Financial literacy events scheduled for spring

college moneyFebruary 17: Presentation/Open Forum on budgeting and saving by TBA Credit Union and the Financial Aid Office at NMC. Providing snacks and prizes. 7 to 8:30 p.m.

April 21: Financial Literacy Scavenger Hunt. Answer a series of Financial Literacy Questions, while on a campus scavenger hunt, for a chance to win a $1,000 Scholarship from Money Smart Week and additional prizes.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (more…)

Passport Student Lecture Series continues Feb. 19 with focus on Nigeria

Emmanuel-AdenijiNMC International Services and Service Learning presents their Passport Student Lecture Series for February with international student Emmanuel Adeniji who will speak to attendees about Nigeria. The lecture will take place on Thursday, Feb. 19 from 12:15 – 1:00 pm in Founders Hall, room 110. Guests are invited to bring lunch and/or coffee to enjoy while they listen.

The Passport Student Lecture Series is a chance to explore other cultures through the experiences of NMC international students who will give presentations about their home countries. Information during their lectures can include culture, food, fashion, recreation, religion, gender issues, politics, current events, etc. (more…)

NMC Magazine call for submissions

Tales: Stupendous, Far-Fetched, Outlandish and Tall – submit your true, mostly true, or totally fictional story – the one you tell around the fire, the one you pass down to your children’s children. Tell us your written narrative through essay, short story, poetry, or interview. Send us your visual tale through photography, video, fine art, or graphic design. Our favorite art submissions will be immortalized as stickers. (more…)

Student Veterans group will host Chili Cook Off on Feb. 18

chili-22The NMC Student Veterans of America group will host a Chili Cook Off on February 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Welcome Center of the Health Science Building. A $1 donation will get you three samples and for just $3 you can buy a bowl. Come vote for your favorite chili and help support the Student Veterans group!

Any student veterans interested in competing in the cook off can contact Scott Herzberg at or (231) 995-2526.


Community Cinema: American Denial


Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1947 Credit: Photograph by Gordon Parks / Courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation

The Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College and WCMU present Community Cinema on February 12, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., FREE of charge. The program features a documentary film followed by discussion with community leaders and scholars. Visit for the full schedule. This film is screened as part of local Embrace the Dream programming.


Do you need money for college?

Have you filled out your FAFSA yet? Visit: to fill out your FAFSA today! NMC is also participating in College Goal Sunday! February 8 from 2-4 p.m. at the Parsons-Stulen building. Find out more at: (more…)

Campus SAVE Training brochure offers resources for those in unhealthy relationships

Sometimes it can be hard to tell when a behavior crosses the line from healthy to unhealthy or even abusive. If you or someone you know is concerned about being in an unhealthy relationship please consider reaching out to a supportive professional for help.

The NMC Campus SAVE Training Brochure contains the vital information you need to help you or someone you know through this difficult situation. (more…)

Vote for NMC and the Hagerty Center for statewide recognition

Yes it’s that time of year again – time for the voting of our favorite Michigan hotel, golf course, meeting space, transportation, independent venues, people, places and things in the 2015 Michigan Meetings and Events’ Best of the Best. This year NMC is listed as well as the Hagerty Center. Be sure to also cast your vote to support other local Traverse City items!

Click here and follow the directions on the ballot to cast your vote! (more…)

Intramural basketball sign up deadline is Jan. 22; Open Rec days/hours

basketball2Are you interested in playing basketball this winter?  The next Intramural Sport is Co-Ed Basketball!  The sign up deadline is Thursday, January 22 at 5:00 p.m.  For more information contact Jim Szur, Sports and Recreation Supervisor at 231-995-1199 or e-mail at

We also offer Open Recreation days and hours for the sports of Basketball, Volleyball and Soccer.  For more information on times and days, please contact Jim Szur, Sports and Recreation Supervisor, at 231-995-1199 or e-mail him at (more…)

New extended Monday hours for student services; start of semester hours

Student Financial Services, Records & Registration and the Admissions Office will now hold extended hours on Mondays to better serve working students. These regular hours will be:

  • Monday: 8 am to 7 pm
  • Tuesday: Friday 8 am to 5 pm

For the start of the semester, these offices will be open the following hours:

  • Monday, January 12 from 7 am to 7 pm, and
  • Tuesday, January 13 from 7 am to 6 pm