Join the Docent Team at the Dennos Museum Center

MikeCotter2The Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College invites new docent volunteers interested in working with K-12, college, and adult tour groups. Docents help fulfill the mission of the Dennos Museum Center by preparing and presenting tours in a team, teaching art projects to students, and evaluating the success of various educational activities. In addition, being a docent connects you with a large and welcoming family of like-minded learners that provide support and encouragement. (more…)

Staff change

Chef Dustin Ignash has accepted a position as the Executive Chef for Northwood University in Midland Michigan. His last day with NMC will be on August 8. The entire Sodexo Staff is extremely proud of him! We wish him and his wife Becky nothing but the best in their new adventures! (more…)

Benefits corner- Supplemental retirement plans

NMC offers payroll deductions for several different supplemental retirement plans. The deductions are pre-tax dollars that you invest in either a 403(b) or 457(b) account. Currently, NMC works with four different companies, and each can provide you specific information about the investment opportunities. Please visit the following link to review the companies:

Contact Hollie DeWalt in the HR department with any questions, 995-1350. (more…)

Welcome to NMC Jason!

Slade, JasonJason Slade was born and raised in Waterford, MI.  He attended Michigan State University, where he completed his BS / MS in Electrical Engineering and met the only person that could put up with him, his now wife, Stacy.  After college, he worked as an electrical engineer in the automotive industry specifically on sensors designed to reduce the likelihood of a rollover accident.  However, he knew that he wanted to teach, so when Mott Community College in Flint had an opening he jumped on it.  For the past 7 years, Jason has been the Faculty / Coordinator of the Electronics and Electrical Technology Program at Mott.  (more…)

Staff change

Andy Dolan, Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing has accepted an offer for a position closer to his family in Illinois.  He will be leaving NMC on July 23.

“It has been an honor and privilege to work at NMC,” he said.  “I am grateful to have worked with such great people at the college, especially those in the public relations and marketing department.  I am very proud of our accomplishments.

“Go Hawk Owls.”



Canticum Novum auditions to be held in late July, early August

Experienced singers of college-age or older are invited to audition for Canticum Novum (kahn’-tee-koom noh’-voom), a new choral ensemble being offered at Northwestern Michigan College. Canticum Novum has several performance cycles throughout the year, with an emphasis on performances in the Fall and late Spring. Performances with the TSO and a European Tour are scheduled for 2014-2015. Because of the challenging literature and the abbreviated rehearsal schedule, only singers with good reading skills should inquire. (more…)

“Enough Already” Conference will take place September 20

On September 20 join other members of the community at the Enough Already Conference at the Great Wolf Lodge from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The conference’s mission is to help you learn the best methods and practices to make a life changing,  lasting impact on all aspects of your life. Through expertise from some of the most influential leaders in the Grand Traverse region, you will be equipped for a rewarding life well lived. (more…)

Solar Powering Michigan conference is September 12

solar-powering-michigan-logoThings are heating up in Michigan’s solar industry! NMC is co-sponsoring a statewide solar conference in a big partnership effort this fall called – Solar Powering Michigan, taking place on Friday, Sept. 12 at the Hagerty Center. Training will be in August and September to gear up for and in conjunction with the conference.   (more…)