Nexus Summer 2022 Issue

Nexus Summer 2022 Issue
Published on Jul 6, 2022

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Read articles from the Summer 2022 issue of Nexus

16 articles from this collection:
COVER
COVER
AVIATION INTENSIVE
AVIATION INTENSIVE
NMC aviation students and instructors flew eight aircraft from Traverse City to Florida for a two-week fight training
BALANCING TRADE-OFFS
BALANCING TRADE-OFFS
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.
CALLING THE HERO IN EACH OF US
CALLING THE HERO IN EACH OF US
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.
NOTES & NOTABLES
NOTES & NOTABLES
Newsbrief featuring recent NMC news.
DEEP WATER EXPLORER
DEEP WATER EXPLORER
Adult student finds success after second plunge into college
SOLVING THE WORKFORCE PUZZLE
SOLVING THE WORKFORCE PUZZLE
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.
INSIDE MY BAG
INSIDE MY BAG
NMC and Michigan Reconnect transform adult learner’s college experience
MICHIGAN RECONNECT AT NMC
MICHIGAN RECONNECT AT NMC
With Michigan Reconnect, adults over 25 are eligible for free tuition at Northwestern Michigan College.
SETTING A COURSE FOR COLLEGE
SETTING A COURSE FOR COLLEGE
Fifth graders learn about potential career paths.
BEYOND THE EXHIBITIONS
BEYOND THE EXHIBITIONS
Dennos Museum Center shifts focus to collections preservation
ALUMNI NOTES
ALUMNI NOTES
2022 Outstanding Alumni Named
ARCHIE’S COMBINES STUDENT BROTHERS’ TALENTS
ARCHIE’S COMBINES STUDENT BROTHERS’ TALENTS
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.
CALENDAR
CALENDAR
GET SOCIAL
GET SOCIAL
NMC ESPORTS
NMC ESPORTS
NMC'S varsity esports program is growing and is adding three new teams for 2022–23.