

This is a reconstruction of the children's musical performed in the Terezin concentration camp.  The performance coincides with a celebration in Denmark of the end of WWII and the liberation of the Danish Jews from Terezin concentration camp in 1945.  For further information email Lauren McConnell at mccon1lb@cmich.edu.

 

Journalism

Digital Discovery Workshop**
Application deadline is June 15, 2015
Workshop will take place June 26-28, 2015 at CMU

To sign up or get more information email Ed Simpson at simps1e@cmich.edu or visit https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/CCFA/CCFADepartmentofJournalism/Pages/Digital-Discovery---main.aspx.

 

*Tickets can be purchased at the Central Box Office in the CMU Events Center, or by calling 989-774-3045.  Tickets are also available online at http://centralboxoffice.cmich.edu and prior to the event at the door.  Program details can be viewed at http://www.music.cmich.edu/events/all_events/.  All music program, artists and dates are subject to change.

 

**Special pricing – contact Central Box Office or contact listed in event announcement. 

 

May be charged an additional box office service fee.