The Charter Township of
EMU's historic preservation program and the
One fellow will be selected for the inaugural program that starts in early July and runs through
"This is a win-win opportunity," said
This fellowship is a hands-on planning position, that will prepare students for the real world, said
Additional fellowship duties will include:
* Working with the township to meet Certified Local Government (CLG) credentials in order to tap into specific grant money. The CLG is an official recognition that a government has historic preservation and designation legislation in place and that the preservation activities are ongoing.
* Supporting the township's historic preservation communications by developing online materials, updating the web site, writing media releases and researching grants.
* Contributing to the 40th anniversity celebration of the
Ligibel noted that Eastern's historic preservation program is in "record territory for placements."
"We're looking at the bigger picture by adding more applied learning opportunities to the historic preservation program," Ligibel said. "We're also developing better internships and fellowships, such as with
Additional fellowships and activities in the historic preservation program include:
* Working with the city of
* Partnering with the Michigan Historical Center to continue its work at the historic
* An Eastern Michigan historic preservation student will have the chance to study elements, such as the lifestyle, landscape and design, of two of the country's most important historic estates - Fairlane, the
Eastern Michigan's historic preservation program is the largest and one of the oldest in the nation.
For more information on the EMU historic preservation program, visit http://www.emich.edu/geo/preservation/index.php
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