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University Outreach Council

Established in 2008 by CEO, the University Outreach Council (UOC) consists of U-M faculty and staff representing schools, colleges and units involved in educational outreach and engagement initiatives. Through once-monthly meetings, annual programs and events, and ongoing networking, this community at U-M shares best practices about educational outreach and engagement, offers expertise and guidance to promote educational outreach and engagement, and enhances collaboration and coordination of educational outreach across campus.


Membership is open to all faculty and staff with interest in enhancing educational outreach and engagement at U-M. To join or to stay informed about UOC meetings and activities, e-mail


UOC meets once-monthly October through April. Unless otherwise announced, all UOC meetings will be from 12:00-1:30 in Room 259 of CEO’s office in the Galleria Building (1214 S University Ave, 2nd Fl.).

Past UOC Topics and Speakers

April 6, 2019

  • 2018-2019 UOC Recap: Connecting With Critical Partners
  • Enhance Our Impact On Campus And Beyond
  • Advancing Our Knowledge To Increase Our Impact

March 13, 2019

  •  LSA Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP)
    Dr. Makeda Turner – Assistant Director of Academic Programming and Student Development
    Dr. Dwight Fontenot – Associate Director of Student and Academic Affairs
  • Getting To Know CSP/Bridge
  • Building Sustainable Relationships With Students
  • Outreach Community and Collaborations for Student Support

February 6, 2019

  • Office of Enrollment Management (OEM) Introduction
    Stephanie Riegle – Executive Director for Enrollment Operations and Strategic Initiatives
  • An Inside Look Into The OEM
    Dustin Castro – Assistant Director for On-Campus Programming and Visitor’s Center
    Steven Foster – Financial Aid Assistant Director for Outreach
  • Collaboration Opportunities With OEM

October 10, 2018

  • Outreach & Recruitment
    Maya Kobersy, JD – Associate General Counsel
  • First Gen Conference
    Adan Hussain, MA – First Generation Project Manager

For more information about the University Outreach Council:

Marissa Taylor
Program Manager
(734) 764-1424