Media Mentions for April 1, 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.

Seats on 19-member NMC committee tentatively filled
Record-Eagle, March 29

And without much ado, the museum’s most valuable item
Ticker, March 28

NMC Presidential Search Committee members being chosen today
Record-Eagle, March 28

Boomerang Catapult invests more in Hybrid Robotics
Record-Eagle, March 27

Speaker at NMC during Sexual Assault Awareness Week
Ticker, March 26

Dams are high tech learning centers (scroll to p.10)
2019 Consumers Energy Hydro Reporter

From victim to survivor
Record-Eagle, March 25

Public forum scheduled re: NMC presidential search
Ticker, March 25

RE: OER textbooks
Record-Eagle Letters to the editor, March 21

Michigan Tech formalizes commitment to the Grand Traverse region
Ticker, March 22

Michigan Tech formalizes commitment to the Grand Traverse region
MTU News, March 21

NMC seeks people for presidential search committee
Record-Eagle, March 20

Kalkaska deputy honored (NMC law enforcement alumnus)
TV 9 & 10, March 20

Autonomous cars take stage
Record-Eagle, March 20

Sexual assault awareness week
MI News 26, March 19

Inuit art teaches harmony with nature
Patheos blog, March 19

Free spring break events at The Dennos
Record-Eagle, March 15

¡Bienvenidos! – Ticket Discount for NMC

The Dennos Museum Center welcomes NMC faculty, staff, and community members back from spring break 2019 with a special discount for our upcoming concert with Aguankó on Friday, April 5. This Detroit-based band, led by percussionist and composer Alberto Nacíf, is steeped in the tradition of jazz infused Son-Salsa.

So bring the whole family for a wonderful night of Latin music and dancing. They will be performing for hundreds of local K-12 students in the morning, followed by the public concert at 8 p.m.

Following the link below, you can enter the code NMC to receive a 50% discount on all tickets.

Building Skills Showdown

Support the Next Generation of skilled workers in the Grand Traverse Area. TBAISD Career Tech construction students v. NMC Construction students in a “shed” sized out-building for auction — 5 tickets for $100 or $20 each.

Tickets are available at the HBAGTA Office. 3040 Sunset Lane, (231) 946-2305, now until the TBAISD Career Tech Spring Expo, which will be held May 1, 4–7:30 p.m. Drawing will be held at 7:15 p.m.


See the attached flier »

Stepping Into Awareness

Bringing suicide awareness closer to home, one empty shoe at a time.

Suicide affects nearly every individual, though the signs are not always clear. A panel of local community experts will come together to provide support, resources, and information on this pressing issue. Join us in bringing together a broken community and learn how to help those in need. 

Wednesday April 17 at 6 p.m.

Northwestern Michigan College: Scholars Hall (SH) Room 109                                                                   

Panel Participants:

  •  Dr. Benjamin Kennert | Ph.D., BCBA, LLP        
  • Mickie Jannazzo | Child and Family Services
  • Jackie Jorgensen | NMC Student Life LPC          
  • Lori Nolf | Kingsley Area Public Schools     

And more!!

For more information contact Lisa Blackford at or call 231-995-1294