Police Academy Holds Graduation

Aug. 30, 2018 —
Northern Michigan University’s Regional Police Academy recently held its graduation ceremony. Fourteen recruits were given certificates of completion after 16 weeks of training that revolves around a curriculum set forth by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). For more information regarding the NMU Regional Police Academy, call 906-227-1408. The following recruits graduated:

Foundation Reports Private Giving Increase

Aug. 30, 2018 —
The NMU Foundation is pleased to report a 34 percent year-over-year increase in outright gifts, pledges and expectancies for fiscal year 2018 totaling more than $6.3 million. The amount includes funding for an endowed professorship established by Dr. Mark Lovell (’77 BS) and his wife, Eileen. Departments received direct funds totaling about $1.6 million. Combined with FY 2017 gains, private giving has nearly doubled over the past two fiscal years.

NMU Grad Promoted at Brokerage Firm

Aug. 29, 2018 —
Zachary Sturdy ('17 BS) has been promoted to financial adviser at Northstar Investment Management in Marquette. He joined Northstar as a research analyst after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in finance from the NMU College of Business. Northstar Investment Management is an independent, full-service brokerage firm with an emphasis on income-producing investment. “We feel very fortunate to have a person as passionate and diligent as Zachary join our investment management team,” said Northstar’s founder, Douglas LaBar.