NMU Board Meets Sept 20

September 20, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, September 20th at 10 am.

Committees will meet in the morning and the formal/business portion begins at 10 am. Please note that all will take place in a new location: the Scott L. Holman Executive Conference Room on the second floor of the Northern Center. View the agenda and supporting materials at nmu.edu/boardbook.

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association Monthly Meeting

September 1, 2019

Negaunee, MISeptember 1, 2019 – The monthly meeting of the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will meet at the Marquette County Health Department Building in Negaunee Township. The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 5th from 7:00-9:00 pm. Anyone interested in amateur radio is welcome to attend. More info contact Rich at 249-3837.

Wildlife Detectives at the Ottawa Visitor Center August 1st

July 30, 2019

Watersmeet, MI – The Ottawa Visitor Center will hold a “Wildlife Detectives” program on Thursday, August 1st at 7:00 pm. Join wildlife biologist Joe Panci and discover more about the local wildlife and even venture outside to put your new knowledge to good use!

“Pasties, Beer, Revolution and God” Program at Michigan Iron Industry Museum July 30th

July 30, 2019

Negaunee, MI – The Michigan Iron Industry will hold their weekly lecture series Tuesday, July 30th at 2:00 pm. This week they will take a look at the immigrant communities of the Marquette iron range from 1900-1930 with “Pasties, Beer, Revolution and God”. Marcus C. Robyns from the NMU archives will give this unique presentation. Don’t miss it!

Ottawa Visitor Center Black Bear Talk July 25th

July 24, 2019

Watersmeet, MI – The Ottawa Visitor Center presents a black bear educational talk on Thursday, July 25th at 7:00 pm. This is a great program for children and adults alike. Learn fascinating facts about the black bear and get a chance to win prizes! The event is free and open to the public!

Michigan Iron Industry Museum: Timber Strike of 1937 Program July 23rd

July 22, 2019

Negaunee, MI – The Michigan Iron Industry Museum presents a program focused on the Timber Strike of 1937 on Tuesday, July 23rd from 2:00-3:30 pm. Join Dan Truckey from the NMU Beaumier Heritage Center as he explores Upper Peninsula history in this weekly lecture series. The event is free of charge! Find out more on the website.

“My Experiences Working as an Officer on a Great Lakes Freighter” at the Ottawa Visitor Center

July 17, 2019

Watersmeet, MI – The Ottawa Visitor Center presents “My Experiences Working as an Officer on a Great Lakes Freighter” on Thursday, July 18th at 7:00 pm. Doug Tarkowski will take you through his experiences as a Merchant Marine on The Great Lakes, including tales, trivia, and a short video. The event is free and open to the public!

Free Defense Industry Growth Program at NMU July 24th

July 12, 2019

Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan University Continuing Education and Workforce Development will host a free program for businesses looking to enter the defense and homeland security sectors from noon to 3:30 pm on Wednesday, July 24, in the Northern Center (formerly University Center). The registration deadline is July 17.

The event begins with a complementary lunch at noon. A panel discussion featuring defense industry experts is scheduled from 12:30-1:30, and breakout sessions on cybersecurity and talent recruitment/retention will be held from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

NMU is working with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) and the Michigan Defense Center to assist businesses in reducing identified barriers that may be preventing entry or growth in these sectors, such as targeted training or business development resources.

To register for the program, call 227-2103 or email conteduc@nmu.edu.

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