The NMC Board of Trustees Fellows Selection Committee is seeking nominations for the 2024 Northwestern Michigan College “Fellow” award. The Fellow is NMC’s highest honor and the following criteria are taken into consideration during the selection process.

  1. Demonstrated influential networking on behalf of the College – Exercising helpful influence among their resource networks in public life, academe or business and industry with those who can positively affect the mission of the College.
  2. Financial contribution – Demonstration of pattern of outstanding contributions over time to NMC.
  3. Time devoted in the interest of NMC – Exemplifying dedicated and loyal volunteer service over a period of years.
  4. Retirees – In addition to service deemed extraordinary during their active careers as members of the faculty and staff, retirees who continue to contribute to their academic or professional fields and provide exemplary service back to NMC as volunteers, mentors or advisors shall be considered.

Exceptional contributions in one or more of these areas may justify nomination. No staff, faculty, or trustee shall be named a Fellow while still employed or in office. A list of previously selected Fellows is here for your reference.

Please complete the nomination form to nominate a worthy candidate. Nominations may be submitted to the President’s Office and via e-mail to by Thursday, December 21, 2023.

President’s Office
1701 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI
Phone: (231) 995-1010