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Alumni Spotlight: Shane Emmons, Computer Science & Information Systems

Shane Emmons graduated from UM-Flint in 2004 with a BS and 2006 with an MS in Computer Science. After several years of success in his field, he wrote to his home department asking if there was a way to give back to the community that helped him accomplish so much. Dr. Michael Farmer, Department Chair of […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Asadullah Siddiqui, B.S. Biology, 2014

Name, field of study, & year of graduation: Asadullah Siddiqui, B.S. Biology, 2014 What is your current program and/or occupation? Please include graduation year. Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2019 What classes at UM-Flint best prepared you for this career? Human Gross Anatomy with Dr. Morey was an […]

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CAS Alums Present Spring Career Panel

In April 2016, two College of Arts & Sciences alumni returned to the UM-Flint campus to discuss their careers and share what they’ve learned since graduation. Those attending were treated to a great conversation, lunch, and raffle prizes. Life After Graduation Dawn Demps, 2008 alumna of Political Science and Africana Studies, and Henderson Allen, a 2011 alumnus of […]

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UM-Flint Communication Students, Alumni, and LinkedIn

UM-Flint Communication faculty are using social platforms to help their students think more strategically about their time on campus and their careers after graduation. Said department chair Marcus Paroske, “The Communication faculty recognized we had this network of over 1,000 graduates out there, and new students every semester looking for internships and employment. It made perfect […]

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Opera Outreach Brings “Jack and the Beanstalk” to Area Schools

The UM-Flint Department of Music is continuing its traveling opera outreach this spring. After the successful productions of The Three Little Pigs and Hansel and Gretel, the department has moved on to John Davies’ Jack and the Beanstalk. The 40-minute opera, set to the music of Gilbert and Sullivan, is fully staged and costumed. Both student performers and […]

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UM-Flint’s First Full-Scale Opera, Hansel & Gretel, on Stage February 19 & 21, 2016

Dr. Joshua May of the UM-Flint Department of Music had a vision of bringing opera to his students and the Flint community. He began with small, portable productions of The Three Little Pigs and Jack and the Beanstalk, performing at area schools and the Flint Farmers’ Market. Now he has moved on to a full-scale production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s nineteenth […]

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CAS Staff Spotlight: Gale Glover

Name: Gale Glover Title: Administrative Assistant Department(s): Communication and Visual Arts Degree(s), Education, or Certification(s): • Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Africana Studies • Masters in Public Administration • Current student in the Post-Masters Education Specialist Program Professional or Personal Volunteer Activities: • Metro Community Development – Project Homeless • Art 4 […]

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William Shedd, 1964 Alum, Recalls Malcolm X Visit to Campus

The Flint College (as UM-Flint was formerly known) was less than ten years old in 1964, yet it was already fostering an engaged and independent student body interested in promoting cultural awareness. So Political Science student and Senior Class President William C. Shedd considered it to be only natural that he should invite Malcolm X […]

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Meet Krysten Lindsay Hager – 2001 English & 2007 MALS Alumna

Krysten Lindsay Hager (Weller) 2001 BA in English and 2007 Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies What are you doing now and how did you get there? I am the author of the Landry’s True Colors Series, a clean reads YA series and also the new ​Star Series. My current titles are True Colors, Next Door to […]

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Meet Robert Burack – 2013 Political Science Alumni

Robert Burack B.A. Political Science, 2013, Maize & Blue Scholar Campus organizations: Alternative Spring Break, Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honors Society), Qua contributing writer What are you doing now and how did you get there? Upon graduation, I faced a rather difficult choice as to how to best express my values and priorities. I […]

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