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Marianas Variety: NMC graduates 208 (May 22, 2017)

NORTHERN Marianas College in its 36th year set a new record, graduating 208 on Saturday at the Koblerville gym.

Saipan Tribune: 4 NMC Students obtain perfect GPA's (May 22, 2017)

Of the record-breaking 208 students that graduated from the Northern Marianas College last Saturday, a total of four were able to achieve a grade point average of 4.0, the highest rating a student may achieve. That automatically gave them summa cum laude honors during last Saturday NMC commencement rites at the Koblerville Gym.

NMC students to participate in NASA education program (May 17, 2017)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College School of Education’s Teacher Preparatory Program was recently selected to participate in the National Aeronautics Space Administration’s Minority University Research Education Project or MUREP.

Marianas Variety: NMC celebrates 36th Charter Day (May 15, 2017)

HUNDREDS joined the celebration of Northern Marianas College’s 36th Charter Day on Friday.

Marianas Variety: NMC celebrates diversity (May 15, 2017)

NORTHERN Marianas College held one of the liveliest island events of the year, Charter Day, which commemorated the institution’s founding 36 years ago. The celebration was held on Friday, May 12, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the NMC south field next to the gymnasium.

NMC nursing program accepting applications for Fall 2017 cohort (May 15, 2017)

(NMC) — Students who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing can apply to become part of Northern Marianas College nursing department’s newest cohort in the Fall 2017 semester. Those who meet the program’s requirements can submit their application before Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

NMC Offices Closed on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in professional development and operational planning activities on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (on campus). All NMC offices will be closed on this day to ensure maximum employee participation.

Public invited to 36th NMC Charter Day today (May 12, 2017)

Northern Marianas College employees and students are inviting the community to what promises to be one of the liveliest events of the year, Charter Day.

NMC-CREES to host cooking demonstrations, plant giveaways, aquaculture exhibit at Friday's Charter Day (May 10, 2017)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College’s Charter Day festivities on Friday will not only showcase live entertainment and vendors offering delicious foods, but the event will also feature cooking demonstrations, plant giveaways, an aquaculture exhibit, as well as interactive activities for kids hosted by the staff members of NMC’s Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service Program or CREES.

Saipan Tribune: NMC Career Fair: Biggest in recent years (May 10, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College 2017 Career Fair held last April 27 was easily the largest career fair the lone community college of the CNMI conducted since 2011, as reported by representatives of the college.

Community invited to NMC's Charter Day celebration this Friday (May 08, 2017)

(NMC) — To celebrate more than 35 years of enriching lives through higher education, Northern Marianas College is inviting the community to its biggest celebration of the year, Charter Day, on Friday, May 12, 2017.

NMC extends deadline to obtain a Charter Day booth (May 08, 2017)

Northern Marianas College is inviting vendors to take part in the college’s 36th annual Charter Day celebration on Friday, May 12, 2017. The deadline to submit booth applications, originally set for May 5, 2017, has been extended to Wednesday May 10, 2017.

Vendors invited to NMC Charter Day (May 2, 2017)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College is inviting vendors to take part in NMC’s 36th annual Charter Day celebration on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Jobseekers invited to NMC's Career Fair on April 27 (April 24, 2017)

Northern Marianas College is inviting all jobseekers or those looking to make career changes to attend its annual Career Fair where 50 companies and organizations will be looking to hire.

Marianas Variety: Agricultural Field Day on Tuesday (April 25, 2017)

(NMC) — The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service is inviting farmers and interested community members to its Agricultural Field Day which will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

Marianas Variety: 400 applicants, 50 companies, agencies join NMC Career Fair (April 28, 2017)

NORTHERN Marianas College held its annual career fair at the Saipan World Resort on Thursday morning with more than 400 jobseekers filling out application forms and undergoing interviews with the representatives of the over 50 participating companies and agencies.

Saipan Tribune: NMC-CREES hosts successful Field Day (April 28, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Services conducted a very successful Field Day last Tuesday with the event attracting 48 participants at their 5-acre center for agriculture in As Perdido.

Jobseekers invited to NMC's Career Fair on April 27 (April 24, 2017)

Northern Marianas College is inviting all jobseekers or those looking to make career changes to attend its annual Career Fair where 50 companies and organizations will be looking to hire.

Marianas Variety: Agricultural Field Day on Tuesday (April 25, 2017)

(NMC) — The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service is inviting farmers and interested community members to its Agricultural Field Day which will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

NMC CREES to host Agricultural Field Day on Tuesday (April 21, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service is inviting farmers and interested community members to its Agricultural Field Day which will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

Nearly 50 companies will be at NMC's Career Fair (April 19, 2017)

(NMC) — Nearly 50 companies have confirmed their participation in Northern Marianas College’s Career Fair that will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the World Resort, Royal Taga Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Marianas Variety: NMC instructor talks about Russia (April 12, 2017)

THAT all rich Russian businessmen are with the mafia is one of the widespread “myths” about the world’s largest country, Northern Marianas College Russian language instructor Andrei Shatilov said on Tuesday.

34 organizations confirm participation at NMC's Career Fair (April 11, 2017)

(NMC) — Thirty-four companies have already confirmed their participation in the Northern Marianas College’s Career Fair that will be held on Thursday, April 27 at the Saipan World Resort, Royal Taga Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Only a few more slots remain for organizations who want to recruit or exhibit at the fair.

$32,500 in Scholarships Awarded to NMC Students (April 6, 2017)

Northern Marianas College has announced that 13 deserving students have been awarded Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) scholarships totaling $32,500.

Register for NMC's Summer Session (April 6, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting new and current students to enroll in its Summer Session so they can earn additional credits toward their degree and accelerate their path to graduation. The Summer Session includes business, education, math, nursing, and social sciences courses.

Employers invited to participate in NMC's Annual Career Fair (April 05, 2017)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College is inviting employers from different companies and organizations to participate in its annual Career Fair on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Saipan World Resort Royal, Taga Ballroom. The fair will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 12 noon.

NMC hosts visit by Portland State University official (April 05, 2017)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College recently hosted a visit by Dr. Carlos Crespo, who is the director of the School of Community Health at Portland State University. The visit was part of an annual site visit, which allows Dr. Crespo to connect the college’s BUILD EXITO team and scholars.

State of the Commonwealth will be Streamed Live (March 30, 2017)

Northern Marianas College will be live streaming Hon. Governor Ralph DLG. Torres’s State of the Commonwealth Address, which will begin at 10:00am on Friday, March 31, 2017 (Chamorro Standard Time). The live stream will be available at: http://www.marianas.edu/soca2017

NMC's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts 7 new members (March 28, 2017)

(NMC) — On Friday, March 24, seven students from Northern Marianas College pledged to distinguish themselves through academic excellence by contributing to the community and the commonwealth through various community service and leadership activities as members and officers of the Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa or PTK International Honor Society.

Marianas Variety: Jang hits hole-in-one in NMC Foundation golf tourney (March 27, 2017)

SENIOR golfer Jang Hyew Duck was having a bad game two holes in a row before he stepped into the tee spot on a familiar fairway.

Marianas Variety: NMC allows high school seniors to 'Start Smart' (March 23, 2017)

THE three-day Start Smart seminar sponsored by Northern Marianas College is expected to boost the number of local high school students who choose to enroll at NMC.

2017 NMC Start Smart Seminar (March 23, 2017)

Approximately 800 seniors from public and private high schools participated in the seminar, which was held over a three-day period.

Marianas Variety: NMC, DPS ink agreement for police cadet training (March 22, 2017)

NORTHERN Marianas College and the Department of Public Safety have signed an agreement for the joint operation of a police academy to enhance the training of police cadets.

Marianas Variety: High school seniors urged to 'start smart,' enroll at NMC (March 22, 2017)

NORTHERN Marianas College President Dr. Carmen Fernandez wants to see more local high school graduates enrolling at NMC this year.

Saipan Tribune: NMC seminar invites 900 HS students (March 22, 2017)

Both public and private high school seniors were invited to attend the 2017 Northern Marianas College Start Smart seminar, where students were enticed to enroll in the lone community college of the CNMI.

Marianas Variety: Lee tops NMC Foundation Open (March 21, 2017)

NMI’S youngest ace golfer Dong Young “Edward” Lee bested the six other top golfers in the 14th Annual Northern Marianas Foundation Open Golf Tournament at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort’s east course on Saturday.

Saipan Tribune: NMC Foundation golf tournament draws 116 players (March 21, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College Foundation hosted last Saturday a fundraiser golf tournament at Laolao Bay Golf & Resort to raise funds for student services and programs and facility improvement at the lone college of the CNMI.

Tan Siu Lin Foundation donates $2,5000 to NMC Foundation (March 14, 2017)

As part of its longstanding commitment to expand higher educational opportunities for CNMI students, the TSL Foundation recently donated in-kind prizes valued at over $2,500 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation.

Marianas Variety: IT&E providing high speed internet for higher education (March 14, 2017)

Maximizing its increased fiber-optic capabilities, IT&E is providing Northern Marianas College with high speed internet in support of the island’s sole post-secondary institution.

Three vehicles, thousands of dollars featured as prizes at upcoming NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (March 10, 2017)

Three vehicles and thousands of dollars of prizes are up for grabs at the Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament, which will be played at the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort next Saturday, March 18, 2017.

NMC Nursing Club Health Fair this Saturday, March 11 (March 10, 2017)

Start your way to a healthier lifestyle by attending tomorrow’s Health Fair organized by Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club. The Health Fair will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the multi-purpose center in Susupe.

Pacifica Insurance donates $5,000 hole-in-one prize for NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (March 09, 2017)

In its ongoing efforts to support CNMI students and their educational goals, Pacifica Insurance recently presented a $5,000 hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 14th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 2017.

Marianas Insurance offers $5,000 hole-in-one prize for NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (March 7, 2017)

As part of its longstanding commitment to higher education in the CNMI, Marianas Insurance Company, Ltd. has announced that it is offering a $5,000 hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 14th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 2017.

Saipan Tribune: Free blood pressure screenings (March 6, 2017)

Nursing students of the Northern Marianas College will hold free weekly blood pressure screenings at five grocery stores across Saipan in March and April.

Health orginizations to showcase services at NMC's Health Fair on March 11 (March 6, 2017)

Several more organizations have signed up to showcase their programs and services at the Northern Marianas College Nursing Club’s Health Fair coming up on Saturday, March 11.

Triple J offers Mazda 6 as hole-in-one prize (March 3, 2017)

Triple J Motors announced yesterday that it is offering a brand new 2017 Mazda6i Sport as a hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 14th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament, which will be held on March 18.

Saipan Tribune: McDonald's donates $10K to the college (March 3, 2017)

McDonald’s Saipan is offering a $5,000 hole-in-one prize for the NMC Foundation’s upcoming golf tournament on March 18.

McDonald’s Saipan also donated $5,000 to the fundraising golf tournament itself.

Saipan Tribune: Author seeks entries for Marianas book (March 02, 2017)

A Northern Marianas College instructor is now accepting contributions for a book intended to provide a snapshot of life in the Marianas.

Saipan Brewing Company to be featured at NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (March 02, 2017)

As part of its efforts to support community development activities, the Saipan Brewing Company today announced that it will be participating at the upcoming NMC Golf Tournament on March 18 by serving its highly popular craft beer.

NMC Annual Health Fair on Saturday, March 11 (March 02, 2017)

To increase awareness about healthy lifestyle habits and practices, Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club is inviting all community members to the 8th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the multi-purpose center.

Marianas Variety: NMC instructor encourages community to submit stories about culture (March 1, 2017)

NORTHERN Marianas College languages and humanities instructor Ajani Burrell on Tuesday encouraged community members to share their stories about culture that affect the people of the Marianas.

IT&E donates $3500 in cash and prizes to NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (March 1, 2017)

As part of its ongoing commitment to expand educational opportunities in the CNMI, IT&E today announced that it has donated $3,000 and a Samsung Galaxy S7 smart phone to the Northern Marianas College Foundation.

Atkins Kroll offers pickup as hole-in-one prize (February 28, 2017)

Atkins Kroll (Saipan) Toyota is offering a brand new 2017 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab as a hole-in-one prize in the upcoming 14th Annual NMC Foundation Golf Tournament.

Andrew Reese is NMC's new chief financial officer (February 22, 2017)

Northern Marianas College President Dr. Carmen Fernandez announced the appointment of Andrew Reese, who is a certified public accountant, as the college’s new chief financial officer.

Saipan Tribune: NMC features Wonenberg exhibit (February 17, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College is showcasing the internationally recognized sculptures of the late Barry Wonenberg, the college’s arts instructor for 25 years.

Deadline to apply for CHAP Fellowship (February 10, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service is reminding all NMC students that the deadline to apply for the Child Health Assessment in the Pacific Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program is on Feb. 15, 2017.

Saipan Tribune: NMC gym is last major facility to be repaired (February 10, 2017)

The gymnasium of the Northern Marianas College has yet to be repaired since its roof was blown off by Typhoon Soudelor in August 2015.

According to a statement by NMC officials, NMC has already engaged the services of Taniguchi Ruth Makio Architects for the renovation of the NMC gym.

Saipan Tribune: NMC hosts first Supreme Court hearing (February 9, 2017)

For the first time ever, the CNMI Supreme Court held a hearing outside the confines of its courtroom.

The Supreme Court held the hearing at the Northern Marianas College yesterday on a divorce case involving marital property.

Marianas Variety: NMC's Frankie Eliptico named Communicator of the Year (February 9, 2017)

FRANKIE Eliptico, dean of Northern Marianas College’s Office of Institutional Advancement, has been named 2016 Communicator of the Year by the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations – District VI.

Marianas Variety: NMC Foundation announces 14th Annual Foundation Open Golf Tournament (February 6, 2017)

In its effort to advance post secondary education in the CNMI, the Northern Marianas College Foundation has announced that its signature event, the Annual NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament, will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the East Course of the Laolao Bay Golf Resort. This will be the 14th year the tournament will be held.

NMC Grad and 2016 Miss Marianas Peachy Quitugua Passes NCLEX (February 1, 2017)

Another Northern Marianas College graduate has joined the list of students who have passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Peachy Quitugua, who graduated from NMC last May 2016, took the exam last month January.

Marianas Variety: NMC Opens New Aquaculture Development Center (January 31, 2017)

GOVERNOR Ralph Torres led other government officials in cutting the ceremonial ribbon for Northern Marianas College’s federally funded aquaculture center on Monday.

Marianas Variety: NMC President Convenes Strategic Workforce Action Team (January 27, 2017)

Northern Marianas College President Dr. Carmen Fernandez recently convened a meeting of the Strategic Workforce Action Team, a group formed to address the CNMI’s workforce development and continuing education needs.

Saipan Tribune: NMC Open Spring Semester (January 24, 2017)

NMC’s focus this semester is the Prior Learning Assessment Program, which allows students under this program to gain college credits through knowledge gained from job experience and job training.

Saipan Tribune: 3rd degree course eyed for NMC (January 20, 2017)

Newly installed Northern Marianas College president Dr. Carmen Fernandez is aggressively pushing for a new bachelor’s degree course to be offered by the lone college in the CNMI.

Marianas Variety: Fernandez's first 100 days focus on NMC's facilities, student programs (January 20, 2017)

THE improvement of facilities and student programs at Northern Marianas College were some of the priorities of Dr. Carmen Fernandez in her first 100 days as NMC president.

Marianas Variety: Law enforcement personnel learn about NMC's Prior Learning Assessment program (January 19, 2017)

VARIOUS law enforcement personnel attended a recent presentation about Northern Marianas College’s Prior Learning Assessment program.

Saipan Tribune: NMC Alumni Association reestablished (January 18, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College reestablished its alumni association last Jan. 13 when graduates of the CNMI’s lone college met to elect a fresh set of officers. NMC president Dr. Carmen Fernandez said at the meeting that the alumni association, officially called Northern Marianas College Alumni Association, was one of her main priorities.

Marianas Variety: NMC-CREES conducts hydroponics workshop on Tinian (January 12, 2017)

TWENTY-SIX Tinian residents, including government personnel, attended a workshop on non-circulating hydroponics systems conducted by Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research Extension and Education Services in December.

NMC welcomes Fulbright scholar (January 11, 2017)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College recently welcomed a professor from Russia who will be teaching this semester at the institution as part of the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence or SIR program. The visiting scholar, Dr. Andrei Shatilov, will also be engaging students through a variety of international, cross-cultural activities.

Saipan Tribune: NMC looks at improving all campuses (January 11, 2017)

The Northern Marianas College is planning to embark on a massive facility improvement project across all its campuses. NMC president Dr. Carmen Fernandez shared with Saipan Tribune on Monday her plans to improve NMC facilities on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

Another NMC Grad Passes NCLEX (January 9, 2017)

Another Northern Marianas College graduate has joined the list of students who have passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Andrew Kim C. Villanueva, who graduated from NMC last May 2016, took the exam on November 2016.

NMC closed on Thursday morning (January 4, 2017)

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in an on-campus professional development activity on Thursday, January 5, 2017, from 8:00am to 12:00pm. All NMC offices will be closed during this period to ensure maximum employee participation. Offices will reopen in the afternoon.

Marianas Variety: NMC tells government employees to 'climb higher' (January 4, 2017)

NORTHERN Marianas College, in partnership with the Civil Service Commission-Office of the Personnel Management, conducted the 2017 Climb Higher Seminar at the Saipan World Resort on Tuesday for CNMI government employees.

COMMUNITY BRIEF: NMC Offices Closed Thursday Morning, January 5, 2017 (Jan. 3, 2017)

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in an on-campus professional development activity on Thursday, January 5, 2017, from 8:00am to 12:00pm. All NMC offices will be closed during this period to ensure maximum employee participation. Offices will reopen in the afternoon.

NMC student orientation on Jan. 06, 2017 (December 29, 2016)

Northern Marianas College will be conducting student orientations for the upcoming Spring 2017 semester on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 for new, readmitted, and international students at two different times: the first session will be from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and the second session will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Both sessions will be held in Building D1 at NMC’s As Terlaje campus.

NMC to Highlight Prior Learning at Upcoming Info Session (December 27, 2016)

Northern Marianas College will be highlighting its Credit for Prior Learning Program at next week’s info session on Jan. 5, 2017. Anyone interested in learning more about this program is invited to attend the session, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Room D-1 at NMC’s As Terlaje campus.

Happy Holidays from NMC (Note about NMC Winter Break) (December 25, 2016)

Happy Holidays from all of us at Northern Marianas College! Amid the bustle of this festive season, may you be blessed with peace, joy, and the love of friends and family now and in the coming year!

Note: As scheduled in the academic calendar, NMC offices will be closed from Dec. 27 through Dec. 30 for winter break (offices will also be closed on Dec. 26, 2016 and Jan. 2, 2017 as these days have been designated official holidays). For any urgent issues, please email[email protected] or call (670) 237-6833.

Registration for upcoming Spring 2017 semester ongoing (December 23, 2016)

Northern Marianas College is reminding all current and prospective students about the following important dates for the upcoming Spring 2017 semester:

Credit for Prior Learning info session (December 22, 2016)

The Prior Learning Assessment Program awards college credit for knowledge gained through employment training programs, military services, and life-experiences as self-assessed and documented in a portfolio. The Northern Marianas College will be hosting free information session to highlight the “Prior Learning Assessment” program. The session will be held on Thursday, Jan. 5 2017, at 5:30pm in Room D-1.

Artist, NMC instructor Barry Wonenberg passes away (December 21, 2016)

NORTHERN Marianas College’s longest serving faculty member, Barry Wonenberg, has passed away... An award-winning, internationally recognized artist, Barry Wonenberg had been an instructor at NMC for 25 years, teaching art, ceramics, painting, drawing, digital media design and other classes.

Saipan Tribune:11 govt agencies, programs get additional funds (December 20, 2016)

Eleven departments and programs of the CNMI government would get additional funding after the Senate passed House Bill 19-212 last week, earmarking supplemental appropriations from the business gross revenue tax collected from the lone casino license holder. Rep. Antonio P. Sablan (Ind-Saipan) introduced HB 19-212.

NMC Announces Directors for Rota and Tinian Centers (December 15, 2016)

Northern Marianas College President Dr. Carmen Fernandez today announced the appointments of Maria Aguon and Martin Mendiola as executive directors who will head the operations of the institution’s centers on Tinian and Rota, respectively.

NMC’s Spring 2017 Semester Dates (December 15, 2016)

Northern Marianas College is reminding all of its current students and other individuals who are interested in enrolling for its upcoming Spring 2017 semester about the following key dates:

NMC to Highlight Credit for Prior Learning Assessment Program at January 5, 2017 Info Session (December 12, 2016)

The Northern Marianas College will be highlighting its Credit for Prior Learning Program Thursday, January 5, 2017, Info Session. Anyone interested in learning more about this program is invited to attend.

Contribute to book on contemporary culture in the Marianas (December 09, 2016)

What does culture look like today in the Marianas? What factors, issues, and events are helping to shape local culture? Are there generational conflicts in the way that culture and cultural pride are expressed?

NMC to Host “Cash for College” Workshop on Rota and Tinian this Saturday, December 3, 2016 (December 1, 2016)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

Marianas Variety: Insurance association awards scholarships to NMC students (November 28, 2016)

(NMC) — As part of its ongoing community service efforts to promote higher education among CNMI residents and to provide students with financial assistance as they pursue their educational goals, the Northern Marianas Insurance Association recently awarded two Northern Marianas College students with $500 scholarship awards.

Tan Siu Lin Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to NMC Students (November 23, 2016)

To emphasize its commitment to expanding higher education opportunities for CNMI students, the Tan Siu Lin Foundation recently awarded $10,000 to Northern Marianas College students who are pursuing their college degrees.

NMC's Cash for College workshop tomorrow (November 18, 2016)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that aims to assist students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education. The free workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at the NMC As Terlaje campus, Building A. The workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9am and before the end of the workshop at 12pm. The workshop will also be held on NMC’s Tinian and Rota on Dec. 3, 2016.

Marianas Variety: Fee waivers for NMC Cash for College workshop participants this Saturday (November 14, 2016)

(NMC) — Individuals who participate in Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshops will qualify to have their NMC Spring 2017 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75.

Marianas Variety: Michael Evangelista is NMC board's new chairman (November 11, 2016)

THE Board of Regents of Northern Marianas College has elected Michael N. Evangelista as its new chairman, succeeding Frank Rabauliman who resigned last month.

Free financial aid assistance, notary, copy services at NMC's Cash for College on Nov.19 (November 08, 2016)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College is reminding students and members of the community about the free “Cash for College” workshop that will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. The workshop will also be held on Tinian and Rota on Dec. 3, 2016. The event is aimed at assisting students and their parents maximize scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

Marianas Variety: NMC committee to nominate new regents in case of vacancies (November 03, 2016)

NORTHERN Marianas College’s Board of Regents can now start the selection process for the nominating committee which will recommend qualified individuals to fill board vacancies. At its recent meeting, the board approved a policy which creates standing committees on finance, human resources and regent nominations.

Saipan Tribune: 2 NMC students receive scholarship by Matson (November 03, 2016)

Two students of the Northern Marianas College were the initial beneficiaries yesterday of Matson Inc.’s first donation of $1,500 out of a total of $7,500 in pledged scholarships. Matson will be donating scholarship funds in the next five years to students of Saipan’s lone community college in celebration of 20 years of doing business in Micronesia.

Saipan Tribune: 3 NMC nursing grads pass NCLEX (November 2, 2016)

Three Northern Marianas College graduates from the Class of 2016 just passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. Joseph Jucutan, Mindy Jung, and Salvi Villanueva—who all took the exams at different times—have all passed the NCLEX, joining the ranks of NMC alumni passers before them.

Saipan Tribune: Fernandez eyes overall improvements (November 2, 2016)

Northern Marianas College president Dr. Carmen Fernandez has appointed Manny Castro as enrollment director, while announcing many facility improvements at the college during a board meeting last Oct. 28. Fernandez told the NMC Board of Regents that the decision was made with the intent to reactivate the recruitment team.

Fee waivers for NMC workshop participants (November 2, 2016)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshops will qualify to have their NMC spring 2016 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75.

NMC to Host “Cash for College” Workshop on November 19, 2016

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

NMC-CREES to open aquaculture wet laboratory in November (October 27, 2016)

NORTHERN Marianas College President Carmen Fernandez said NMC’s Cooperative Research Extension and Education Services is now preparing for the opening of its aquaculture wet laboratory. “The new aquaculture lab will help residents explore new sources of nutrition and revenue and is part of an overall effort to help ensure that aquaculture becomes a major contributor to the economy,” she added.

Marianas Variety: Feds commend NMC-CREES 5-year plan (October 25, 2016)

NORTHERN Marianas College-Cooperative Research Extension and Education Services has been commended for its five--year work plan that addresses community needs in the CNMI. “NMC-CREES is to be commended for a well-written and stakeholder-focused plan of work. CREES continues to make progress in spite of several challenges,” said Edwin Lewis, who is a national program lead reviewer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Marianas Variety: Heritage advocates discuss ancient burial sites with NMC students (October 21,2016)

SOME burial sites of the ancient Chamorro have been desecrated by ongoing development projects on Saipan, heritage advocates Liana and her husband Richard Hofschneider told Northern Marianas College students on Tuesday.

Marianas Variety: NMC Regent Cyndi Deleon Guerrero elected to regional group (October 21, 2016)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College Board of Regents member Cyndi Deleon Guerrero was recently elected to serve on the Nominating Committee of the Association of Community College Trustees or ACCT as a representative of the Pacific Region Caucus.

Saipan Tribune: Learn how to start a business with free seminar (October 14, 2016)

The Department of Commerce’s CNMI Small Business Development Center, through the Small Business Administration, will be offering a free business seminar “How to Start A Business” by Orrin Pharmin from 10am to 12pm today, Oct. 14, 2016, at the Northern Marianas College (Room D1).

Marianas Variety: Guam master blacksmith makes presentation at NMC (October 12, 2016)

GUAM master blacksmith Francisco Lizama explained how quality machetes are made during a presentation at Northern Marianas College on Tuesday. During the Festival of Pacific Arts on Guam in June, he said, he sold 20 machetes, mostly to off-islanders. His machetes cost $300 to $500 each.

