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CMU is one of only two Michigan universities on USA Today’s best value for the money top 100 schools. Out of 1,208 U.S. universities on the list, all other Michigan universities ranked 400th or lower.USA Today
​​​The Niijkewehn Mentoring Program at Central Michigan University is the only program in the nation in which Native American college students mentor Native American youth through a variety of cultural, educational and recreational activities.David Kinney, SASW
Break Away ranked CMU third in the nation for the number of Alternative Break trips taken and fourth in the nation for the number of participants. CMU is No. 1 in Michigan in both categories.Break Away/Volunteer Center
In the Society of Professional Journalists Region 4 Mark of Excellence Awards competition in March 2015, Grand Central magazine won first place for Best Independent Online Student Publication for the fifth time in six years.Al Wildey
News Central 34 received an Award of Excellence from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Michigan Chapter. This is one of Michigan’s highest honors for a student-produced newscast.Peter Orlik
CM Life earned the 2015 Associated College Press Pacemaker Award, a national honor, for the third consecutive year.Dave Clark
CMU chapter of PRSSA was chosen as the Pacesetter Award winner for April 2015 for its effort put into its spring conference and for its chapter development and improvement. The Pacesetter Award is a national recognition system for PRSSA chapters.Ere Rumsey
PR Central this year was awarded National Certification from PRSSA National. Only 30 programs in the U.S. have achieved this level.Ere Rumsey
CMU has been an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1963. CMU was the seventh institution in Michigan to be accredited. Only about 600 of the 2,000 or so music units in the U.S. are NASM accredited.Randi L’Hommedieu
CMU's School of Music presents nearly 400 events each year. ​​​​Randi L’Hommedieu