Michigan’s beer industry has been booming in recent years. Central Michigan University hopes to tap into that with new program to teach students science of beer brewing.
FREEP.com — Central Michigan University is putting the final touches on a certificate program in fermentation science. It’s slated to start in the fall of 2015 and teach students all they need to know about brewing beer. It would be the first such program in the state. More
Also Read: Central Michigan University earned a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine.
“At Central Michigan University, we are proud of our commitment to diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion amongst our faculty, staff and students,” said Traci Guinn, executive director of the CMU Center for Inclusion and Diversity.
“We hope the HEED award serves as a way to honor those institutions of higher education that recognize the importance of diversity and inclusion as part of their everyday campus culture,” said Lenore Pearlstein, publisher of Insight Into Diversity magazine.
The award honors U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. CMU was one of 83 college and universities the magazine recognized this year.
CMU has an Institutional Diversity office with six units, including Multicultural Academic Student Services, the Office of Diversity Education, the Office of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Services, Native American Programs, 4S Pathways to Academic Student Success, Student Transition Enrichment Program, Upward Bound and Michigan Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs to provide students with support and resources.