Marianas Variety: NMC’s Fernandez outlines her priorities for first 100 days (October 7, 2016)

MEETING workforce needs, accelerative facility master plans, and providing competitive wages and salaries for Northern Marianas College employees will be among the top priorities in the first 100 days for Dr. Carmen Fernandez, NMC’s newly hired president. “Fulfilling these goals will require large-scale collaboration and partnership between the college and government leaders, the private sector, and other stakeholding partners,” she said

Marianas Variety: Kilili talks about NMI issues with NMC students (October 6, 2016)

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan was a guest speaker in the current issues class of Northern Marianas College instructor Guadalupe Robinson on Tuesday. Kilili discussed congressional services that are available to students and his other constituents, and these include information about Social Security and Medicare/Medicaid benefits, immigration concerns and student aid, among other things.

NMC Joins Pearson Vue Network to Offer Accessible and Secure Certification Testing (September 27, 2016)

Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands – September 23, 2016 Northern Marianas College has signed an agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programs, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware.

Marianas Variety: NMC has 69 international students (September 14, 2016)

NORTHERN Marianas College has 69 international students for the current fall semester, according to NMC International Student Services Counselor Christine Inos.

NMC Test Vouchers for A+ and N+ Certification Available (September 9, 2016)

The Northern Marianas College - Community Development Institute (CDI) has announced that test vouchers are available for those individuals who had attended the College’s IT Bootcamp conducted earlier this summer.

Bank of Hawaii Donates $25K To NMC (August 31, 2016)

Northern Marianas College recently received $10K from the Bank of Hawaii, bringing the total donation the Bank has made to NMC to $25K. Earlier this year, the Bank of Hawaii Foundation contributed $15K to support Northern Marianas College’s business programs.

Marianas Variety: Irene Torres, Michael Evangelista sworn in as new NMC regents (August 29, 2016)

GOVERNOR Ralph D.L.G. Torres on Friday swore in two Northern Marianas College alumni as new regents, saying that hard work at NMC can lead to success as the examples of Irene Torres and Michael Evangelista show.

Saipan Tribune: NMC grad Demapan earns full scholarship at UH-Hilo (August 23, 2016)

Carey Shiho Nishizuka Demapan left Saipan last week and is set to start the fall semester at University of Hawaii at Hilo. The Mt. Carmel School alumna earned a scholarship at the Western Association of Schools and Colleges-accredited co-educational university

Marianas Variety: NMC launches Project PROA (August 23, 2016)

NORTHERN Marianas College on Monday launched a federally funded program that aims to help Chamorro and Carolinian students make the transition into college.

Tropical Storm Condition III Remains in Effect as of 8:30pm August 18, 2016

As of 8:30pm this evening (August 18, 2016), Tropical Storm Condition III remains in effect for Saipan and Tinian. Visit the CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office to download the latest bulletin.

Tropical Storm Condition III Remains in Effect as of 8:30pm August 18, 2016

As of 8:30pm this evening (August 18, 2016), Tropical Storm Condition III remains in effect for Saipan and Tinian. Visit the CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office to download the latest bulletin.

NMC announces additional placement tests and Orientation Sessions (Aug. 15, 2016)

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College it will conduct additional English and math placement tests and student orientation sessions for students that will need to complete prior to registering for Fall 2016 classes. The additional dates are as follows:

4H Club, NMC-CREES thank Torres for summer partnership (Aug. 15, 2016)

In recognition of Gov. Ralph DLG Torres’ collaboration with the 4H Club and Northern Marianas College-CREES Camp Magalahi Summer Camp Program, 4H president Robert Suzuki presented two certificates of appreciation on Capital Hill for the camp’s utilization and organization of the Carolinian Affairs grounds and the agricultural tours of Torres’ family farm.

Special Weather Statement- As of Aug 14, 2016 11:30am

According to the CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, Tropical Depression Chanthu is currently about 400 miles north/northwest of Saipan and is moving away from the Marianas. However, continue to expect monsoon weather which will include periods of heavy rainfall and local flooding in the next few days. For the complete text of the weather statement, visit: http://www.cnmihsem.gov.mp/.

NMC announces additional placement tests and Orientation Sessions (Aug. 15, 2016)

Northern Marianas College today announced that it will conduct additional English and math placement tests and student orientation sessions for students that will need to complete prior to registering for courses. The additional dates are as follows:
Farmers cooperative seeks NMC's help (Aug. 12, 2016)

OFFICIALS of the CNMI Farmers Cooperative Association met with Northern Marianas College business department officials on Thursday to seek support for the Garapan Public Market’s operations.

4H Club and NMC-CREES extend appreciation to Governor Torres’ summer partnership (Aug 11, 2016)

(Office of the Governor) — In recognition of Gov. Ralph D.L.G. Torres’ collaboration with the 4H Club and Northern Marianas College-CREES Camp Magalahi Summer Camp Program, 4H President Robert Suzuki presented two certificates of appreciation on Capital Hill for the camp’s utilization and organization of the Carolinian Affairs grounds and the agricultural tours of Governor Torres’ family farm.

NMC Offices Closed on Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in professional development and operational planning activities on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 (on campus). All NMC offices will be closed on this day to ensure maximum employee participation.

New Equipment Enhances Simulation Training for NMC Nursing Students (Aug. 3, 2016)

As part of its efforts to enhance the training needs of the local health workforce, the CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC) recently purchased a simulation training headwall for the Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Department.

NMC to Host College Info Session this Thursday (July 28, 2016)

Northern Marianas College will be hosting an info session for the upcoming Fall 2016 semester this Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the NMC As Terlaje Campus, Building D1 from 5:30pm to 6:30pmfor community members who are interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers.

NMC to offer additional IT Boot Camp Training Program (July 22, 2016)

As part of its ongoing efforts to offer workforce enhancement programs, Northern Marianas College is offering an additional IT Boot Camp Training Program to allow more participants to have an opportunity to advance their way toward an IT certification. The additional course will run from August 1 to 12, 2016.

NMC to Host College Info Session in Tanapag Today (July 21,2016)

Northern Marianas College will be hosting an information session today, July 21, 2016 at the Tanapag Youth Center from 5:30pm to 6:30pm for community members who are interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers.

Bill allowing HS students enrolled at NMC to avail of local scholarship (Saipan Tribune)

The House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday to allow the CNMI Scholarship Office to provide financial assistance to eligible high school students with dual or early enrollment at a postsecondary institution.

NMC to Host College Info Sessions and Placement Tests in Rota (July 15 2016)

Northern Marianas College will be hosting information sessions and placement tests this week (July 18-20, 2016) in Rota for community members who are interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers.

Fee Waivers for Kagman and San Antonio NMC Info Session Participants (July 11 2016)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Info Session workshops will qualify to have their NMC Fall 2016 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75.

NMC Receives Clean Audit Report for 9th Consecutive Year (July 13 2016)

For the ninth consecutive year, the Northern Marianas College has received a favorable audit opinion – an unqualified opinion – on its financial statements. The College has also received for the third consecutive time an unqualified auditor’s opinion on its internal control and compliance report.

NMC to Host College Info Sessions in Kagman, San Antonio (July 11 2016)

Northern Marianas College will be hosting information sessions this week in Kagman and San Antonio for community members who are interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers.

PSS, NMC to host international educational conference this week (July 1 2016)

The CNMI Public School System and Northern Marianas College are all set to welcome educational leaders from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and other Pacific nations and territories as they arrive for the 40th Annual Pacific Circle Consortium Conference.

Fee Waivers for Tinian (June 29 2016)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshop on Tinian will qualify to have their NMC Fall 2016 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75.

NMC to Host “Cash for College” Workshop on June 30 on Tinian


The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.
NMC Offers IT Boot Camp Program for Businesses and Government Agencies (June 23 2016)

As part of its ongoing efforts to offer workforce enhancement programs, Northern Marianas College is offering an IT Boot Camp Training Program that allows participants an opportunity to advance their way toward an IT certification.

500 Attend NMC’s Cash for College (June 20 2016)

About 500 college or college-bound students attended Northern Marianas College’s Cash for College this past Saturday, one of the highest participation rates since NMC began hosting the event several years ago.

“Cash for College” Workshop Tomorrow, June 18, 2016

Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

The free workshop will be held tomorrow, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the NMC campus, Building A in As Terlaje. The workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9am to 3pm.

Free Financial Aid Assistance, Notary, Copy Services at NMC’s Cash for College This Saturday (June 15 2016)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding students and members of the community about the free “Cash for College” workshop that will be held this Saturday, June 18, 2016. The event is aimed at assisting students and their parents maximize scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

FEE Waivers for NMC Cash for College Workshop Participants this Saturday, June 18, 2016

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshops will qualify to have their NMC Fall 2016 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75.

NMC Offers NCLEX Preparatory Course (June 9, 2016)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC), through Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI), is sponsoring a preparatory course for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses this summer.

Parents Urged to Encourage their High School graduates to Attend Cash for College Workshop on June 18.

Northern Marianas College is asking parents of recent high school graduates to encourage their son or daughter to take advantage of the services offered at Saturday, June 18, 2016 Cash for College workshop.

The aim of the workshop is to assist students and their parents to maximize scholarship opportunities that are available for those seeking a college education at NMC or at other postsecondary institutions. Many students who have attended previous Cash for College workshops are now receiving thousands of dollars to advance their education.

NMC Palauan Club collects nearly 1K cases of bottled water. (June 7, 2016)

The Northern Marianas College’s Palauan Club raised close to 1,000 cases of bottled water from the water donation drive they held for two Fridays and one Saturday. They shipped the water last Saturday in cooperation with D&Q and Matson.

NMC Offers Nursing Assistant Course (June 6, 2016)

The Northern Marianas College Nursing Program, in collaboration with the Community Development Institute and CNMI Area Health Education Center, is offering a “Certificate of Completion - Nursing Assistant” course, which will run for six (6) weeks or a total of one hundred and fifty (150) credit hours.

Listening Sessions Begin This Week (June 6, 2016)

As part of its ongoing efforts to better serve the community, the Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service (NMC CREES) will be hosting “Listening Sessions” designed to solicit input, ideas, and recommendations from stakeholders and other community members.

NMC to Host “Cash for College” Workshop on June 18, 2016

The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

The free workshop will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the NMC As Terlaje campus in Building A. The workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9am to 3pm.

Marianas Variety: NMC graduates 204 (May 23, 2016)

204 students graduated from Northern Marianas College on Saturday at the Koblerville gym — the largest number in NMC’s 35-year history.

In his keynote address, NMC Director of External Relations Frankie Eliptico encouraged the graduates not to look further for inspiration. “If we look just a little more…closely [among you], you will find an abundance of stories filled with motivation, encouragement and beauty.”

Saipan Tribune: In NMC Keynote Address Eliptico speaks of triumph, endurance (May 24, 2016)

In a moving keynote address, Frankie M. Eliptico, Northern Marianas College External Relations director, urged the graduates of NMC’s largest class to look among their peers for inspiration during the commencement exercise at Koberlville gymnasium last Saturday.

Saipan Tribune: Record breaking number of students graduate from NMC (May 23, 2016)

The past, present, and future intermingled in the eyes of students graduating as a part of Northern Marianas College’s largest class while they turned their tassels and officially became alumni at the Koblerville gymnasium last Saturday.

NMC interim president Davit J. Attao congratulated the 204 graduates and their families, thanking them for believing in the education the college provides.

NMC Offices Closed Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in an all-day, on-campus professional development activity on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. All NMC offices will be closed on this day to ensure maximum employee participation.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused. For any campus emergency, please contact NMC Security at 237-6800. For more information about upcoming events, visit www.marianas.edu.

NMC Graduation will Stream Live Online

Family and friends who are off-island or who are not able to attend the Northern Marianas College’s 36th Commencement Exercise in person can watch the event live online. The ceremony will be streamed live at the following site:



Interns from NMC assist with transport office rebranding

Three interns from Northern Marianas College have been spending the last few months assisting in the rebranding of the Commonwealth Office on Transit Authority.

13th Annual NMC Foundation Golf Tournament this Saturday (April 28, 2016)

The Northern Marianas College Foundation is encouraging all golfers to participate in this Saturday’s 13th NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament.

The event is part of the Foundation’s efforts to help advance post secondary education in the CNMI and will be held on Saturday, April 30th, 2016, at the West Course of the LaoLao Bay Golf Resort. This will be the thirteenth year the tournament has been held.

Alter City Group Donates $5,000 to NMC Foundation (April 26, 2016)

In its ongoing efforts to support CNMI students and their educational goals, Alter City Group recently donated $5,000 to the NMC Foundation. The donation was made in support of the 13th Annual Foundation Open golf tournament that will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Saipan LaoLao Golf & Resort (West Course).

DFS Saipan and IT&E Donate over $5,000 worth of prizes to NMC Foundation Golf Tournament

In their support for the students of the CNMI, DFS and IT&E recently donated $5,250 to the NMC Foundation. Their donation is in support of the 12th Annual Foundation Open golf tournament that will be held this weekend on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Marianas Resort Donates $2,400 to NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (April 22, 2016)

Marianas Resort recently presented a $2,400 in kind donation to the Northern Marianas College Foundation.

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Prizes Up for Grabs at the NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (April 20, 2016)

Thousands of dollars worth of prizes will be up for grabs at the 13th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament set for Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the west course of the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort.

TakeCare Insurance donates $2,500 to NMC Foundation Tournament (April 18, 2016)

In its ongoing efforts to support CNMI students and their educational goals, TakeCare Insurance recently donated $2,500 to the NMC Foundation. The donation was made in support of the 13th Annual Foundation Open golf tournament that will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Saipan LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort (West Course). The NMC Foundation is composed of individuals who are committed to raising funds for the College’s programs and services. The golf tournament is one of the organization’s largest fundraising events.

Pacifica Insurance Donates $5,000 Hole-In-One Prize for NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (April 15, 2016)

In its ongoing efforts to support CNMI students and their educational goals, Pacifica Insurance recently presented a $5,000 hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 13th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016. The first lucky golfer who makes a hole-in-one at the LaoLao Bay Golf and Resort’s hole 3 at the West Course will win the $5,000 prize.

Dial Rent-to-Own donates $5,000 to 13th Annual NMC Foundation Golf Open (April 14, 2016)

As part of its mission to support higher education in the CNMI, Dial Rent-to-Own recently donated $5,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation. The donation was made in support of the upcoming 13th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort.

Registration for NMC’s Adult Basic Education Program Continues this Week (April 14. 2016)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program, which focuses on meeting the educational needs of adult learners, has announced the following revised dates for Session IV, which begins in mid April and ends in May.

Lady Diann Torres Foundation and NMC team up to fight cancer (April 6, 2016)

The Lady Diann Torres Foundation and Northern Marianas College March Against Cancer (MMAC) committee are working together to raise funds to help cancer patients and their families in the CNMI. The Lady Diann Torres Foundation and the NMC March Against Cancer committee will have a booth for NMC’s biggest celebration of the year, Charter Day, on April 8 and 9, 2016.

“We are excited to have teamed up with the Northern Marianas College for the 2016 March Against Cancer. We believe that we can find a cure for cancer and we look forward to as much support as possible from everyone in our community,” First Lady Diann Torres said.

“We will be selling Marianas March Against Cancer luminaries and “Believe in a Cure” t-shirts. We will also have fun games, food for sale, and the governor will be making his delicious mushroom burgers,” she added.

NMC’s 35th Anniversary Charter Day celebration will be held for two days: April 8, 3:30pm to 9pm and April 9, 9am to 4pm at the NMC South Field.

For additional information about NMC’s Charter Day or if you would like to donate to the Lady Diann Torres Foundation, please visit marianas.edu.

NMC’s 35th Charter Day Celebration Live Stream Online

The Northern Marianas College will be streaming the Charter Day festivities in real time. The event begins at 3:30pm to 9:00pm on Friday, April 8, 2016 and on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 9:00am to 4:00pm . Watch the live stream at: http://www.marianas.edu/nmclivetv/.

Charter Day committee extends deadline for competitions (March 30,2016)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Committee has extended the deadline for those interested in participating in the Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol and Battle of the Bands. The new deadline to submit registration forms has been extended to Tuesday, April 5, 2016 and can be submitted to Building K or emailed to [email protected] edu .

NMC is One of Four Campuses Selected to Participate in Online Education Initiative (March 21, 2016)

WASHINGTON, DC - With generous support from USA Funds, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) announced the Enhancing Technology and Online Education at Pacific Island AANAPISIs (E-TOPIA) Project, a new initiative supporting innovative online education at federally-designated Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs) in the Pacific Islands.

Express Financial donates $3,000 (ETC) to 13th Annual NMC Foundation Golf Open (March 19, 2016)

In support of higher education in the CNMI, Express Financial donated $3,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation. The donation was made in conjunction with the upcoming 13th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort.

Tan Siu Lin Foundation donates $2,000 to NMC Foundation (March 11, 2016)

The TSL Foundation recently donated $2,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation in support of the Foundation’s 13th annual golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort.

Vendors Invited to Participate at NMC’s Charter Day (March 11, 2016)

Northern Marianas College is inviting vendors to take part in the College’s 35th annual Charter Day celebration on Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9, 2016.

Community Invited to NMC's 35th Annual Charter Day Celebration (March 7, 2016)

To celebrate more then 35 years of enriching lives through higher education, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the CNMI community to its biggest celebration of the year, Charter Day, on April 8 and 9, 2016.

Employers Invited to Participate in NMC’s Annual Career Fair (March 4, 2016)

Northern Marianas College is inviting employers from different companies and organizations to participate in its annual Career Fair on Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Saipan World Resort Royal Taga room A. The Fair will begin at 9am and end at 1pm.

Deleon Guerrero receives NMC’s Academic Advisor of the Year (February 11, 2016)

In recognition of her commitment and service to providing quality service and mentorship to students, Velma C. Deleon Guerrero was recently awarded the “Academic Advisor of the Year” award by the Northern Marianas College.

$30,000 in Scholarships Awarded to NMC Students (February 11, 2016)

Northern Marianas College has announced that 12 deserving students have been awarded the Asian & American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship.

NMC President Hart Leave Approved by Board. Board Appoints David Attao as Acting President (February 4, 2016)

Northern Marianas College Board of Regents Chairperson Frank M. Rabauliman and NMC President Dr. Sharon Hart today announced that President Hart has requested and the Board has approved leave of absence from the College. The leave will be effective beginning Feb. 4, 2016 through the end of President Hart’s contract (June 2016).

Marianas Variety: EPA official discusses climate change

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 Manager John McCaroll spoke about the impact of climate change on the Pacific islands during a seminar Monday at Northern Marianas College.

NMC Students: Access Your Own Virtual Desktop

As part of NMC’s continuous technology improvements, students are now able to access the “NMC Student Wireless” and their own “Individual Virtual Desktop” at any computer workstations on the NMC’s Student Domain. This access is only available on campus for enrolled students at Northern Marianas College.

Regents: Authority to Remove Members Governed by Law and Policy (January 19, 2016)

In response to recent interest regarding the Northern Marianas College Board of Regents to remove its own board members, the Board issued a statement to clarify that its power and authority to remove any regent from the board are governed by statute and its own policies.

NMC Closed Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Along with other personnel at other public agencies, employees of the Northern Marianas College have been granted administrative leave for tomorrow so they can have the opportunity to pay their last respects to the late Honorable Governor Eloy Songao Inos.

NMC Offices Closed Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in an all-day, on-campus professional development activity on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. All NMC offices will be closed on this day to ensure maximum employee participation.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused. For any campus emergency, please contact NMC Security at 237-6800. For more information about upcoming events, visit www.marianas.edu.

NMC Winter Break

As a reminder, please note that Northern Marianas College will be closed from Friday, December 25, 2015, through Friday, January 1, 2016. The College will resume normal operations on Monday, January 4, 2016.

NMC Hosts Free Info Session for Spring 2016 Semester Today, December 14, 2015 (December 11, 2015)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend the free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas CollegeTonight, December 14, 2015.
NMC Info Session for Spring 2016 Semester

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend the free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College onMonday, December 14, 2015.
NMC Student Leaders Invite Saipan Residents to “Movie Night” (December 1, 2015)

The Associated Students of the Northern Marianas College, composed of elected student leaders at the College, is inviting Saipan residents to attend a Drive-In Movie Night event on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 6:30pm and 9:00pm at the NMC South Field (across from the NMC Gymnasium).

NMC to Host “Cash for College” Workshop on December 5 on Tinian (December 2, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

NMC Assists Close to 300 Participants at Cash for College Workshop (December 1, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College recently hosted a well-received and successful “Cash for College” workshop over the weekend where staff members and community volunteers provided free, one-on-one financial aid assistance to nearly 300 participants. The next workshop will be on Tinian on December 5, 2015 at the NMC Tinian Campus from 9am to 3pm.

Cash for College Workshop Postponed to Nov. 28 (November 18, 2015)

Northern Marianas College today announced that due to the anticipated threat of Tropical Storm In-Fa, the Cash for College event scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2015 has been POSTPONED to Saturday, November 28, 2015.

The free workshop, whichis aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities, will be held at the at the NMC As Terlaje campus in Building A. The workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9am to 3pm.

Free financial aid assistance, notary, copy services at NMC’s Cash for College on Nov. 21 (November 12, 2015)

Northern Marianas College is reminding students and members of the community about the free “Cash for College” workshop that will be held tomorrow, November 21, 2015. The event is aimed at assisting students and their parents maximize scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.
NMC to Host “Cash for College” Workshop on November 21 (October 29, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

The free workshop will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the NMC As Terlaje campus in Building A. The workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9am to3pm.

Marianas Paddle Fest Race 2
on November 7

The Marianas Paddle Fest is coming, November 7!

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension & Education Services (NMC - CREES) is a proud sponsor for the upcoming Marianas Paddle Fest Race 2, which will be on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 8:00am to 3:00pm at the Hyatt Regency Hotel beachside.

Please note that NMC will be open tomorrow, Monday, Oct 19, 2015, and all classes will resume as scheduled.

Be sure to take precautionary measures when driving on highways as there may be storm debris and/or flooding in low-lying areas. As always, NMC will continue to provide updates during storms and other emergencies on:

  1. The NMC website at www.marianas.edu
  2. NMC Facebook Page at facebook.com/nmc.proa
  3. NMC Twitter @GoProa
  4. News outlets including radio stations

Thank you and be safe.

NMC Closed on Friday, Oct 16 (Oct 15, 2015 10:00pm Update)

Because of the anticipated threat of Tropical Storm Champi, Northern Marianas College will be closed on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015; all classes scheduled for this day have been canceled.
Tropical Storm III for Saipan and Tinian (October 15, 2015 2:00pm)

The Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office announced that as of 2pm today, Tropical Storm Condition III has been maintained for Saipan and Tinian, and a Tropical Storm Warning has been maintained for Rota. Visit http://www.cnmihsem.gov. mp/ to access the full bulletin.
Tropical Storm Champi Update (Oct 15, 2015 10:00am)

The National Weather Service's 8am advisory indicates that a tropical storm watch is in effect for Saipan, Tinian and Rota. If it continues along its current path, the center of Tropical Storm Champi is expected to pass north of Saipan sometime Friday afternoon/ evening. Click here for the full advisory.
NMC Open Today (October 13, 2015)

Northern Marianas College is open today, October 13, 2015, and classes will proceed as scheduled.

Students and employees should continue to take precautionary measures when driving on highways due to heavy rain showers and possible flooding in low lying areas.

Tropical Disturbance Approaching Marianas (Update as of Oct 12, 2015 12:00pm)

Please be advised that a tropical disturbance is approaching the Marianas and is expected to bring periods of heavy rains, lightning, and winds of 25-35 mph according to the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office.
Despite Impact from Typhoon, NMC Sees Strong Enrollment for Fall 2015 Semester (Oct. 9, 2015)

The College continues to see strong, healthy enrollment numbers for the past few years, and this year’s Fall 2015 enrollment is no different despite the devastating impact from Typhoon Soudelor.

According to Leo Pangelinan, Dean of Students Services, the number of full time equivalent (FTE) students who have registered for the Fall 2015 semester is 1,237 as of Oct. 9, 2015.

New Student Registration Begins Next Week at NMC

The Fall 2015 semester registration process for Northern Marianas College will enter its second phase as new and re-admitted students can begin registering for classes next week Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. Earlier this week and continuing on to Friday, Sept 11, 2015, current or ongoing students were given the opportunity to sign up for classes.

Next NMC Info Session on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Northern Marianas College has scheduled its next info session for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at the Laolao Bay Golf and Resort (Caladium Hall) at 5:00 pm for ongoing students and6:00 pm for new/prospective students. Last Saturday’s info session, which was held at the Pacific Islands Club, drew more than 200 students.

NMC Info Session This Saturday

As it continues its typhoon recovery efforts, Northern Marianas College is inviting new and ongoing students to an info session planned for this Saturday, August 29, 2015, at the Napu Room at the Pacific Islands Club.

NMC's Summer 2015 Semester

Northern Marianas College's Summer 2o15 Semester, which was temporarily suspended due to the impact from Typhoon Soudelor, will continue from August 24 to August 28, 2015. The continuation of the Summer 2015 semester will follow the schedule that was implemented prior to the storm.
Please CLICK HERE to access the schedule for this last week of the Summer 2015 semester.
NMC Announces Revised Semester Dates (August 12, 2015)

As the Northern Marianas College moves forward with recovery efforts on its Saipan campus, the safety and comfort of students and employees continue to remain the highest priority. The College has announced that it has modified the dates for its 2015 Summer and Fall semesters.
Northern Marianas College Update (Employees Asked to Report to Work Aug. 11)

In her continuous updates to the campus, NMC President Dr. Sharon Hart thanked all Northern Marianas College employees for their efforts in helping not only the campus, but the community in recovery efforts.
Northern Marianas College Update August 5, 2015 12:00pm

Based on Typhoon Soudelor’s extensive impact to the campus and to the community, the Northern Marianas College has announced the following:

  1. All final exams scheduled for Summer 2015 have been postponed until further notice.
  2. Registration and classes for the upcoming Fall 2015 semester have been postponed as well. More details regarding Fall 2015 will be announced at a later date. Please continue to listen to radio stations and other media platforms for daily/weekly updates.
  3. For safety reasons and to conserve energy and other limited resources, College employees based on Saipan do not have to report to work at this time (until a notice announcing otherwise is made). Those employees who live near campus and would like to assist with campus clean-up efforts are asked to meet with John Guerrero, NMC Facilities Manager.
  4. College employees who are expecting paper payroll checks (including adjunct employees) can pick up their paychecks at the President’s Office this week from 8amto 4pm.

The External Relations Office at NMC will do its best to send regular updates through email, social media, radio, newspapers, and other available outlets. Please continue to exercise caution as our community recovers from this devastation.

NMC Update - Aug. 4, 2015 2:30pm

Due to the destructive impact of Typhoon Soudelor, Northern Marianas College today announced that it is postponing Summer 2015 final exams that were originally scheduled for this week. A more detailed announcement about the resumption of finals and other planned activities/events will be made by Friday, Aug. 7, 2015.

