Temporary sidewalk installed

NMC has had a new sidewalk installed on main campus that goes around the West Hall construction area, which will be fully fenced off after the September 24 groundbreaking ceremony. The temporary sidewalk starts directly between East and West halls and cuts across the grass to the long east-west sidewalk that connects the Health & Science Building to the Oleson Center.

Designing Tusen Takk – A Modernist Masterpiece

Thursday, September 27, 7 p.m.
Milliken Auditorium
Dennos Museum Center

This presentation is a unique opportunity to hear one of the world’s finest architects, Peter Bohlin, discuss the fundamental design principles that underlie his understanding of how great buildings consider the circumstances of the nature of people, places and how we make things.

The designing of Tusen Takk will serve as a means to explore the ideas behind many of the iconic modernist buildings that AIA Gold Medal recipient Peter Bohlin and his firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ.com) have created. Geoffrey Peckham, a photographer and Tusen Takk’s visionary owner and director, will assist in describing Tusen Takk’s past, present and future.

Peter Bohlin was commissioned by Geoffrey Peckham to create Tusen Takk, a spectacular residence with a now under construction artist-in-residence guesthouse and studio located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Leelanau County. Individual artists, one at a time, will come from around the world to Tusen Takk to work for a short period of time. Plans are for collaboration activities to take place at Northwest Michigan College, The Dennos Museum or Leland’s Old Art Building where the Tusen Takk guest artist will share insights about their work with the people of this region.

Tickets are $10 and available by calling the museum at (231) 995-1055, MyNorth Tickets at 800-836-0717, or online at https://mynorthtickets.com/events/designing-tusen-takk. Tickets are free for NMC students with a valid photo ID (pick tickets up at the museum).

Intramural Flag Football

Are you ready for some football? Teams are currently being formed. Stop by the Fitness center and grab a form. Not enough for a full team? That’s okay,  you can join one. Flag Football season starts Monday September 17 (for 5 weeks) followed by a playoff week. Two games will be played per week Monday–Thursday at 3:10, 4:10, 5:10 or 6:10 p.m.

*All players must buy and wear their own mouth guards*

For more information or questions please call Steven Dixon at 995-1379 


Yen Yoga and Fitness Classes for Employees

Check out this exclusive offer from Yen Yoga for NMC employees and those authorized for employee tuition waivers. Currently offering more than 115 classes a week (check schedule at yenyogafitness.com), Yen is Northern Michigan’s largest class-based fitness studio, offering yoga, indoor cycling, group fitness, TRX and more. Teachers and staff at Yen know that walking into a yoga or fitness studio can be intimidating at first, so they strive to create an environment that is welcoming and non-judgmental – emphasizing mind, body, spirit and joy. Purchase a 30-class package for $40 with a 100% tuition wiaver (normally a $360 value). Start your classes anytime, September to mid-May; expires 12 months after purchase date. Easy 2-step sign-up: 1) call NMC Extended Educational Services at 231-995-1700 to enroll and purchase; 2) then call Yen Yoga and Fitness (231-421-5496) to sign up for your first class.