Get paid at student phone-a-thon Thursday

The NMC Foundation Student Phone-a-Thon will be held this Thursday March 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.! Students will make calls to community members, donors, and alumni to raise money for scholarships & programs here at NMC. Volunteers will be paid $10 an hour to their student group! No experience is necessary and training and dinner will be provided.

Sign up here: https://forms.gle/YA2fiqUViwnApdBH6

If you have any questions please contact Jill Prior, Annual Giving Assistant, at jiprior@nmc.edu or 231-995-1814.

Karan Casey free Irish concert

Join us for a free concert by Irish folk singer Karan Casey and her band Tuesday, March 10 between noon and 1:15 p.m. in the Scholars Hall auditorium in SH 109.

Traditional Irish Shepherd’s Pie will also be available for $8 cash, or you can use your NMC meal plan!

Keep Calm and Network On!

Monday, March 2, from 6-8 p.m.
Dennos Museum Sculpture Court

Enjoy a night of mock networking with local professionals and alumni:

  • Make connections
  • Learn to network
  • Enjoy light refreshments
  • Enter to win prizes

Register here.

Zuzu Acrobats Performance

The Student Life Office, in honor of Black History Month, is sponsoring a free performance of the Zuzu Acrobats Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. at Milliken Auditorium. Zuzu Acrobats a five-person Kenyan acrobatic show which embodies the Bantu Culture of East Africa. The show lasts one hour and features fast pyramid building, limbo, chair balancing, comedy, fast skip rope, juggling and much more all set to high energy lingala music.

The first 50 NMC students who show their student ID at the door will also receive a $10 gift card to the NMC bookstore.
 

For any questions, feel free to contact the Student Life office at (231) 995-1118.

Passport to Afghanistan

Edris Fana photoThursday, February 20, 2020
12:15-1 p.m.
Founders Hall, room 110

The Passport Student Talk Series is a chance to explore other cultures through the experiences of NMC students.

Edris Fana is from Kabul, Afghanistan and earned his Associates In General Studies degree from NMC and his commercial pilot license in 2018. He’s now in his last year at Ferris State University and hopes to work as a pilot for a company or manage a company.

Global Endorsement students, please bring your GE passport so that it can be stamped to earn your GE event points!

NMC Concert Band and Grand Traverse Chorale in Concert

Enjoy an evening of music for band and choir featuring the NMC Concert Band and Grand Traverse Chorale with Pat Brumbaugh and Jeffrey Cobb, Directors. The event is Friday, Feb.  28 at 7:30 p.m. at Milliken Auditorium.

General admission tickets are $13 for adults, and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets are available from MyNorthTickets.com and available at the door. Call (800) 836-0717 for more information.

NMC Chamber Singers, Canticum Novum, and the NMC Children’s Choirs in Concert!

Join us for a wonderful afternoon of choral music featuring the NMC Children’s Choirs, Chamber Singers and Canticum Novum, directed by Jeffrey Cobb, Stephanie Schall-Brazee, Ashley Larimer-Kelly, Joanna Aldridge and Todd Vipond. The concert is Sunday, Feb. 23 from 3–5:30 p.m. at Lars Hockstad Auditorium.

Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for students and seniors. Family Ticket packages (for up to 5 immediate family members) are available for $45. Tickets are available through MyNorthTickets.com and at the door. Call (800) 836-0717 for more information.

Winter Water Quality Symposium 2020

NMC’s Great Lakes Water Studies Institute and Freshwater Solutions, along the lake associations from Glen, Lime, Leelanau, Long, Elk/Skegemog, Three Lakes, Intermediate, Big Platte, Charlevoix, Walloon, and ZeroGravity LLC have contributed financial resources to host this FREE symposium focused on various water quality parameters, including the latest in swimmer’s itch prevention, discovery of a new schistosome species host, snail-parasite distribution in Michigan, enteric bacteria testing, and promotion of qPCR within a community-based monitoring model.  Seating is limited and pre-registration is required by February 9.  RSVP to “reimink@hope.edu

When & Where: Feb. 17, 2020. 8 a.m. – noon. Hagerty Center-NMC-715 E. Front St. Traverse City

Student Success Fair – A chance to win textbooks!

Who: Tutoring, Personal counseling, Advising, Success Coaches, Student Government & more
What: A time to introduce yourself to the on-campus resources that are here to help you be successful. Also, stop by the success fair either or BOTH days to enter a drawing for free textbooks up to $250 value, 2 lucky students will be selected!
Location: Health & Science Building Lobby
Date: Tuesday, January 14th & Wednesday, January 15th
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Festival of Foods

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1 at the Hagerty Center. Learn new cooking skills and get fresh ideas from area chefs and gourmet food artisans. Enjoy tasty samplings in this learn-a-lot-quick experience. 16 total workshops; you choose 4. Workshop descriptions available at nmc.edu/festival-of-foods. Register soon to receive first-choice of workshops at this sellout event! $99 per person.

Financial Aid Fair

February 12, 4-7 p.m.
Osterlin Library, Room 113

Enrollment Services at Northwestern Michigan College is pleased to offer a financial aid fair for prospective college students, parents, alumni, and current NMC students. There will be half-hour workshop sessions and time for students to meet individually with a financial aid representative. Snacks will be provided!

Sign up for half-hour workshop sessions:

  • Counting the Cost of College – comparing schools (4-4:30 p.m. & 5:30-6 p.m.)
  • Waivers and Scholarships for Native American Students (4-4:30 p.m. & 5:30-6 p.m.)
  • Types of Financial Aid (4:30-5 p.m. & 6-6:30 p.m.)
  • How to Find and Apply for Scholarships (5-5:30 p.m. & 6:30-7 p.m.)

Before or after the workshops, get one-on-one help with:

  • Completing the FAFSA by the March 1 State deadline
  • Applying for Scholarships
  • Completing financial aid requirements (for current NMC students)
  • Comparing financial aid offers
  • Student loan counseling

GVSU Scholarship Success Workshop

Need help finding scholarship dollars? Grand Valley State University in Traverse City is offering a one-hour workshop on university and local scholarships available to you. This is a great asset for both current students as well as people thinking about going back to school! Learn Tips and Tricks on how to write a winning essay and what committees are looking for.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, NMC University Center Room 204 (upstairs)
RSVP today, seats limited: https://www.gvsu.edu/traverse/events

Student Success Fair – A chance to win textbooks!

Who: Tutoring, Personal counseling, Advising, Success Coaches, Student Government & more
What: A time to introduce yourself to the on-campus resources that are here to help you be successful. Also, stop by the success fair either or BOTH days to enter a drawing for free textbooks up to $250 value, 2 lucky students will be selected!
Location: Health & Science Building Lobby
Date: Tuesday, January 14th & Wednesday, January 15th
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

To Be Seen and Heard

A Phi Theta Kappa and Northwestern Michigan College community resources event, presentation, and panel for invisible disabilities.

The second floor of the Osterlin Library on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 from 3 to 6 p.m.

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