Upcoming  Diversity Events

MERC & McNair Open House
Wednesday, September 3rd
11:00am - 2:00pm
3001 Hedgcock
Sponsored by MERC & McNair


Egyptian Scholar Osama Medany
Thursday, September 4th
6:00 - 9:00pm
Huron Room, UC
Sponsored by Black Student Union


Stress Relief and Meditation
Tuesday, September 9th
5:00 - 7:00pm
Hedgcock Atrium
Sponsored by MERC


Study Skills Workshop
Thursday, September 11th
5:00 - 6:30pm
2303 Hedgcock
Sponsored by MERC


Daily Quote/Fact

In 1808, President Thomas Jefferson signed a bill into law that made it illegal to import slaves into the U.S.  Most Southern states refused to enforce the law.

News and Information

National LGBT Scholarship Database Created

Campus Pride has combined with Point Foundation in the development of a database of scholarships for the LGBT and ally community.  Read the full article here.  To access the scholarship database, click here.


Smuding Policy

Click here for the Dean of Students Office procedure to request exemption of dangerous materials and open flame.

Free Community Meal


Hungry?  The Messiah Lutheran Church will be providing a free community meal the first Wednesday of every month a 5:30 pm.  Messiah Lutheran Church is located at the corner of Magnetic & 4th St.


For more information on other community meals, click here.

Contact MERC

group of studentsThe Multicultural Education and Resource Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The office is located in 3001 C.B. Hedgcock. Or you can reach us by phone at 906-227-1554 or e-mail, merc@nmu.edu.

Future Faculty Fellowship Recipients

Congratulations to the Future Faculty Fellowship Recipients

  • Joshua Brewer
  • Rebecca Pelky
Presentations available

A diverse group of students sitting on campus

The Multicultural Education and Resource Center has presentations available for students and faculty alike to reference. An advocate for the rights of people of ALL orientations and genders to live safely, openly and with full legal equality, Robyn Ochs recently spoke at NMU. View her presentation on Bisexuality and Feminism - Men and Me. Also for tips and hints on interacting with multicultural students and/or colleagues, view this presentation.

Job Information


Nemnet minority recruitment is a national resource organization that works in the recruitment of teachers, administration, and coaches of color. For more information click here

Integrys Energy Group has various open positions. Visit their career page to apply and receive more information on available positions and other opportunities. 

President's Committee on Diversity
Funding Request Form

To access the President's Committee on Diversity funding request form click here.