BATA bus shelter planned at East Front and Milliken Drive

The Bay Area Transportation Authority has received approval from the Michigan Department of Transportation to install a shelter at BATA’s Bayline stop at  East Front Street and Milliken Drive. This will help keep students and visitors protected from the elements year round.

The shelter should be installed in the next two weeks.

Giving Tree Program Update

Thank you to everyone who supported NMC students through the Giving Tree Program! Your support truly made a difference as we were able to brighten the holidays for more than 200 NMC families over the last seven years.

Going forward, we will be directing donors and students toward our incredible new resource on campus: the NMC Food Pantry. Learn more here

This year, and beyond, we invite you to donate food, hygiene products, and funds to the NMC Food Pantry to provide critical support for our students during the holidays. With your support, the NMC Food Pantry anticipates being able to offer gift cards to students and families who need extra help this holiday season. 

To make a quick and easy donation to the Food Pantry, please visit

If you encounter a student looking for holiday support, please direct them to the NMC Food Pantry. Other community programs such as Toys for Tots, Goodwill, and the Salvation Army may be able to assist with other holiday needs. 

Please contact the NMC Foundation (995-1021 or if you have any questions.

“Phishing” emails: How to identify and avoid them

Please review the following Google document link discussing “phishing.” Here at NMC we have seen an increase in the number of “phishing” emails sent to our accounts in recent days. This document will assist you in identifying “phishing” emails. There are also additional links to give you helpful information on identifying such emails and how to avoid them.
If you are the victim of a “phishing” attack (i.e. after being prompted via email you divulged sensitive information or ran a malicious .exe file on your computer) or if have further questions about “phishing,” please notify the NMC Technology Help Desk at 231.995.3020 or

Great Lakes ~ Great Chefs Dinner November 9

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Great Lakes Great Chefs dinner benefiting NMC’s Great Lakes Culinary Institute.

The November 9 evening begins at 6 p.m. with sparkling wine and a raw bar on the Great Lakes Campus catwalk, then moves to Lobdell’s: A Teaching Restaurant for five amazing courses and a spectacular view. Guest chefs working in collaboration with GLCI students include GLCI alumna Brooke Mallory (3030 Ocean), Adam McMarlin (Nine Bean Rows), and Jeff Brandon (Superior Foods).

Tickets are $100 per person can be purchased online here or by calling (231) 995-1021.

Proceeds from this event will be used to bring talented chefs and others from the culinary world to the Great Lakes Culinary Institute to teach and work side by side with students.