Tenth annual NMC Career Fair

Tenth annual NMC Career Fair

TRAVERSE CITY — Employers are invited to register for NMC’s annual Career Fair, set for 4–5:30 p.m. March 3 at the Hagerty Center on NMC’s Great Lakes Campus.

This event affords employers the opportunity to recruit job-seekers for career-track positions, seasonal and entry-level opportunities, as well as internships and service learning. The Career Fair is open to students, NMC alumni and community members.

Wendy Walter, Human Development Manager at Oryana Natural Foods Market, has recruited at the fair for four years in a row.

“I know many employers, including Oryana, who have hired applicants that they first met at the Career Fair,” she said. “It’s a chance to meet others, learn about opportunities and industries, and determine your next steps.”

Employer registration deadline is February 12. To register and for the most up to date information, visit nmc.edu/career-fair.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Irina Grougan
NMC Advising Center
igrougan@nmc.edu
(231) 995-1040

Two other career fairs are also scheduled later in the spring:

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY NOTICE

Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. nmc.edu/non-discrimination

Outstanding Alumni nominations now open

Outstanding Alumni nominations now open

TRAVERSE CITY — The Northwestern Michigan College Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Alumni award through Feb. 20.

Created in 1988, the Outstanding Alumni award recognizes alumni for significant professional achievements and/or exemplary leadership in the local or global community. The award(s) will be presented at NMC’s annual Commencement ceremony April 30.

The nomination form is available online at nmc.edu/outstanding-alumni. Nominations may also be e-mailed to Director of Alumni Relations Betsy Coffia at bcoffia@nmc.edu or mailed to the NMC Foundation, 1701 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49686.

The 2015 Outstanding Alumni recipients were Al Zelinksi, Sally Rogers and Gary Seabrook.

Release date: january 21, 2016

For more information:

Betsy Coffia
Director of Alumni Relations
bcoffia@nmc.edu
(231) 995-2825

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY NOTICE

Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. nmc.edu/non-discrimination

“Collaborative Intelligence” lecture by Angie McArthur, hosted by Student Life

angie posterAngie McArthur, a featured speaker at Traverse City TEDx 2015 returns to Northwestern Michigan College on the evening of Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by NMC’s Office of Student Life, Angie will be presenting along with one of her collaborators, Anne Powe ll, at the Milliken Auditorium on NMC’s main campus.

Throughout their lecture they will present innovative ideas on the diverse ways people think, and how we can utilize this diversity in both radical and fundamental ways to improve how we learn and work on individual and community levels. (more…)

Academic WorldQuest returns

Academic WorldQuest returns

TRAVERSE CITY — NMC’s International Affairs Forum kicks off its winter season this month with the third annual Academic WorldQuest competition and a lecture on German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Eighteen teams from 11 regional high schools will compete in Academic WorldQuest, a quiz bowl style competition on global issues, Feb. 11 at the Hagerty Center. Topics include food security, the Arctic, privacy in the digital age, NATO and Asia.

The free event is open to the public and begins at noon and the winner will be announced by 3:30 p.m. The winning team will represent northern Michigan at the national competition held in Washington D.C. April 23.

IAF continues its regular lecture series at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 with “Germany: Merkel’s High-Stakes Gamble,” presented by Dr. Ingrid Sandole-Staroste of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University

As Europe grapples with increasing demands including from terrorism and the refugee crisis, Chancellor Merkel remains Europe’s pre-eminent leader. Now in her third term, Merkel is under increasing pressure, engaged in a balancing act that will determine her political future – and that of Germany. Sandole-Staroste, a German-American expert, who will share insights on where Angela Merkel and Germany go from here.

Tickets are $10 each and available at the door. Tickets are free for current students and educators.

Release date: February 3, 2016

For more information:

Karen Segal
International Affairs Forum co-chair
(231) 715-6064
jsegal_kpuschel@yahoo.com

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY NOTICE

Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. nmc.edu/non-discrimination

Foundation Excellence Awards

Honor your hardworking colleagues by nominating them for a Foundation Excellence Award.

The NMC Foundation Excellence Awards promote exemplary service to students and clients and recognize the outstanding demonstration of NMC’s values. Multiple awards are granted annually and the recipients are announced at the annual service awards reception in April. All college employees are eligible for this award — regular and adjunct faculty, as well as full time and supplemental staff. (more…)

Student Veterans group will host Chili Cook Off on Feb. 17

chili-22The NMC Student Veterans of America group will host a Chili Cook Off on February 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Health and Science Building atrium. 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!

To register and for rules, click the links below! You must register by February 9.

For more info contact: Scott Frederick at sfrederick@nmc.edu. (more…)

Passport Student Lecture Series continues February 18 with focus on Cambodia

pic of Chetra CambodiaNMC International Services and Service Learning presents their Passport Student Lecture Series for February with international student Chetra Cambo who will speak to attendees about Cambodia. The lecture will take place on Thursday, February 18 from 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. 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…)

Interactive Workshop will help you discover your learning style

angie workshop poster (1)On Wednesday, Feb. 10 discover your thinking method and learn how to identify the different kinds of thinking styles in this innovative workshop with authors Angie McArthur based on her book, “Collaborative Intelligence- Thinking with People Who Think Differently.” In this free workshop, also featuring Anne Powell, you will discover how to better communicate and improve teamwork in school, work, and in your personal day to day life. This session will reveal different strategies, various breakthrough practices, and unique tools that the authors have developed to unleash your full individual and collaborative potential.

There are two times to choose from for this workshop- 10 a.m.-Noon or 2-4 p.m. Both times will be in the Janis room at the Dennos Museum.  (more…)

Hearts for Art project at the Dennos Museum Center February 7-14, 2016

Hearts for Arts at the Dennos- resizedThe Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College invites visitors to share their love for art by voting with their hearts. As part of a national program called Hearts for Art, visitors can use paper hearts to vote for their favorite work.

Join us and other museums across the country as we launch the Hearts for Art project from February 7th through the 14th, 2016. Museum visitors may pick up a paper heart from the front desk, place it in front of their favorite work of art, and snap and share a photo (no flash) using the hashtags #heartsforart and #dennos. We’ll be keeping track of everyone’s favorites and sharing them on our social media sites. You can follow us on Facebook at: Dennos Museum Center, Twitter: @TheDennos, and Instagram: @dennosmuseumcenter for updates throughout the week. On Valentine’s Day we will be offering a buy one, get one admission special. So bring your date and show some love to the art at the Dennos! (more…)

Rev. Robert Jones and Matt Watroba to perform at the Dennos Museum Center

Robert-MattThe Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College will present the Rev. Robert Jones and Matt Watroba on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 8 PM in Milliken Auditorium. Tickets are $25 advance, $28 at the door and $22 for museum members plus ticket fees. Tickets may be purchased on line at www.dennosmuseum.org or by calling the box office at 231-995-1553 or My North Tickets at 800-836-0717. (more…)

Caravanserai: East Meets West -FREE musical performance

On Thursday, February 4 at 3:30 p.m. in  the lower level of West Hall, join two talented musicians, Zeshan Bagewadi and Ronnie Malley, as they present how musical fusion occurs across cultures. They will explore the similarities and differences between music from the East and West through demonstration and listening examples of how technology has changed the way music was played around the world. (more…)

NMC Magazine seeking submissions

What IfOur minds are always considering every possibility: what if? This semester NMC Magazine explores hypothetical changes in major societal events and ideas: political, historical, technological, religious, cultural, etc. What if Einstein was never born? What if cars could fly? What if the written word could transform the course of history? Through your art, what if you could visually alter the human perspective? (more…)