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MAKING A CHANGE — Make A Difference Day is being hosted by the NMU Volunteer Center, supporting the Marquette community by raking leaves for those who cannot.

Wildcats unite to make a difference raking leaves

Abigail Faix October 19, 2023

With every fall season in the Upper Peninsula, Northern Michigan University students come together to support the community they live in by raking leaves for those who are unable to. Saturday, Oct. 21...

WINTER FAIR - The Winter Student Organization Fair gives student organizations an opportunity to share their clubs with other students and recruit new members.

Center for Student Enrichment hosts Winter Student Organization Fair

Fischer Genau January 27, 2023

The Winter Student Organization Fair was hosted by the Center for Student Enrichment this past Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of Jamrich.  The event was an opportunity for students...

Service Project in Cambodia

Superior Edge offers community service opportunities in Greece

Madoline Plattenberg October 12, 2022

At NMU’s Center for Student Enrichment (CSE), Superior Edge is offering students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to delve into community service projects while abroad in Greece.  The tentative dates...

Photo courtesy of Mackenzie Meyer

MERRY MARIGOLDS—Marigolds planted in old yogurt containers. One goal of the DIY Herb garden event is to promote sustainability by planting the seeds in reusable containers like old mugs and soup bowls.

DIY Herb Garden brings greenery to students during Spread Goodness Week

Katarina Rothhorn March 8, 2021
This semester, amidst COVID-19 safety protocols, the planning has included fewer hands-on activities but still managed to create ideas like the DIY Herb Garden.
Get up and rake some lawns Oct. 24. Students and volunteers will be raking lawns to help out the community and gain valuable community service hours. Photo courtesy of Melanie Kreutz on Unsplash

Volunteers gave back to community for Make a Difference Day

Jesse Wiederhold October 26, 2020

Make a Difference Day occurred Saturday, Oct. 24. Make a Difference Day is a chance for students to give back to their community and spread positivity through acts of kindness. It always lands on the...

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