Latest episode of EMU Today TV highlights the goals and objectives of Eastern Michigan University’s student body president, plus a look back at the history of the University’s historic buildings

Mark S. Lee interviews Alexis Braun Marks virtually on EMU Today TV

YPSILANTI --  The latest episode of EMU Today TV features Eastern Michigan University Student Body President Auryon Azar. The segment discusses the University’s transformational Welcome Home 2025 plan to build two new residence halls on campus and modernize most other residential buildings. Azar also discusses the University’s long history as a national leader in forensics.

The second segment features a look back through the history of the University’s iconic buildings and features an interview with Alexis Braun Marks, EMU archivist and associate professor.

In its sixth season, 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 CN900:

  • 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.

Xfinity 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 14,000 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. Visit the University’s rankings and points of pride websites to learn more. 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.

November 21, 2022

Written by:
Walter Kraft

Media Contact:
Melissa Thrasher