May 15, 2019

In Case You Missed It

NMC holds 2019 graduation
UpNorthLive, May 4

New agreement allows NMC, LSSU to collaborate
UpNorthLive, May 2

Annual IT Olympics set
Record-Eagle, May 1

The Future of higher ed is in the blue ocean
Traverse City Business News, May issue

Arts for All of Northern Michigan
TV 9 & 10, April 30

For your calendar

Monday, May 20
Board of Trustees meeting, 5:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus room 112.

Monday, June 17
College for Kids classes begin, through week of Aug. 16. Most classes run one week each. Register at or call (231) 995-1700.

Tuesday, June 25
Cafe Lobdell’s opens. 7–11 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until Aug 1. Closed July 4.

Success story: BBQ supports West Hall, Commitment scholarships

Patrons enjoying the traditional buffalo burger and kids games might also notice a giant crane and the steel beamed-frame of a rising second story on the West Hall Innovation Center at the annual NMC Barbecue this Sunday.

Begun last fall, the West Hall renovation and the Commitment scholarship for promising, mostly first-generation college students are the beneficiaries of funds from this year’s 64th annual picnic under the pines, set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday on main campus.

“The NMC Barbecue has a long and proud history of investing in the future of our region, whether it’s through the students themselves, or by creating the learning spaces they need to succeed,” said Barbecue Board President Heather Jewell. “It’s exciting to know a $6 picnic meal can have such an incredible impact when we all join together to support our college.” Read more »

Hawk Owls afield on three continents, aboard one ship

Study abroad trips are now taking place in Italy (top right, culinary students among wheels of aging Parmesan cheese in Parma) South Africa (bottom right, biology and photography students in the jeep) and India (humanities students).

Meanwhile the T/S State of Michigan sailed out of its Great Lakes campus berth Monday for a 10-week cruise of the Great Lakes. See the ship’s itinerary.

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