The College is continuing its recovery and clean up efforts while assessing the damage from Typhoon Soudelor. College employees are asked to report to work to assist with the clean up and with securing the campus. Please exercise caution when driving to and moving about campus.Thank you.
Tropical Storm Soudelor Update (Aug. 2, 2015 10am)

As of 8am this morning (August 2, 2015), Typhoon Condition 1 status was declared for Saipan and Tinian, while Tropical Storm Warning has been maintained for Rota.
Tropical Storm Soudelor Update (Aug 1, 2015, 7:00pm)

BECAUSE OF THE ANTICIPATED THREAT OF TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR 13W, ACTING GOVERNOR RALPH DLG. TORRES HAS “UPGRADED” THE ISLANDS OF SAIPAN AND TINIAN TO TYPHOON CONDITION II, MAINTAINED TYPHOON CONDITION III FOR THE ISLANDS OF AGRIHAN, ALAMAGAN, PAGAN, AND DECLARED TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE ISLAND OF ROTA AS OF 5:00 PM THIS EVENING.
Tropical Storm Soudelor Update

Earlier today, Aug. 1, 2015, Typhoon Condition III status was declared by Acting Governor Ralph Torres for the islands of Saipan, Tinian, Agrihan, Alamagan, and Pagan.
NMC Hosts Free Info Session on August 5, 2015

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend a free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
Coral Reel Management Fellowship Program (July 21, 2015)

(Internship Opportunity)

The National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program is seeking to build the next generation of coral reef conservation leaders and is supporting two-year positions that strive to address both current capacity gaps, as well as to build longer-term management capacity in the jurisdictions by placing highly qualified individuals whose education and work experience meet each jurisdiction’s specific coral reef management needs.

NMC Adult Education Announcement

The Northern Marianas College's Adult Education State Office is contacting and encouraging students who had previously taken the 2002 General Educational Degree (GED) National Test Series but did not finish the full battery of tests to visit NMC to make arrangements to complete the exam.

Register for NMC’s Fall 2015 Semester (July 17, 2015)

Northern Marianas College has announced the following dates, some of which have been updated, for the upcoming Fall 2015 semester:
NMC Will Be Open On Monday, July 6, 2015

Good Evening Students and Employees,

Please note that NMC will be open tomorrow, July 6, 2015, and all summer classes will resume as scheduled.
Tropical Storm Chan-Hom Update as of 5am, July 5, 2015

The latest weather update from the Emergency Management Office regarding Typhoon Chan-Hom is attached here.
NMC Partners Up with Coldwell Solar International to Provide 8 High School Students with Scholarships (July 2, 2015)

Northern Marianas College has announced that it has awarded Coldwell Solar Scholarships to eight deserving high school students who will be dual enrolled students...
Parents of High School Graduates Invited to Summit (June 30, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting parents of recent high school graduates from CNMI public and private high schools to the NMC Parent Summit, which will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 8:30am to 1:30pm at the Saipan World Resort.
NCLEX-RN Exam Preparatory Course (June 30, 2015)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC), through Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI), is sponsoring a preparatory course for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses this summer 2015.
NMC Receives Clean Audit Report for 8th Consecutive Year (June 30, 2015)

For the eighth consecutive year, the Northern Marianas College has received a favorable audit opinion – an unqualified opinion – on its financial statements. The College has also received for the second time an unqualified auditor’s opinion on its internal control and compliance report.
NMC-CREES Invites Community To enter 4-H AGRO-Fashion Contest and Mini Chef Competition at this year’s Saipan Agricultural Fair

The Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service (CREES) will be holding its 4-H AGRO-Fashion Contest and Mini Chef Competition at this year’s Saipan Agricultural Fair on June 27, 2015.
Nearly 500 Hundred Students Attend Cash for College Workshop (June 17, 2015)

Approximately 500 high school and college students recently attended the Northern Marianas College’s “Cash for College” workshop last Saturday to obtain one-on-one assistance in finding money to pay for college expenses...
Parents of High School Graduates Invited to NMC Parent Summit (June 12, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting parents of graduating high school seniors from CNMI high schools to its annual Parent Summit event...
Fee Waivers for NMC Cash for College Workshop Participants (June 9, 2015)

placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75...
Parents of High School Grads Invited to Summit (June 5, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting parents of graduating high school seniors from CNMI high schools to its second Parent Summit event.
NMC President Signs Climate Change Commitment (June 4, 2015)

Recognizing the need for the College to play a leadership role locally in addressing global warming, Northern Marianas College President Dr. Sharon Hart yesterday signed the “American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment.”
Scholarship Deadline Extended for High School Students who want to Enroll in College Courses (June 2, 2015)

Northern Marianas College has announced that it is extending the deadline for the Coldwell Solar Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to eligible high school students interested in taking college courses that can also count toward their high school graduation requirements...
Parents asked to Encourage their HS Grads to Take Advantage of Cash for College Workshop (May 29, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College is asking parents of graduating high school Seniors to encourage their son or daughter to take advantage of the services offered at the Cash for College workshop scheduled for June 13, 2015...
Community Brief: NMC Graduation will Stream Live Online (May 21, 2015)

Families and friends who are not able to attend the Northern Marianas College’s 35th Commencement Exercise in person on May 23rd, 2015 at the Marianas High School Gymnasium can watch the event live online...
NMC Offices Closed Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (May 18, 2015)

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in a professional development activity at the Multipurpose Center on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. All NMC offices will be closed on this day to ensure maximum employee participation...
NMC Re-Opens Monday, May 18, 2015

Northern Marianas College campuses on Saipan, Rota, and Tinian will re-open tomorrow, May 18, 2015. Students and employees are advised to continue to take precautionary measures when driving on highways as there may be storm debris and/or flooding in low-lying areas.
NMC Campuses Closed on Friday, May 15, 2015

Because of the anticipated threat of Typhoon Dolphin, Northern Marianas College campuses on Saipan, Rota, and Tinian will be closed and classes will be canceled tomorrow, May 15, 2015 (Friday). Additional announcements will be made regarding classes that occur on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
NMC Nursing Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2015 Cohort (May 7, 2015)

Students who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing can apply to become part of the Northern Marianas College Nursing Department’s newest cohort in the Fall 2015 semester...
Applications Due April 30th for NMC’s Summer Academy (April 29, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding all high school juniors, seniors and their parents that applications for the Summer Academy are due today, April 30, 2015.
Delta Airline Tickets Added to List of Prizes for Tomorrow’s NMC Foundation Golf Tournament(April 16, 2015)

As part of its commitment to advance higher education in the Commonwealth, Delta Air Lines has donated two round trip tickets to Japan valued at over $2,000 that will be used as a hole-in-one prize for the 12th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament tomorrow, April 18, 2015. The prize will be featured along with other prizes worth tens of thousands of dollars at the tournament.
Parents Invited to Summer Academy Info Session on April 18, 2015 (April 16, 2015)

Parents of high school seniors and juniors are invited to participate in an information session tomorrow, Saturday, April 18, 2015 to learn about the Summer Academy organized by College Access Challenge Grant Program at the Northern Marianas College.
NMC Organizes Workforce Readiness Training for Individuals with Disabilities (April 15, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) recently partnered with key agencies in the CNMI to provide training activities to enhance the workforce skills of individuals with disabilities.
Twins Supermarket Donates $5,000 to NMC Foundation (April 14, 2015)

In support of higher education in the CNMI, Twins Supermarket donated $5,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation. The donation was made in support of the upcoming 12th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for this Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort.
Parents Invited to Summer Academy Info Session on April 18, 2015 (April 10, 2015)

The Summer Academy provides high school students an opportunity to gain meaningful college experience while they earn transferable college credits. The Academy also familiarizes students with college life while they are still in high school and can be an excellent way to help students prepare for their eventual transition to college after graduation.
Pacifica Insurance Donates $5,000 Hole-In-One Prize for NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (April 10, 2015)

Reinforcing its commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for CNMI students, Pacifica Insurance recently presented a $5,000 hole-in-one prize...
NMC Representatives Featured at National Disabilities Meeting (April 9, 2015)

Representatives from the Northern Marianas College’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) recently presented at a national meeting of UCEDD leaders in Washington D.C.
TakeCare Insurance donates $2,500 to NMC Foundation Tournament (April 9, 2015)

In its ongoing efforts to support CNMI students and their educational goals, TakeCare Insurance recently donated $2,500 to the NMC Foundation. The donation was made in support of the 12th Annual Foundation Open golf tournament that will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Saipan Laolao Golf & Resort (West Course).
NMC Nursing Club Health Fair Tomorrow (April 9, 2015)

Start your way to a healthier lifestyle by attending tomorrow’s Health Fair organized by the Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club. The Health Fair will be held tomorrow, April 11, 2015, from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the Multi-Purpose Center in Susupe.
Marianas Variety: Saipan Agricultural Fair to be held on June 27 (April 9, 2015)

According to newly elected SAFA president Michael Ogo, June is the month with the most crops available on island. He said the decision allows farmers 90 days to produce fruits and vegetables for the competition.
Marianas Variety: College Access Challenge Grant Summer Academy (April 9, 2015)

THE Summer Academy, which is sponsored by the College Access Challenge Grant at Northern Marianas College, is a program for high school juniors, seniors, and college freshman who are given the opportunity to take college classes and participate in college and career exploration activities.
Scholarship Opportunity for NMC Students (April 8, 2015)

Interested in pursuing a career in health-related fields like biomedical, behavioral, clinical, health, social, or bioengineering sciences?
Bank of Guam Donates $2,500 to NMC Foundation (April 8, 2015)

Bank of Guam recently presented a $2,500 donation to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
NMC 6th Annual Health Fair This Saturday, April 11 (April 8, 2015)

To increase awareness about healthy lifestyle habits and practices, the Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club is inviting members in the community to the 6th Annual Health Fair this Saturday, April 11, 2015, from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the Multi- Purpose Center in Susupe...
Marianas Insurance donates $10,000 Hole-In-One Prize for NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (April 2, 2015)

In its commitment to advance higher education in the CNMI, Marianas Insurance Company is sponsoring a $10,000 hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 12th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2015. The first lucky golfer who makes a hole-in-one at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort’s holes 7 or 13 at the West Course will win the $10,000 prize.
Parents Invited to Summer Academy Info Session (March 27, 2014)

Parents of high school seniors and juniors are invited to participate in an information session on Wednesday, April 1 or Saturday, April 18, 2015...
Thousands of Dollars Worth of Prizes Up for Grabs at the NMC Foundation Golf Tournament on April 18 (March 27, 2015)

There will be thousands of dollars worth of prizes up for grabs at the 12th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament set for Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the West Course of the Laolao Bay Golf Resort.
NMC Instructor Completes PhD (March 26, 2015)

A faculty member of Northern Marianas College (NMC), J. Marcelino González, has recently completed the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Monash University—a world-ranked institution and member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8).
Community Invited to NMC’s Charter Day Celebration (Friday, March 20)

To celebrate 34 years of enriching lives through higher education, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the CNMI community to one of its biggest celebrations of the year, Charter Day, on Friday, March 20, 2015.
18 Organizations Collaborate with NMC on Health Fair (March 19, 2015)

Several more organizations have signed on to partner with the Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club to host the upcoming Health Fair...
NMC Reopens March 17, 2015

Northern Marianas College campuses on Saipan, Rota, and Tinian will re-open on March 17, 2015, and all classes will resume as scheduled.
NMC Classes Canceled Today, March 16, 2015

Northern Marianas College classes are canceled today, March 16, 2015. Key NMC managers are asked to report to work to assess any storm impact / damage. NMC employees, please contact your supervisor if you have any question.
NMC Reopens March 17, 2015

Northern Marianas College campuses on Saipan, Rota, and Tinian will re-open on March 17, 2015, and all classes will resume as scheduled.
Tropical Storm Update 1:30pm / March 15, 2015

Here is the ​latest weather bulletin (as of 11:30am on March 15, 2015) from the CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Offi​ce​. Please continue to exercise caution and prepare for strong winds and rain showers that are associated with Tropical Storm Bavi.
Singers, Bands Invited to Participate in NMC’s Charter Day Competitions (March 13, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College is seeking individuals or groups who are interested in competing for the College’s Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol and the Battle of the Bands competition...
NMC Foundation Announces 12th Annual Foundation Open Golf Tournament (March 12, 2015)

In its effort to advance post secondary education in the CNMI, the Northern Marianas College Foundation has...
NMC to Offer Certificate Program in Casino Management (March 11, 2015)

To meet workforce needs that are associated with the planned casino development in the CNMI, Northern Marianas College is quickly taking steps toward introducing a new academic program in casino management.
NMC Annual Health Fair on Saturday, April 11 (March, 11, 2015)

To increase awareness about healthy lifestyle habits and practices, the Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club is inviting all community members to the 6th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, April 11, 2015, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Multi-Purpose Center...
Charter Day committee extends deadline for competitions (March 11, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Committee has extended the deadline for those interested in participating in the Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol, Battle of the Bands, and Miss Charter Day.
NMC and Framingham Collaborate to Offer Master’s Degree in Special Education (March 10, 2015)

Registration for the master’s degree program with emphasis in special education, which is being offered through a collaboration between Framingham State University and Northern Marianas College, is currently ongoing. Those interested in earning their master’s degree and advancing their careers in special education are encouraged to enroll in the program.
Community Invited to NMC's Charter Day Celebration (March 10, 2015)

To celebrate more than 34 years of enriching lives through higher education, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the CNMI community to its Charter Day celebration, on March 20, 2015.
NMC Adult Basic Education Announces Session IV Important Dates (March 4, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program, which focuses on meeting the educational needs of adult learners, has announced the following important dates for Session IV that begins in April
NMC and Framingham State University 12th Cohort - Registration on-going (February 25, 2015)

Framingham State University and Northern Marianas College have joined forces to recruit a new cohort of students who will be working toward their master’s degree in education with an emphasis in International Education (GRE Not Required)...
NMC Announces Tan Siu Lin Foundation Scholars (February 24, 2015)

The Tan Siu Lin Foundation and the Northern Marianas College recently announced the recipients of the Tan Siu Lin Foundation Scholarship Program. From a highly competitive selection process, the following students were selected:
NMC Assists Close to 300 Participants at Cash for College Workshop

The Northern Marianas College recently hosted a well-received and successful “Cash for College” workshop over the weekend where staff members and community volunteers provided free, one-on-one financial aid assistance to nearly 300 participants. The next workshop will be on Tinian on December 5, 2015 at the NMC Tinian Campus from 9am to 3pm.

Two More NMC Nursing Graduates Pass the NCLEX (January 19, 2015)

Two more Northern Marianas College students have just passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NLCEX-RN), joining the other NMC students who also recently passed the same exam...

NMC & UOG Students Conduct Ecology Research During Holiday Break (January 15, 2015)

Six University of Guam graduate and undergraduate students have been working alongside eight Northern Marianas College students during a three-week island ecology course in Saipan and Guam during the holiday break...

2015 U.S. Pacific Territories Capacity-Building Scholarship (January 14, 2015)

Students who are interested in furthering their studies in marine science, oceanography, fisheries science, marine biology, environmental science, or biology are encouraged to apply for scholarships being offered by the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council...
Registration for NMC’s Spring 2015 Semester this Week

New students who wish to enroll in Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2015 semester can register for classes beginning today, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. The registration period for new students will continue through Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Ongoing students who were enrolled in the previous two semesters can already register online.

Workforce Training Courses Offered at NMC Rota (January 6, 2014)

Northern Marianas College is offering Workforce Training Courses on Rota beginning Monday, January 12, 2015, through Friday January 16, 2015...
NMC to Highlight Credit for Prior Learning Program at Thursday's Info Session (January 6, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College will be highlighting its new Credit for Prior Learning Program this Thursday, January 8, 2015 Info Session. Anyone interested in learning more about this program is invited to attend.
NMC Info Session on Thursday, January 8 (January 6, 2015)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend the free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College tomorrow, Thursday, January 8, 2015.
Workforce Training Courses Offered at NMC Rota (January 6, 2014)

Northern Marianas College is offering Workforce Training Courses on Rota beginning Monday, January 12, 2015, through Friday January 16, 2015...
Saipan Tribune: CREES gets a new dean (January 2, 2015)

The position of dean for the Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research Extension and Educational Services has been filled, according to college president Dr. Sharon Hart at the Board of Regents meeting last week. The new dean will report to the college in the next few months, according to her.
Saipan Tribune: NMC working with HI universities to become a sea grant institution (January 6, 2015)

A major step in helping the Northern Marianas College become a full-fledged sea grant institution entailed visiting colleges in Hawaii recently, according to college president Dr. Sharon Hart, who joined other college officials on a trip to the University of Hawaii and Hawaii Pacific University.
Fee Waivers for January 8 NMC Info Session Participants (December 31, 2014)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Information Session will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Spring 2015 semester, a savings of about $75...
Another NMC Grad Passes NCLEX on First Attempt (December 30, 2014)

A nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College has become one of the latest students to pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on their first attempt. Yunjiao Bai, who graduated from NMC last May, took the exam in November.
NMC to Highlight Credit for Prior Learning at Upcoming Info Session (December 30, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College will be highlighting its new Credit for Prior Learning Program at next week’s January 8, 2015 Info Session. Anyone interested in learning more about this program is invited to attend.
NMC Hosts Free Info Session on January 8, 2015 (December 29, 2014)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend a free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College on Thursday, January 8, 2015.
Saipan Tribune: NMC students hold outreach for Tinian students (December 22, 2014)

Ten Natural Resource Management program students from the Northern Marianas College held an outreach for about 40 high school students on Tinian this week...
Another NMC Grad Passes NCLEX on First Attempt (December 12, 2014)

Another nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on her first attempt...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Nursing Club Cares For Our Island (December 11, 2014)

The Northern Mariana College Nursing Club turned its care and attention to a new beneficiary...
NMC and Framingham Launch the 11th Cohort Program (December 10, 2014)

Framingham State University and Northern Marianas College have joined forces again to train a new cohort of students who will be working toward their master’s degree in education...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (December 9, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and math placement tests on the following dates:
Placement Test Schedule
December 15, 16, 19, 24, 31
9:00 am 


December 22, 23, 29, 30 & Jan. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
9:00 am & 2:00 pm
Hotel Interns Complete NMC’s English Language Program (December 4, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI) recently recognized sixteen individuals who completed twenty-four hours of training in the English Language Development Program...
NMC President: We Look Forward to Working with Cong. Kilili (December 4, 2014)

Northern Marianas College President Dr. Sharon Hart stressed today that she and the College community are looking forward to forging a stronger working relationship with Congressman Gregorio Kilili Sablan for the benefit of NMC...
Saipan Tribune: NMC launches online registration (December 3, 2014)

For the first time in its history, ongoing students at the Northern Marianas College can now register online from any computer with Internet access...
Workforce Training Courses Offered at NMC (December 2, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is urging community members to register for its Workforce Development Training classes that are being offered as part of the Workforce Development Program...
Happy Thanksgiving!

We hope that your thanksgiving celebration is filled with the joy of peace and the warm company of friends and family.

Because of the holiday, the College will be closed tomorrow, November 27, and all offices will be closed. All classes will resume as scheduled on Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29. However, student services and other administrative offices at NMC will be closed on these days.

Again, Happy Thanksgiving!
400 Students Attend NMC’s Cash for College Workshop (November 18, 2014)

Approximately 400 high school and college students recently attended the Northern Marianas College’s “Cash for College” workshop last Saturday to obtain one-to-one assistance in finding money to pay for college expenses.
Free financial aid assistance, notary, copy services at NMC’s Cash for College on Nov. 15 (November 14, 2014)

Northern Marianas College is reminding students and members of the community about the free “Cash for College” workshop that will be held tomorrow, Nov/ 15, 2014. The event is aimed at assisting students and their parents maximize scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.
Saipan Tribune: NMC puts off tuition hike (November 12, 2014)

Students at the Northern Marianas College have been spared tuition increases for spring semester 2015. The hike would have raised tuition by 35 percent.
NMC Hosts Movie Night Tonight (Nov. 10) (November 7, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College’s College Access Challenge Grant program is inviting everyone to attend a Movie Night event tonight, November 10, 2014 at 6:30pm at the NMC South Field (across from the NMC Gymnasium)...
Fee Waivers for NMC Cash for College Workshop Participants (November 7, 2014)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshops will qualify to have their NMC Spring 2015 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75...
NMC Grad Narae Kang Passes NCLEX on First Attempt (November 7, 2014)

A nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on her first attempt. Narae Kang, who graduated from NMC last May, took the exam on October 22nd...
Marianas Variety: Associated Students of Northern Marianas College (November 7,2014)

ASNMC is the student organization of the college. It is the voice of the students and its job is to ensure that their views are heard and considered when decisions are being made about NMC. ASNMC also holds most of the student events on campus...
NMC Hosts Saipan Drive-In Movie Night (October, 31,2014)

The Northern Marianas College’s College Access Challenge Grant program is inviting Saipan residents to attend a Drive-In Movie Night event on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6:30pm at the NMC South Field (across from the NMC Gymnasium).
Parents asked to Encourage their HS Grads to Take Advantage of Cash for College Workshop (October 31, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is asking parents of recent high school graduates to encourage their son or daughter to take advantage of the services offered at Saturday’s Cash for College workshop.
NMC Honor Society Inducts 11 New Members (October 30, 2014)

Beta Lambda Psi, the local chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Northern Marianas College, welcomed 11 new members to its rank...
NMC to Host “Cash for College” Workshop on November 15 (October 28, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.
Portland State University Partners with NMC, other institutions to help underrepresented students pursue careers in biomedicine and other sciences (October 23, 2014)

Portland State University (PSU) will receive a $24 million research and training grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to work with the Northern Marianas College and other institutions to help underrepresented and diverse students pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, or clinical research and other health sciences...
Another NMC Grad Passes NCLEX on First Attempt (October 23, 2014)

Another nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on her first attempt.
Tan Siu Lin Foundation Announces Scholarship for NMC Students (October 21, 2014)

In its ongoing efforts to promote higher education among CNMI students, the Tan Siu Lin Foundation has announced that it is providing scholarships to ten students of the Northern Marianas College.
Agricultural Grant Proposals Sought (October 21, 2014)

The Administrative Council of the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program has announced a call for proposals for Farmer/Rancher Research and Education Grants and Professional + Producer Research & Education Grants for 2015.
NMC and PSS sign partnership agreement (October 14, 2014)

THE Public School System has partnered with Northern Marianas College to further expand the quality of services they offer to their students and provide better learning opportunities, Education Commissioner Rita A. Sablan said.
ASNMC officers sworn into office (October 10, 2014)

Officers for the Associated Students of the Northern Marianas College were sworn in at an investiture ceremony yesterday.
NMC student leaders sworn in (October 10, 2014)

LIGHTING seven candles that represented their unity as a team and their commitment to the college, the newly elected officers of the Associated Students of Northern Marianas College were sworn in during an investiture ceremony at the NMC Student Center yesterday.
Library association fundraiser on Oct. 17 (October 10, 2014)

The Commonwealth Association of Archives, Libraries and Museums or CAALM is still selling tickets for its fundraising event on Oct. 17, 2014 at the Pacific Islands Club, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
NMC Reopens Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 (Update as of 3:00pm Monday October 6)

Given the "All Clear" condition declared earlier today by Governor Eloy Inos, all NMC classes will resume and offices will re-open tomorrow, Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Typhoon Vongfong Update (Sun. Oct. 5, 2014): NMC Closed on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Because of the anticipated threat of Typhoon Vongfong, the Northern Marianas College will be closed and all classes will be canceled Monday, October 6, 2014.
Tropical Storm 19W (October 3, 2014 3:00pm)

The CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office has announced that an intensifying tropical storm is projected to reach the Marianas by early Monday morning.
Saipan Tribune: $269,000 OK’d for NMC Renovations (October 2, 2014)

Washington, D.C.—Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina announced Friday $269,172 in grant assistance to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands through the Office of Insular Affairs’ Capital Improvement Project program to completely renovate existing classroom and office buildings at the Northern Marianas College and provide a more conducive environment for learning...
Saipan Tribune: Nathrani Leads NMC’s New Batch of Student Officers (October 1, 2014)

Results are in for the new student leaders at the Northern Marianas College, with Riya Nathrani voted as president of the Associated Students of NMC with 168 votes...
"All Clear" Condition Declared; NMC Reopens Wed. Oct 1

As of 8pm on Sept. 30, 2014, Governor Inos declared “All Clear” condition for Saipan and Tinian. As such, all NMC classes will resume and offices will re-open on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.
STORM UPDATE: NMC Closed Due to Storm (11:30am; Sept. 30, 2014)

Governor Eloy Inos has declared Saipan and Tinian under Tropical Storm Condition 1. As such, the Northern Marianas College has canceled all remaining classes for today, Sept. 30, 2014. All offices will also be closed effective 11:30am today.

