Spring Arbor University at NMC

Spring Arbor University will have a display table in the lobby of NMC’s Health and Science Building on December 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spring Arbor University allows students the opportunity to complete their bachelors degrees and masters degrees in Traverse City and across Northern Michigan in a format that is geared for working adults. We offer Bachelor’s degrees in Organizational Management, Nursing, BSW, & Human Services. We also offer MBA, MSW, and MSN (along with the RN-MSN program). Classes are 1 night a week for less than 2 years. We have programs available online, as well. SAU is very VA friendly; it meets 6 out of 7 of the MVAA’s Gold Standards. Ask if you are eligible for a VA discount!

NMC Food Pantry

Want to help distribute food to NMC students and their families? Just sign up using the link below and then meet up in the Advising Center in the library to serve your shift. 

We’re using SignUp.com (the leading online signup and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming activity. 

Please sign up for Food Pantry Volunteer! 

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps: 
1. Click here to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com.
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com) 
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Paul Kolak at pkolak@nmc.edu to sign up manually.

Thanks for supporting this cause and helping students get their needs met!

Math Bootcamp

The Student Success Center will be hosting one math bootcamp session over winter break this year. It will run 9 a.m.-12 p.m.January 2-5. The cost will remain $25. 

Students who completed math bootcamp over the summer increased their math placement 1.5 levels on average!

Interested students can call 231-995-2134 or e-mail studentsuccesscenter@nmc.edu to register.

Holiday concerts

TRAVERSE CITY — NMC’s performance ensembles will present the following holiday concerts:

Sunday, November 19: NMC Children’s Choirs holiday concert. 3 p.m., Lars Hockstad Auditorium. Reserved seating. MyNorthTickets.com and at the door. (800) 836-0717.

Saturday, December 2: The NMC Jazz Bands and Vocal Jazz Ensemble present Winter Jazz Ensemble Showcase. 7:30 p.m., Milliken Auditorium. Tickets $12 for adults, $7 for students and seniors at MyNorthTickets.com and at the door. (800) 836-0717.

Saturday, December 9: The NMC Choirs join the Traverse Symphony Orchestra for “Home for the Holidays.” 7:30 p.m., Lars Hockstad Auditorium. MyNorthTickets.com. (231) 947-7120.

Sunday, December 10 The NMC Choirs join the Traverse Symphony Orchestra for “Home for the Holidays.” 3 p.m., Lars Hockstad Auditorium. MyNorthTickets.com. (231) 947-7120.

Monday, December 11: Hip hop dance performance of “Hip Hop Nature” by NMC dance students. 7:30 p.m., Milliken Auditorium, free.

Sunday, December 17: The NMC Grand Traverse Chorale and Chamber Singers join area choirs for a concert featuring the music of Dan Forrest. 2 p.m., First Congregational Church. Tickets (231) 947-6698.

Tuesday, December 19: The NMC Concert Band presents an evenng of holiday music. 7:30 p.m., Milliken Auditorium. Tickets $12 for adults, $7 for students and seniors at MyNorthTickets.com and at the door. (800) 836-0717

Release date: November 16, 2017

For more information:

Jeff Cobb
Director of Music Programs
(231) 995-1338
jecobb@nmc.edu

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY NOTICE

Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. nmc.edu/non-discrimination

STEM Exploration Day

TRAVERSE CITY — Northwestern Michigan College is offering a fun and unique way to give back to the community while getting an up-close look at some of the most exciting new technology available on campus.

Students will host STEM Exploration Day from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Parsons-Stulen building on NMC’s Aero Park campus. The event benefits the Food for Thought “Fill the Pantries: Food Drive Challenge.”

Community members of all ages are invited to explore and play with some of the latest equipment from NMC programs including Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, aviation flight simulators, welding, hybrid vehicles, 3D printer and interactive robots. LEGO robotics and the Grand Traverse County Police Technology Department will also be available.

NMC’s Computer Information Technology department will also host an Explore Your Major event during the STEM Exploration day. By completing activities on a Exploration Passport, such as building and programming games,  exploring cloud computing and experiencing virtual reality, participants in sixth grade and above can enter a drawing for an XBox One. 

Other activities include face painting, a bake sale, crafts and a silent raffle. Suggested admission is 10 non-perishable food/hygiene items or $5 per person. Products and funds collected will help fill shelves at 51 area food pantries.

