Nexus - The Northwestern Michigan College Magazine
President Nick Nissley discusses the importance of cultivating connections.
Cari Noga, the Communications Director at NMC discusses the importance of community colleges and how NMC can shape itself to meet the needs of future learners.
NMC’s Board of Trustees appointed Andrew Robitshek to fill a vacant trustee seat. He will serve until the next community college election in November 2022.
Three monitoring buoys, including the first ever on East Grand Traverse Bay, were placed last fall in an NMC-Michigan Technological University collaboration.
Fifth graders learn about potential career paths.
NMC is working with other regional leaders to solve the workforce puzzle, but it’s proving tricky. Complex, interlocking factors including a skills gap, a lack of child care and attainable housing, transportation issues, broadband internet gaps and an aging population, all exacerbated by COVID-19, have created structural instability that threatens economic growth and quality of life.
Adult student finds success after second plunge into college
Steve Drake has taught at Northwestern Michigan College for over 50 years, instructing multiple fellow NMC faculty members during his tenure.
The 2021 selection features alumni who have been chosen for their professional achievements and/or leadership in the local or global community.