- published: 17 May 2013
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My profile of the city that was once the heart of the automotive industry and the birthplace of the United Auto Workers: Flint, Michigan. Once, the headquarters of General Motors and the entire automotive industry, Flint was one of the wealthiest cities in America. However, since its de-industrialization, the city's economic decline has lead way to an expansion of educational infrastructure. With elevated levels of violent crime, poverty and unemployment, Flint is one of the most dangerous cities in America.
Kayla Bennett, a University of Michigan-Flint student and resident advisor, breaks down the 10 things most people forget to pack when moving into the First Street Residence Hall on campus. For a full list of things to pack, visit: www.umflint.edu/housing/rooms-amenities/bring.htm Special thanks to: Kimberly Butka, Director of Housing and Residential Life Kayla Bennett, first year resident advisor ---- Credits: www.freesfx.com for music and sound effects www.cutestockfootage.com for film effects All images used were either created, are creative commons, or are protected under fair-use.
On October 9th, teams from Flint, MIchigan's four main institutions of higher learning—Kettering University, Baker College, Mott College, and the University of Michigan-Flint—competed in the Flint Institute of Arts' "Create a Masterpiece" College Town Lego Challenge. Each team had three hours to build their pieces. This video features a time-lapse of the UM-Flint team building their piece, as well as the presentation of the judges' scoring. http://www.flintarts.org/college_town.html
http://www.umflint.edu/about_flint.htm The rumors are true: Flint is transforming into a real College Town. The city has more college students than the communities home to Princeton and Yale universities combined. Around 25,000 college students are currently enrolled among Flint's four main institutions of higher learning. In 2008, the University of Michigan-Flint opened the first residence hall in the institutions fifty-year history. According to Sheri Hawkins, whose daughter Divina was one of the pioneering students to live on campus last year, Divina views all of her college experiences as participation in something bigger than herself. Flint is changing from a car town to a college town. As a UM-Flint student, she not only has the opportunity to witness this bold transformation f...
http://www.umflint.edu/about_umflint.htm The University of Michigan-Flint has a different way of thinking about each student's future. Your life is your life. Your dreams are your dreams. Our job, one we take very seriously, is to help each student define, prepare for, and seize his or her own destiny. It's your future. Own it!
This is yet another "elevator" I did not know about on the campus here. It runs fine, and is surprisingly quick. Judging from the way it sounds this is a hydraulic lift. Being outdoors it has accumulated some leaves on the platform, but they don't appear to affect it's performance. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Location - 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014 Brand - Garaventa Lift Type - Genesis Hoistway Hydraulic Fixtures - Garaventa? constant pressure Landings Served - 2 Bank Of - 1 Capacity - 750 Pounds Installed - Circa late 2000s - early 2010s? Video Taken With - Nikon COOLPIX S9700 Date Recorded - 2/14/2017
The University of Michigan-Flint is collaborating with Lapeer Community Schools, the Lapeer Education and Technology Center, Livingston County Schools, Utica Community Schools, and Powers Catholic High School to offer the Dual Enrollment Educational Partnership (DEEP). The DEEP initiative allows motivated students to earn college credit by taking accredited courses taught by UM-Flint faculty. DEEP will do exactly what its name implies: deepen the students' knowledge and understanding of course material, while providing in-depth college courses that will prepare them for college and university academic expectations.