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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 closed until further notice for our employees' health and safety, per Executive Order.
If you need printing services, please call the Dean of Student's Office at (906) 227-1700 for assistance.
If you want to talk to 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/j/99448856463
Meeting ID: 994 4885 6463
 

Wacky Holiday

Wednesday, May 27th

World Otter Day

 

Employment Opportunity

The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission is seeking more college age commissioners, and more commissioners from all minority/underrepresented groups.  You must be a Michigan resident, registered to vote.  The pay is $40,000 for this part-time gig.  For all information, please go to:
https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_91141---,00.html  

 

More Information

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