Honoring, Healing & Remembering

Tuesday, June 6
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Site of the former Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School
1400 W. Pickard, Mt. Pleasant, MI

Students from the CMU Archaeological Field School will attend and provide information about past investigations of school buildings at the site of the former Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School. Hosted by the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways, this event commemorates the 83rd anniversary of the closing of the Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School and will recognize the suffering, strength, and resilience of the children through a day of memoriam and fellowship. Events include ceremony, dance, guest speaker, and a silent auction. The event is held rain or shine and is open to the public. For more information, contact the Ziibiwing Center at 989-775-4750 or visit the Honoring, Healing and Remembering website.


Chippewa River Writing Camps

Writing Our Way Across Campus (Gr. 3-5)
June 26 - 29, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Central Michigan University - Anspach Hall

Join other friends who love writing as you get to know CMU’s campus. Each day, we will explore different parts of campus along with special events including our writing marathon and writer’s celebration. Local students who are entering grades 3-5 in the fall of 2017 may register for this camp. The cost is $100 per camper, which helps to cover expenses. Click here to learn more or to register online. For more information, contact Marcia Larkins at marcia.larkins3@gmail.com.

Lights, Camera, Action! Exploring Writing and Video Production (Gr. 6-9)
June 26 - 29, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Central Michigan University - Anspach Hall

Join other friends who love writing as you get to know CMU’s campus. Each day, we will explore different parts of campus along with special events including our writing marathon and writer’s celebration. Local students who are entering grades 6-9 in the fall of 2017 may register for this camp. The cost is $100 per camper, which helps to cover expenses. Click here to learn more or to register online. For more information, contact almaballer40@gmail.com.


CHSBS Day for Prospective Students

Friday, July 21
Anspach Hall
View College Days website

Learn more about becoming a student in one (or more) of the programs offered within the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Prospective students and their parents will meet faculty from each CHSBS program and learn more about Central Michigan University's campus. Additional details will be posted this spring.



Museum Exhibits ​


Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes 

​Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes
On display daily ​in the main gallery
Rowe Hall 124 (view map)​

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History exhibit "Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes" is on display 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in Rowe Hall. The exhibit includes the "Great Lakes Adventure" gallery offering fun, hands-on activities for children. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the museum at 989-774-3829 or cmuseum@cmich.edu. The museum is closed on university holidays and breaks.


​Sacrifice and Service: The WWI Experience
Open second Saturday of each month​
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bohannon Schoolhouse
(Southwest corner of Preston St. & West Campus Dr.)​

Sacrifice and Service: The WWI Experience, an exhibit designed and installed by graduate students in MST 750: Seminar in Advanced Exhibit Design and Construction. The exhibit will be open on ​the second Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Bohannon Schoolhouse, located on the southwest corner of Preston & West Campus.​​


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