President Gives First Convocation

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Dr. Fritz Erickson gave his first convocation as president at the beginning of the fall 2014 semester. Fritz Erickson discussed his early impressions of the university, his desire to engage the full campus community in developing a useful strategic plan and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. He delivered this afternoon’s address in the auditorium of the new John X. Jamrich Hall. Read more | Watch the convocation
News and Events

President Speaks With Local Radio

Erickson spoke with SUNNY.FM, a local radio station, about his hopes for the university and his plans to connect with the Marquette community while president. Listen to the interview

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Interview with Q107 WMQT

See NMU President Erickson in action during interview with Q107 WMQT. This video that was taken during the radio interview. Erickson talks about his focus since he has started and what has surprised him as president.

Erickson Helps Students With Move-In

President Erickson helped incoming students move into the residence halls before the Fall 2014 semester. He met incoming students and their families and carried students' belongings into the halls. He was assisted by over 50 faculty and staff members over the course of move-in weekend.

President Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Ice Bucket ChallengeNMU graduate student TJ Aiyash challenged President Erickson to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The president and Aiyash participated in the challenge during Fall Fest surrounded by NMU students. Watch the video

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