Continuing its spring focus on Asia, the International Affairs Forum will present a look at the region from the vantage point of its most Westernized neighbor – Australia– at the next IAF lecture, set for 6 p.m. March 20 in Milliken Auditorium. (more…)
The Dance Department of Northwestern Michigan College will present a performance entitled “Destinations: A Choreographic Journey” at 7 p.m. March 23 in the Milliken Auditorium of the Dennos Museum Center, on NMC’s main campus.
The show will feature the NMC choreography and performance class and NMC modern dance students under the direction of Dorothy Eisenstein. The theme of destinations will be explored through solo dance forms performed by current NMC dance students and distinguished dance alumni. Other highlights include the NMC hip hop class under the direction of Joedy Annis. A pre-show of hoop dancing and improvisations will kick off the evening.
The performance will also feature guest artists from the community. NMC is happy to host the Urban Elements Dance Crew from Soul Step Dance Studio in Traverse City, under the direction of Soul Step founder Emily Fine.
Tickets for “Destinations: A Choreographic Journey” are $8 general admission and are available at the Milliken Auditorium box office online or by calling (231) 995-1553. Free admission for children twelve and under.
We take every precaution to keep our children healthy and in the classroom, but it never seems to be enough. What can be done to prevent the most common ailments facing our children? How can we more effectively treat our children when they become sick?
Join Dr. Keith English at this Your Health Lecture to learn more about keeping children healthy, Tuesday, March 18, at 9 am, at NMC’s Dennos Museum.
The purpose of the project is to preserve and recognize the contributions by women to their families and communities in Northwest Lower Michigan. Come try your hand at guessing what our historic women are fibbing about while they share their stories. Refreshments will be provided. (more…)
One year ago today President Obama signed into effect the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE) as a part of the strengthened and reauthorized Violence Against Women Act. The Campus SaVE Act seeks to address the sexual misconduct that can occur on college and university campuses and has a strong focus on promoting transparency, accountability, education, and community collaboration.
The NMC division of the National Student Nursing Association will be holding a recruitment day on March 18 from noon till 3:00 p.m. in the Osterlin Library. During the recruitment day interested students can sign up for the association and will be entered into a drawing for a gas gift card.
The National Student Nursing Association meets once monthly and organizes many outreach activities within the community, including an upcoming food drive for Father Fred on April 7 in the Welcome Center.
NMC aviation students will get a guaranteed job interview with American Eagle and a $10,000 signing bonus upon hire under a pipeline agreement the airline and NMC are scheduled to sign on campus on Thursday, March 6. (more…)
The Exceptional Child Development class will be advocating for children and families by holding a Personal Care Drive for the Father Fred Foundation on March 22 from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. The drive will take place at both Traverse City Walgreens at 3900 N. US Highway 31 South and 975 W. South Airport Rd.
Please help support the drive by donating any of the following items:
- Bathroom toiletries
- Baby products
- Feminine products
- Household products
For more information on the Personal Care Drive please contact: Lacy Shrum at firstname.lastname@example.org or Social Sciences instructor Cheryl Bloomquist at email@example.com.
The Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College presents In Focus: Digital Reading, Writing, and Learning at the Dennos Museum Center, June 19-20, 2014, a workshop that provides the unique opportunity for teachers to gain insight into the Museum’s collections while earning SCECH credits. Teachers can register at dennosmuseum.org or by calling 231-995-1573. (more…)
Registration forms are available in PE 102 or in East Hall. Looking for six-person teams. (more…)
Students and the public are invited to NMC’s eighth annual Career Fair, set for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. March 6 at the Hagerty Center on NMC’s Great Lakes Campus.
Employers from professional and occupational fields will be recruiting for career-track positions, seasonal and entry-level opportunities, as well as internships, service learning and networking opportunities.
Job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally, bring resumes and be prepared to talk to local employers about open positions/opportunities. On-site interviews are possible, at the discretion of the employer on a first-come, first-serve basis.
More than 80 employers are currently scheduled to participate. For the most updated list as well as more information, visit nmc.edu/careerfair.
