Turkey Trot medal on lanyard.

Annual WMU Turkey Trot 5K

The annual Turkey Trot at Western Michigan University will be held on Saturday, November 18, with an 8:30 a.m. start. Participants will receive a long-sleeve race t-shirt (size guaranteed for those who register prior to race day). 
New this year: participants will receive a finisher medal.
Packet pick-up takes place between 7-8 a.m. on race morning. Additional packet pick-up is being offered Friday, November 17, at the Student Recreation Center's indoor tennis courts from 4-6 p.m. 
Pre-registration cost: $22 ; Race day (Fri./Sat.) registration cost: $30

Children eating at Children's Place Learning Center

Children's Place receives grant to support student-parents

Western Michigan University's Children's Place Learning Center was recently awarded a four-year federal grant totaling $718, 936 in partnership with the College of Education and Human Development. Starting Oct. 1, the grant provides $179,734 each year for the next four years. WMU is one of only four Michigan schools to receive the award. At the Children's Place Learning Center, Pell-eligible WMU student-parents will receive a 50 percent child-care tuition discount under the grant program. Up to half of the spaces in each of the three classrooms will be dedicated for CCAMPIS.