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September awards and highlights

Here’s a recap of recognition for CMU faculty, students and more from the past month.

Contact: ​Jeff Johnston

​Central Michigan University faculty, students, staff, alumni, colleges and departments regularly receive accolades and honors. Here's a roundup of recognition from September.

Event management program named world's best

CMU has the world's best undergraduate recreation and event management program, according to the International Festivals and Events Association. The organization honored CMU with its Gold Pinnacle Award for Best Event Management Bachelor's Degree.

CMU senior wins Indian Health Board fellowship

mug-Hannah-Bartol.jpgHannah Bartol of the Hannahville Indian Community near Escanaba, Michigan, a health administration major in The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, was selected for the National Indian Health Board's Health Policy Fellowship for 2020-21.

The fellows are a diverse group of talented young Native Americans dedicated to making a difference in their communities.

CMU earns National Science Foundation grant

CMU is one of six recipients of the National Science Foundation's ADVANCE Catalyst Award.

The award recognizes institutions helping to increase representation and advancement opportunities for women in STEM.

Prof named editor-in-chief of industry journal


Adam Epstein, finance and law department chair, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Legal Studies Education. He will serve a one-year term.

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