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NMC in China

NMC in China


Posted on Jul 11, 2014

NMC President Timothy J. Nelson kept a running journal during a visit to China by a delegation from Northwestern Michigan College, March 8-19, 2014.  The delegation included President Nelson, Vice President for Lifelong and Professional Learning Marguerite Cotto, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Services Chris Weber, Executive Director of the Dennos Museum Center Gene Jenneman and NMC alum and Beijing resident Wei Cao who served as not only an interpreter but a walking, talking testament to NMC.

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The game changers under our noses

The game changers under our noses


Posted on Jun 27, 2014

Northwestern Michigan College alum John Militello, was selected as one of the speakers at this year’s TEDx Traverse City event.  Militello is the head of creative for Google’s agency like ZOO Team.  He leads a 14 person creative team of creative directors, creative technologists, designers, copy writers and video producers.  He is also an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

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Startup Weekend Traverse City

Startup Weekend Traverse City


Posted on Jun 17, 2014

NMC’s Keith Kelly with an update on the successful Startup Weekend Traverse City held on June 13 at the NMC Parsons-Stulen Building.

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Ask NMC is a regular feature on the NMC Explore Blog set up for you to ask questions about NMC and for us to find the answers.

In this edition, we answer questions about what we do with items or equipment me no longer need, what the demographics of NMC students look like and how a prospective student can sign up for a campus tour.

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Northwestern Michigan College shares a connection with the Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts, through the recently established Kevin and Linda O’Meara Fund for Arts Education that will support programs here at NMC’s Dennos Museum Center.

The opening of the Festival of the Arts is inspired by the late Linda O’Meara, a beloved dancer and teacher, on Friday.

For much more on special opening to Grand Rapids’ Festival of the Arts read this from M-Live.

Spoiler alert: Here’s how Festival of the Arts 2014 will open Friday

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From Belarus to NMC: Alena Hontarava

From Belarus to NMC: Alena Hontarava


Posted on May 29, 2014

“I believe in reciprocity, and the power of education. If there are ten people who can give a little at a time, this small gesture will add up and make a difference in a student’s life. This is why I give to NMC. Because it makes a difference.”

Alana HontaravaHow did you get to NMC from Belarus?

My family moved to Florida from Belarus when I was 20. I wanted to go somewhere different for college and was drawn to Michigan given the abundance of water. NMC became the perfect fit as it is positioned directly on Grand Traverse Bay.

What’s your NMC story?

My time at NMC was very positive. What a wonderful community of caring people! The abundance of outdoor opportunities to hike, enjoy the water, and enjoy the culture downtown were definitely complimentary pieces to academics at NMC. Faculty and staff cared deeply about my academic success and I was able to make long-lasting friendships. The faculty taught me to love learning and care about the local community.

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