Case Western Reserve Hosts High School Boys in Achievement Program
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, a group of male high school students from Cleveland's Martin Luther King Jr. and Glenville High Schools get a taste of college life on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. One of the objectives of the program is to help the young men complete high school so that the prospect of attending college becomes a viable option.
The young men - more than a dozen from each high school - are participants in Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland's Closing the Achievement Gap program, which aims to increase the graduation rate for all male students, with a special focus on African Americans.
The Case Western Reserve community is a key partner in the program, which ends June 30. Read more.
Regionally Speaking 2009, a virtual symposium hosted by Gladys Haddad, director of the Western Reserve Studies Symposium, continues its dialogue with “Economic Inclusion and Community Wealth.” In the first of two sessions, a panel of speakers discusses the topics of sustainability and green neighborhoods, and the second session of speakers addresses land use, Greater Circle living and neighborhood issues. To listen to this conversation, visit http://blog.case.edu/wrss.
The web address for the School of Medicine’s Pathology Department has changed. Please visit case.edu/med/pathology.
For Faculty and Staff
The deadline to submit claims for reimbursement from 2008 Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) is June 30. Claims must be for eligible health care and/or dependent care expenses that were incurred in 2008 between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31. Completed claim forms and proper expense documentation should be mailed to: Meritain Health, 19800 Detroit Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44116-1816. Health care FSA claim forms and dependent care FSA claim forms are available online, as is information about the spending account programs. Call Benefits Administration at 368.6781 or Meritain Health at 877.801.1500 with questions.
This section will be updated occasionally during the summer. Refer to the "Campus News" section for general information.
Save the Date! Please be advised a new date has been scheduled for U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge’s inaugural State of the District Town Hall meeting. It will be held on Aug. 12 at Case Western Reserve’s Ford Auditorium from 6 to 8 p.m. President Barbara R. Snyder will provide the welcome on behalf of the university, and Detroit Representative John Conyers Jr. will introduce Congresswoman Fudge. This event is sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus.
The University Homecoming and Alumni Weekend committee is recruiting faculty, staff and students who currently own vintage or historic vehicles to participate in the annual Homecoming Parade. Convertibles also are needed. The parade, which runs through the North Residential Village, is scheduled for Oct. 24 beginning at 10:30 a.m. If you are interested in participating, contact Colleen Barker-Williamson at email@example.com.
The views and opinions of those invited to speak on campus do not necessarily reflect the views of the university administration or any other segment of the university community.