Tropical Storm Watch in Effect for Saipan and Tinian (11:30am, Sept. 29, 2014)

Please be advised that a Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Saipan and Tinian according to the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office (HSEMO)...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Looks at Exit Exams (September 29, 2014)

The Northern Marinas College’s reliance on exit exams in remediation courses came into question during last week’s board meeting...
Marianas Variety: Interior Approves $269,000 for NMC’s Infrastructure Improvements (September 29, 2014)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (U.S. Department of the Interior) — Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina has announced $269,172 in grant assistance to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands through the Office of Insular Affairs’ Capital Improvement Project program to completely renovate existing classroom and office buildings at Northern Marianas College and thereby provide a more conducive environment for learning...
Marianas Variety: 2 NMC Students are Now Members of National Honor Society (September 29, 2014)

Jeromalyn W. Santos and Samuel David M. Santos, graduates of Kagman High School and currently students at Northern Marianas College, are now members of the National Society of High School Scholars...
Local Library Association to Host Fundraiser (September 29, 2014)

The Commonwealth Association of Archives, Libraries and Museums (CAALM) will be hosting a fundraising event on October 17, 2014 at the Pacific Islands Club, 6 PM - 9 PM. CAALM is a local non-profit library organization composed of members from the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library, Public School System, and Northern Marianas College...
​Indigenous Conference to Stream Live (September 26, 2014)

The Northern Marianas Descent Corporation (NMDC) is inviting NMC students and other members of the community to its first ever Marianas Indigenous Conference, which will be held on September 29-30, 2014 (7:30am-4:30pm) at the Multi-Purpose Center, Saipan...
Candidates Set for ASNMC Student Leaders (September 15, 2014)

Only about 10 to 30 percent of Northern Marianas College students participate in voting for the college’s student leaders, according to Queanna Sablan, program manager for the office of student activities and leadership...
Benavente wants NMC, NMTI to Clear Up ‘Miscommunication' (September 15, 2014)

Representative Roman C. Benavente said he will call for a meeting between Northern Marianas College and the Northern Marianas Trade Institute to iron out a possible “miscommunication"...
PSS seniors eye 3 NMC programs (September 17, 2014)

The newly offered business degree program at Northern Marianas College ranks at the top of the preferred courses of Public School System seniors, according to NMC admissions coordinator Lisa Rafael...
NMC May Raise Tuition (September 18, 2014)

Northern Marianas College may implement a tuition hike because the government appropriated only $4.4 million instead of the $7.9 million NMC requested for fiscal year 2015 which starts on Oct. 1...
NMC Wants to Have a Community Learning Center, Student Residence Hall (September 18, 2014

Northern Marianas College has issued a “request for interest” in connection with a “long-term private-public development partnership” in the establishment of a student service and community learning center as well as a student residence hall on its As Terlaje campus...
NMC to Offer Payment Options if it Decides to Raise Tuition (September 19, 2014)

As it deliberates an increase in tuition and fees, Northern Marianas College said in a statement it will work closely with students to make sure that the increase does not put an undue burden on them...
NMC Business Degree Program ‘Moving Forward’ (September 24, 2014)

Over 60 have applied for and are enrolled in Northern Marianas College’s new business bachelor’s program; however, a number of these students were not eligible to take the degree’s courses, with the college instead opening more lower-level courses to allow the students to finish prerequisites for the degree, according to information obtained during the program committee report at the college’s board meeting last week...
NMC Population Number Historic (September 25. 2014)

According to the Northern Marianas College, its enrollment number of 1,260 full-time students this semester is one of its highest enrollment numbers in its history...
NMC Students Hold Election (September 24, 2014)

The Associated Students of Northern Marianas College or ASNMC are electing new officers...
Deadline Extended for Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship (September 10, 2014)

The Business Woman of the Year Scholarship deadline has been extended up until Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Interested NMC students majoring in any of the Business concentrations can download the application (Click here)...
NMC recognizes its outstanding employees (September 4, 2014)

As part of its ongoing effort to recognize and honor its employees, the Northern Marianas College recently named the recipients of its 2014 Annual PROA Employee Awards.
Marianas Variety: NMC Says Enrollment Growing (August 25, 2014)

Despite funding issues, Northern Marianas College says it continues accepting students for the fall semester and has recorded an 8 percent increase in the number of students enrolled this year compared to last year...
NMC Offers Hands on Training Wood Working Workshop (August 20,2014)

As part of its Workforce Development and Apprenticeship Program, the Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI) is offering a Hands On Training (HOT) Wood Working Workshop. This workshop is designed to provide students hands-on experience and knowledge of fundamental construction principles...
Another NMC Grad Passes NCLEX on First Attempt (August 19, 2014)

Another nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on her first attempt. Cathlene Ricafort, who graduated from NMC last May, took the exam on August 6, 2014.
NMC Leads First-Ever Youth Summer Camp in Kagman (August 18, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College’s 4H Clover Alliance Program teamed up with the Division of Youth Services this summer to provide children ages 6-8 with a camp full of physical activity as well as arts and crafts at the Kagman Community Center...
Fall 2014 Registration Extended (August 17, 2014)

Greetings NMC:

This is to inform everyone that registration into courses will continue through next week. NMC Departments involved in registration processing...
Credit for Prior Learning Info Session on August 14 (August 13, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is hosting a free information session to highlight the new “Credit for Prior Learning” program...
Saipan Tribune: NMC unveils newly renovated building (August 11, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College unveiled its newly renovated Building “K” to government officials and members of the public in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday...
Marianas Variety: Full house at NMC info session (August 8, 2014)

About 100 prospective students attended the information session at Northern Marianas College on Wednesday...
Marianas Variety: NMC to inaugurate newly renovated building (August 8, 2014)

Northern Marianas College will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for a newly renovated building...
NMC’s Fall 2014 Registration Begins August 11 (August 6, 2014)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Fall 2014 semester will begin on Monday, August 11 and run through Friday, August 15, 2014. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week...
NMC Grad Joy Lacorte Passes NCLEX on First Attempt (August 6, 2014)

A nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on her first attempt. Joy Lacorte, who graduated from NMC last May, took the exam last week...
Lacorte Passes NCLEX on First Try (August 6, 2014)

Joy Lacorte was born and raised in the beautiful island of Saipan to Ernie and Jho Lacorte...
NMC to Highlight New Programs at Aug. 6 Info Session (August 4, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College will be highlighting its new bachelor’s degree in business management, its credit for prior learning program, and other new initiatives at Wednesday’s info session. All community members are invited to attend...
Fee Waivers for August 6 NMC Info Session Participants (August 1, 2014)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s free information session will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Fall 2014 semester—a savings of up to $75.00...
NMC Hosts Free Info Session on August 6, 2014 (July 31, 2014)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend a free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College on August 6, 2014.
Discounted Tuition Rates at More than 150 Institutions (July 29, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting prospective college students to learn more about tuition discounts (at over 150 institutions in the western United States) at the free Information Session planned for Wednesday, July 30, 2014...
NMC Receives Favorable Audit Opinion for 7th Consecutive Year (July 28, 2014)

For the seventh consecutive year, the Northern Marianas College has received a favorable audit opinion – an unqualified opinion – on its financial statements for Fiscal Year 2013...
WICHE Info Session on July 30 (July 24, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting an information session next Wednesday for those interested in learning more about the Western Interstate Commerce for Higher Education (WICHE) and the programs that it administers for college students....
NMC to Host Upcoming Fall 2014 Student Orientations (July 18, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting student orientations for the upcoming Fall 2014 semester on July 30, August 6, 7, and 8...
Marianas Variety: 16 High School Students to Undergo NMC-CREES Internship

Sixteen high school students from Saipan and Tinian will participate in the 2014 Caribbean and Pacific Consortium or Cari-Pac summer internship program under Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research and Extension Education Services from July 28 to Aug. 22...
NMC Reintroduces Liberal Arts Degree with an Emphasis in Education (July 17. 2014)

To meet the increasing demand for programs focused on teaching, the Northern Marianas College has reintroduced the liberal arts degree with an emphasis in education...
NMC Launches New Domain: www.Marianas.edu (July 15, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College’s domain has transitioned from nmcnet.edu to www.marianas.edu...
Saipan Tribune: NOAA research opens doors for NMC student (July 14, 2014)

A local student’s first time out at sea turned out to be a hands-on, in-your-face encounter with the beauty of the Northern Islands and the professional science work being done there...
Marianas Variety: NMC’s New Business Degree Accredited by Senior Accrediting Body (July 10, 2014)

Northern Marianas College now offers a bachelor’s degree in business management that is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges-Senior College and University Commission, NMC announced in a press conference yesterday...
NMC Granted 6-Year Initial Accreditation by WASC Senior Commission (July 9, 2014)

Northern Marianas College announced today that it was granted Initial Accreditation for a period of 6 years, through June 2020, with the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)...
2014 CariPac Summer Internship Program (July 9, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College – Cooperative Research and Extension Education Services (NMC CREES) is inviting incoming junior and senior high school students to apply for the 2014 CariPac Summer Internship Program on Saipan and Tinian...
NMC Foundation golf tournament tomorrow (June 25,2014)

J.C. Tenorio Enterprises, Tinian Dynasty Hotel and Casino, McDonald’s Saipan, and Laolao Bay Golf and Resort have signed up to become major sponsors of tomorrow’s 11th NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament...
500 students attend NMC’s Cash for College (June 25, 2014)

Approximately 500 students attended NMC’s Cash for College Workshop last Saturday (June 21, 2014) to receive assistance in finding funds to pay for college...
Marianas Variety: Inos corrects FY 2015 budget for NMC (June 24, 2014)

Governor Eloy S. Inos on Friday transmitted an “errata” to the fiscal year 2015 budget spread sheets to add $315,192 to Northern Marianas College’s funding for its maintenance of effort allocation...
NMC Foundation Golf Tournament This Saturday (June 23, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College Foundation is encouraging all golfers to participate in this Saturday’s 11th NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament...
Marianas Variety: McDonald’s Saipan donates $5K for NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament (June 20,2014)

McDonald’S Saipan yesterday donated $5,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation for the upcoming 11th Annual Foundation Open Golf Tournament which will be held at the Laolao Bay Golf Resort on June 28, Saturday...
NMC Fall 2014 English and Math Placement Test Schedule (June 19, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting the English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
Parents asked to Encourage their HS Grads to Take Advantage of Cash for College Workshop (June 19, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is asking parents of recent high school graduates to encourage their son or daughter to take advantage of the services offered at Saturday’s Cash for College workshop...
Free Financial Aid Assistance, Notary, Copy Services at NMC’s Cash for College This Saturday, June 21 (June 17, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding students and members of the community about the free “Cash for College” workshop that will be held this Saturday, June 21, 2014...
NMC Foundation Announces 11th Annual Foundation Open Golf Tournament (June 13,2014)

In its effort to advance post secondary education in the CNMI, the Northern Marianas College Foundation has announced that its signature event, the Annual NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament...
Registration for NMC’s Summer Session Begins Next Week (June 11, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting students to enroll into its Summer Session so they can earn additional credits toward their degree and accelerate their path to graduation...
Fee Waivers for NMC Cash for College Workshop Participants (June 11, 2014)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshops will qualify to have their NMC Fall 2015 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75...
NMC-CREES Announces 4-H 2014 Summer Camp (June 10, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) will be hosting the 4-H 2014 Summer Camp from June 23 to July 3 (Monday through Friday, 8 am to 12 pm)....
NMC and Framingham State University Launch the 12th Cohort Master’s in Education with the emphasis in International Education (June 9, 2014)

Framingham State University and Northern Marianas College have joined forces again to train a new cohort of students who will be working toward their master’s degree in education with the emphasis in International Education...
NMC to Host “Cash for College” Workshop on June 21 (June 3, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
NMC Summer 2014 Admission Application Deadline on June 6 (June 3, 2014)

New students who are interested in enrolling for the Northern Marianas College’s Summer 2014 six-week session may submit their application for admission no later than Friday, June 6, 2014...
NCLEX-RN Exam Preparatory Course (June 2, 2014)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC), through the Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI), is sponsoring a review course for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)...
More Residents Avail of WICHE Programs   (May 31, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College today issued a statement to clarify an article that was printed in the Saipan Tribune on March 25, 2014, that stated that only two students from the CNMI had “availed of the WICHE” program...
NMC highlights degree/certificate in public administration in partnership with Rio Salado (May 29, 2014)

The program is made possible through a partnership that Northern Marianas College recently forged with Rio Salado College, the largest online public community college in the United States...
Full Text of Judge Teresa Kim’s Keynote Address at NMC’s 34th Commencement Exercise (May 28,2014)

Hafa Adai honored guests, family members of the graduates, NMC’s faculty and staff, and most importantly… graduates…
Live Streaming

The Northern Marianas College will be streaming this Saturday's graduation ceremony through the following site:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nmc-2014-commencement
Please ​share this information with those who may not be able to make it to the commencement event.
Marianas Variety: NMC to offer 19 new degrees, certificates (May 21, 2014)

Northern Marianas College will soon offer 19 new degree and certification online programs in addition to its regular associate degrees...
Opportunities to Study in Japan (May 19, 2014)

NMC President Dr. Hart recently met with the Consulate General of Japan, Mr. Hitoshi Kikuchi, who has asked that we share the following scholarship opportunities with students and employees of NMC...
NMC’s Charter Day Celebration Live Stream Online

The Northern Marianas College will be streaming Charter Day festivities in real time. The event begins at 5pm today (Friday, May 16, 2014) and will continue until 10pm. Watch the live stream at: www.ustream.tv/channel/nmc2014charterday.
NMC’s Charter Day on Friday May 16 (May 15, 2014)

To celebrate student achievement, employee contributions, and the founding of the institution, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the community to its Charter Day celebration tonight (Friday, May 16, 2014).
Community Invited to NMC’s Charter Day Celebration on Friday (May 14, 2014)

To celebrate 33 years of enriching lives through higher education, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the CNMI community to one of its biggest celebrations of the year, Charter Day, this Friday, May 16, 2014...
90% of NMC Students Receive Financial Aid (May 14, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College today issued a statement that provides more context to an article that was printed in a local newspaper. While the information that was printed was correct, it was not complete because it may have led readers to infer that only a third of NMC students receive financial aid...
Monday is deadline to register for Charter Day Car Show, Singing Contest, and Battle of Bands (May 8, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Planning Committee is inviting individuals or groups who are interested in competing for the College’s Charter Day competitions that the deadline to register is Monday, May 12, 2014. The competitions include Marianas Idol, Battle of the Bands, and the Car Show Competition...
Charter Day Vendor Applications due this Friday, 5/9/14 - (May 6, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting vendors to take part in the College’s annual Charter Day celebration on Friday, May 16, 2014. gencies, businesses, clubs and other civic organizations are invited to participate in this year’s celebration by purchasing booth space...
Hilux Truck & Sport Compact Car Show at NMC’s Charter Day (May 5, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Planning Committee is inviting car enthusiasts to sign up and participate in the NMC Charter Day Car Show.

Those interested in participating in the Car Show must submit a registration form by Monday, May 12, 2014, to the Student Center in Building J at the As Terlaje campus no later than 5 pm. There is a $25 registration fee to enter vehicles in the competition.
2014 Marianas March Against Cancer Live Stream Online

The Northern Marianas College will be streaming the Marianas March Against Cancer in real time. The event begins at 6pm on May 2, 2014 and will continue until 6am the next day. Watch the live stream at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mmac2014
Charter Day committee extends deadline for competitions (May 2, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Committee has extended the deadline for those interested in participating in the Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol, Battle of the Bands, and the Hilux Truck and Sport Compact Car Show. The new deadline to submit registration forms has been extended to Monday May 12, 2014...
WASC Senior Commission Concludes Visit to NMC

Representatives from the WASC Senior Commission today concluded their visit to the Northern Marianas College...
Hilux Truck & Sport Compact Car Show at NMC’s Charter Day (May 1, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Planning Committee is inviting car enthusiasts to sign up and participate in the NMC Charter Day Car Show...
Tropical Storm Tapah Update #5 (April 29, 2014, 11:30am)

The CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office has announced that the storm alert level has been downgraded to “All Clear” for Saipan and Tinian (Tropical Storm Condition II and Typhoon Watch remains in effect for Alamagan and Pagan). ​Download the latest weather advisory from EMO here.
Singers, Bands Invited to Participate in NMC’s Charter Day Competitions (April 22, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is seeking individuals or groups who are interested in competing for the College’s Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol and the Battle of the Bands competition.

The Marianas Idol competition showcases the CNMI’s local singers while the Battle of the Bands allows local bands from different musical genres to compete...

Tropical Storm Tapah Update (April 29, 2014 6:00am)

The Northern Marianas College has announced that its campuses on Saipan, Rota, and Tinian will remain open on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, and classes will proceed as usual. The College will continue to track Tropical Storm Tapah through emergency agencies and will issue a campus closure notice if government / state agencies are ordered closed by the CNMI Governor.
Tropical Storm Update (April 28, 2014, 8:30pm Update)

The Northern Marianas College will continue to monitor the movement of Tropical Storm Tapah. The safety of our students and employees continue to be our highest priority; as such, the College will be making an announcement at 6am on Tuesday morning (April 29, 2014) about whether Saipan and Tinian classes will be canceled.
Applications Due for NMC’s Summer Academy (April 29, 2015)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding all high school juniors, seniors and their parents that applications for the Summer Academy are due today (April 30, 2014)...
Tropical Storm Watch Remains In Effect for Saipan, Tinian (3:30pm, April 28, 2014) Update #2

Please note that Tropical Depression 06W has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Tapah, and, as of 3:30pm today, a Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Saipan and Tinian. According to the CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office, a tropical storm watch means tropical storm force winds of 39 MPH or greater are possible within 48 hours. The latest advisory from EMO is attached.
Tropical Storm Watch In Effect for Saipan, Tinian (8:30am, April 28, 2014)

Please take precautionary measures and anticipate gusty winds, heavy showers, possible debris on roadways, street flooding, and slow traffic movement.
WICHE Info Session on April 30  (April 24, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting an information session next Wednesday for those interested in learning more about the Western Interstate Commerce for Higher Education (WICHE) and the programs that it administers for college students...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Class of 2014: One of the largest in 5 years (April 23, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College expects to graduate one of its largest classes this year....
Singers, Bands Invited to Participate in NMC’s Charter Day Competitions (April 22,2014)

The Northern Marianas College is seeking individuals or groups who are interested in competing for the College’s Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol and the Battle of the Bands competition...
Parents of High School Grads Invited to Summit (April 17, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting parents of graduating high school seniors from CNMI public high schools to its first Parent Summit event, which will be held throughout the next several days in Saipan, Rota, and Tinian...
Community Invited to NMC's Charter Day Celebration (April 17, 2014)

To celebrate more then 33 years of enriching lives through higher education, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the CNMI community to its biggest celebration of the year, Charter Day, on May 16, 2014.
Marianas Variety: Rep. Roman Benavente wants PSS, NMC to get higher budgets (April 15, 2014)

House Education Committee Chairman Roman C. Benavente does not support the administration’s proposed budget for the Public School System or for Northern Marianas College, saying he will “fight” for additional education funding once the deliberations on the fiscal year 2015 appropriation measure begin....
NMC Adult Basic Education Announces Session IV Dates (April 8, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program, which focuses on meeting the educational needs of adult learners, has announced the following important dates for its Session IV, which begins in April:
Parents invited to Summer Academy info session on Friday

Parents of high school seniors and juniors are invited to participate in an information session on Friday, April 11, 2014 to learn about the Summer Academy organized by College Access Challenge Grant Program at the Northern Marianas College...
Hundreds of Job Seekers Attend NMC Career Fair (April 3, 2014)

About 400 job seekers attended yesterday’s Career Fair at the Northern Marianas College and met with prospective employers who were looking to hire...
NMC All Set For Tomorrow's (Thursday’s) Career Fair (April 2, 2014)

Three more companies have signed on to recruit for new employees at this Thursday’s Career Fair at the Northern Marianas College: Triple J Saipan, Marianas Health, and YCO. They will be joining many other companies who have already confirmed their participation.
Marianas Variety: NMC regents approve new four-degree program (April 1, 2014)

After more than two hours of discussion that included comments from community members and students, the board of regents of Northern Marianas College yesterday approved a proposal that will allow students to get a bachelor’s degree in business from NMC...
Many Employers Confirm Participation at NMC Career Fair (March 28, 2014)

The Career Fair, which is aimed at connecting job seekers with employers, will feature several private sector companies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies that are looking to fill key vacancies within their organizations. Community members who are seeking jobs are encouraged to attend.
COTA Offers Free Rides to NMC’s Career Fair (March 25, 2014)

The Commonwealth Office of Transit Authority (COTA) is offering free round trip rides to the general public for the 2014 Northern Marianas College’s Career Fair Day. The event will be held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 9:00am and will end at 12:00pm in NMC’s Room D1.
Saipan Tribune: NMC offers workforce development courses (March 20, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting community members to register for its Workforce Development Training classes that are being offered as part of the Workforce Development and Apprenticeship Program aimed at assisting residents learn or sharpen their workplace knowledge and skills...
Jobseekers invited to NMC’s Career Fair (March 17, 2014)

As part of its efforts to connect students and other jobseekers with prospective employers, the Northern Marianas College will be hosting its annual Career Fair Day on Thursday, April 3, 2014. All community members are invited to attend this free event...
Saipan Tribune: NMC and Framingham launch the 11th cohort program (March 18, 2014)

Framingham State University and Northern Marianas College have joined forces again to train a new cohort of students who will be working toward their master’s degree in education...
Marianas Variety: Lawmakers tour NMC (March 14, 2014)

Members of the Legislature yesterday toured the Northern Marianas College campus in As Terlaje to see the condition of the facilities and the progress that have been made...
Saipan Tribune: NMC set to enforce rankings to resolve salary disparities (March 7, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is set to unveil a proposal endorsing a “Faculty Ranking System” that will guide how it pays its faculty members...
Marianas Variety: NMC seeks $7.9M budget in FY 2015 (March 6,2014)

The Northern Marianas College board of regents yesterday endorsed the proposed $7.9 million budget request for fiscal year 2015...
Saipan Tribune: NMC hires 3 new faculty, one librarian (March 3, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College has hired three additional faculty members and filled the position of academic librarian this semester...
Marianas Variety: NMC, governor to identify goals for educating workforce (February 28, 2014)

Northern Marianas College President Dr. Sharon Hart said she will meet with Gov. Eloy S. Inos next week to identify the goals for an educated workforce in the CNMI...
Marianas Variety: NMC celebrates accreditation success (February 28, 2014)

Students, staff members, instructors, employees, community members, lawmakers and other stakeholders yesterday celebrated the reaffirmation of Northern Marianas College’s accreditation...
Saipan Tribune: NMC’s Hart tells Rotary: ‘We need to step up' (February 26, 2014)

Northern Marianas College president Dr. Sharon Y. Hart said yesterday that the college needs “to step up” as it moves forward with accreditation and other future plans...
Saipan Tribune: NMC 5-year strategic plan OK’d (February 25, 2014)

The Board of Regents has approved the Northern Marianas College’s Five-Year Strategic Plan for 2015-2020, which outlines the key strategic approaches the institution seeks to accomplish in the years ahead...
Saipan Tribune: NMC to shift accreditation from ACCJC to senior commission (February 24, 2014)

Barely two weeks after regaining its accreditation with the Accrediting Commission on Junior Community College, the Northern Marianas College is already looking at shifting its accreditation to the Senior College and University Commission after the Board of Regents approved Friday the change as endorsed by its committee...
NMC Seeks Accreditation through WASC Senior Commission (February 24, 2014)

In order to better meet evolving community needs, the Northern Marianas College is seeking accreditation through the Senior College and University Commission (“Senior Commission”) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)...
Saipan Tribune: 290 attend 5th Annual NMC Health Fair (February 19, 2014)

Nursing students are exposed to the many sicknesses that plague the people of the CNMI. They encounter diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and many other illnesses, according to NMC Nursing Club vice president Jan Alcantara...
Saipan Tribune: BOE lauds NMC’s success in regaining accreditation (February 19, 2014)

Board of Education chair Herman T. Guerrero lauded the Northern Marianas College after it recently regained its accreditation with the Accrediting Commission of Community Junior and Colleges...
Marianas Variety: NMC to come up with a 5-year strategic plan (February 18, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College administration is set to present to the board of regents its five-year strategic plan this month, NMC President Sharon Y. Hart said...
Marianas Variety: NMC Nursing Students promote healthy living (February 18, 2014)

The members and officers of the Northern Marianas College Nursing Club received overwhelming support from the private sector and government agencies in promoting healthy living during the 5th Annual Health Fair at the Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center in Susupe on Saturday...
Marianas Variety: NMC 'Full Speed Ahead' (February 14, 2014)

Last week, the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges released its official decision removing the college from “show cause status” and reaffirming its accreditation...
Day Care Providers Complete NMC Training (February 12, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI) recently presented certificates of competence to a total of twenty-eight day care center providers who successfully completed the “Infant & Toddler Care Training" and the "Disabilities Awareness Training" facilitated by CDI and the Department of Community & Cultural Affairs – Child Care Development Fund (DCCA-CCDF)...
NMC Nursing Club Invites Community to Free Health Fair on Saturday (February 11, 2014)

Health Fair activities will run from 8:00am until 3:00pm and will also feature a 5k Walk starting at 6:00am. The first 20 participants who finish the 5k Walk will also receive t-shirt prizes. Entrance to the Health Fair and the 5k Walk is free...
Radio New Zealand International: CNMI college gets upgrade from accrediting commission (February 11, 2014)

The Accrediting Commission on Community Junior Colleges has lifted the show-cause order imposed on the Northern Marianas College...
Saipan Tribune: Agulto congratulates NMC (February 11, 2014)

Rep. Antonio R. Agulto (Ind-Saipan) prefiled ouse Resolution 18-55 yesterday to congratulate and recognize the Northern Marianas College Board of Regents, NMC president Dr. Sharon Hart, staff, faculty, and students for the successful reaffirmation of the school’s accreditation...
Marianas Variety: A Great Day for the NMI (February 10, 2014)

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has lifted the show-cause status it imposed on Northern Marianas College and reaffirmed its accreditation...
Saipan Tribune: NMC, PSS chiefs meet to deepen partnership (February 7, 2014)

Northern Marianas College president Dr. Sharon Hart and Public School System Education Commissioner Dr. Rita Sablan met this week in an effort to further strengthen ties between the two educational agencies...
Saipan Tribune: NMC reaffirms accreditation (February 10, 2014)

The CNMI made history anew after its lone community college, which has been in severe sanction for eight years now, finally moved up the ladder and acquired full reaffirmation of its accreditation...
BREAKING NEWS: NMC's ACCREDITATION REAFFIRMED

The Northern Marianas College today announced that it has been removed from “Show Cause status” and its accreditation has been REAFFIRMED...
Saipan Tribune: NMC eyes incentives for ‘full time’ students (February 6, 2014)

Students at Northern Marianas College who enroll in 15 or more credits in the fall semester may be granted incentives as a way to encourage more enrollees to become “full time” students...
NMC 5th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, Feb. 15

To increase awareness about healthy lifestyle habits and practices, the Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club is inviting members in the community to the 5th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, February 15, 2014, from 8:00am to 3:00pm at the Multi- Purpose Center in Susupe...
Saipan Tribune: 53 instructors at NMC for spring term (January 30, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College disclosed yesterday that despite some unfilled vacancies in the instructional faculty positions, there remains a good number of instructors that have been hired for this new semester...
Saipan Tribune: Rotaract open house at NMC (January 28, 2014)

The Rotary Club of Saipan will host an open house for prospective Rotaract members at the Northern Marianas College on Feb. 26 and 27...
Marianas variety: Over 1,000 full-time students register at NMC this semester (January 24, 2014)

As of Wednesday, Northern Marianas College said it had 1,095 full-time equivalent or FTE students for the new semester...
Marianas Variety: NMI officials, business leaders discuss workforce-development strategies (January 23, 2014)

Business leaders, government and education officials discussed workforce-development strategies to prepare U.S. qualified workers for positions vacated by guest workers when the federalization transition period ends on Dec. 31, 2014...
18 CHCC Nurse Managers Complete Leadership and Management Training by NMC (January 17, 2014)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC) through the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI) awarded certificates to eighteen nurse managers from the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) branches in Saipan and Tinian for completing a “Leadership and Management Training” course...
Saipan Tribune: NMC registration’s first day yields nearly 400 enrollees (January 15, 2014)

Nearly 400 students trooped to the Northern Marianas College on Monday, the first day of the weeklong enrollment, to register for the new spring 2014 semester...
Saipan Tribune: NMC unveils new GED test (January 14, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College recently unveiled the new GED test and said that 10 adult learners received their General Education Development credentials in December...
NMC Spring 2014 Registration Begins on Monday, January 13 (January 9, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding all students that registration for the upcoming Spring 2014 semester will begin on Monday, January 13 and run through Thursday, January 16, 2014. Students can register for classes on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during registration week. Late registration is on Friday, January 17, 2014...
Marianas Variety: Tebuteb wants NMC to get up to $3M in CIP funds annually (January 9, 2014)

Representative Ramon A. Tebuteb is asking the capital improvement projects office to “reserve” up to $3 million in federal CIP funds annually for the improvement of classrooms and other facilities at Northern Marianas College until the completion of the project...
Marianas Variety: NMC, UH Hilo sign agreement benefitting students (January 9, 2014)

Students at Northern Marianas College who want to transfer to the University of Hawaii at Hilo can now carry with them the credits they’ve earned at NMC, according to NMC President Sharon Y. Hart...
Saipan Tribune: Hart in US to testify on NMC accreditation (January 8, 2014)

Northern Marianas College president Dr. Sharon Hart is in California this week to testify on the institution’s accreditation with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
Registration for NMC’s Spring 2014 Semester Begins Next Week (January 7, 2014)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Spring 2014 semester will begin on Monday, January 13 and run through Thursday, January 16, 2014...
Marianas Variety: Newly elected NMC chairman to focus on accreditation (January 6, 2014)

Although they have several goals for Northern Marianas College, maintaining its accreditation is the top priority of the board of regents, its newly elected chairman Frank Rabauliman said.
Fee Waivers for January 7 NMC Info Session Participants (January 3, 2013)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s free information session will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Spring 2014 semester—a savings of up to $75.00.The info session will take place on Tuesday, January 7, 2014...
Registration for NMC’s Spring 2014 Semester Begins January 13 (January 2, 2014)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Spring 2014 semester will begin on Monday, January 13 and run through Thursday, January 16, 2014...
Saipan Tribune: NMC submits supplemental report to ACCJC (January 2, 2014)

The Northern Marianas College submitted over the weekend a supplemental report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, which adds to the Show Cause Report that the institution turned in on Oct. 15, 2013...
NMC Hosts FREE Information Session on Jan. 7 (December 26, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a free information session on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, for individuals who are interested in furthering their education or advancing their professional careers...
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays from the Northern Marianas College! Although the College will be open throughout the holiday season, it will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day and from 1pm to 5pm on Dec. 24 and Dec.31.

