December 2019

NMU Sponsors MidAm Race Series

Dec. 20, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University is sponsoring the U.S. Ski and Snowboard (USSS) MidAmerica Series, the premier race series within the Central Division. At the first event, held Dec. 13-15 at Nub's Nob in Harbor Springs, Mich., two NMU students were among the top three finishers in Sunday's FIS MidAm Slalom.

PRSSA Profiles Empowering Women

Dec. 19, 2019 —
NMU's Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will host a Rise U.P. Women's March 2020 post-reception Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. The event will feature all-female speakers and musicians, along with a pop-up art show by female artists. PRSSA is highlighting several empowering NMU students, faculty and staff in advance of the march and reception. Here is the first of four installments recognizing their dedication.

Alumni Join U.P. Birthday Celebration

Dec. 18, 2019 —
Two NMU alumni were involved in a recent Upper Peninsula birthday celebration held at the Marquette Regional History Center. State Rep. Sara Cambensy introduced a House-adopted resolution commemorating Dec. 14 as the 183rd birthday of the U.P., while Mark Ruge gave a presentation on the “Frostbitten Convention” held on that date in 1836, which ensured that Michigan's boundaries would include the entire Upper Peninsula.