Posts Categorized Alumni & Friends


From Feedback to Action: The CHHS Advising Center Helps Students Plan Their Future!

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The College of Health and Human Services at Eastern Michigan University is dedicated to the growth and success of our students. We pride ourselves on our ability to find new resources and methods that will help our students reach their potential and equip them to go on to transform the lives of others. A great example of this philosophy in action... Read more

CHHS Faculty News: Welcoming New Faculty Colleagues and Celebrating Professional Achievements

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The College of Health and Human Services is pleased to welcome nine new faculty colleagues. They bring with them years of exceptional professional experience, and a passion to teach EMU’s students. Nathan Kearns – Assistant Professor, Orthotics and Prosthetics Nathan earned his Masters degree from EMU’s Orthotics and Prosthetics program in 2008. His clinical practice... Read more

Occupational Therapy Anniversary at EMU: Celebrating 75 Years of Academic Excellence and Life Changing Work!

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Eastern Michigan University and the College of Health and Human Services is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its Occupational Therapy program. Established in 1941, the OT program has prepared practitioners and scholars alike who have provided service to the profession, to their clients, and to communities. These dedicated health professionals use their skill... Read more

On-Campus Nursing Simulation Lab at EMU: Dedicated to Preparing Students for Real Life Situations

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In 2015, Eastern Michigan University’s School of Nursing was given special permission to transform an ordinary classroom into a state-of-the-art nursing simulation lab. The number of students entering the nursing program was dramatically on the rise; the classrooms needed to keep pace with the growing needs of their students. EMU needed a place that would... Read more

Working Together to Support Autism Programs at EMU: Improving One Life at a Time

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For many years, the Autism Collaborative Center (ACC) within the College of Health and Human Services at Eastern Michigan University has been providing services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their families and the community. The ACC provides services to individuals of all ages and abilities, by offering a full range of innovative, multidisciplinary,... Read more

Celebrating Excellence: A Look into this Year’s Spring Recognition Ceremony

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EMU’s College of Health and Human Services is delighted to recognize outstanding student accomplishments at this year’s Spring Recognition Ceremony. There were several students who received Outstanding Student Recognition awards. Each program selected and recognized a student for their hard work and impressive accomplishments. A few of the accomplishments of each student are listed below.... Read more

IPE at CHHS: Working Together. Improving Lives.

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Anyone who has ever worked in the Health and Human Services industry knows that interdisciplinary collaboration is a critical component of caring for our patients/clients. Rarely do we work independently. Collaboration is how the College of Health and Human Services at EMU sets itself apart. We are committed to helping our students understand their own... Read more