Note, too, that some offices may have limited hours of operation from Dec. 26, 2013 through December 31, 2013. Notices have been posted on the entrances of those offices with limited hours during this four-day period.

Thank you and have a wonderful and safe holiday!

NMC Hours of Operation During Holiday Season (December 24, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College would like to wish the community a wonderful and safe holiday season. Although the College will be open throughout the holiday season, it will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, and from 1pm to 5pm on December 24 and December 31, 2013...
Saipan Tribune: Many retirees want to return to the workforce (December 24, 2013)

Retirees who want to upgrade their skills in order to find jobs on islands can now do so, thanks to the Northern Marianas College...
NMC Spring 2014 Registration Begins January 13 (December 19, 2013)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Spring 2014 semester will begin on Monday, January 13 and run through Thursday, January 16, 2014. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during registration week. Late registration is on Friday, January 17, 2014...
Former NMC Student Receives Officer Commission (December 19, 2013)

Former Northern Marianas College student Brandon Tudela Demapan recently received a commission for Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during a recent ceremony held at the Multi-Purpose Center...
NMC Spring 2014 Admission Application Deadline on Friday, Dec. 20 (December 17, 2013)

Those interested in enrolling for the Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2014 semester will need to submit their application for admission no later than Friday, December 20, 2013...
Saipan Tribune: Villagomez is NMC Foundation’s new executive director (December 13, 2013)

Richard Villagomez, the former administrator of the government’s pension agency, has been hired as the new executive director of the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
Saipan Tribune: Rabauliman elected as new NMC board chair (December 9, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents has elected Frank Rabauliman as its new chairman during an election Friday...
Residents Eligible to Pay Discounted Tuition Rates in Western U.S. States (November 30, 2013)

Residents who are looking to earn their bachelor’s or master’s degrees are now eligible for discounted tuition rates at many universities and colleges in the western U.S...
WICHE President to Visit CNMI (November 28, 2013)

To underscore the higher education opportunities available through membership in the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), Dr. David Longenecker, president of WICHE, will be on island next week to meet with local and regional leaders and to take part in the upcoming Micronesian Chief Executive Summit.
NMC Hosts Rota Drive-In Movie Night on Nov. 27 (Wednesday) (November 27, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s College Access Challenge Grant program is inviting Rota residents to attend a Drive-In Movie Night event this Wednesday, November 27, 2013...
NMC-CREES Continues Rabbitfish Farming Project Efforts; Invites Community to Project Presentation on Wednesday (Nov. 27) (November 25, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) is inviting members of the community to learn more about its ongoing rabbitfish farming project by attending a free presentation on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 7pm at the Multi-Purpose Center in Susupe...
NMC Hosts Saipan Drive-In Movie Night Tonight (Friday, Nov. 22) (November 22, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s College Access Challenge Grant program is inviting Saipan residents to attend a Drive-In Movie Night event this Friday, November 22, 2013 at 6:30pm and 9:30pm at the NMC South Field (across from the NMC Gymnasium)...
Marianas Variety: Saipan Southern High and Kagman High at NMC Start Smart Seminar (November 22, 2013)

Saipan Southern High School and Kagman High School, two of the public high schools on Saipan, came together to attend a Start Smart Seminar hosted by Northern Marianas College last Wednesday...
Deadline to Apply for Farmer/Rancher Grants on December 4 (November 21, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service (NMC-CREES) is reminding farmers and ranchers of the CNMI that the deadline to apply for research and education grants is on Wednesday, December 4, 2013...
Marianas Variety: Financial limitations not a hindrance in pursuing college, say education officials (November 21, 2013)

Eduation officials yesterday emphasized the importance of a college education and why financial constraints should not be an issue...
NMC Hosts Drive-In Movie Night on Saipan and Rota (November 19, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a Drive-In Movie Night on Saipan this Friday, November 22, 2013 and on Rota on Wednesday, November 26, 2013...
NMC Assists Close to 400 Participants at Cash for College Workshop (November 19, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College recently hosted a well-received and successful “Cash for College” workshop over the weekend where staff members and community volunteers provided free, one-on-one financial aid assistance to nearly 400 participants...
Saipan Tribune: Deleon Guerrero appointed new NMC faculty president (November 15, 2013)

Faculty members of the Northern Marianas College have selected a new set of leaders who will represent their voices in various issues concerning the institution...
Tinian Residents Invited to Movie Night (Friday, Nov. 15) (November 14, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s College Access Challenge Grant program is inviting Tinian residents to attend a Movie Night event on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:30pm and 9:30pm at the Antonio M. Borja Amphitheatre, Natibu Park...
Saipan Tribune: 5 NMC students selected for FHB, Guam Business scholarship (November 13, 2013)

Five Northern Marianas College students were named yesterday as recipients of this year’s First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship, joining 10 other scholars in Guam...
Free Financial Aid Assistance, Notary, Copy Services at NMC’s Cash for College This Saturday (Nov. 16) (November 12, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding students and members of the community about the free “Cash for College” workshop that will be held this Saturday, November 16, 2013. The event is aimed at assisting students and their parents maximize scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education....
NMC Hosts Movie Night on Tinian This Friday (Nov. 15)

The Northern Marianas College’s College Access Challenge Grant program is inviting Tinian residents to attend a Movie Night event this Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:30pm and 9:30pm at the Antonio M. Borja Amphitheatre, Natibu Park...
NMC Hosts Cash for College Workshops on Tinian and Rota This Saturday (Nov. 9) (November 6, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting Tinian and Rota residents interested in pursuing higher education and looking to maximize their scholarship opportunities to attend the free “Cash for College” workshop this Saturday, November 9, 2013...
NMC Honor Society Inducts 14 New Members (November 6, 2013)

Northern Marianas College Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society recently celebrated the induction of fourteen new members into the Chapter...
Saipan Tribune: Visiting teams praise significant amount of evidence seen at NMC (November 6, 2013)

The only community college on island was recently twice visited by members of the accreditation commission, and Northern Marianas College president Dr. Sharon Y. Hart said both visits ended with positive notes from the accreditation inspectors...
Fee Waivers for NMC Cash for College Workshop Participants (November 1, 2013)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshops will qualify to have their NMC Spring 2014 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75...
Saipan Tribune: November is college month (November 1, 2013)

Acting governor Jude U. Hofschneider signed yesterday at the Northern Marianas College campus in As Terlaje a proclamation declaring November 2013 as College Month in the Commonwealth...
Marianas Variety: NMC celebrates College Month (November 1, 2013)

Northern Marianas College is the right place to start your higher education, acting Gov. Jude U. Hofschneider said yesterday as he urged students to pursue higher education...
Marianas Variety: NMC baccalaureate degree program under ACCJC (October 31, 2013)

Northern Marianas College’s four-year degree program in elementary education will be under the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
Saipan Tribune: NMC resolves USDOE issue (October 31, 2013)

Students enrolled in the Northern Marianas College’s School of Education need no longer worry about their eligibility for federal financial aid such as Pell grants...
22 Day Care Providers Complete Business Management Training through NMC and CCDF (October 29, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI) recently presented certificates to twenty-two day care center providers who successfully completed a “Business Management Training” course facilitated by CDI and the Department of Community & Cultural Affairs – Child Care Development Fund (DCCA-CCDF)...
NMC Hosts Cash for College Workshops on Rota, Saipan and Tinian (October 25, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting free “Cash for College” workshops aimed at assisting students and their parents maximize scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education on Rota, Saipan and Tinian...
11 Individuals Complete Entrepreneurship Training through CWA and NMC (October 21, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI) recently presented certificates of completion to eleven individuals who successfully completed the “Basic Work Skills and Entrepreneurship” training facilitated by CDI and the CNMI Women’s Association (CWA)...
CHCC Officers and Directors Complete Leadership Training by NMC (October 17, 2013)

Five corporate health officers and directors from the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) facilities recently completed a “Leadership and Management Training” course facilitated by the CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC) through the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute...
NMC Hosts Tinian Info Session on Oct. 19 (October 15, 2013)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend a free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in Tinian...
Marianas Variety: NMC students clean up museum area (October 15, 2013)

Students of Northern Marianas College’s current issues class under Michael Berglund conducted an all-day cleanup at the CNMI Museum on Saturday...
CHCC Program Managers Complete Leadership Training by NMC (October 4, 2013)

Twelve program managers from the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) recently completed a “Leadership and Management Training” course facilitated by the CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC) through the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute...
NMC Instructor Keynotes at International English Language Conference in Indonesia (October 3, 2013)

Northern Marianas College English instructor Dr. Kimberly Bunts-Anderson was recently featured as one of the keynote speakers at the Second International Conference on English Language Teaching, Literature, and Translation (ELTLT) in Semarang, Indonesia...
Free Customer Service and Computer Literacy Training for Retirees and Other Qualified Individuals (October 2, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Workforce Development and Apprenticeship Program, through its partner, Community Development Institute (CDI), is inviting retirees and other US eligible adults to participate in its FREE Customer Service Series and Computer Literacy Skills courses designed for retirees and those individuals who would like to transition back into the workforce...
NMC Board Approves 2014 NMC Budget (September 27, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents approved the College’s $3.8 million operations budget for FY2014. The source of the College’s operations budget is derived from tuition, fees, and other income generated through the College’s programs and services...
NMC Regents Adopt New Mission, Vision Statements (September 26, 2013)

A highly collaborative process that began close to a year ago has culminated in new mission and vision statements for the Northern Marianas College...
NMC-CREES Offers Food Safety Management Workshop on Meat Processing (September 26, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) is offering a free workshop on “Understanding and Implementing HACCP: Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Point Programs” for individuals in the community involved in meat processing or slaughtering...
NMC Receives Funds to Continue College Access Program (September 25, 2013)

The U.S. Department of Education recently informed the Northern Marianas College that its application to continue the College Access Challenge Grant Program has been approved...
Saipan Tribune: Shen, Mendiola vie for ASNMC presidency (September 24, 2013)

Two individuals are vying for this school year’s presidency of the Associated Students of Northern Marianas College...
NMC Staff Members Elect New Staff Senators (September 22, 2013)

Staff members at the Northern Marianas College recently elected new members to its Staff Senate...
15 Care Providers Complete Child Care Training by NMC and DCCA (September 18, 2013)

Fifteen child care providers from various day care centers, including members of the community, recently completed a professional and developmental training program facilitated by the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI)...
NMC’s Evaluation Visit Notes Significant Progress; Still Much Work Ahead of Visit (September 10, 2013)

As part of its accreditation efforts, the Northern Marianas College recently underwent an evaluation visit that was aimed at preparing the College’s employees for the Accreditation Team visit that will occur after the submission of NMC’s Show Cause Report on October 15, 2013...
There’s Still Time to Register for NMC’s Fall 2013 Semester (September 9, 2013)

There’s still time to register for Fall 2013 classes that begin September 16-21 at the Northern Marianas College. Registration is open to both ongoing and new students until the last day on Thursday, September 12, 2013...
NMC Fills Instructor Vacancies (September 9, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College has announced that it has filled the vacant instructor positions necessitated by its implementation of the Board of Regent’s new policy on minimum faculty degree requirements...
Saipan Tribune: NMC set to implement new version of GED in January (September 6, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College, through its Adult Basic Education program, will implement a new high school equivalency test starting January next year...
Marianas Variety: It's evolution, baby! (September 6, 2013)

Individuals who completed the hair and facial-care course of the Community Resource Development program of Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research Extension and Resource Services took center stage on Sunday for a three-hour “Evolution of Hair Styles” fashion show...
NMC Begins Process to Come Under One Accreditor (September 5, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College is taking the next step after its successful effort with the U.S. Department of Education in allowing students enrolled in the College’s Bachelor’s Degree in Education program to continue to be eligible for federal financial aid...
NMC Adult Basic Education Announces Session II Important Dates (September 3, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program, which focuses on meeting the educational needs of adult learners, has announced the following important dates for Session II...
Marianas Variety: Community Research Development program to conduct beauty-culture classes on Rota, Tinian (August 30, 2013)

After holding beauty-culture classes on Saipan, the Community Research Development program of Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Services will be offering similar classes on Tinian and Rota...
NMC Prepares for Accreditation Visit (August 28, 2013)

As part of its accreditation efforts, the Northern Marianas College this week is undergoing a “mock visit” which is aimed at preparing the College community for the accreditation team visit...
Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship Applications Now Available (August 26, 2013)

Application forms are now available for the Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship for the Fall 2013 semester. The deadline to apply is Friday, August 30, 2013...
NMC Selected to Host Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (August 22, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College was recently selected to host a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) who will be assisting in strengthening the College’s program review processes, teaching communication courses and developing new ones, and giving cultural talks and lectures about her home country and extensive media background...
NMC Postpones Start Date of Some Classes (August 19, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College has announced that it has postponed the start date of some of its courses.
According to Barbara Merfalen, Dean of Academic Programs and Services, approximately 20 percent of the Fall 2013 courses will have a start date of September 16, 2013...
Marianas Variety: Administration vows to continue helping residents get private sector jobs (August 19, 2013)

Governor Eloy S. Inos on Friday led the recognition of close to 300 students who just completed the first series of classes in the Northern Marianas College workforce development and apprenticeship program...
Federal Financial Aid Continued for NMC’s Bachelor Degree Program Participants (August 16, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College today announced that the U.S. Department of Education is allowing the College’s Bachelor in Education program to continue to receive federal financial aid for 18 months...
Saipan Tribune: 840 students enroll at NMC in first three days (August 15, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College registered a total of 840 students in the first few days of the weeklong registration on campus, based on the preliminary records of the institution...
NMC Fall 2013 Registration Ongoing This Week (August 12, 2013)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Fall 2013 semester will be ongoing until Thursday, August 15, 2013. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week. Late registration is on Friday, August 16, 2013...
Regents Approve Policy on Faculty Qualifications (August 9, 2013)

As part of its accreditation efforts, the Northern Marianas College today announced that the Board of Regents approved a policy to establish minimum qualifications for instructors...
Registration for NMC’s Fall Semester Begins Monday (August 8, 2013)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Fall 2013 semester will begin on Monday, August 12 and run through Thursday, August 15, 2013. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week...
Marianas Variety: Commercial aquaponics farm on Rota to export vegetables to Guam (August 7, 2013)

A commercial aquaponic demonstration production farm on Rota aims to produce vegetables for export to Guam, according to Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research, Extension, & Education Services aquaculture specialist Michael Ogo who was one of the guests of the Rotary Club of Saipan at the Hyatt yesterday...
Saipan Tribune: Rotary Club gets lessons in aquaponics, hydroponics (August 7, 2013)

Green thumbs from the Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service gave members of the Saipan Rotary Club a neat lesson about aquaponics and hydroponics during the organization’s weekly meeting yesterday at the Hyatt Regency Saipan...
Marianas Variety: Close to 300 students enroll at NMC’s workforce, apprenticeship program (August 7, 2013)

Close to 300 students attended the Northern Marianas College workforce and apprenticeship program in classes that started Monday on Saipan, Rota and Tinian...
NMC Offers More Online Courses this Fall (August 6, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College is offering more courses online this Fall 2013 semester to meet the needs of working individuals, students on Tinian and Rota, and also those who benefit from more flexible class hours...
NMC Installs New Phone System and Phone Extensions (August 6, 2013)

Northern Marianas College today announced that a new telephone system has been installed at its As Terlaje campus and that phone extensions for employees have changed...
Fee Waivers for August 7 NMC Info Session Participants (August 5, 2013)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s free information session will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Fall 2013 semester””a savings of up to $75.00...
NMC Fall 2013 Registration Begins August 12 (August 2, 2013)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Fall 2013 semester will begin on Monday, August 12 and run through Thursday, August 15, 2013...
16 Individuals Complete NCLEX-RN Review Course at NMC (August 2, 2013)

Sixteen individuals, most of whom graduated from the Northern Marianas College with a nursing degree, recently completed a preparatory course for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)...
NMC Hosts Fall 2013 Student Orientations (August 1, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting student orientations for the upcoming Fall 2013 semester starting on Monday, August 5, 2013...
NMC Hosts FREE Information Session on Aug. 7 (August 1, 2013)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend a free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College on Wednesday, August 7, 2013...
NMC-CREES Conducts Survey on CNMI Agriculture (July 26, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service’s (NMC-CREES) is conducting a survey for local farmers, ranchers and agriculture professionals in order to gather information regarding agriculture in the CNMI...
NMC Fall 2013 Admission Application Deadline on July 31 (July 24, 2013)

Those interested in enrolling for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2013 semester will need to submit their application for admission no later than Wednesday, July 31, 2013...
Saipan Tribune: AXE Proa, PIC crush foes (July 23, 2013)

AXE Proa and Pacific Islands Club romped past separate opponents in the Emon Lodge No. 179 Brotherhood Basketball League 2013/Docomo Pacific Cup last Thursday night at the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium...
Application Deadline Extended to July 24 for NMC-CREES Summer Internship on Rota (July 22, 2013)

The deadline to apply for the Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service’s (NMC-CREES) three-week summer internship in Rota has been extended to Wednesday, July 24, 2013...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (July 22, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting the English and Math placement tests with the next one on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 10:00 am...
NMC Invites Community to Participate in Workforce L.I.F.E. (July 19, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Workforce and Apprenticeship Program today announced its first series of workshops titled WORKFORCE L.I.F.E. developed for CNMI Residents and U.S. eligible citizens...
NMC Fall 2013 Admission Application Deadline on July 31 (July 18, 2013)

New students who are interested in enrolling for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2013 semester will need to submit their application for admission no later than Wednesday, July 31, 2013...
Saipan Tribune: AXE Proa keeps undefeated record (July 18, 2013)

AXE Proa is still unscathed in the Emon Lodge No. 179 Brotherhood Basketball League 2013/Docomo Pacific Cup, following a 65-54 victory over the Ol’Aces last Tuesday night at the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium...
Saipan Tribune: NMC hosts leaders of regional colleges (July 18, 2013)

Leaders of the region’s higher education institutions recently met at the Northern Marianas College as part of collaborative effort to share ideas, address mutual concerns, and discuss the expansion of current partnerships...
Saipan Tribune: Proa takes solo lead; San Roque wins (July 17, 2013)

Axe Proa stretched its winning streak to three after outclassing KFC/Taco Bell, 72-62, in the first game in the Emon Lodge No. 179 Brotherhood Basketball League 2013/Docomo Pacific Cup last Saturday night at the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium...
Marianas Variety: Proa upsets KFC; San Roque beats Blazers in Emon Lodge caging (July 16, 2013)

Axe Proa and San Roque advanced last Saturday by defeating their respective opponents in the Emon Lodge .179 Basketball League/Docomo Brotherhood Cup at the Gilbert C. Ada Gym...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (July 15, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting the English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
NMC-CREES Announces 4-H 2013 Summer Camp (July 11, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) will host the 4-H 2013 Summer Fun Daytime Camp from July 22 to August 2, 2013 (8:30 am to 11:30 am)...
17 DCCA Supervisors Complete Management Course at NMC (July 10, 2013)

Seventeen supervisors from the Department of Community & Cultural Affairs (DCCA) recently completed a Supervisory Management course facilitated by the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI)...
NMC-CREES Offers Summer Internships for CNMI High School Juniors and Seniors (July 9, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) is encouraging incoming CNMI high school juniors and seniors for school year 2013-2014 to apply for its three-week summer internship program...
Saipan Tribune: NMC looks into college credit for work, life experience (July 9, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College is currently exploring a mechanism by which students are awarded college credit, certification, or advanced standing for learning they gained outside the traditional academic environment...
NMC Grads, CNMI Residents Receive Army Commission (July 8, 2013)

Four CNMI residents recently received their commissions for Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, as well as their bachelor degrees from the University of Guam...
Tickets Still Available for Eclectic Concert This Friday (July 5) (July 2, 2013)

Tickets are still available for the Northern Marianas College Proa Music Society’s annual “Eclectic Concert” on Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Round House located in Garapan Central Park from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm...
Graduating Student Survey 2013

Recent graduates of the Northern Marianas College are asked to take the Graduating Student Survey, which was recently sent via email. Graduates who have not received the survey via email are asked to contact the Office of Admissions and Records at 234-5498 ext. 1528 or email Jennifer Del Avellano at [email protected] to update their contact information so that the survey may be sent...

