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2015 News Releases


Non-profits invited to submit design projects - VisComm students will complete selected pro-bono projects in spring semester. Apply by Jan. 1.  More »


Start the new year with a stargazing session - 9-11 p.m., Rogers Observatory.  More »


Veterans creative writing workshop - Monthly workshop held 10 a.m.-Noon, Scholars Hall, Room 103  More »


Slamming Stereotypes with Kinetic Affect - Join the Kalamazoo duo for this evening of spoken word poetry. Part of the community-wide Embrace the Dream celebration. Free admission.  More »


Cuba: Time for Change? - Elaine Diaz Rodriguez, Cuban blogger, journalist and professor, presents at 6 p.m. in Milliken Auditorium.  More »


Veterans creative writing workshop - Monthly workshop held 10 a.m.-Noon, Scholars Hall, Room 101  More »


Academic World Quest competition - 17 high school teams compete in second annual international affairs competition, noon, Hagerty Center.  More »


Career Fair - Students and the public invited to ninth annual event, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Hagerty Center.  More »


Spring Transfer Fair - Meet with representatives from more than 30 colleges and universities. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Welcome Center and West Hall.  More »


The geopolitics of energy: Winners and losers - Dr. Mary Karol Cline of Longview Global Advisors addresses the topic of global energy markets at 6 p.m. in Milliken Auditorium.  More »


Graduation Fair - Support and information for students planning to graduate this year. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the West Hall Lower Level.  More »


Keeping Kids Safe - Preventing child abuse and neglect is the topic of this Your Health lecture, presented by MSU, Munson and NMC. Free, 9 a.m., Milliken Auditorium.  More »


Applicants invited for Board of Trustees vacancy - Submit letter of interest and qualifications by 5 p.m. April 10.  More »


Calling all Superheroes! - Students organize 1 mile, 5K and 10K fun run to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.  More »


GLMA Captain's Dinner - Tickets on sale now for second annual fundraiser for cadet organizations. Two seatings, plus tour of T/S State of Michigan.  More »


Captain's dinner and ship tour - Gourmet pasta dinner benefits Maritime cadet groups.  More »


The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East - University of Michigan professor Juan Cole speaks at the next International Affairs Forum, 6 p.m. in Milliken Auditorium.  More »


Sweet Earth Arts & Music Festival - Fourth annual event celebrates Earth Day.  More »


Everyone Has a Story 2 - Public reading, 2 p.m., Inside Out Gallery.  More »


Ferris Students Host Fundraiser - Social work students from FSU will host a fundraiser for the TCHS Community Learning Center on Sunday, April 19, at the City Opera House. The event runs from 5-7:30 p.m.  More »


NMC Concert Band ends season with a "Bang" - Featuring the 1812 Overture, Music Man, Sousa marches and other classics of band literature. 7:30 p.m., Milliken Auditorium.  More »


VisComm students present recap of Cuba trip - Videos and photos from spring break in Cuba. 10:30 a.m., Bijou by the Bay Theatre.   More »


2015 Commencement - 2 p.m., Traverse City Central High School.  More »


NMC Barbecue - Join your neighbors on main campus for the 60th annual community picnic under the pines.  More »


Great Lakes water level fluctuations - What does the future hold? - First of three public community stakeholder meetings, 2-5 p.m., Hagerty Center.  More »


The Next Africa: An emerging continent becomes a global powerhouse - Traverse City native Jake Bright will change the way you think about Africa.  More »


NMC Children's Choir auditions - Students entering kindergarten through ninth grade invited to join for 2015-16 season.  More »


Is a free press dangerous? - Former Detroit News editor and current Traverse City resident Bob Giles discusses the role of a free press in a digital age. 6 p.m., Milliken Auditorium.  More »


FSU New Student Orientation - Student orientation from 4:30p to 7:30p in room UC 209 for new students admitted to the Ferris State Traverse City location at 2200 Dendrinos Drive.   More »

Big win for NMC Scholarship Open - Golfer wins new Mercedes with hole-in-one and event raises record amount for students.  More »


Pre-med students eligible for MSU College of Human Medicine’s Early Assurance ‘pipeline’ - Northwestern Michigan College pre-med students are now eligible for MSU College of Human Medicine’s Early Assurance Program ‘pipeline.’  More »


Golfers, sponsors wanted for NMC Scholarship Open - Tournament benefiting merit scholarships will be played at the Grand Traverse Resort.  More »


GVSU Traverse City Alumni Club at Beach Bums - The Grand Valley Traverse City Alumni Club will be hosting an evening at the ballpark with the Traverse City Beach Bums. Please RSVP by August 6.  More »


Welcome Weekend set for August 28-30, 2015 - NMC will host a series of free events to welcome students back to campus including a movie, ice cream social, beach barbecue and bowling.  More »


10th Annual Mike McIntosh Memorial Truck and Car Show - Show off your wheels or come to admire.  More »


Water Insecurity: Reporting on a Global Crisis - Circle of Blue co-founder and Traverse City native J. Carl Ganter kicks off the 2015-16 IAF lecture series.  More »


NMC University Center's 20th Anniversary Celebration - Join the partners, staff, and guests of the University Center as we proudly celebrate twenty years.   More »


Your Health Lecture: Facts and Misperceptions about Vaccines and Immunizations - Dean Sienko, MD, MS, of Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine, presents this free lecture in partnership with Munson Medical Center and NMC.  More »


WMU College Visit - Representatives from Western Michigan University will be at the NMC Welcome Center, 1701 East Front Street, Health & Science Building, from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.  More »


Manufacturing Day offers career exploration opportunity - 600 students to tour 24 regional manufacturers  More »


Ferris State University Open House - Held at the NMC Health & Science Atrium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free t-shirt and snacks. Please RSVP.  More »


Skilled Trades equipment open house - $2.7 million in new program equipment unveiled. 5:30-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen building  More »


Transfer Fair - Meet more than 30 college and university representatives in the Health & Science Building and West Hall.  More »


The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A First-Hand View - How does the world cope with the 11 million Syrians displaced since 2011?  More »


Choral Invitational - Fourth annual event brings 250 high school singers to campus. Free informance, 6 p.m., Milliken Auditorium.  More »


Great Lakes ~ Great Chefs dinner Nov. 6 - Five-course dinner features alumni and other top guest chefs.  More »


Ferris State University Open House - Come and talk to our friendly counselors about the degrees offered at Ferris State in Traverse City. Free T-shirts and snacks.  More »


Mariners Memorial Service - Annual memorial service begins at noon in the Great Lakes Campus harborside courtyard.  More »


GirlTECH - Fifteenth annual event encourages high school girls to consider non-traditional careers.  More »


Pottery sale - to benefit ceramics program. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fine Arts Building.  More »


Ferris State University MSW Info Night - Meet the staff at Ferris State and discover what a masters degree in Social Work can do for you! Please RSVP.  More »


Diplomacy in an Election Year: What’s at Stake? - America’s legendary diplomat, former Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, speaks at 6 p.m. in Milliken Auditorium.  More »


Paying for college - Last regional financial aid information session is set for 6 p.m. in Milliken Auditorium on NMC's main campus.  More »


Davenport University Book Buy Back - Stop by the Davenport office for their Book Buy Back. It's a great way to get a little extra cash for the holidays!  More »

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