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President receives new contract through 2024

NMC trustees unanimously approved a new, three-year contract for President Nick Nissley at Monday’s regular board meeting. Nissley will be paid $204,000 for the 2022 calendar year, a 4.7 percent raise from 2021. His salary will be adjusted by the same percentage rate...

Last Call for Applicants: Faculty Stipends for OER Adoption

With the generous support of an Innovation Grant from the NMC Foundation, the OER Team is calling for applications for faculty interested in adapting a course they teach to use free and/or openly available course materials in lieu of texts from traditional publishers....

Second Update on OSHA Standard on Mandatory Vaccination and/or Testing

Good evening, Last week the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a motion to stay OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).  We now understand that the ETS may be changed, or may not be implemented at all. We are standing by and...

NMC students distribute Thanksgiving meals

To students in Kristy McDonald’s Professional Communications class, who distributed more than 125 Thanksgiving meals to fellow students and community members Monday. The eighth annual Food For Thought project  teaches students how to professionally communicate through...

Indiana Wesleyan University College Visit

Robert Upton, Jr. from Indiana Wesleyan University will be visiting NMC Monday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Mr. Upton will be delighted to meet with you to discuss specific degree programs and transfer options. Please stop by his table that will be located in West...

Textbook Buyback

Need extra cash for the holidays? Sell your textbooks back at the NMC Bookstore! Stop by today to sell back any unneeded textbooks. Learn more about the bookstore's buyback policies here.

Museum Store Sunday

We invite you to “Be A Patron” on Museum Store Sunday’s 5th Anniversary, November 28. Find quality, art-inspired and inspiring gifts that support your local art museum and save 25% off all regular priced merchandise this Sunday only in the museum store. Pick up your...

Possible COVID-19 exposures 11/17, 11/18

TRAVERSE CITY — NMC has learned of an employee and two students who had recently been on campus and have tested positive for COVID-19. Dates, times and locations of possible exposure include: Employee: Nov. 17, Osterlin 100 suites (private offices) and Osterlin...

Call for 2022 Fellows Nominations

The NMC Board of Trustees Fellows Selection Committee is seeking nominations for the 2022 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...

Fall 2021 COVID-19 Safety Reminder

NMC President Nick Nissley and nursing student Kendall McNitt share three simple steps on how to to keep safe and stay healthy this fall and winter: Stay home if you or another household member are sick; wear a mask indoors while at NMC; and wash your hands thoroughly...

President Nissley: Giving Thanks

Dear NMC Students, Faculty and Staff: I hope you are having a successful fall semester! As we head into 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...

President Nissley: Our commitment to student and cadet safety

Good afternoon Northwestern Michigan College family, Over the past three weeks, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Maritime Administration, and the entire U.S. maritime industry has been addressing the issue of sexual assault and sexual harassment onboard...

NMC’s Vice President for Strategic Initiatives

Dear NMC family, It is my pleasure to announce Jason Slade as the college’s inaugural Vice President for Strategic Initiatives starting November 29, 2021. I am excited for what this new role will offer our college and community and believe Jason’s unique strengths and...

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