NMU President Les Wong was appointed to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities' (AASCU) committee on international education. He will serve through November 2007. According to the AASCU Web site, the committee helps member campuses respond to the globalization of society and implications for AASCU campuses, faculty, students and curricula.


Table Decorating Honored

At the 6th annual Lake Superior Community Partnership dinner, Conference and Catering Services received its third award for best decorated table theme, “Conference and Catering Land,” based on the popular children’s game Candy Land. Starbucks received the best business theme table award for its creative use of t-shirts as chair skirts, mouse pads, placemats, and coffee-scented candles.


NMU Faculty, Students Receive MAB Awards

NMU students and faculty attended the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) annual awards ceremony March 8 in Lansing.

Pictured in the first photo are (from left) Dwight Brady (CAPS) and NMU alumnus Nick Van Court, who won a TV broadcast excellence award in the news special category for their documentary, Michigan's Gray Wolf: Ghost of the Big Timber.

The second photo shows Charles Ganzert (CAPS) and NMU senior Adam Czarnecki. Ganzert won a broadcast excellence award in the radio special interest programming category for "West African Musician Mady Kouyate, Interview and Performance," which he produced with Jane Cisluycis (WNMU-FM), NMU senior Peter Albrecht, and members of the advanced audio production class. Czarnecki received an honorable mention in the radio public service announcement category for a "Get-Out-The-Vote" PSA he produced for the American Association of University Women.

Other NMU entries were honored in the "Market 4" competition, which is comprised of radio and television stations in Marquette, Escanaba, Alpena, and other markets of comparable size. All were broadcast on either WNMU-TV or WNMU-FM.

A "Meet the Candidate" television program sponsored by ASNMU student government earned an honorable mention in the talk show category. The award recipients are junior media production and new technology major Anna Patrick of Marquette, and senior broadcasting major Rachel Melnick of Morton Grove, Ill.



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