Saipan Tribune: Revision of NMC's mission statement now underway (June 28, 2013)

Northern Marianas College president Sharon Hart, Ph.D., announced yesterday that the institution is now ready to revisit its decades-old mission statement to come up with a new goal to strive for and maintain in the years ahead...
Community Invited to Eclectic Concert on July 5 (June 26, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College’s Proa Music Society, a student organization dedicated to cultivating students’ vocal, instrumental and dance talents, is inviting all community members to its annual “Eclectic Concert” on Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Round House located in Garapan Central Park from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm...
Saipan Tribune: NMC, PSS collaborate to help teachers (June 25, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College and the Public School System are working together to help public school teachers and other personnel meet their certification requirements...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (June 20, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting the English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
Free Financial Aid Assistance, Notary, Copy Services at NMC’s Cash for College Event (June 13, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Grant program is reminding students about the FREE “Cash for College” workshop that will be held this Saturday, June 15, 2013...
Free Waivers for NMC Cash for College Workshop Participants (June 10, 2013)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshop will qualify to have their NMC Fall 2013 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop on June 15, 2013 (June 3, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a FREE “Cash for College” workshop aimed at assisting students and their parents maximize scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education....
Saipan Tribune: Nearly 3K enroll in ABE programs in five years; 72 went on to college (May 31, 2013)

Nearly 3,000 students have enrolled and availed of the services of the Adult Basic Education program at the Northern Marianas College in the last five years and more students, after completing the program, are entering college...
4H Program to Host Cooking Competition and other Activities for Youth (May 29, 2013)

As part of the upcoming 30th Agricultural Fair activities, the 4H Program of the Northern Marianas College ”“ Cooperative Research, Education, and Extension Service (NMC CREES) will be hosting a number of activities aimed at promoting youth participation in the Fair. The deadline to submit a registration form for any of the activities is Wednesday, June 5, 2013...
Saipan Tribune: Deleon Guerrero to NMC Graduates: 'Never, never stop dreaming' (May 28, 2013)

New graduates of the islands' lone community college received a meaningful remark from their keynote speaker, whom they say, never failed to amaze and inspire them...
Saipan Tribune: Kwon: Education is more than academics (May 27, 2013)

This was the message 23-year-old Jeong Hyun Kwon shared with colleagues, guests, and spectators during her inspirational remarks at the graduation ceremony of the Northern Marianas College on Saturday...
NMC’s ABE Program hosts Personal Development Training (May 27, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Adult Basic Education Program (ABE) is inviting all General Educational Development (GED) and Adult School graduates, current ABE students, and those who have been enrolled in the ABE program to register for the Personal Development Training taking place the College’s As Terlaje campus in Room D-1 on June 1, 2013...
Saipan Tribune: Cabrera and Train are NMC's Leadership Awardees (May 23, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will bestow this year's leadership award on two individuals: one from the associate degree program and another from the bachelor's degree program...
NMC Graduation will Stream Live Online (May 23, 2013)

Families and friends who are not able to watch the Northern Marianas College’s 33rd Commencement Exercise in person on May 25th, 2013 at the Marianas High School Gymnasium can watch the event live online. The graduation ceremony will be streamed live at the following website...
Register for NMC’s Summer Session (May 21, 2013)

Registration for NMC’s Summer Session will be held on May 22 and 23, 2013, and classes begin on May 28, 2013...
Community Invited to Presentation: “Realizing the Dream: Equal Rights and Representation, Wherever You Live” (May 16,2013)

Community members are invited to attend a presentation at the Northern Marianas College that features Neil Weare, President and Founder of We the People Project, a non-profit whose aim is to advance equal rights and representation for Americans who live in U.S. territories and the District of Columbia...
Community Invited to Pasture and Livestock Management Conference on Tinian (May 16, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service (NMC CREES) is inviting interested community members to participate in the Second Tropical Pasture and Livestock Management Conference, taking place at the Tinian Dynasty from June 5-7, 2013...
Saipan Tribune: NMC students have 'lunch' with the president (May 15, 2013)

Northern Marianas College president Sharon Y. Hart, Ph.D., recently met with a packed room of students in what was billed as “Lunch with the President” to discuss a number of student issues...
NMC Honor Society inducts 20 new members (May 15, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society celebrated the induction of 20 new members into the Society on April 13. Family, friends, PTK members and Advisor Larry Lee, NMC President Dr. Sharon Hart, and ASNMC Vice President Richard Pizarro joined in the festivities at the Pacific Islands Club Charley’s Cabaret to honor the new inductees...
Marianas Variety: Softball tourney boosts morale of NMC employees (May 14, 2013)

The Alumni Classic Softball Tournament at Northern Marianas College concluded during the NMC Charter Day festivities last week...
Saipan Tribune: Wonenberg named NMC college marshal (May 9, 2013)

Barry Wonenberg, the longest serving educator at the Northern Marianas College, has been named the college marshal, a role that will require him to represent the college at all ceremonial events in which NMC's governing board and president are in attendance...
Saipan Tribune: NMC to confer diplomas, certificates to 180 graduates (May 8, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will confer diplomas and certificates to 180 associate and bachelor degree graduates this month...
Saipan Tribune: Lunde named NMC Faculty of the Year in Charter Day fete (May 6, 2013)

A longtime teacher under the health and physical education program of the Northern Marianas College was hailed as the college's Instructional Faculty of the Year during NMC's Charter Day celebration on Friday...
Marianas Variety: Pizarro named NMC student of the year; Avellano, staff of the year (May 6, 2013)

Northern Marianas College President Sharon Y. Hart on Friday opened the 32nd Charter Day celebration with a message recognizing the contributions of students...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Hart's contract renewed (May 3, 2013)

After deliberating for hours, the Northern Marianas College Board of Regents voted yesterday to renew the two-year employment contract of NMC president Sharon Hart, Ph.D...
Marianas Variety: NMC regents retain Hart (May 3, 2013)

After almost five hours of deliberations in a closed-door session, the Northern Marianas College board of regents finally announced its decision to renew the contract of NMC President Sharon Y Hart...
Saipan Tribune: NMC launches 'Believe' campaign to rally support (May 2, 2013)

In the face of controversies and accreditation issues facing the islands' lone community college, the Northern Marianas College has launched its “Believe” campaign to rally community support for the institution...
NMC’s Charter Day Today

To help celebrate student achievement, employee contributions, and the founding of the institution, the Northern Marianas College will be celebrating its Charter Day today May 3rd, 2013, and the community is invited...
Community Invited to NMC’s Charter Day Celebration on Friday (April 26, 2013)

To celebrate more than 30 years of enriching lives through higher education, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the CNMI community to its biggest celebration of the year, Charter Day, on May 3, 2013...
Saipan Tribune: Close to 300 students enroll early at NMC (April 26, 2013)

For the first time in many years, Northern Marianas College held an early registration for the new semester. As of yesterday, close to 300 have already enrolled in various programs...
Saipan Tribune: Over 130 students, youth take part in NMC Career Fair (April 23, 2013)

Over 130 students and youth from the community took part in Northern Marianas College's annual Career Fair in a bid to find jobs on island...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (April 19, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and math placement tests on the following dates...
Charter Day committee extends deadline for competitions (April 19, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Committee has extended the deadline for those interested in participating in the Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol, Battle of the Bands, the Clash of the Crews dance competition, and the Hilux Truck and Sport Compact Car Show. The new deadline to submit registration forms has been extended to Friday April 26, 2013...
Hilux Truck & Sport Compact Car Show at NMC’s Charter Day (April 18, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Planning Committee is inviting community members to sign up to participate in the NMC Charter Day Car Show...
Parents Invited to Summer Academy Info Session on Saturday (April 18, 2013)

Parents of high school seniors and juniors are invited to participate in an information session on Saturday, April 20, 2013 to learn about the Summer Academy organized by College Access Challenge Grant Program at the Northern Marianas College.
Community Invited to NMC’s Career Fair (April 16, 2013)

As part of its efforts to connect students and community members with prospective employers, the Northern Marianas College will be hosting its annual Career Fair Day on Thursday, April 18, 2013. All community members are invited to attend this free event...
NMC Charter Day Set on May 3rd, Vendors Invited (April 16, 2013)

Marianas College is inviting vendors to take part in the College’s annual Charter Day celebration on Friday, May 3, 2013...
Contestants interested for NMC’s Charter Day Competitions (April 15, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College is seeking individuals or groups who are interested in competing for the College’s Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol, Battle of the Bands, and the Clash of the Crews dance competition.
NMC hires new information technology director (April 11, 2013)

NORTHERN Marianas College yesterday announced the hiring of an information technology director, one of the positions highlighted in the show-cause letter from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.
Marianas Variety: NMC hires new information technology director (April 11, 2013)

Northern Marianas College yesterday announced the hiring of an information technology director, one of the positions highlighted in the show-cause letter from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
Parents Invited to Summer Academy Info Session (April 4, 2013)

Parents of high school seniors and juniors are invited to participate in an information session on April 10 or 20, 2013 to learn about the Summer Academy organized by College Access Challenge Grant Program at the Northern Marianas College...
Saipan Tribune: NMC encourages career exploration early (April 3, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College encourages early “career exploration” among students to provide them the skills and guidance they need for their future employment...
NMC to Conduct Financial Aid Workshop for Kagman High School Students (April 2, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting a financial aid workshop for Kagman High School students and is encouraging all parents to provide their children with the necessary information and documents to enable them to complete the application process.
Community Invited to NMCs Charter Day Celebration (April 2, 2013)

To celebrate more than 30 years of enriching lives through higher education, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the CNMI community to its biggest celebration of the year, Charter Day on May 3, 2013...
NMC Career Fair on April 18; Free Career Prep Workshops in Days Leading to Fair (March 28, 2013)

As part of its efforts to connect students and community members with prospective employers, the Northern Marianas College will be hosting its annual Career Fair on April 18, 2013. All community members are invited to attend this free event...
Saipan Tribune: NMC to graduate its largest class in five years March 28, 2013

The Northern Marianas College will be graduating this semester its biggest graduating class in five years...
Internship Opportunity for NMC Students (March 7, 2013)

Students who are seeking to deepen their studies in marine biology, earth sciences, marine sciences, or environmental systems, are strongly encourage to apply for an excellent internship opportunity that involves a 10-week research project (with a mentor) in Hawaii! The program will pay for all travel costs between the CNMI and Hawaii and will also provide a stipend of about $4,000 for the 10 week period...
NMC and Framingham Launch the 10th Cohort Program (March 6, 2013)

Framingham State University and Northern Marianas College have joined forces again to train a new cohort of students who will be working toward their master’s degree in education.
DCCA Employees Complete Customer Service Training (March 7, 2013)by NMC and DCCA

Eighteen student participants from the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs (DCCA) Child Care Development Fund/Licensing, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Office of the Secretary, Council on Arts and Humanities, Nutrition Assistance Program, and Division of Youth Services recently completed a Customer Service training program facilitated by the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI).
Marianas Variety: NMC environmental club receives award from feds (March 4, 2013)

The Environmental and Natural Resources Organization Club of Northern Marianas College is this year’s recipient of the National Earth Team Award...
Marianas Variety: NMC health fair draws over 300 visitors (February 26, 2013)

About 300 visitors joined the 4th Annual Northern Marianas College Health Fair held at the multi-purpose center on Saturday and availed themselves of free health services while lucky ticket holders went home with various raffle prizes...
Tinian Residents Participate in NMC’s Climb Higher Summit (February 24, 2013)

Residents on Tinian recently participated in the Northern Marianas College’s Climb Higher Summit, which was aimed at helping “non-traditional students”””who are usually balancing jobs, limited budgets, and parenting””advance their professional careers by earning a college degree or obtain more training.
Over 15 Sponsors collaborate with NMC on Health Fair (February 13, 2013)

Several more organizations have signed on to partner with the Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club to host the upcoming Health Fair...
NMC Annual Health Fair on Saturday, February 23 (February 6, 2013)

To increase awareness about healthy lifestyle habits and practices, the Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club is inviting all community members to the 4th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, February 23, 2013, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Multi Purpose Center.
Marianas Variety: Instructors hold Zumba demo at NMC (February 5, 2013)

Five certified Zumba fitness instructors led groups of enthusiasts during the launching of Zumba classes at the Northern Marianas College gymnasium on Friday evening...
NMC Invites Tinian Community to Climb Higher Summit (January 29, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a Climb Higher Summit on Tinian that is aimed at helping “non-traditional students”””who are usually struggling to balance jobs, budgets, and parenting””advance their professional careers by earning a college degree or obtain more training.
Discounted Zumba Rates Offered at NMC (January 25, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College, through the Community Development Institute (CDI) is offering discounted rates for individuals who wish to take a short-term Zumba Fitness Course that begins Monday, February 04, 2013...
11 Individuals Complete Child Care Training by NMC and DCCA (January 24, 2013)

Eleven care providers from various day care centers and community members on Saipan recently completed a professional and personal development training program facilitated by the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI).
Saipan Tribune: NMC posts 8-percent enrollment hike in spring semester (January 21, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College enrolled 1,148 full time students as of the last day of regular registration Friday, an increase of about 8 percent compared to the spring 2012 semester enrolment of 1,065...
Saipan Tribune: Over 400 enroll on Day 1 of NMC Spring registration (January 16, 2013)

Over 400 students trooped to the Northern Marianas College on Monday to register for the new semester...
NMC Spring 2013 Registration Begins January 14

The Northern Marianas College has announced that registration for the Spring 2013 semester will begin on Monday, January 14 and run through Thursday, January 17, 2013. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week. Late registration is on Friday, January 18, 2013...
NMC Announces NRM Scholarship (Deadline: January 25, 2013)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding all Natural Resource Management majors and those interested in pursuing a career in natural resources that the deadline to apply for the NMC Cari-Pac Scholarship is on Friday, January 25, 2013...
NMC Hosts Free Info Session Jan. 7, 2013 (January 3, 2013)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend a free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College on January 7, 2013...
NMC Hosts Free Information Session Jan. 7, 2013 (December 27, 2012)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend a free information session hosted by the Northern Marianas College on January 7, 2013...
NMC Announces Tan Siu Lin Foundation Scholars (December 26, 2012)

The Tan Siu Lin Foundation and the Northern Marianas College recently announced the recipients of the Tan Siu Lin Foundation Scholarship Program. From a highly competitive selection process, the following students were selected...
Saipan Tribune: Interns from Japan, Korea complete English course (December 26, 2012)

Twelve student interns from Japan and Korea recently completed the English Language Development Course during their internship training at Saipan World Resort...
NMC Hosts Spring 2013 Student Orientations on Jan. 2, 7, 9 and 10 (December 26, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting student orientations for the upcoming Spring 2013 semester on January 2, 7, 9 and 10. The student orientations are hosted to assist new students and returning students (who did not take courses at NMC in the Fall 2012 semester or Intersession Term), learn more about various educational programs, services and resources available at the College....
NMC Spring 2013 Admission Application Deadline on January 2 (December 21, 2012)

New students who are interested in enrolling for the Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2013 semester must submit their application for admission no later than January 2, 2013. (The College earlier announced that the deadline to submit applications for the Spring 2013 semester was January 9, 2013, which is incorrect. The College apologizes for this error.)...
NMC Foundation Leadership Clarifies the Role of Mr. West (December 19, 2012)

First and foremost, this is a Contract entered into between the NMC College Foundation and Mr. West. The NMC Foundation is controlled by its own board of directors. Dr. Hart is a non-voting member of this board...
NMC’s Reaction To Vote of No Confidence (December 17, 2012)

President Hart issued a letter to all college employees on Monday...
Hotel Interns Complete English Language Development Course (December 13, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI) recently recognized twelve individuals who completed twenty-four hours of training in the English Language Development Course...
NMC Business Department Info Session on Dec. 12 (Wednesday)

Working professionals looking to advance their career and those who are interested in earning a college degree in business are encouraged to attend the FREE Northern Marianas College Business Department Information Session on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in Room D-1...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (December 10, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and math placement tests on the following dates...
Marianas Variety: 3 NMC nursing graduates pass NCLEX on first try (December 6, 2012)

Three more students from the Northern Marianas College nursing program class of 2012 passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses...
Marianas Variety: NMC says it now offers more opportunities to students (December 5, 2012)

Northern Marianas College President Sharon Hart yesterday said the recent admission of the CNMI into the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, or WICHE, offers more opportunities to students who wish to pursue higher education...
Saipan Tribune: NMC takes on new role as facilitator for higher education (December 5, 2012)

With the inclusion of the CNMI in the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, the Northern Marianas College takes on a new role as a “facilitator” that would help Commonwealth students consider pursuing or continuing their higher education...
NMC Nursing Spring 2013 Cohort Application Now Available (December 5, 2012)

Students who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing can apply to become part of the Northern Marianas College Nursing Department’s newest cohort in the Spring 2013 semester...
NMC Business Department Info Session on Dec. 12 (December 3, 2012)

Working professionals looking to advance their career and those who are interested in earning a college degree in business are encouraged to attend the FREE Northern Marianas College Business Department Information Session on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in Room D-1...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Honor Society inducts 15 new members (November 30, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society celebrated the induction of 15 new members into the Society on Nov. 10...
CNMI Now a Member of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) (November 29, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College today announced that the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE) voted to accept the Pacific Islands U.S. Territories and Free-Standing States into WICHE membership. The CNMI was voted on as the first to be granted membership...
NMC Intersession Term Admission Application Deadline on December 6

The Northern Marianas College will be offering academic courses during the Intersession Term in which courses will meet for approximately three weeks from December 19, 2012 to January 9, 2013...
Marianas Variety: NMC associate nursing students can complete course in 2 years (November 13, 2012)

Students enrolled in Northern Marianas College’s associate degree in nursing program can complete it within two years, according to NMC nursing department chairwoman Rosa Tudela...
Marianas Variety: NMC ready for next step after passage of Initiative 17-12 (November 12, 2012)

Northern Marianas College President Sharon Y. Hart said they are extremely pleased with the community’s overwhelming support for House Legislative Initiative 17-12 which will give NMC the authority and flexibility to establish its mission statement...
Free Financial Aid Assistance, Notary, Copy Services at NMC’s Cash for College Event (November 8, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Grant program is reminding students about the FREE “Cash for College” workshop that will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012...
Saipan Tribune: For every 2 HS graduates, one enrolls at NMC (November 6, 2012)

Since the launch of the federally funded Start Smart Seminar four years ago, more and more students have been motivated to continue with their studies at the Northern Marianas College, according to NMC dean of Student Services Leo Pangelinan...
Fee Waivers for NMC Cash for College Workshop Participants (November 6, 2012)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshop will qualify to have their NMC Spring 2013 admission application fee and placement test fees waived. The free workshop will be held this Saturday, November 10, 2012...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop on Nov. 10 (November 2, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a FREE “Cash for College” workshop aimed at assisting students and their parents maximize scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education. The free workshop will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012, in Building A at the NMC As Terlaje campus...
Marianas Variety: NMC Foundation’s contractor prepares for final report (November 2, 2012)

Strategies for Philanthropy has been working on the Planning Study for the NMC Foundation...
Marianas Variety: NMC: Initiative 17-12 is important to the college (November 2, 2012)

Universities and community colleges across the nation typically have a mission statement that indicates the institution’s aims, values, and reason for existing...
Marianas Variety: NMC Foundation: New level of fund development needed to help boost revenue for the college (November 1, 2012)

Northern Marianas College Foundation interim President Dr. Alan Markoff yesterday said the move to hire Strategies for Philanthropy was driven by the important and timely need to elevate the fund raising efforts for NMC to the next level...
Saipan Tribune: 12-member accreditation team visits NMC (October 23, 2012)

A team from the Accrediting Commission for Community Junior Colleges arrived over the weekend for a week long visit and inspection of the Northern Marianas College...
NMC Hires New Institutional Effectiveness Director (October 22, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College today announced the appointment of Jacqueline “Jackie” P. Che as its new Director of the NMC’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness...
Saipan Tribune: NMC ratchets up education campaign on need to change mission statement (October 17, 2012)

Unlike most colleges and universities across the U.S., the Northern Marianas College has its mission statement embedded in the CNMI Constitution and it has not been revisited or updated for more than 25 years...
Marianas Variety: Voters urged to support NMC initiative (October 17, 2012)

Northern Marianas College is asking voters to approve Senate Legislative Initiative 17-12 which will allow NMC to establish and periodically revisit its mission statement to meet the needs of the students and the community...
Saipan Tribune: Nine NMC students are awarded Businesswoman of the Year scholarships (October 10, 2012)

Nine students from the Northern Marianas College were named recipients of the 2012 First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship, sharing between them the $10,200 awarded this semester...
Marianas Variety: First Hawaiian Bank, Guam Business Magazine award scholarships to 9 NMC students (October 10, 2012)

First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine yesterday awarded $10,200 in scholarships to nine Northern Marianas College students...
Tan Siu Lin Foundation Announces Scholarship for NMC Students (October 1, 2012)

In its ongoing efforts to promote higher education among CNMI students, the Tan Siu Lin Foundation has announced that it is providing scholarships to ten students of the Northern Marianas College. The deadline is Monday, October 15, 2012...
Saipan Tribune: Diaz elected new NMC faculty president (September 29, 2012)

Instructional employees of the Northern Marianas College selected a new leader this week...
Saipan Tribune: All set for NMC planning summit (September 27, 2012)

Government officials, business leaders, and community stakeholders will gather next week for a historic event called “Strategic Planning Summit,” which will take place at the only community college on island...
Marianas Variety: NMC to host two-day planning summit (September 27, 2012)

Northern Marianas College will host a strategic planning summit next week to discuss NMC’s role in the economic growth of the CNMI...
NMC Offices Closed and Classes Canceled on Oct. 3 (September 26, 2012)

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in the upcoming NMC Strategic Planning Summit on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. All NMC offices on Saipan will be closed on this day. All classes scheduled for this day have also been canceled...
Saipan Tribune: Young NMI filmmaker recipient of Intl Thespian scholarship (September 25, 2012)

A Northern Marianas College first year student was named recipient of a scholarship award from The International Thespian Society and the Thespians of the Western Pacific Islands Chapter...
Saipan Tribune: 'Over 25 is fastest growing student segment in higher education' (September 19, 2012)

With the enrollment of college students 25 years or older projected to increase in the next 10 years, the “over 25” student population has become the fastest growing segment in higher education enrollment in the U.S. and constitutes in part the “nontraditional” students that the Northern Marianas College would like to accommodate through its new and “very exciting” program...
Marianas Variety: More options at NMC for non-traditional students (September 19, 2012)

Northern Marianas College will hold its Climb Higher Summit on Oct. 5 at the Pacific Islands Club to reach out to the non-traditional student population who want to earn a college degree without having to leave work, Northern Marianas College external relations officer Frankie Eliptico said yesterday...
First Participants Complete Family Home Care Provider Training by NMC and DCCA-CCDF (September 14, 2012)

A group of child care providers from various day care centers in the CNMI recently became the first participants to complete the Family Home Care Provider Training facilitated by the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI)...
NMC Welcomes Two More Instructors (September 14, 2012)

Zerlyn Taimanao has been named as the new instructor / coordinator for the Criminal Justice Program at the Northern Marianas College...
Marianas Variety: NMC has 2 new instructors (September 13, 2012)

Northern Marianas College has announced the hiring two new instructors: Zerlyn Taimanao and Matthew Ryan Crane...
Only 30 Slots Still Available for NMC Climb Higher Summit (September 12, 2012)

Only 30 slots remain for the Northern Marianas College’s FREE Climb Higher Summit on Friday, October 5, 2012, which is an event designed to help those in the community who are usually struggling to balance jobs, budgets, and parenting to advance their professional careers by earning a college degree...
Marianas Variety: NMC archive program gets $20K from feds (September 7, 2012)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Office of the CNMI Congressional Delegate) ”” The Office of Insular Affairs has announced the award of $20,000 in technical assistance program grant funding to the Northern Marianas College CNMI Archives to assist with the digital storage of its historical collection of regional newspapers...
NMC Invites Community to Climb Higher Summit (September 3, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College today announced that it is hosting a Climb Higher Summit that is aimed at helping “non-traditional students”””who are usually struggling to balance jobs, budgets, and parenting””advance their professional careers by earning a college degree...
Marianas Variety: Hart says college supports new law on NMC tuition (September 3, 2012)

Northern Marianas College President Sharon Y. Hart said the signing into law of House Bill 17-294 is “timely” and has the full support of the board of regents...
Saipan Tribune: NMC conducts 'climate survey' among staff (September 3, 2012)

For the first time ever, the Northern Marianas College conducted a “staff climate” survey among employees to gain a measure of how satisfied they are with their jobs...
Saipan Tribune: NMC posts 2nd highest enrollment since 2003 (August 31, 2012)

Northern Marianas College recorded its second highest enrollees in history with 1,274 full-time equivalent students for Fall 2012 semester...
Saipan Tribune: NMC self-evaluation report submitted to accreditation commission (August 29, 2012)

Northern Marianas College announced on its website that its 2012 self-evaluation report has been submitted to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, which will decide on the fate of the college's accreditation in January 2013...
Marianas Variety: NMC to submit self-evaluation report this week (August 22, 2012)

Northern Marianas College expects to submit its self-evaluation report this week to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges...
Marianas Variety: 1,191 students enroll at NMC for fall semester, registration ongoing (August 21, 2012)

As of Friday, close to 1,200 full-time students had enrolled at Northern Marianas College for this fall semester...
Saipan Tribune: NMC posts huge spike in enrollment (August 20, 2012)

Northern Marianas College recorded a large spike in its enrollment for the new semester, which could probably be the biggest so far recorded by the institution in many years...
NMC Registration Extended to August 24 (August 18, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College, in its continuing effort to accommodate students who still have not registered for the Fall 2012 semester, has extended registration to Friday, August 24, 2012. Students may register between 9am to 4pm from Monday, August 20, 2012 through Friday, August 24, 2012....
Saipan Tribune: NMC hires new business department head (August 18, 2012)

Northern Marianas College has successfully recruited a new chairperson for its business department while six other faculty members joined institution beginning this new semester...
Saipan Tribune: Over 600 students enroll at NMC (August 16, 2012)

Over 600 students enrolled at the Northern Marianas College in the first two days of the weeklong registration period for Fall 2012 semester...
Additional NMC Math Placement Tests Scheduled (August 15, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting additional math placement tests on Thursday, August 16 and Friday, August 17, 2012...
NMC Fall 2012 Registration Ongoing This Week (August 13, 2012)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2012 semester will be ongoing this week from Monday, August 13 through Thursday, August 16, 2012. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week...
13 Individuals Complete Child Care Training by NMC and DCCA (August 13, 2012)

Thirteen care providers from various day care centers in the CNMI recently completed a professional development training program facilitated by the Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute (CDI)...
NMC Fall 2012 Registration Begins Next Week (August 7, 2012)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2012 semester will begin next week on Monday, August 13 and run through Thursday, August 16, 2012...
NMC Offices Closed on Thursday (Aug. 9) for Accreditation Workshop (August 6, 2012)

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in an accreditation workshop from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Thursday, August 9, 2012. All NMC offices on Saipan will be closed during that time. However, classes scheduled on this day will still proceed as scheduled....
First NMC Placement Test Scheduled for August 7 (August 3, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting its first placement test on the Tuesday, August 7, 2012...
Marianas Variety: NMC to launch 5-year strategic plan (August 2, 2012)

The need for a local labor force and employment opportunities for residents is addressed by the strategic plan Northern Marianas College says it is developing...
Tony Babauta Visits Aquaculture Trainees at NMC (August 1, 2012)

U.S. Interior Assistant Secretary of Insular Affairs, Anthony (Tony) Babauta, recently visited individuals from the CNMI Aquaculture Producers Association (CAPA) currently undergoing aquaculture training at the Northern Marianas College...
Saipan Tribune: "Why the youth are so fortunate to be raised on Saipan" by Dr. Dean Papadopoulos (July 31, 2012)

The recent Manta Ray Band story made me put-together a motivational presentation that I want to present here as text at what is a perfect time-before the school year begins and while young adults and complete adults contemplate whether they should enroll at the only accredited college on the island, Northern Marianas College...
Register for NMC’s Fall 2012 Semester on August 13 (July 31, 2012)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2012 semester will begin on Monday, August 13 and run through Thursday, August 16, 2012. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week. Late registration is on Friday, August 17, 2012...
Marianas Variety: Rota public library receives book donations from NMC (July 31, 2012)

Library patrons at the Antonio Camacho Atalig Memorial Library on Rota now have more reading materials after Northern Marianas College donated several boxes of books...
Saipan Tribune: Audit: NMC's finances in good order (July 27, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College recently obtained an “unqualified opinion” on its financial statements for the last fiscal year, the fourth consecutive year that a similar opinion was given the institution...
Second NMC Info Session on Friday Evening (July 26, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting its second FREE information session on Friday, July 27, 2012, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the College’s As Terlaje campus in Room D-1...
NMC Fall 2012 Registration Begins August 13 (July 24, 2012)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2012 semester will begin on Monday, August 13 and run through Thursday, August 16, 2012. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week. Late registration is on Friday, August 17, 2012...
NMC Info Sessions This Week (July 23, 2012)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend FREE information sessions hosted by the Northern Marianas College on July 25 and 27, 2012...
Fee Waivers for July 25 and 27 NMC Info Session Participants (July 19, 2012)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming FREE information sessions will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Fall 2012 semester””a savings of about $75...
14 WIA Participants Complete Basic Work Skills and Computer Literacy Training at NMC (July 19, 2012)

Fourteen individuals from the Workforce Investment Agency (WIA) were recently recognized by the Northern Marianas College for successfully completing courses in the fields of workforce development and computer literacy through the Community Development Institute (CDI)...
NMC Hosts Fall 2012 Student Orientations on Aug. 1, 8 and 9 (July 18, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting student orientations for the upcoming Fall 2012 semester on August 1, 8 and 9, 2012...
NMC Announces Praxis and SAT Testing Dates (July 18, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College’s Testing Center has announced that the Educational Testing Services (ETS) has scheduled the following application deadlines and testing dates for The Praxis Series Tests and the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)...
Marianas Variety: NMC to complete final draft on accreditation report (July 16, 2012)

