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NMU CARES — President Brock Tessman shares his feelings on the universitys new CARE Team. Photo Courtesy of Northern Michigan University

Letter to the Editor — Our New CARE Team

Brock Tessman February 23, 2024

There is a lot of talk about wellbeing at NMU, but action is a lot more important than talk. So what resources are we actually creating to support your wellbeing? One important resource is our new CARE...

OFFICIAL SIGNING — President Brock Tessman formally signs the Okanagan Charter on April 26. The charter is a commitment by NMU to support and implement holistic health programs and initiatives for students, staff and faculty.

Tessman signs Okanagan Charter, committing to holistic health for NMU

Katarina Rothhorn April 28, 2023

On Wednesday, April 26 at 1 p.m. NMU President Brock Tessman signed the Okanagan Charter and formally committed NMU to “embed health into all aspects of campus culture and to lead health promotion action...

HOCKEY FANS — Tessman and his family at a Red Wings hockey game in March. They are still rocking the NMU gear in Detroit.

Brock’s backstory: President Tessman’s journey through running, teaching and finding balance

Katarina Rothhorn April 21, 2023

Brock Tessman was born on June 4, 1976, in the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, exactly one month before the United States’ bicentennial and his planned due date. Despite his early birth and subsequent...

Editorial — Wildcats extend a hand in wake of MSU mass shooting

Editorial — Wildcats extend a hand in wake of MSU mass shooting

North Wind Editorial Board February 23, 2023

Just over a week ago, the students, faculty, staff and community members in and around Michigan State University fell victim to the most recent mass shooting in the United States. The act of violence claimed...

WELCOME TESSMAN - Brock Tessman started his first day as NMUs 17th President on Feb. 1, 2023.

Tessman begins role as NMU President

Ryley Wilcox February 1, 2023

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, Brock Tessman began serving as NMU’s 17th President. Tessman was voted in unanimously at a special meeting of the NMU Board of Trustees on Sept. 29, 2022.  Tessman grew up in...

Editorial — NMU Presidential Search should have included students more

Editorial — NMU Presidential Search should have included students more

North Wind Editorial Board October 6, 2022

Editors Note: this article was revised with the following changes on Oct. 26, 2022: We originally stated that NMU had been "president-less" since September 2021. This was incorrect as President Kerri Schuiling...

NEW CHAPTER - Brock Tessman talks with students during his visit to campus on Sept. 20. Tessman was recently hired as NMUs 17th president and starts his term on Feb. 1.

NMU’s new president discusses mental health, goals for presidency

Katarina Rothhorn, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2022

At 10 a.m. on Sept. 29, NMU’s Board of Trustees officially announced Brock Tessman as NMU’s 17th president. He was selected out of four final candidates who visited campus during the weeks of Sept....

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