Paul Wright (Bookstore) was successfully recertified for the designation of Certified Collegiate Retailer by the National Association of College Stores. Fewer than 10 percent of all eligible candidates receive the credential. To achieve the distinction, candidates must have a minimum level of relevant experience and pass a comprehensive four-hour exam on the core knowledge and management functions of collegiate retailing. To recertify, they must complete at least 60 hours of continuing education and professional development activities in the profession to keep their knowledge current on the industry, trends and successful operations.
Wildcat Innovation Fund Award Recipients
The most recent proposals to receive Wildcat Innovation Fund support follow, along with the submitters and amount:
▪"Developing a Coordinated Environment Summer Program at NMU," Pat Brown (Biology) and Alec Lindsay (Biology), $15,000
▪ "Creating Formal Linkages between the NMU Biology Department and New Academic Partners," Pat Brown (Biology) and Jill Leonard (Biology), $15,000.
▪ "Enhancing the Gender Studies Minor," Maya Sen (Psychology), Rebecca Ulland (Modern Languages and Literatures) and Ruth Watry (Political Science), $9,320.
▪ "Basic Composition Workshop Tutoring Initiative," Kia Richmond, Z.Z. Lehmberg and student Tom Rich (English), $15,000.