The final draft of Northern Marianas College’s comprehensive self-study report will be reviewed by the board of regents in August, NMC President Sharon Y. Hart said on Friday...
Marianas Variety: NMC says it is ”˜optimizing’ financial resources (July 16, 2012)

Northern Marianas College is implementing cost-saving measures to “optimize” its financial resources, NMC President Dr. Sharon Y. Hart said in a report to the board of regents...
NMC Hosts FREE Info Sessions on July 25 and 27 (July 12, 2012)

Individuals interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend FREE information sessions hosted by the Northern Marianas College on July 25 and 27, 2012...
NMC Fall 2012 Admission Application Deadline on July 31 (July 9, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding new students who have not applied for admission that the deadline to submit admission applications is Tuesday, July 31, 2012...
Marianas Variety: Another successful NMC tourney (July 5, 2012)

Northern Marianas College held another successful golf event, marking their 10th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open Golf Tournament last Saturday on the West Course at Laolao Bay Golf and Resort...
NMC-CREES Announces 4-H 2012 Summer Fun Day Camp (July 3, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) will host the 4-H 2012 Summer Fun Day Camp from Mondays through Thursdays between July 16 to August 10 (8 am to 12 pm)...
NMC-CREES Offers Summer Internships for High School Juniors and Seniors (July 3, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) is encouraging incoming high school juniors and seniors for school year 2012-2013 to apply for its four-week summer internship program. The deadline to apply for the internship is Thursday, July 12, 2012...
Saipan Tribune: Lee leads NMC Open winners (July 2, 2012)

Geon Ju Lee topped the 10-player Championship Flight of the 10th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open held on the west course of the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort last Saturday...
Thousands of Dollars Worth of Prizes Up for Grabs at the NMC Foundation Golf Tournament on June 30 (June 28, 2012)

There will be thousands of dollars worth of prizes up for grabs at the 10th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament set for this Saturday, June 30, 2012. The prizes include airfare tickets, a brand new 2012 Hyundai Elantra, various raffle prizes, and cash awards...
Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship Applications Now Available (June 28, 2012)

Applications are now available for the Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship for the Fall 2012 semester...
Marianas Variety: NMC aims for smooth transition (June 27, 2012)

Northern Marianas College will ensure a smooth transition when Galvin S. Deleon Guerrero, its director of Office of Institutional Effectiveness and accreditation liaison officer, leaves NMC...
Aon Sponsors $25,000 Hole-In-One Prize for the NMC Foundation Open (June 27, 2012)

In its commitment to advance higher education in the CNMI, Aon Insurance Micronesia is sponsoring a $25,000 hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 10th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for this Saturday, June 30, 2012...
Saipan Computer Services Donates $5,000 to NMC Foundation (June 26, 2012)

In support of higher education in the CNMI, Saipan Computer Services donated $5,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
One Year of Free Golf Featured as Hole In One Prize at NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament this Saturday (June 25, 2012)

As part of its commitment to advancing higher education in the CNMI, the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort is donating one year of free golf rounds to the lucky golfer who makes a hole-in-one at Hole #7 at the LaoLao’s West Course in this Saturday’s NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament...
Saipan Tribune: Hyundai Accent, United roundtrip tickets up for grabs in NMC Open (June 23, 2012)

There are two special hole-in-one prizes featured in the 10th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open scheduled for next Saturday at the Laolao Bay Golf Resort's west course...
Saipan Tribune: Recent NMC graduate awarded two scholarships (June 23, 2012)

Northern Marianas College recent graduate Louie Nigh has been awarded two prestigious scholarships to attend Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania...
Marianas Variety: 10th Annual NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament (June 22, 2012)

Northern Marianas College will have its 10th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open Golf Tournament on June 30, Saturday, at the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort on the West Course...
Saipan Tribune: NMC summer enrollment doubles this year (June 21, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College posted a significant increase in this year's summer enrollment with 304 full-time equivalent students compared to the 157 students recorded during the same period last year...
NMC Math Placement Test Schedule (June 21, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be math placement tests on the following dates...
NMC Names New Distance Learning Education Director (June 15, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College recently named Amanda Allen as the new director of the Office of Distance Learning Education, an office under Academic Programs and Services...
Docomo Presents $5,000 Donation to NMC Foundation (June 14, 2012)

In support of the advancement of higher education in the CNMI, Docomo Pacific recently presented a $5,000 donation, composed of a combination of cash and raffles prizes, to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
Give the Gift of Golf (June 13, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Foundation is encouraging those looking for the perfect gift for Father’s Day to consider paying for dad’s entry fee for the upcoming 10th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, June 30, 2012...
Saipan Tribune: 22 students graduate from SSHS nursing aid program (June 13, 2012)

The two-year nursing assistantship program at Saipan Southern High School graduated 22 nursing aids this school year...
United Airlines Donates Roundtrip Tickets to NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (June 12, 2012)

In addition to considerable cash and other prizes, first place winners of the upcoming golf tournament hosted by the NMC Foundation will also win roundtrip airfare tickets between Guam and Micronesia, Hong Kong, Manila, or Australia...
Fee Waivers for NMC Cash for College Workshop Participants (June 11, 2012)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshop will qualify to have their NMC Fall 2012 admissions application fee and placement test fees waived. The waiver represents a savings of up to $75...
Additional NMC English Placement Test Scheduled (June 7, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting an additional English placement test on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm in Building M. Note that there will also be a math placement test on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Room A-9...
Saipan Tribune: New program trains US workers on the job (June 7, 2012)

Education specialist Geri Willis of the Northern Marianas College's CNMI National Apprenticeship Center office announced yesterday a recently approved program aimed at training U.S. workers while on the job...
NMC Program Donates Medical Devices to SSHS Nursing Assistant Students (June 6, 2012)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center at the Northern Marianas College recently donated $1,000 worth of blood pressure meters and stethoscopes to the Saipan Southern High School Nursing Assistantship program...
Registration for NMC’s Regular Summer Session Begins June 11 (June 5, 2012)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Regular Summer Session will begin on Monday, June 11, 2012 and will continue until Wednesday, June 13, 2012. NMC's Regular Summer Session will run from June 14 to August 10, 2012...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop on Saipan, Tinian (June 5, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting free “Cash for College” workshops on Saipan and Tinian that are aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
Marianas Grazing and Livestock Management Academy on Saipan (June 4, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College’s Marianas Grazing and Livestock Academy (MGA) will host workshops on June 22-23, 2012 in Saipan...
Triple J Motors Donates Hole-in-One Prize for NMC Foundation Open (June 4, 2012)

In support of the Northern Marianas College’s educational programs and services, Triple J Motors is sponsoring a hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 10th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament...
Fee Waivers for NMC Tinian Cash for College Workshop Participants (May 31, 2012)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming “Cash for College” workshop on Tinian will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admissions application fee and placement test fees which is a savings of $75...
NMC Graduates Become First CNMI Applicants for Troops to Teachers (May 31, 2012)

Northern Marianas College graduates Roman Benavente and Clarissa Mobel recently became the first two applicants of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Troops to Teachers (TTT) program...
Registration for NMC’s Regular Summer Session Begins June 11 (May 29, 2012)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Regular Summer Session will begin on Monday, June 11, 2012 and will continue until Wednesday, June 13, 2012...
Marianas Variety: 20 graduate from Framingham (May 29, 2012)

Northern Marianas College President Sharon Y. Hart on Sunday conferred a master’s degree in education to 20 public school teachers who completed the Framingham University program...
NMC Clarifies Eligibility Requirement for TEACH Grant Program (May 25, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College recently clarified the eligibility of students for the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant program...
NMC School of Education Open House Next Friday (May 24, 2012))

The Northern Marianas College School of Education is hosting an Open House for those who are considering teaching as a profession on Friday, June 1, 2012...
FREE Cash for College workshop on Tinian on June 8 (June 24, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will host a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
Marianas Variety: Rob Deleon Guerrero, magna cum laude (May 22, 2012)

Northern Marianas College graduated 162 very special students on Saturday...
Marianas Variety: Groups get $90K for tilapia farming (May 22, 2012)

A group of tilapia producers received $90,000 from the Department of Commerce to develop a CNMI workforce in aquaculture...
Marianas Variety: NMC’s 32nd ”˜Believe’ graduation celebration (May 22, 2012)

Northern Marianas College leadership and faculty, graduates, Lt. Gov. Eloy S. Inos and the community packed the Marianas High school auditorium on Saturday afternoon to proudly confer 120 degrees and 42 high school and GED diplomas...
NMC Adult School Program Graduates 12 in Tinian (May 21, 2012)

Twelve students from the Northern Marianas College's Adult School program, which is under the Adult Basic Education program, received their high school diplomas during a ceremony held recently at the NMC Tinian Instructional Site...
NMC to Broadcast 2012 Graduation Online (May 18, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be making available a live broadcast of the 32nd Commencement Exercise on the internet at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nmc-commencement-2012 that will begin at 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 19, 2012...
NMC to Confer 120 Degrees at Saturday’s Commencement Exercise (May 17, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting all community members to its 32nd Commencement Exercise, which will take place this Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 4p.m., at the Marianas High School Gymnasium...
Marianas Variety: Loremel Hocog: NMC Class of 2012 (May 17, 2012)

In just two-days’ time some 120 students dressed in cap and gown will walk in a graduation ceremony to collect their Northern Marianas College degree as family and friends cheer, clap and cry...
Discounted Rates Offered for Zumba Class at NMC (May 16, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College through the Community Development Institute (CDI) is offering discounted rates for individuals who wish to take a short-term Zumba course that begins this Friday, May 18, 2012...
Marianas Variety: Clarissa Mobel: NMC Class of 2012 (May 16, 2012)

Special education not only refers to the students enrolled in the classes but the teachers and aids as well...
Marianas Variety: Dyenina Diaz, NMC Class of 2012 (May 15, 2012)

For the NMI the month of May not only ushers in the gorgeously vibrant orange hues of the flame trees but ”˜looms” graduates of Northern Marianas College...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Foundation Open reset to June 30 (May 15, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Foundation has moved back the date for its 10th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament to June 30...
NMC’s English Language Institute Prepares Student for the Big Apple (May 14, 2012)

Over the years the Northern Marianas College’s English Language Institute has assisted scores of students to develop skills to communicate effectively using the English language...
US DOE Approves Teacher Grant Program for NMC Students (May 11, 2012)

The U.S. Department of Education has recently approved the Northern Marianas College’s application to participate in the TEACH Grant Program...
NMC Summer 2012 Registration Begins May 17 (May 10, 2012)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s upcoming Summer 2012 semester will begin on Thursday, May 17, 2012 and will continue until Friday, May 18, 2012. This is for NMC's Extended Summer Session, which will run from May 21 to August 10, 2012...
Marianas Variety: Sam McPhetres ”˜graduating’ at 74 (May 10, 2012)

Samuel McPhetres, a world adventurer who at 74 years is “graduating” with the class of 2012 of Northern Marianas College in just eight days...
NMC Graduation 2012 Important Dates (May 9, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting all community members to its 32nd Commencement Exercise on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at 4:00 pm at the Marianas High School Gymnasium. The College is also reminding all graduating NMC students to note the following important dates...
Saipan Tribune: NMC aims to complete self-study report by summer (May 8, 2012)

The president of the Northern Marianas College said that the institution is still working on its self-study report, one of the requirements of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, which is expected to be finished this summer...
NMC Offers Review Course for the NCLEX-RN (May 7, 2012)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC), through the Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI), is sponsoring a review course for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)...
Saipan Tribune: NMC celebrates 31st Charter Day, presents awards (May 7, 2012)

Hundreds of Northern Marianas College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members converged on the college's extensive back lot on Friday for NMC's Charter Day festivities, which also kicked off the NMC Month celebration this May...
Marianas Variety: NMC Charter Day a ”˜revving’ success (May 7, 2012)

Northern Marianas College organized a stunningly successful Charter Day celebration that brought out students, residents and VIPs in the hundreds on Friday...
NMC’s Charter Day Today (May 4, 2012)

To celebrate more than 30 years of enriching lives through higher education, the Northern Marianas College is inviting the CNMI community to its biggest celebration of the year, Charter Day, today, May 4, 2012.
Registration Fee Waived for Charter Day Hilux Truck Show; iPad Prizes Announced for Winners (April 30, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College along with Power 99 and Microl Toyota is inviting community members to sign up to participate in the CNMI’s first ever Hilux Truck Show...
NMC Honor Society Inducts 16 New Members (April 26, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society celebrated the induction of sixteen new members into the Society on Saturday, March 31st...
Public Invited to NMC CREES Open House on May 4 (April 24, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education (NMC-CREES) is cordially inviting all stakeholders, honorable dignitaries and the general public to its Open House on Friday, May 4, 2012 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the NMC campus in As Terlaje...
NMC-CREES Hosts Workshop on Citrus Production and Research to Benefit Local Producers (April 24, 2012)

In an effort to assist local producers in other areas of agriculture, the Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) has initiated a research project to improve the potential for citrus production in the CNMI...
Hilux Truck Show at NMC’s Charter Day (April 24, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College along with Power 99 and Microl Toyota is inviting community members to sign up to participate in the CNMI’s first ever Hilux Truck Show...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (April 23, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and math placement tests on the following dates...
Marianas Variety: NMC teamwork results in amazing career fair (April 20, 2012)

Northern Marianas College not only talks the talk but walks the walk too...
NMC Charter Day Auditions Begin April 24 (April 19, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be holding auditions for the College’s Charter Day competitions: Marianas Idol, Battle of the Bands, the NMC Glee competition, and the Clash of the Crews dance competition...
Vendors Invited to NMC’s Charter Day on May 4th (April 18, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting vendors to take part in the College’s annual Charter Day celebration on Friday, May 4, 2012...
NMC Foundation Reschedules Golf Tourney to June 30 (April 18, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Foundation has announced that the date for the 10th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 30, 2012. The event will take place at the West Course of the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort...
NMC-CREES Hosts Goat Workshops (April 17, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) is inviting members of the community to attend a free workshop to learn about goat management and nutrition on Saipan and Tinian...
Get In Shape with Yoga and Zumba at NMC (April 17, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College through the Community Development Institute (CDI) is offering short-term courses on kundalini yoga and Zumba...
NMC-CREES Hosts Free Aquaculture Presentations on Saipan and Rota (April 16, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) is inviting members of the community to attend free presentations about aquaculture on Saipan and Rota...
NMC Foundation Reschedules Golf Tourney to June 30 (April 13, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Foundation has announced that the date for the Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 30, 2012. The event will take place at the West Course of the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort...
Hilux Truck Show at NMC’s Charter Day (April 12, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College along with Power 99 and Microl Toyota is inviting community members to sign up to participate in the CNMI’s first ever Hilux Truck Show...
NMC Student Selected to Attend Regional Island Sustainability Conference (April 12, 2012)

Northern Marianas College student Severino Alforeza was recently chosen to represent NMC at the University of Guam’s upcoming 3rd Annual Conference on Island Sustainability in Tumon, Guam...
Marianas Variety: Kilili announces $40,000 grant for NMC (April 12, 2012)

(Office of the CNMI Congressional Delegate) ”” Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced yesterday that the Interior Department’s Office of Insular Affairs has approved the award of a nearly $40,000 Technical Assistance Program grant to Northern Marianas College...
NMC Charter Day Audition Dates Set, Vendors Invited (April 11, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College 2012 Charter Day Committee will be holding auditions for the celebration’s competitions: Marianas Idol, Battle of the Bands and the NMC Glee competition...
Improve Your Health with Yoga at NMC (April 4, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College through the Community Development Institute (CDI) is offering a short-term course on kundalini yoga, which is an ancient discipline designed to enhance overall physical and mental wellness...
Community to Attend NMC’s Annual Charter Day (April 2, 2012)

The students, staff and faculty of the Northern Marianas College are inviting the entire CNMI to celebrate the College’s Charter Day on May 4, 2012 at the As Terlaje campus from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm...
NMC To Create Apprenticeship Advisory Board (March 28, 2012)

As part of its efforts to grow its apprenticeship program, the Northern Marianas College today announced that it is developing an Apprenticeship Advisory Board...
Saipan Tribune: NMC asks governor for $1.3M of CW fees (March 21, 2012)

Dr. Sharon Hart, Northern Marianas College president, sent a March 8 letter to Gov. Benigno R. Fitial requesting $1.3 million of CW education funding fees for apprenticeship training...
Saipan Tribune: NMC eyes $1.3M CW fee for US apprenticeship program (March 21, 2012)

Northern Marianas College president Sharon Y. Hart wants to use the $1.3 million the college expects to get from the Commonwealth workers' fee collected by the government from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to run the U.S. apprenticeship program at the college...
The Apprenticeship Program at NMC (March 19, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College has received many inquiries regarding the increasing popularity of its Apprenticeship Training Program...
NMC Foundation Announces 10th Annual Foundation Open Golf Tournament (March 19, 2012)

In its effort to advance post secondary education in the CNMI, the Northern Marianas College Foundation has announced that its signature event, the Annual NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament, will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the West Course of the Laolao Bay Golf Resort...
First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine Businesswoman of the Year award $15,705 in Scholarships (March 15, 2012)

Gualo Rai, Saipan - First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine awarded a total of $15,705 in scholarships to eight students in recognition of their oustanding academic achievements. Six students from Saipan and two students from Guam will be the recipient of the 2012 First Hawaiian Bank Guam Business Magazine scholarship awards.
NMC Library Now Open on Saturdays (March 15, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Olympio T. Borja Memorial Library is now open on Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm...
NMC Instructor Publishes Second Book Translation (March 7, 2012)

A full-time faculty member of Northern Marianas College (NMC), Marcelo González, has recently published his second book translation, the Spanish edition of Gunboat democracy: US interventions in the Dominican Republic, Grenada and Panama (2006)...
ASNMC to Host Survey and Student Leadership Summit (March 7, 2012)

The Associated Students of Northern Marianas College (ASNMC), the College’s student body organization, is conducting a survey on House Bill 17-41 which aims to rename the Northern Marianas College to “Governor Carlos S. Camacho, Northern Marianas College” and a student leadership summit entitled “Catalyst for Change”...
Saipan Tribune: NMC confirms submission of NMC budget (March 3, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College confirmed yesterday that it had submitted its 2013 budget request on the date it was due to the Governor's Office...
NMC Tourism Students Visit LaoLao Bay Golf Resort (March 1, 2012)

Students from the Northern Marianas College’s (NMC) Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (TS103) recently visited the LaoLao Bay Golf Resort (LLB) in Kagman to tour the resort’s outstanding hotel facility and learn about the company’s food and beverage services, recreational facilities, and resort operations...
Marianas Variety: NMC ties up with Alaska university (March 1, 2012)

Northern Marianas College announced Friday a new collaboration with the University of Alaska-Fairbanks...
Saipan Tribune: NMC wants $8M budget next fiscal year (February 23, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College wants a higher budget for fiscal year 2013, submitting an $8-million proposal to the Legislature for personnel and operations...
Saipan Tribune: NMC's Staff Senate gets a new president (February 23, 2012)

Employees of the Northern Marianas College have elected Marie Coleman as the new president of the Staff Senate...
NMC Upward Bound Helps another Student Succeed in College (February 22, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College’s Upward Bound program has helped another student from the CNMI succeed in college. For 2007 Upward Bound alumnus Angelica A. Co, the program enabled her to jumpstart her college career...
NMC Signs MOU with U.S. Department of Defense (February 21, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to establish a Voluntary Education Partnership to ensure that men and women who have served in the armed forces have access to quality postsecondary education opportunities, such as those offered at NMC...
Three More NMC Nursing Grads Pass NCLEX on First Try (February 17, 2012)

Three 2011 graduates of the Northern Marianas College recently took and passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NLCEX-RN)...
New Faculty Senate President Named (February 10, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College Faculty Senate, the College’s faculty governance body, recently welcomed John Cook as their new president...
Through NMC’s Shared Governance, Input is Sought at all Levels (February 1, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College today released a statement emphasizing the important value and contribution made by students, staff, and faculty at all levels at the College...
Saipan Tribune: NMC expands number of online courses (February 1, 2012)

Northern Marianas College president Sharon Y. Hart led yesterday the official launch of several non-credit online courses at the institution...
Northern Marianas College Increases Online Offerings (January 31, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College has announced that it now has a program that makes it more convenient to take high-quality, noncredit online courses no matter where students are located...
Adult Basic Education Spring 2012 Calendar (February 1, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program has announced the following academic dates for the Spring 2012 semester...
Saipan Tribune: NMC notes increase in full-time enrollment (January 28, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College disclosed yesterday that its enrollment for the spring 2012 semester increased by about 90 students to 1,284...
Saipan Tribune: Attao is NMC's new dean of administration (January 26, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College has created a new position that will mostly oversee the administrative offices, including the college's finance and budget offices...
Adult Basic Education Spring 2012 Calendar (January 24, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program has announced the following academic dates for the Spring 2012 semester...
NMC-CREES Aquaculture Program Spurs Business Success on Tinian (January 18, 2012)

Despite the economic downturn, the CNMI’s aquaculture and agriculture sectors continue to see some positive growth in recent years due to the increased efforts of local farmers and ranchers who are taking advantage of the enormous potential for producing and marketing food commodities in the Mariana Islands and throughout the region...
NMC Clarifies Application of $200 International Student Fee (January 18, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College today clarified the application of the international student fee that was recently adopted by the NMC Board of Regents...
Saipan Tribune: Over 1K students register for NMC Spring 2012 semester (January 18, 2012)

Over a thousand students have registered at Northern Marianas College for the Spring 2012 semester, which classes officially started yesterday...
ASNMC to Host Student Assembly on Jan. 14 (January 12, 2011)

The Associated Students of Northern Marianas College, the student government body, is inviting all NMC students and their families and friends to attend a student assembly this Saturday, January 14, 2012 at the field area in front of the NMC Gymnasium. The assembly will be held from 9:00am to 12:30pm...
Saipan Tribune: Over 400 students enroll on 1st day of NMC registration (January 12, 2012)

More than 400 students registered with the Northern Marianas College during the first day of its weeklong enrollment for the 2012 spring semester...
Marianas Variety: Learning in Communities program now has 14 classes, more students, mentors (January 12, 2012)

From the four classes offered when the program was introduced over a year and a half ago, the Northern Marianas College Learning in Communities or LinC program has now expanded to 14 classes...
NMC’s Upward Bound Program Helps Students Succeed in College (January 11, 2012)

For almost 30 years, the Northern Marianas College’s Upward Bound program has helped thousands of CNMI students from disadvantaged backgrounds to prepare for and succeed in college. For NMC alumnus and recent University of Arizona graduate Semona Igama, participating in the program helped her achieve her educational goals...
NMC Spring 2012 Registration Ongoing This Week (Jan. 10-13)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2012 semester will be ongoing this week until Friday, January 13, 2012. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week. Late registration is from January 17 to 20, 2012....
More Online Courses During NMC’s Spring 2012 Semester (January 6, 2012)

To heighten convenience and flexibility for its students, the Northern Marianas College is offering several online credit courses during the upcoming Spring 2012 semester. All students, especially those who reside on Rota and Tinian, are highly encouraged to register for these online classes...
Saipan Tribune: NMI's first coordinator for higher education visits NMC (January 6, 2012)

The Commonwealth's first ever coordinator for higher education, Kit Van Meter, paid a visit to the Northern Marianas College on Tuesday-29 years after she left the institution...
NMC Spring 2012 Registration Begins January 10 (January 5, 2012)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2012 semester will begin on Tuesday, January 10 and run through Friday, January 13, 2012. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week...
NMC Hosts Spring 2012 Student Orientations on Jan. 6 and 12 (January 4, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting student orientations for the upcoming Spring 2012 semester on Friday, January 6, and on Thursday, January 12, 2012...
NMC Information Sessions on Jan. 4 and 5 (December 29, 2011)

Those interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend FREE information sessions hosted by the Northern Marianas College on January 4 and 5, 2012...
NMC Spring 2012 Registration Begins January 10 (December 28, 2011)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2012 semester will begin on Tuesday, January 10 and run through Friday, January 13, 2012. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number during this week. Late registration is from January 17 to 20, 2012...
Marianas Variety: Sweet victory for NMC Proa (December 27, 2011)

Taking a 16-point lead with 2:32 left on the clock, team Northern Marianas College Proa knew they needed no worries on Friday night...
Saipan Tribune: Proa's Iguel wins MVP award (December 24, 2011)

Proa forward Pete Iguel and Mobil point guard Jun Estolas came out as the most decorated players in the Garapan Basketball League's IT&E Cup regular season awards ceremony held during halftime of Game 1 of the best-of-three championship series Wednesday night at the Garapan Basketball Court...
NMC Offices Closed Dec. 27 to 30 (December 23, 2011)

To enable Northern Marianas College employees to complete accreditation review work, certain offices of NMC will be closed beginning Tuesday, December 27, 2011 to Friday, December 30, 2011...
NMC Spring 2012 Registration Begins January 10 (December 23, 2011)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2012 semester will begin on Tuesday, January 10 and run through Friday, January 13, 2012...
Fee Waivers for January 4 and 5 NMC Info. Session Participants (December 23, 2011)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s FREE information sessions will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Spring 2012 semester””a savings of about $50...
Marianas Variety: Proa takes lead in GBL finals series (December 23, 2011)

The gap between Northern Marianas College Proa and the 2011 Garapan Basketball League title has never been smaller...
Saipan Tribune: NMC approves retraining program for former students (December 22, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents has adopted a new policy that will provide free education and training to former students who still need further education and training related to their courses-as determined by their employers...
Saipan Tribune: NMC music club take their turn with the man'amko (December 22, 2011)

The Proa Music Society of the Northern Marianas College took its turn yesterday to serenade the man'amko at the Aging Center with classic Christmas carols...
Saipan Tribune: NMC faculty senate president Griffin retires (December 20, 2011)

Northern Marianas College business department chair and the institution's senate faculty president Dr. John Griffin has retired after two years of working for the college...
NMC Hosts Info Session for Government and Private Sector Employees (December 20, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting all government and private sector employees to a FREE information session on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the College’s As Terlaje campus from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in Room D-1...
Deadline Nears For Children's Healthy Living (CHL) Scholarship Training Program (December 16, 2011)

As part of its efforts to curb childhood obesity, the Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research and Extension Education Services (NMC-CREES) is encouraging those seeking a career focused on food, nutrition, and public health to apply for the Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) Training Program, which provides financial assistance and support at selected college and university degree programs. Students who are interested in applying for the program must submit their applications before December 30, 2011...
NMC to Host FREE Information Sessions on Jan. 4 & 5 (December 15, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting two FREE information sessions on January 4 and 5, 2012...
FREE Cash for College workshop on Tinian on Dec. 13 (December 9, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Grant will host a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
Saipan Tribune: MHS seniors receive tips for college (December 9, 2011)

Various tips and information in preparation for college were presented to Marianas High School seniors during the Start Smart seminar conducted by the Northern Marianas College in collaboration with the CNMI Public School System Wednesday at the Saipan World Resort's Royal Taga Hall...
NMC Announces Tan Siu Lin Foundation Scholars (December 8, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College yesterday announced the recipients of the Tan Siu Lin Foundation Scholarship Program...
Register for NMC's Intercession Semester on Dec. 1-2 (November 28, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College has announced that it will be offering academic courses during a new Intersession semester, where courses will meet for approximately three weeks from December 5-29, 2011...
Tan Siu Lin Foundation Scholarship Deadline on Nov. 30 (November 27, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College would like to remind students that the deadline to apply for the scholarship offered by the Tan Siu Lin Foundation is Wednesday, November 30, 2011...
Financial Aid Available for Students Pursuing Careers in Food, Nutrition, and Public Health (November 24, 2011)

Part of Effort to Eliminate Childhood Obesity in the Pacific Region

As part of its efforts to curb childhood obesity, the Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research and Extension Education Services (NMC-CREES) is encouraging those seeking a career focused on food, nutrition, and public health to apply for the Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) Training Program, which provides financial assistance and support at selected college and university degree programs...

