Speech-to-text service for the commencement ceremony is accessible live via smartphone or tablet at NMU Commencement Speech-to-Text.
Video on-demand will be available after the ceremony on NMU December 2017 Commencement.
Every commencement features a distinguished guest speaker as well as a graduating student speaker. The December 2017 distinguished guest speaker was Dr. David Wood, and the student speaker was Erin McNabb. As speakers were known, they were posted in these places and in a press release. See transcripts of previous distinguished guest speakers and previous graduating student speakers remarks.