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Multicultural Education and Resource Center

The Multicultural Education and Resource Center partners with students, faculty, staff and alumni to build a vibrant, stimulating and safe learning community where cultural diversity is highly valued, differences are respected and people from all cultures and backgrounds flourish.

MERC is currently working remotely due to the Executive Order.  
Printing services are available at NMU Services Building (Public Safety building).
If you would like to talk with Shirley, the Associate Director, please call her at (906) 249-5406.

MERC Office Hours via Zoom

MERC will have office hours via Zoom every Wednesday 3pm-5pm.
Join Zoom Meeting https://nmu.zoom.us/s/93079808564
Meeting ID: 930 7980 8564
 

Equity and Justice for All
 

Wacky Holiday

Thursday, June 25th

National Catfish Day

 

Pride Survival Guide

The Human Rights Campaign has created a survival guide for Black and Brown LGBTQ individuals to assist them in celebrating and surviving at Pride.  Check it out here.  

Student Success Workshops

Check out these video workshops to aid in your adventure of student success.  

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Smudging 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 provides a free community meal the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at the corner of Magnetic and 4th Street. More information on other community meals.

Transgender Coming Out
Your child is transgender, and it is okay video.  Connor O'Keefe addresses transgender children coming out to their parents.

<a href="http://www.nmu.edu/multiculturaledandres/jump-start">Jump Start</a> is designed to improve retention rates of academically and economically disadvantaged students through academic and career workshops and networking opportunities. Congratulations to the Future Faculty Fellowship Recipients. Leora Lancaster, Kendra Klein, Jenna Behnke, Daniel Mitchell<a href="http://www.nmu.edu/multiculturaledandres/gear-upcollege-day-newsletter">GEAR UP</a> is designed to significantly increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education, by promoting academic excellence through a variety of locally designed and innovative early intervention services. Receive funding from the PresidentNemnet minority recruitment is a national resource organization that works in the recruitment of teachers, administration and coaches of color. <a href="https://www.nemnet.com/index.aspx">Learn more.</a> <a href="www.integrysgroup.com">Integrys Energy Group</a> has various open positions. Visit its <a href="http://www.wecenergygroup.com/careers/index.htm">career page</a> to apply and receive more information on available positions.

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Presentations Available

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.

Multicultural Education and Resource Center3001 Hedgcockmerc@nmu.edu906-227-1554