NMC, Northwest Michigan Works and Northwest Michigan Council of Governments is hosting the second annual Auto and Diesel Technicians Night, Wednesday, March 5 at the Parsons-Stulen Building on NMC’s Aero Park Campus (2600 Aero Park Drive) from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
Network with local technicians and business owners, see new equipment, gadgets and gear, and learn about training programs. Recruiters from local companies will be on hand to talk to you about career opportunities. Admission is free, appetizers will be provided and there will be tool give aways and door prizes to win.
The Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College will present Jesse Dee, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 8 PM in Milliken Auditorium. Tickets are $25 advance, $28 at the door and $22 for museum members plus fees. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Museum Box office at 231-995-1553 or on line at www.dennosmuseum.org, also at 1-800-836-0717 or www.MyNorthTickets.com.
Boston’s Jesse Dee is a singing, songwriting, guitar-playing soul man—a modern day trailblazer inspired by the old school. Dee’s passion is exploring and updating soul music for contemporary audiences. With his warm and honest sound, his instantly memorable melodies and positive, slice-of-life lyrics (evoking the heyday of the Brill Building songwriters), he accomplishes just that. (more…)
If interested please apply online at nmc.edu/jobs and attend the RA information Night. For more info about resident assistant positions and RA information night, click here!
Questions? Contact Marcus Bennett or Cortnie Thompson at 995-1400 (more…)
We have experienced an increase in help desk tickets recently from users getting unnecessary error messages when posting to forums or taking quizzes. We would like to share the following tips when using Moodle. (more…)
Join Dennos Museum Store Manager Terry Tarnow and other museum staff, April 24-27, 2014, for an excursion to the Inuit Showrooms in Toronto, Ontario. This trip gives collectors an opportunity to visit four Inuit showrooms not usually open to the public. For the collector it is a wonderful opportunity to purchase carvings, prints, textiles and gift items from a much larger inventory than is available in the Dennos Museum Store.
Travel day is Thursday, April 27 with all guests traveling on their own and meeting in Toronto where a block of rooms has been reserved at the Bond Place Hotel. Friday will be a non-stop day of visiting four Inuit showrooms. Saturday the group will visit the Art Gallery of Ontario to view a memorial exhibit of the work of Kenojuak Ashevak who passed away last year. Visits to other galleries will be added as time allows. (more…)
RUNA – Winner of the Top Group and Top Traditional Group in the Irish Music Awards for 2013 to perform at the Dennos
The Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College will present RUNA, Friday, March 14, 2014 at 8 PM in Milliken Auditorium. Tickets are $25 advance, $28 at the door and $22 for museum members plus fees. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Museum Box office at 231-995-1553 or on line at www.dennosmuseum.org, also at 1-800-836-0717 or www.MyNorthTickets.com.
RUNA draws on the diverse musical backgrounds of its members to offer a contemporary and refreshing approach to traditional and more recently composed Celtic material. Through its repertoire of both highly energetic and graceful acoustic melodies, along with its fusion of music from Ireland, Scotland, Canada, and the United States, this vocal and instrumental ensemble gives its arrangements of traditional songs and tunes a fresh sound. (more…)
Has an NMC instructor made a difference in your life? Could dedicated, innovative and excellent be used to describe them? If you are looking for a way to recognize the impact an NMC teacher has had on your learning journey, please consider nominating them for the Imogene Wise excellence award.
A weekly guided creative writing workshop for NMC veterans is forming now. Any veteran who’s interested in writing, including both novices and experienced writers are welcome. In the workshops, you will be writing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; looking at other writers for examples; and developing observational and writing skills. In some sessions you will share and discuss your work. You may choose to write about your military experience, but you are not required to write about it. You are encouraged to write about whatever you like. The workshops are free of charge during Spring and Summer 2014.
All used books for this semester at the bookstore will be sent back the first week in March. If you still need books for this semester, please plan to purchase them no later than the week of February 24. After that week only new books will be available for purchase.
The advising center and the student success center have teamed up to make our career services for students more robust. We now have career exploration and planning services through the advising office and career and employment preparation through our new career coach, Dana Laursen, in the student success center. Dana will be available to answer questions, review resumes and cover letters, assist with interview preparation, explore the job hunting process, and cheer you on when you land the job! Drop by or make an appointment to see how she can help. In the meantime, please take our survey about career planning and preparation. The survey only takes a few minutes and will help us plan and improve on our career services.