Dr. Shevy Gets a Grip on Professional Filmmaking

Shevy (pictured middle) with an actor and filmmaker in the Tennessee wilderness

NMU Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Mass Media Mark Shevy, pictured middle, spent three weeks in Nashville this spring getting an inside view of movie making with writer/director, right, Howie Klausner (“Space Cowboys,” “Soul Surfer”) and actor Kevin Sorbo, left, (star of the “Hercules” TV series). Shevy worked with the grip crew on a film called “The Secret Handshake" to get a better understanding of what skills NMU can provide students looking to enter the field. Read the full story.

News and Information

Seven Northern Michigan University students won 2013-14 Michigan Association of Broadcasters awards, taking first and second in the college sports television category, which marks the third time in the past five years that Northern has won that category among all universities and colleges in Michigan.

CAPS Students Win Statewide Broadcasting Honors
Seven Northern Michigan University students have won awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. This is the third time in the past five years that students in Professor Dwight Brady's Sports and Special Events class have won first place among all universities and colleges in Michigan. Click 
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The PRSSA 2014-15 National Committee

Two From NMU to Serve on a National Committee
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) announced the election of its 2014–2015 National Committee during its annual National Assembly in Charleston, S.C. The National Committee, which begins its one-year term June 1, 2014, includes two students from Northern Michigan University: Jordan Paquet (pictured back row far right) who was elected Vice President of Member Services and Immediate Past President Brian Price (pictured front row on right). The National Committee serves all of PRSSA, a society of 11,500 members.

The PRSSA 2014 National Conference will be held on Oct. 10–14, in Washington, D.C. Additional information on it is available at www.prssa.org/conference.



Learn More About CAPS Majors

brian price screen shotLearn more about what it means to be a Communications and Performance Studies student at NMU. Watch videos that feature students who are majoring in communication studies, multimedia journalism, media productions and new technology, public relations, or theater and entertainment arts


Have you ever wondered what to do with your major after graduation? Download the documents below to learn more about your career options.


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Marquette, MI 29855

Phone: 906-227-2045

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