Northwestern Michigan College is hosting “Intern with the Government” on Wednesday, April 9. This free workshop is open to all college students in this region. Federal and state government agencies have partnered with the Michigan Career Educator and Employer Alliance, (MCEEA), to increase awareness and knowledge about government careers and develop potential employees that will be needed to fill a significant number of retirement vacancies in various government offices. This event will cover topics including the Federal Pathways program, career opportunities, application information, and more. Registration is not required. (more…)
NMC’s very own Susan Odgers’ latest column in the Traverse City Record-Eagle.
NMC Outreach Services’ Passport Student Lecture Series continues in March with international student Leung Hiu Wai who will speak to attendees about Hong Kong.
The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 20 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. (more…)
Leadership. A critical part of any workplace, it’s easily noticed when absent, but much harder to deliver.
Recognizing the importance of doing so, however, a group of NMC faculty and staff spent the last six months focusing on the foundations of leadership at the college. As the annual employee and professional development review process begins, you’re invited to consider joining them.
Through monthly skill-building sessions, individual goal-setting, application to daily work, and colleague support, the participants gained competencies that will increase their effectiveness as supervisors, managers, and directors or as project leads, shared governance and committee leaders. (more…)
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…)
Next Friday, March 14 at 7 p.m. the Office of Outreach Services and the NMC International Club will be sponsoring the opening night showing of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom at the State Theatre. (more…)
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…)
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…)
Please join us in welcoming these new additions to our NMC staff! (more…)
Joshua Jacobson joined NMC as CRM Recruiter in Admissions on March 3, 2014. He can be reached at (231) 995-1051 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Josh grew up in Traverse City. He began college at NMC and transferred to Cornerstone University (Grand Rapids, MI) to earn a degree in Bible. He recently held a position at Christian University GlobalNet (part of RBC Ministries, makers of Our Daily Bread Devotionals) as the Admissions Coordinator and Student Services Administrator. He is married to his hometown sweetheart Diana, and has two beautiful children: Elli (age 2) and Carter (age 1). Josh loves to snowshoe, hike/backpack and fight human trafficking (he currently helps with his sister-in-law’s cupcake business- New Creation Cupcake Co.) (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…)
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. (more…)
It’s hard to believe we’ve just “sprung forward” and spring is surely on its way. That also means we’re getting ready to close out the third quarter of FY’14 and move into the home stretch for the year. This is a great time to take stock of both your departmental level operational plan goals as well as your personal goals in myPDCA. (more…)
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 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…)
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. (more…)
If you enrolled in vision coverage in 2014, there are a several enhanced benefits which are available to you. (more…)
NMC faculty and staff teaching biology, English, philosophy and writing have been named NMC’s 2014 winners of the NISOD award. (more…)
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.
On March 12 the world wide web will celebrate it’s 25th anniversary. NMC was asked to contribute to an article about the anniversary for the Traverse City Ticker. Here we share the background of the web at NMC. (more…)
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.
Hero and villain. Soul and body. Imagination and reality. Dichotomy. The theme of the 2014 Spring edition with inspiration taken from graphic novels and comics. By one definition, dichotomy is a division into two opposite groups. We are seeking submissions from all students, faculty, and staff that explore the multiple definitions of dichotomy, analyze the presence of dichotomy in everyday life, and challenge the acceptance of stereotypical dichotomies. (more…)
In the event that you are the victim of a crime, observe a crime in progress, believe a crime may be in progress, or observe a suspicious person, please follow these steps: (more…)