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On Campus

Community Engagement On Campus

Math Corps: All children have a unique and special greatness within them. WSU Math Corps helps children realize their own particular greatness, find out how.
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On Campus

Community Engagement On Campus

GO GIRLS: Increasing the confidence of middle school girls in science, technology, engineering and math. GO GIRLS!
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In the City

Community Engagement In the City

Free Clinic: The Frank Student Clinic offers an array of free, high quality healthcare services to the uninsured population of Detroit. Detroit is our campus.
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In the City

Community Engagement In the City

Free Legal Aid Clinic -- WSU Law School students in action: providing legal assistance to low-income, at risk, and elderly residents of Wayne County.
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Water for Flint Donation Drive
February 7 2016
Hilberry Theatre
Theatre and Dance at Wayne encourages our community to donate water to assist the citizens of Flint. Please donate one of and provide our neighbors in Flint with a steady supply of one of life's basic necessities: water.   Donated water will be transported to Flint by the department of theatre and dance. The Hilberry Theatre is located on the corner of Cass Ave. and Hancock St.    Today is the day you can make a difference.
Wayne Law Homeless Not Helpless Water Drive for Flint
February 8 2016 at 12:00 PM
Wayne State University Law School
Wayne Law's Homeless Not Helpless student organization will have a water drive for homeless people in Flint. The group will be handing out candy and Bloomberg Law Post-It highlighters while collecting bottled water, disposable body wipes and money, which will used to buy additional water. The student group is working with the following partners on this drive: Greater Detroit Coalition, Horatio Williams Foundation, Ford Foundation and Bloomberg Law. Every case of water and disposable wipes donated during Homeless Not Helpless' water drive will be matched by the partners. As of Thursday, Feb. 4, 260 cases of water had been collected. The goal is 500 cases.
U.S. TREASURY's PUBLIC SESSION IN DETROIT ON CENTRAL STATES PENSION PLAN
February 8 2016 at 4:30 PM
General Lectures
The U.S. Department of the Treasury will host a public session for individuals who would be impacted by the Central States Pension Plan’s application to reduce pension benefits under the Kline-Miller Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014. The Treasury Department is required to review this application and determine whether it meets the requirements set by Congress. This session is an opportunity for the public to provide input on the application. The session will be hosted by Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for the Treasury Department’s implementation of Kline-Miller, and is part of a series of events to solicit feedback from plan participants and other stakeholders. For more information about the application, visit www.treasury.gov/mpra. The session will be hosted by Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for the Treasury Department’s implementation of Kline-Miller, and is part of a series of events to solicit feedback from plan participants and other stakeholders. This public session follows similar meetings in Columbus, Ohio; Milwaukee, Wis.; Greensboro, N.C.; Peoria, Ill; and Indianapolis, Ind.   In Kline-Miller, Congress established a new process for certain multiemployer pension plans to propose a temporary or permanent reduction of pension benefits if a plan is projected to run out of money before paying all promised benefits. The Treasury Department has received an application under Kline-Miller from the Central States Pension Plan. The Treasury Department has posted the application online.  Interested media should email daniel.watson@treasury.gov.  About the Treasury Department’s Implementation of Kline-Miller Under Kline-Miller, the Treasury Department is responsible for determining whether the application for a reduction of benefits meets the criteria set by Congress.  Benefits cannot be reduced until after the following actions take place:  The plan sponsor must notify participants and beneficiaries of the application for a benefit reduction and provide an individualized estimate of reduced benefits. Participants and beneficiaries must have an opportunity to comment on the application. The Treasury Department must review the application to determine if it meets all of the Kline-Miller requirements. If it does, the Treasury Department is required to approve  the application. Participants and beneficiaries must have an opportunity to vote on the benefit reduction. Treasury has up to 225 days to approve or deny an application, and, if an application is approved, 30 days to administer a vote on the proposed benefit reductions.
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