The NMC Food for Thought “Fill the Pantries: Food Drive Challenge” is a semester-long experiential learning project that pairs NMC students and the Northwest Michigan Food Coalition. 

Release date: november 14, 2017

For more information:

Kristy McDonald
NMC Professor
(231) 995-1059
kmcdonald@nmc.edu

Hunter Krecow
Director of Marketing NMC’s Food for Thought
krecowh@mail.nmc.edu
(231) 620-3716

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY NOTICE

Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. nmc.edu/non-discrimination

On-Campus Jobs

Student jobs can be found on the Student MyNMC page under  “Jobs On Campus.”

 

  • Elementary Reading Tutor
  • Grounds
  • Tutor
  • Residence Hall Front Desk
  • Writing and Reading Center Reader
  • White Pine Press Writer (Independent Contractor)
  • White Pine Press Advertising Salesperson (Independent Contractor)
  • White Pine Press Staff Photographer (Independent Contractor)
  • White Pine Press – Staff Designer
  • Writing Reading Center Reader
  • Physics Lab Assistant

Planning to Graduate this year?

Are you close to completing your Program of Study? Have you applied to graduate?

If you are planning to complete a degree or certificate this year, you should submit a Graduation Application to the Records Office. Forms are available here, or in the Records & Registration Office on the main floor of the Tanis Building. You will receive an official audit of your coursework and assurance that you are on track to complete your program as planned.

The Graduation Application should be submitted at least one semester before the semester you anticipate completing your degree or certificate program requirements. Students planning to graduate this Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 should submit this form now!

Submitting the Graduation Application also helps the Records Office when ordering diplomas and planning for Spring Commencement. If you have any questions about graduating, please contact the Records & Registration Office at 995-1049 or records@nmc.edu

Last Day to Drop – FRIDAY, November 17

This Friday, November 17 is the LAST DAY TO DROP/WITHDRAW from a regular 15-week class with record. This results in a ‘W’ on your transcript in place of a grade. Please check with your instructor, your advisor, and Student Financial Services prior to dropping. Check your NMC Self Service for drop/withdrawal deadlines for all your classes.

2nd Annual Hoodies for the Homeless ends Nov. 17!

Help someone in need this winter! Bring a new or gently used hoodie/sweatshirt/coat to the bookstore between November 6-17, and receive a coupon for 30% off a new NMC apparel item. All donated items will go to the Goodwill Street Outreach program, assisting people who are struggling with homelessness.

International Education Week November 13-17

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education and celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. It was first held in 2000 and is now celebrated in more than 100 countries around the world. Read more »

NMC’s commemoration of the 17th annual International Education Week included food from India and Greece; a student speaker from Taiwan and a former U.S. Ambassador to Russia.

Read the full list of events here »

 

Passport 2017 Brown Bag Student Lecture Series

 November 16, 12:15-1 p.m.
Location: Founder’s Hall, room 110

The Passport Student Lecture Series is a chance to explore other cultures through the experiences of NMC international students. Bring your lunch and hear “Jack” Tzu-Chun Hsu speak about his home country of Taiwan.

Global endorsement students, please bring your GE passport so it can be stamped and earn your GE event points!

Have you registered yet?

Go online to your NMC Self Service today to register for Spring and Summer classes! Registration for all students is open and class availability will be best before November 17.

Register now! Need help selecting classes? Check in with the Advising Center in the Osterlin Building and use MAP (nmc.edu/MyMap).

On-Campus Jobs

Student jobs can be found on the Student MyNMC page under  “Jobs On Campus.”

 

  • Elementary Reading Tutor
  • Grounds
  • Tutor
  • Residence Hall Front Desk
  • Writing and Reading Center Reader
  • White Pine Press Writer (Independent Contractor)
  • White Pine Press Advertising Salesperson (Independent Contractor)
  • White Pine Press Staff Photographer (Independent Contractor)
  • White Pine Press – Staff Designer
  • Writing Reading Center Reader

The Long Night Against Procrastination IV

It’s back! The NMC Library will once again be hosting the Long Night Against Procrastination with the Writing & Reading Center, Tutoring, and the Student Success Center. 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. on Thursday, November 30. Free pizza at 7 p.m. and midnight. Free coffee and snacks all night long! Help from WRC readers, librarians, and tutors. It’s time to CRUSH those final papers and projects, NMC!