Four Northern Michigan University alumni will participate in a Black History Month panel discussion, sharing insights into how their NMU education prepared them for their careers, obstacles they have overcome, and ways they are impacting the communities in which they live. This "Northern Now" digital event is scheduled for 7 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22. It is free, but pre-registration is required.
Panelists are Victor Fairley '12 BS, field training deputy and community outreach and recruitment coordinator at the Kent County Sheriff's Department; Chris Warner '09 BSW, a juvenile probation officer in Kent County, Michigan and program coordinator of The Chosen Academy, which aims to bring affordable basketball skills training and mental health counseling to players in the Grand Rapids area; Taylor Johnson '14 BA, realtor associate at Keller Williams Realty, Inc.; and Brianna Sartin '22 BS, content creator and account coordinator for Buzz Advertising Agency.
MarLanaysia Rosser, NMU's Black Student Union president, will moderate the panel and share audience questions with the panelists. Register here.