Registration begins soon for October Conference 2023! Get a sneak peek of the projects for this day. Note: You will receive an email when it is time to register for your project group.

If your project is not on the list, please email

Open to Anyone with connections to the topic:

    • Creating DEIB Learning Opportunities for Employees
    • Increasing and Expanding Dual Enrollment and Early College (Lisa vonReichbauer) 
    • Neurodiversity Support Center: Empowering Minds, Embracing Differences (Nancy Gray) 
    • Creating new Experiential Learning Opportunities and improving your existing ELOs. (Brandon & Kristy) 
    • Expanding NMC’s Partnerships – throughac you! (Jennifer Hricik)
    • Automation of AP Processes (Create Paperless Workflows for Forms and Signatures) (Lindsey Lipke)
    • Developing an Informed Withdraw process (Alyssa Irani)  
    • Program Marketing Strategies for Nothern Michigan (Ed Bailey)
    • Thinklocker: Using the Perceptual Learning Application (Tom Gordon) 
    • NMC’s Future Learning Management System: Student Success as Instructional Design (Terri Gustafson) 
    • Creating a student space (Hollianne McHugh)
    • Writing Across the Curriculum (Melissa Sprenkle) 
    • Beautification and Restoration of the Tanis building and surrounding grounds. (Todd Haines) 

Closed/Pre-identified teams with connections to the topic groups with:

    • Increasing Student Engagement and Belonging within the Business Division (Lisa Balbach) 
    • EES Prioritization of Portfolio Segments & Timeline Alignment (Laura Matchett)
    • USCG Approval Process Jerry Achenbach) 
    • Create a desmos activity repository and create rubrics for departmental final exams (Tony Jenkins) 
    • Design and implement a construction trades curriculum with emerging technologies (Carolyn Andrews, Dan Goodchild)
    • Accreditation Dental Site Visit Walk Through (Beckie Wooters)
    • National Nursing – Tina Rayfield Workshop Part I (Tami Livengood)
    • Brainstorm Events Coordinator for the Museum (Megan Holtry)
    • Financial Aid Workflow Mapping – internal and external (Linda Berlin)
    • Innovation in project management for enrollment marketing (Diana Fairbanks/PRMC)
    • Surgical Technology Lab Structure/Simulations (Breana Goodell)
    • Academic Area Office Managers Processes (Margaret Fox)
    • Promotional Project Builds for NMC Makerspace (Keith Kelly)
    • Introduction to Environmental Science course development (Robb Houston)
    • Rethinking recruiting & examining potential transfer agreement partners for the Fine Arts & VisComm (Glenn Wolff)
    • Emerging EV Battery Technologies & integration (Jeff Morse)
    • Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) in Biology (Nick Roster-Science)
    • Helping Students Learn: Physics (Mike Franklin)
    • Communications Department Outreach and Marketing to Area Majors (Sarah Wangler-Communications)


For questions, email Janet Lively or Lori Hodek.