Dance Mix 2019

TRAVERSE CITY — NMC’s Dance department will present Dance Mix 2019 at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5 in Milliken Auditorium.

Under the director of Dorothy Eisenstein, the annual end-of-year concert will feature choreography by NMC faculty, students and guest artists.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for students and seniors and available at at and the door. Call (800) 836-0717 for more information.

For more information:

Dorothy Eisenstein
NMC Dance Department


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.

Media Mentions for April 29, 2019

The following college events and stories have appeared in the media in the past week. We want to share your media involvement too. Please send information about your NMC-related interview or appearance to If possible, please include a link to the piece and information about where and when it was used.

Please note access to some stories may be limited by paywalls set up by the media outlet. This includes the Traverse City Record-Eagle, which limits free clicks to five per month.  You may also read Record-Eagle articles in the print edition at the Osterlin Library.

From script to screen
Record-Eagle, April 28

International Sculpture Day at the Dennos Museum
TV 9 & 10, April 26

Area educators honored at OPIEs
Record-Eagle, April 25

Push for free books at NMC
Record-Eagle, April 25

BBQ tickets now on sale
UpNorthLive, April 22

New Quick Bytes Training! Unleashing Your Amazingly Powerful Browser

Your amazingly powerful browser can carry you through the ocean of public and private web sites, and be the vessel that provides you directions (bookmarks), new lands (extensions), care (clear browsing data), maintenance (settings), and more as you journey through the vast ocean of the web.

Professional Development Institute is pleased to announce a new training on internet browsers.  The focus of this training will be the Chrome browser with comparisons to Firefox and Edge browsers.  If you don’t know the capabilities of browsers, you are missing key components to sailing the high seas of the web with ease!  Come join me as we delve into browsers. What is the experience YOU are missing if you are not using your browser to its full capacity?

Pick from one of these upcoming training dates:

  • Wednesday, May 15 in Osterlin 113 from 12-1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 21 in Great Lakes 210 from 12-1 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 23 in University Center 205 from 12-1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 28 in Osterlin 113 from 3-4 p.m.


Register Here for Unleashing Your Amazingly Powerful Browser

Staff Council announcement – May 9, 2019 forum

Dear Staff,

Thank you for your input and involvement at our last Staff Council forum in November; we found it very insightful and informative, and hope that you also found it beneficial. As it is our goal to facilitate a culture of transparency and communication, your Staff Council would like to invite you to attend our next all-staff forum Thursday, May 9 at 3 p.m. in the Scholars Hall auditorium (SH 109).

At this forum, we will review the following topics:

  • The Experiential Learning Institute (Brandon Everest & Kristy McDonald)
    • Staff’s role in the EL process, areas of application and participation
  • Benchmarking updates (Mark Liebling)
    • Plus staff compensation questions and concerns
  • Presidential search committee and updates
  • Professional Development
    • Staff-specific professional development ideas
  • Feedback to the Staff Council
    • General Q & A
    • Thoughts about holding future Staff Council forums on other campuses

We on the Staff Council look forward to seeing you there.


Staff Council

Dan Goodchild, Chair
Lisa Thomas, Vice-Chair
Kevin D’Alessandro, Secretary
Steve Kellman
Sarah Mavis
Heather Robinson
Hollie DeWalt, At-Large Member
Chad Schenkelberger, PBC Rep.
Judy Arnold, Policy Council Rep.
Mark Liebling, POC