‘Body of Music’ presentation set for Dec. 4

The entire NMC community is invited to attend the third Body of Music presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 4th at 6 p.m. in Fine Arts 115.

Body of Music is a continuing collaboration between Audio Tech students and Anatomy and Physiology students. The intention of this project is to musically and visually represent a human body system, condition, or disease. Student teams discuss and analyze a body system, then create an original music score to enhance a visual representation of that system.

Read about and listen to the fall 2013 Body of Music presentation >>

CIE’s Friday Forum for December focuses on student success

Friday Forums will occur one Friday each month through April. These forums are brought to you by the Center for Instructional Excellence which supports student learning by encouraging faculty-driven initiatives, promoting development of faculty knowledge, and recognizing the achievement of excellence. December’s Friday Forum will take place on Friday, Dec. 5 from noon-1:30pm in Founders Hall 110 and addresses the question: What about the other life factors that are keeping students from succeeding? Lunch is provided, good conversation is guaranteed.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, Dec. 3 to Rita Kucera at rkucera@nmc.edu. (more…)

Student Life office available for counseling, contact them if you know a student in need

This is a reminder that the Student Life office can assist students with mental health concerns, as well as a variety of other personal needs. If you know of a student who is struggling mentally with stress, depression or anxiety, they can offer personal counseling services free of charge to all students. They can also help students get connected with other community resources for help with housing, food assistance, child care and transportation. (more…)

2014 Food for Thought food drive a success; NMC Challenge winner announced

food for Thought 2014The 2014 NMC Challenge winner is the Aviation Department! They donated a total of 159 items. They will be enjoying their catered meal from Spaghetti Jim’s.

Second place was Advising with a total of 124 items and third place was the Business Academic Area with 101.

Thank you so much to all of the departments, faculty and staff who participated. The students enjoyed learning about all of our different areas on campus. NMC collected a total of 901 items. As a class they collected over 24,000 items and filled 15 pantries. (more…)

Don’t forget to RSVP by Dec. 5 for the NMC Holiday Party!

holidaysThe NMC Holiday Party will be held Friday, December 12, 2014 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Hagerty Center on our Great Lakes Campus.

Employees and retirees are asked to please remember to RSVP by December 5, 2014 if you plan to attend.  RSVP to Cheri Paul at (231) 995-1026 or cpaul@nmc.edu.

New this year: Instead of our usual food drive, we’ll be collecting winter clothing at the party (coats, hats, scarves and gloves) to donate to the Father Fred Foundation. Update: New and gently used items are acceptable! Also, beginning Monday, December 1, you’ll find large red barrels in various campus locations for the collection of clothing drive items. Feel free to use them to donate whether or not you can attend the party!

Also NEW this year: A photographer will be at the party to take a group shot of everyone, including guests! Immediately following the 6 p.m. prize drawing, we’ll gather to have our picture taken.