The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association has started a new initiative that connects NMU alumni and students through classroom visits skill builders, networking and more. The Communications and Performance Studies is featuring the following alumni.
Daryl Vizina and '01 Political Science and Speech Communication Major will be speaking at 6 p.m. Monday, March 18 in Pioneer Room B in the University Center about how he achieved professional success with his NMU degree. After four years in the private sector, Daryl won a contested election to become Prosecuting Attorney for Cheboygan County, Michigan at the age of 31.
Pat Wilson will be visiting Dwight Brady's BC 470 class from 8-9:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 19 in room 232 of the Thomas Fine Arts building. Pat graduated in '92 with a Justice Studies degree but was heavily involved with the CAPS department. While at Northern he was very active at Public TV 13 and was instrumental in helping publicize the first Wildcat Make a Difference Day. Currently Pat is the assignment editor in the News department at WJRT/ABC 12 in Flint.
Christine Marshall will be visiting Jim Cantrill's SP 310 class from 10-11:40 a.m. Thursday, March 21 in room 233 of the TFA building. She will also visit Jessica Thompson's SP 495 class in room 312 of the TFA building form 2-3 p.m. Christine received a BS in Communications here at NMU. Currently she is the Media and Classroom Technology Manager at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.