Nexus - The Northwestern Michigan College Magazine
Articles from the Summer 2022 issue of Nexus - The Northwestern Michigan College Magazine
Fifth graders learn about potential career paths.
Dennos Museum Center shifts focus to collections preservation
NMC'S varsity esports program is growing and is adding three new teams for 2022–23.
Nick Nissley reflects on why being the president of Northwestern Michigan college is akin to being a superhero after participating in the Big Little Hero Race.
NMC and Michigan Reconnect transform adult learner’s college experience
What if the tradeoff you must make for your workday isn’t minor or temporary? Say you can’t find daycare for your kids. Or that your commute is an hour, because you can’t afford to live closer to your job. Maybe both. As our story “Solving the Workforce Puzzle” explains, northern Michigan residents confront these tradeoffs every day.
NMC aviation students and instructors flew eight aircraft from Traverse City to Florida for a two-week fight training
Since owning a restaurant was Jon Petrie’s lifelong ambition, it made sense for him to attend NMC’s Great Lakes Culinary Institute. It made even more sense to earn a second NMC degree, in business administration.
Adult student finds success after second plunge into college
2022 Outstanding Alumni Named
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.