Latest episode of EMU Today TV highlights expansion of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at Eastern Michigan University; provides an exciting preview of the upcoming $200 million campus housing transformation

Mark S. Lee interviews Doris Fields virtually on EMU Today TV

YPSILANTI --  The latest episode of EMU Today TV provides viewers with updates on two important Eastern Michigan University initiatives. Segment one of the 30-minute program features an in-depth discussion with Doris Fields, the University’s interim chief diversity officer, about her efforts to develop new strategies and programs focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The second segment features an interview with Jeanette Zalba, director of housing and residence life, about the University’s new “Welcome Home 2025” initiative that will soon break ground on a $200 million transformation of campus housing. The episode also features highlights from this year’s multicultural graduation celebration.

This is a special summer edition. EMU Today TV, produced by the University’s Division of Communications, highlights positive programs, events, and initiatives at Eastern.

Mark S. Lee, host of CBS Radio’s Small Talk with Mark S. Lee, is the host of EMU Today TV. Lee is an Eastern Michigan University alumnus, and part-time lecturer of Marketing at Eastern. He is an entrepreneur, Crain's Detroit blogger, and frequent contributor to various Detroit-area media outlets on business topics.

In addition to viewing on the University's YouTube channel, the program airs on the following days/times through the month on Xfinity On Demand:

  • Thursdays at 11 a.m.
  • Fridays at 11 a.m.
  • Saturdays at 8 a.m.
  • Sundays at 8 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. customers can access the program by the following: Using their remote press Xfinity>On Demand>XFINITY Services>Get Local.

About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 15,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and its graduate school. National publications regularly recognize EMU for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website. To stay up to date on University news, activities and announcements, visit EMU Today.

August 15, 2022

Written by:
Walter Kraft

Media Contact:
Melissa Thrasher