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READY TO TALK — Student organizations, department heads and faculty sit at their assigned tables awaiting the arrival of students to discuss information regarding their booths.

Student Success Department hosts Majors Fair

Megan Voorhees March 22, 2024

The Student Success Department hosted a Majors Fair March 19, in the Northern Center. This event was open and free to all students at Northern.  The main goal of the fair was for students to explore...

ROOM TO LEARN — A science major is represented at one of many booths of a previous Majors Fair. Photo courtesy of Simon Moesch

Student Success Department to host all-inclusive Majors Fair with departments, employers and student orgs

Amelia Kashian March 13, 2024

Students may have many concerns when it comes to academics, one of them being their choice of major and success within their field. With a walk around and a few glances at the array of booths, they can...

RESTRUCTURING ADVISING — Neil Baumgartner, Director of Student Success, discusses advising with a student. NMUs advising department, formerly known as ACAC, has been restructured as the Student Success Department in line with President Brock Tessmans university realignment plan.

NMU launches student success realignment

Ryley Wilcox September 7, 2023

As of the fall 2023 semester, the Academic and Career Advisement Center (ACAC), which provides advising to students at NMU, has been rebranded as Student Success. This restructuring falls in line with...

Opinion — Navigating college as a first-gen student

Opinion — Navigating college as a first-gen student

Andie Balenger February 1, 2023

When I was in high school, I was constantly told by teachers and advisors that I would be attending college. They often phrased my potential for postsecondary education matter-of-factly, inferring that...

NMU to host first-generation college celebration Tuesday

NMU to host first-generation college celebration Tuesday

Andie Balenger November 7, 2022

Northern Michigan University will be celebrating first-generation students tomorrow, Nov. 8, as part of a nationwide effort to commemorate this specific subset of the college population.  Several first-gen...

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