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VOLUNTEERING - The first Resolve to Get Involved event was in 2019 and garnered a lot of community interest. The event will host around 20 local non-profit organizations at the Northern Center for students and other attendees to learn more about them.

Non-profit organizations to gather at Northern Center

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing writer April 10, 2022

Students looking to make connections to non-profit organizations and find ways to give back to the community will have the chance to meet with organizations at the “Resolve to Get Involved” volunteer...

Students prepare to rake leaves in community for Make a Difference Day

Students prepare to rake leaves in community for Make a Difference Day

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 19, 2021

Since 1992, Make a Difference Day has been recognized every fourth Saturday of October as a national holiday dedicated to volunteering. Northern Michigan University's contribution to this tradition has...

Blues Fest

Blues Fest an affordable Labor Day weekend celebration of music

Olivia Apa, Features Writer September 2, 2021

The Marquette Area Blues Society is hosting their 17th annual Blues Fest on Labor Day weekend at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. The event will take place from Friday, Sept. 3 through Sunday, Sept. 5.  “Our...

Student group partners with local recovery center

Nolan Krebs February 28, 2013

It remains an unfortunate truth that not everyone has access to the education that many people might take for granted. College students have a wealth of resources at their fingertips, and one organization...

UPAWS finds success with NMU volunteers

Katie Buda October 25, 2012

For the third consecutive year, the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (UPAWS) has earned the “No Kill” award for an outstanding save rate, with help from NMU students. The Michigan Pet Fund...

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