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Kudos to EES student workers Rachel Bonesteel and Jennifer Yaple. They have gone above and beyond with their creativity, initiative and positive attitudes in their work on the EES team the past two terms. Along with numerous tasks and creative projects, Rachel took on...

Spring 2023 Health Forum of Northern Michigan

Join us for a free community discussion related to adult mental health in Northern Michigan presented by GVSU Traverse City and NMC. Panelists from across the community will share information and local resources related to this important topic to care for our...

Staff Appreciation Sale at the Campus Store

We're bringing the staff appreciation sale back to the NMC Bookstore — this time with an even bigger discount! Take 30% off your regularly priced purchases April 10–13! Sale includes apparel, gifts, tech — it's all on sale!

Media mentions for March 27, 2023

The following college events and stories have appeared in the media recently. We want to share your media involvement too. Please send information about your NMC-related interview or appearance to If possible, please include a link to the...

Gene Jenneman, Brad, D.J. and Marty Oleson named NMC Fellows

Gene Jenneman ( Download a high-resolution photo) Brad Oleson ( Download a high-resolution photo) D.J. Oleson ( Download a high-resolution photo) Marty Oleson ( Download a high-resolution photo) TRAVERSE CITY — Northwestern Michigan College's highest honor, the...

InfoSec: Using public Wi-Fi

Be wary of using a public Wi-Fi. If you access one, it is best to use a VPN like Nord, Proton or other secure VPN! Fraudsters will often set up a Wi-Fi hotspot of their own and disguise it as genuine public Wi-Fi. 

New books at the NMC Library

To find these selections and many other new titles, see the NMC library catalog. NON-FICTION   The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet by John Green The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped...

InfoSec: Password security!

Here's how to create a long but memorable password: use four random words that you can remember. Don't forget to throw in some numbers and special characters to increase complexity. Remember — the longer, the better!  

HLC Accreditation Update

Good morning NMC community, I am pleased to share an important update regarding the college's accreditation cycle, including results from the recent mid-cycle assurance review. As you know, in 2019 NMC started on an Open Pathway to maintain accreditation with the...

Campus Community Support

Dear NMC family,  My heart is heavy this morning about the tragedy at Michigan State University last night. This hits much too close to home. We all know someone with ties to MSU, including our own alumni. Like many of you, I am feeling both sadness and frustration....

Giving Thanks

Dear NMC Students, Faculty and Staff: I hope you are having a successful fall semester! As we welcome November, I am looking forward to spending time with friends and family over a meal this Thanksgiving. To make sure we can all share in this important tradition I am...

Call for 2023 Fellows Nominations

The NMC Board of Trustees Fellows Selection Committee is seeking nominations for the 2023 Northwestern Michigan College "Fellow" award. The Fellow is NMC's highest honor and the following criteria are taken into consideration during the selection process. Demonstrated...

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