2018 Commencement

TRAVERSE CITY — Commencement ceremonies for Northwestern Michigan College's Class of 2018 will be held Saturday, May 5, at 2 p.m. in the Traverse City Central High School gymnasium.

Ceremonies will be streamed live starting at 2 p.m. at nmc.edu/video and NMC's YouTube channel.

About 200 graduates are expected to participate in the ceremony. More than 650 students earned degrees and certificates this academic year including the Associate in Nursing, Associate in Science and Arts, Associate in Applied Science, Associate in General Studies and Certificate of Practical Nursing. Two Bachelor of Science degrees, in Maritime Technology and Marine Technology, will also be awarded.

This year’s student speaker is Meghen Beger, president of the NMC Student Government Association. Nursing instructor Mac Beeker will give the Commencement address as the 2017 Imogene Wise Faculty Excellence Award recipient.

The 2018 Outstanding Alumni award recipients will be named during the ceremony, as will the 2018 winners of the Imogene Wise Faculty Excellence Award and Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award.

NMC University Center partner Ferris State University will award degrees to about 20 students as well.

A reception will follow the ceremony in the small gym.

Release Date: April 25, 2018

For more information:

Diana Fairbanks
Executive Director of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
(231) 995-1019


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