NMC Assists Over 400 Participants at Cash for College Workshop (November 23, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College assisted over 400 participants at the recently held Cash for College workshop...
NMC Placement Test Schedule for Intersession and Spring 2012 Semesters (November 22, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting the English and math placement tests for the upcoming Intersession 2011 semester (December 5-29, 2011) and the Spring 2012 semester on the following dates:

Intersession 2011 Semester

November 30 Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Building M
Marianas Variety: NMC marks International Education Week (November 21, 2011)

Northern Marianas College’s International Education Week coincided with the last week of regular classes for the fall semester...
Register for NMC's Intersession Semester on Dec. 1-2 (November 18, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College has announced that it will be offering academic courses during a new Intersession semester, where courses will meet for approximately three weeks from December 5-29, 2011...
Deadline Approaches for Tan Siu Lin Foundation Scholarship (November 17, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College would like to remind students that the deadline to apply for the scholarship offered by the Tan Siu Lin Foundation is Wednesday, November 30, 2011...
Fee Waivers for NMC Cash for College Participants (November 10, 2011)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Project’s FREE “Cash for College” workshop will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Spring 2012 semester...
Marianas Variety: Regents approve ”˜future’ NMC (November 10, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College board of regents yesterday approved the facilities master plan for NMC...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop this Saturday (Nov. 12) (November 7, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
"Letter of Appreciation" by Samuel McPhetres (November 7, 2011)

Although the results of the November 4 advisory referendum were far from satisfactory, I do wish to express my appreciation to everyone who took part in it...
Marianas Variety: NMC appreciates Senate support (November 3, 2011)

The Senate legislative initiative that would revise the mission statement of Northern Marianas College reaffirms NMC’s autonomy, according to the college president...
Marianas Variety: Marvinators, CNMI top NMC’s intramural games (November 3, 2011)

The Marvinators and team CNMI rose up as champions after topping separate tournaments in Friday’s 2011 Northern Marianas College Fall Semester Intramural Program at the NMC Gymnasium...
Tan Siu Lin Foundation Announces Scholarship for NMC Students (November 2, 2011)

In its ongoing efforts to promote higher education among CNMI students, the Tan Siu Lin Foundation has announced that it is providing scholarships to ten students of the Northern Marianas College...
NMC Students to Conduct Opinion Survey on Saipan Casino Issue (November 1, 2011)

Students of Northern Marianas College instructor Sam McPhetres’s Current Issues in the CNMI course are inviting CNMI voters to participate in a public opinion survey about the legalization of a casino industry in Saipan on Friday, November 4, 2011...
Farmer/Rancher Grants Deadline Fast-approaching (October 31, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Service (NMC-CREES) wants to remind the farmers and ranchers of the CNMI that grants are available to them from the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (WSARE), a program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and administered by Utah State University...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop Nov. 12 (October 31, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education. The free workshop is on Saturday, November 12, 2011, at the NMC As Terlaje campus in Building A. The workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm...
NMC offers English Language Development Course (October 28, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College, through the Community Development Institute (CDI), is offering short-term classes to interested individuals who wish to improve their English language skills...
NMC Tourism Students Visit NMI Museum (October 27, 2011)

Students from the Northern Marianas College’s Introduction to the Travel and Tourism Industry course (TS101) recently visited the NMI Museum of History and Culture on a class field trip to experience one of the Commonwealth’s premier cultural attractions...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop Nov. 12 (October 26, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
NMC receives energy grant from Office of Insular Affairs (October 25, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College was recently awarded an energy grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, to identify, assess, and analyze the College’s energy deficiencies and maintenance-related needs...
NMC Students to Conduct Opinion Survey on Saipan Casino Issue (October 21, 2011)

Students of Northern Marianas College instructor Sam McPhetres’s Current Issues in the CNMI course are inviting CNMI voters to participate in a public opinion survey about the legalization of a casino industry in Saipan on Friday, November 4, 2011...
Marianas Variety: Hart: NMC gets support from Pacific college presidents (October 19, 2011)

Northern Marianas College’s plan to become a member of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education is getting support from presidents of other community colleges in the Pacific, NMC President Sharon Y. Hart said...
Saipan Tribune: NMC turns in report to ACCJC (October 19, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College met the Oct. 15 deadline to submit a follow-up report on its accreditation required by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, according to a statement from the college yesterday...
NMC Students to Conduct Opinion Survey on Saipan Casino Issue (October 14, 2011)

Students of Northern Marianas College instructor Sam McPhetres’s Current Issues in the CNMI course are inviting CNMI voters to participate in a public opinion survey about the legalization of a casino industry in Saipan on Friday, November 4, 2011...
NMC Honor Society Inducts 12 New Members (October 13, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society celebrated the induction of twelve new members into the Society on Saturday, October 1st...
Saipan Tribune: 3 NMC students awarded $5.5K scholarship grants (October 6, 2011)

The Businesswoman of the Year Award program of the First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine awarded yesterday $5,490 worth of scholarships to three students of the Northern Marianas College on Saipan...
Marianas Variety: ”˜Advisory’ referendum on casino (October 4, 2011)

The “advisory” referendum on Nov. 4 will not legalize casino on Saipan right away, according to Northern Marianas College current issues instructor Sam McPhetres...
Saipan Tribune: NMC finally sets the ball rolling on the apprenticeship program (October 4, 2011)

Northern Marianas College president Dr. Sharon Hart reported to the Board of Regents that the institution has started its long-delayed apprenticeship program, an initiative that was signed into law almost five years ago...
CNMI Archivist Participates in National Conference (October 3, 2011)

As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the CNMI’s archival operations and to preserve the historic records of the region, the Northern Marianas College recently sent the CNMI Archivist, John Cook, to the annual meeting of the Council of State Archivists...
NMC Announces Adult Basic Education Fall 2011 Calendar (September 27, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education program, under the Division of Community Programs and Services (COMPASS), has announced the following important dates for the Fall 2011 Semester...
NMC Offers Performance Workshop to Help Students Improve Public Speaking (September 26, 2011)

Students at the Northern Marianas College are using comedy to help improve their public speaking skills in an acting / performance workshop conducted by experienced comic performer and educator, Russ Mason, M.S...
NMC to Receive Donation from STEP UP Program to Enhance Science Labs (September 24, 2011)

As part of its efforts to provide underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students an opportunity to conduct scientific research, the Short Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP UP) in Hawaii has pledged donations of laboratory equipment and supplies to the Northern Marianas College...
Saipan Tribune: NMC student election features four candidates (September 21, 2011)

Four candidates were certified as this year's contenders for the Associated Students of Northern Marianas College election next week...
NMC Hospitality Management Students Visit LSG Sky Chefs (September 22, 2011)

Students from the Northern Marianas College’s Introduction to Food & Beverage Management course (TS185) recently visited the LSG Sky Chefs Airport Road facility on a class field trip...
Free Crisis Management Seminar (September 12, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be holding a free crisis management seminar entitled “Crisis Communications and Media Response Training for Today’s Leaders” on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 from 9am to 12pm...
NMC Upgrades Nursing and Health Teaching Technology (September 9, 2011)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at the Northern Marianas College recently upgraded learning and teaching technology for the College’s Nursing department with interactive manikins, which are anatomical models of the human body used for educational purposes...
Saipan Tribune: 670 Rollers, NMC Proa win debuts (August 29, 2011)

The 670 Rollers and NMC Proa recorded blowout wins, while the Party Rockers survived their foes, as the U15 division of the 20th Annual Saipan Rotary Club Youth Basketball League opened last Saturday at the TSL Sports Complex...
Another 2011 NMC Nursing Graduate Passes NCLEX on First Try (August 24, 2011)

Another recent nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College passed the rigorous National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on the first attempt. Hee Yong “Sophia” Yoon took the exam on August 2, just a few months after receiving her degree in nursing from NMC...
Saipan Tribune: NMC instructor is named president of American Pacific nursing council (August 23, 2011)

Johnny Aldan, a nursing instructor at the Northern Marianas College, was elected president of the American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council during the organization's 33rd annual conference in Chuuk...
Additional NMC English and Math Placement Tests Scheduled (August 22, 2011)

In addition to extending Fall 2011 registration to Friday, August 26, 2011, the Northern Marianas College will be conducting additional English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
NMC Registration Extended to August 26 (August 19, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College, in its continuing effort to accommodate students who still have not registered for the Fall 2011 semester, has extended registration to Friday, August 26, 2011. Students may register between 9am to 5pm from Monday, August 22, through August 26, 2011...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Proa routs Hi-5, 45-21 (August 17, 2011)

Hi-5 romped NMC Proa, 45-21, in Monday's 19th Annual Saipan Rotary Club Youth Basketball League U19 matchup held at the TSL Sports Complex in Gualo Rai...
NMC Fall 2011 Registration Ongoing This Week (August 16, 2011)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2011 semester will be ongoing this week until Saturday, August 20, 2011...
NMC 2011 Nursing Graduate Passes NCLEX on First Try (August 16, 2011)

Northern Marianas College nursing graduate recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on the first try...
NMC Adjusts Fall 2011 Semester Schedule (August 13, 2011)

To meet the needs of its students, the Northern Marianas College today announced that it would be making adjustments to its Fall 2011 schedule. The College issued a decision today to move the last day of the Fall 2011 term to November 26, 2011 ”“ 3 weeks earlier than the traditional end date in December. The duration of the term will comprise of 13 weeks of instruction, (Aug. 22 ”“ Nov. 19) with Nov. 21-23 & 26 serving as final exam dates. The new class schedule can be accessed by visiting the Fall 2011 Registration Page...
NMC Adult Basic Education Seeks Instructors for Fall Semester (August 12, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s Division of Community Programs and Services’ Adult Basic Education (ABE) program is currently seeking qualified individuals to teach courses for the upcoming Fall 2011 semester...
NMC Fall 2011 Registration Begins Monday (Aug. 15) (August 12, 2011)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2011 semester will be begin on Monday, August 15 and run through Saturday, August 20, 2011...
Notice: Early Registration Schedule Changes (August 12, 2011)

Due to class schedule changes, the Northern Marianas College has announced that students who were eligible to register today will instead be allowed to register on Monday, August 15, 2011 beginning at 8am. For more information about NMC’s registration schedule, visit the Fall 2011 Registration Page. NMC apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this change.
Tongmyong University Students Complete English Language Development Course at NMC (August 10, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s Division of Community Programs and Services’ (COMPASS) Community Development Institute (CDI) recently recognized 40 individuals for completing training in the English Language Development Course...
NMC Fall 2011 Registration Begins August 15 (August 9, 2011)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2011 semester will be begin on Monday, August 15 and run through Saturday, August 20, 2011. Ongoing students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number as indicated below. New and readmitted students can begin registering for classes on Friday, August 19, 2011...
Fee Waivers for August 9 NMC Info Session Participants (August 8, 2011)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s FREE information session will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Fall 2011 semester””a savings of about $75.00...
NMC Fall 2011 Registration Begins August 15 (August 4, 2011)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2011 semester will be begin on Monday, August 15 and run through Saturday, August 20, 2011...
NMC Offices Closed on Following Dates (August 3, 2011)

As announced earlier, the Northern Marianas College will be implementing a work hour reduction for its employees...
NMC Hosts FREE Info Session on August 9 (Tuesday) (August 2, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a FREE information session on Tuesday, August 09, 2011, in Room D1 at the College’s As Terlaje campus, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (August 2, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting the English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
Marianas Variety: NMC-CREES keeps summer interns busy (July 28, 2011)

Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service Summer Internship Program in full throttle...
NMC Invites Youth to Attend Health Careers Exploration and Leadership Training (July 21, 2011)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a program under the Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute, is inviting individuals aged 15 to 21 to participate in the upcoming Health Careers Exploration and Leadership Training for the Youth...
NMC Offices Closed on the Following Dates (July 20, 2011)

As announced earlier, the Northern Marianas College will be implementing a work hour reduction for its employees. As such, NMC offices on the Saipan, Rota, and Tinian campuses will be open during normal business hours but closed on the following Fridays: July 22, August 5, August 19, September 2, September 16, and September 30, 2011...
NMC Students Invited to Have "Punch with the President" (July 19, 2011)

Northern Marianas College President Dr. Sharon Hart will be meeting with NMC students to talk about issues that affect them as members of the college community. The event is called “Punch with the President”, an informal meeting where Dr. Hart aims to meet with the student body..
Marianas Variety: 5 students awarded Saipan World Resort scholarships (July 18, 2011)

Five students from Marianas High School and Kagman High School became the first recipients of the Saipan World Resort scholarship program...
Saipan Tribune: Hart vows to restore NMC's full accreditation (July 9, 2011)

On her first day of work yesterday, Northern Marianas College president Sharon Hart promised the college community and the Board of Regents that she would work to restore the institution's full accreditation on her first year...
Marianas Variety: NMC’s new president expected today (July 8, 2011)

Today, the new president of Northern Marianas College, Dr. Sharon Hart, is expected to arrive on Saipan and will immediately begin her work at NMC...
Message from the President: Accreditation Status of Northern Marianas College (July 2, 2011)

As the new president of Northern Marianas College (NMC), I look forward to working with the entire NMC community and the community which it serves. As the only public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, NMC fulfills a critical role in the islands’ economic and social development and has the potential to be the engine for this community’s economic growth...
Tong Myong University Students Beautify NMC (July 1, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College recently welcomed a group of students from Tong Myong University, who volunteered their time to help beautify the campus alongside NMC students...
Reunification Survey Results to be Announced (June 29, 2011)

The NMC Marianas Reunification Survey Group, comprised of students from a Northern Marianas College Current Issues class, is inviting the general public to attend the announcement of results of the group’s recently conducted public opinion survey which asks the question “Should the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, reunify in pursuit of a new political status?”...
NMC to Implement Austerity Measure by Reducing Employees’ Work Hours (June 29, 2011)

To ensure that its limited financial resources are sufficient to support student learning programs and services, the Northern Marianas College recently took steps to implement austerity measures that involve a reduction of eight hours per pay period (or a 10 percent cut of salaries)...
Saipan Tribune: Over 400 attend NMC's Cash for College workshop (June 28, 2011)

Over 400 people attended the Cash for College workshop at the Northern Marianas College held on campus Saturday...
Fee Waivers for NMC Cash for College Participants (June 23, 2011)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Project’s FREE “Cash for College” workshop will qualify to receive fee waivers for the NMC admission application and placement tests for the upcoming Fall 2011 semester...
Marianas Variety: NMC transition team prepares for new president (June 22, 2011)

The transition team tasked to ensure a smooth transition for Dr. Sharon Hart, the new president of Northern Marianas College, will provide her with all relevant information...
Saipan Tribune: Revilla is NMC new staff senate president (June 18, 2011)

Northern Marianas College support staffers have selected new officers who will give voice to their concerns to the management and Board of Regents...
NMC Offers Preparatory Class for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) (June 17, 2011)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC), through the Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI), is sponsoring a preparatory class for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop on June 25 (June 16, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Project will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
NMC-CREES Offers Summer Internships for High School Juniors and Seniors (June 14, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) is encouraging incoming high school juniors and seniors for school year 2011/12 to apply for its summer internship program...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop on June 25 (June 10, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Project will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
NMC Upward Bound Program Student Selected to Attend Math & Science Summer Program in California (June 10, 2011)

Northern Marianas College Upward Bound program participant and Kagman High School sophomore, Shaun Kyle Butters, has been selected to attend a month-long introductory math and science skills program focused on marine science...
Reunification Survey to be Held at Flame Tree Arts Festival (June 8, 2011)

The NMC Marianas Reunification Survey Group, comprised of students from a Northern Marianas College Current Issues class, is inviting the general public to participate in a public opinion survey that will be conducted on the grounds of the Flame Tree Arts Festival on June 9, 10, 11, and 12...
Current Issues Group to Conduct Reunification Survey (June 6, 2011)

The NMC Marianas Reunification Survey Group, comprised of Current Issues class students from the Northern Marianas College, is inviting the communities of Saipan, Rota, and Tinian to participate in a public opinion survey regarding the reunification of the CNMI and Guam...
NMC Hosts Free Info Session for International Students (June 2, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a free information session for international students on Monday, June 6, 2011, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in Room D1 at the College’s As Terlaje campus...
Saipan Tribune: NMC submits supplemental report to accreditation body (June 2, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College turned in Tuesday a supplemental report that aims to validate the contents of its show-cause report submitted to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges in March...
Marianas Variety: Cabrera to continue helping NMC retain accreditation (June 1, 2011)

Interim President Lorraine T. Cabrera said when Northern Marianas College’s new president arrives, she will still continue to help NMC retain its accreditation...
Dr. Sharon Hart Is New NMC President (May 31, 2011)

In its meeting held last week, the Board of Regents unanimously voted to appoint Dr. Sharon Hart as the Northern Marianas College’s new President...
Saipan Tribune: It's official, Hart is new NMC president (May 27, 2011)

The Board of Regents officially named Dr. Sharon Hart as the next president of the Northern Marianas College during a tense board meeting yesterday that saw the attendance of over 50 individuals, mostly faculty and college employees...
NMC’s School of Education Director Wins Information and Communication Technology Award (May 26, 2011)

One of the Northern Marianas College’s faculty members, together with a team of other educational professionals, recently won a national award for his work in integrating technology in curriculum development...
Saipan Tribune: Madriaga back as NMC financial chief (May 24, 2011)

Roger Madriaga has returned to a post he held two years ago: chief financial and administrative officer of the Northern Marianas College...
Despite Adams’s Withdrawal, NMC Board Close to Naming New President (May 25, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents today announced that Dr. Christa Adams has formally withdrawn from the presidential search. At the same time, the Board also announced that other recent developments in the search process have drawn the Board closer to making a final selection of the next president...
Saipan Tribune: Mersai leads NMC 2011 graduates (May 23, 2011)

A mother of two and a devoted wife led this year's 142 graduates of the Northern Marianas College, which held its 31st commencement exercise last Friday at the Marianas High School Gymnasium...
Marianas Variety: NMC has 4 top graduates (May 23, 2011)

Make better leaders for the future of the CNMI. This is the goal of Katherine Mae Cepeda Pangelinan Mersai as she and three others were honored in the Northern Marianas College commencement ceremony at the Marianas High School gym on Saturday for graduating summa cum laude...
Mendiola and Mersai to Receive NMC Student Leadership Awards (May 19, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College has announced that the prestigious Student Leadership Award will be presented to Amber Mendiola and Katherine Mersai at the 31st commencement ceremony this Saturday, May 21, 2011, at the Marianas High School Gymnasium...
Community Brief: Cash for College FREE workshop on Tinian (May 17, 2011)

Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Project will host a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education...
Saipan Tribune: NMC graduates select 2 college executives as keynote speakers (May 17, 2011)

Members of this year's Northern Marianas College graduating class have selected Geri Willis and Barbara Merfalen as their keynote speakers in their upcoming commencement exercises this week...
NMC Revises Summer Schedule (May 16, 2011)

In light of further budget reductions from the central government and other projected financial shortfalls, the Northern Marianas College today announced that changes would be made to its summer session schedule to reduce expenses for the current fiscal year...
NMC Tinian Adult School Celebrates 2011 Graduates (May 16, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Adult School, a program under Adult Basic Education in Tinian, recently had its 2011 graduation celebration...
Marianas Variety: NMC honors 12 nursing graduates (May 16, 2011)

The graduates of Northern Marianas College’s nursing program were urged to further “advance themselves” as the backbone of the healthcare system all over the world...
CNMI Archives Receives 30,000 Pages of Spanish Era Documents from the Northern Mariana Islands Humanities Council (May 13, 2011)

The CNMI Archives at Northern Marianas College recently received a large collection of photocopied historical documents from the Northern Mariana Islands Humanities Council...
NMC Summer 2011 Registration Begins Wednesday (May 13, 2011)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Summer 2011 semester will begin on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, and will continue to Friday, May 20, 2011...
NMC Graduation 2011 Important Dates (May 12, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting all community members to its 31st Commencement Exercise on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 4:00 pm at the Marianas High School Gymnasium...
Increased Scholarship Funding Available for NMC’s Summer Semester (May 12, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College today announced the availability of increased scholarship funding through the College Access Challenge Project (CACP), a federal outreach program designed to assist students with low-income backgrounds enter and succeed in college...
Marianas Variety: NMC expects to graduate over 100 students (May 11, 2011)

Northern Marianas College will confer about 120 associate and bachelor degrees to 106 students in its graduation ceremony this month...
NMC Presidential Position Offered to Dr. Christa Adams (May 11, 2011)

In its meeting held on May 10, 2011, the Northern Marianas College Board of Regents voted to formally offer Dr. Christa Adams the position of NMC President...
NMC Summer 2011 Calendar (May 10, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College has announced the following academic dates for the Summer 2011 Semester...
Saipan World Resort Announces Scholarship for High School Seniors (May 10, 2011)

The Saipan World Resort recently announced that it is providing scholarships to ten graduating high school seniors in Saipan who will be attending the Northern Marianas College...
WIA Participants Complete Work Training at NMC (May 9, 2011)

Fifteen individuals were recently recognized by the Northern Marianas College and the Workforce Investment Agency (WIA) for completing the Basic Workforce Development Skills Training...
Marianas Variety: Ex-Rep. Torres sworn in as NMC regent (May 9, 2011)

Former Rep. William S. Torres was sworn in Friday as member of the Northern Marianas College board of regents...
Marianas Variety: NMC honors Cabrera (May 9, 2011)

Northern Marianas College interim President Lorraine T. Cabrera was this year’s Charter Day recipient of the special recognition award...
Saipan Tribune: NMC names six outstanding individuals for 2011 (May 9, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College recognized six outstanding individuals during its 30th Charter Day celebration Friday on campus...
Marianas Variety: NMC goes back to the ’80s (May 6, 2011)

As part of its 30th Charter Day celebration today, Northern Marianas College will stage this year’s Marianas Idol completion with the theme “Back to the ’80s.”...
NMC invites community to attend the 30th Annual Charter Day (May 5, 2011)

The students, staff and faculty of the Northern Marianas College are inviting the entire CNMI to celebrate the College’s 30th year with Charter Day, which will be held on Friday May 6, 2011 at the As Terlaje campus from 4:00pm to 10:00pm...
Community Invited to Slaughterhouse / Meat Business Feasibility Study Workshops (May 5, 2011)

In an effort to assess the overall viability of operating a slaughterhouse in the CNMI, the Marianas Livestock and Grazing Academy (MGA) will be conducting Slaughterhouse / Meat Business Feasibility Study Workshops that are free and open to all interested...
NMC, WIA and Bank of Hawaii Enhance Financial Literacy Course (May 3, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI) recently collaborated with the Workforce Investment Agency (WIA) and Bank of Hawaii to teach students about financial literacy...
Marianas Variety: 30,000 Spanish-Era documents find home at CNMI Archives (May 3, 2011)

The CNMI Archives at Northern Marianas College recently received 30,000 pages of photocopied Spanish-era documents from the Northern Mariana Islands Council for the Humanities...
DFS Galleria Presents $1,000 Donation to NMC Foundation (May 2, 2011)

Duty Free Shoppers Galleria (DFS) recently presented a $1,000 donation to the Northern Marianas College Foundation in support of the NMC Foundation’s 9th Annual Open golf tournament...
Community Brief: NMC Charter Day auditions dates set, vendors invited (May 2, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College 2011 Charter Day Committee will be holding auditions for the celebration’s remaining competitions: the Dance Crew Competition Challenge, and the Battle of the Bands...
Summer 2011 CACP Scholarship Deadline May 13 (May 2, 2011)

The College Access Challenge Project is currently accepting applications for its CACP 2011-2012 Scholarship Program, which awards up to $1,200 per semester to high school juniors, seniors, and first-year college students with low-income backgrounds...
Marianas Variety: Bae Young Man tops NMC golf tourney (May 2, 2011)

Range instructor and long-time golfer Bae Young Man won this year’s Northern Marianas College Foundation Open Golf Tournament championship crown held at Laolao Bay Golf Resort last Saturday...
Marianas Variety: NMC Foundation golf tourney raises $53K (May 2, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s 9th Annual Foundation Open Golf Tournament raised a total of $53,000 last Saturday from various sponsors and players supporting the golf tournament...
NMC and PSS Host Training for Counselors (April 28, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College recently co-sponsored a Counselors Conference with the CNMI Public School System to help standardize counseling services...
Docomo Pacific donates prizes for NMC Foundation Open (April 28, 2011)

In support of higher education in the CNMI, Docomo Pacific presented a $2,500 check and prizes worth about $2,500 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
NMC to hold auditions for Charter Day competitions (April 27, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College 2011 Charter Day Committee will be holding auditions for the celebration’s three main competitions: the Marianas Idol, the Dance Crew Competition Challenge, and the Battle of the Bands...
Armstrong Withdraws from Presidential Consideration (April 27, 2011)

Northern Marianas College Board of Regents Chairperson Juan T. Lizama confirmed today that Dr. Jeff Armstrong has withdrawn his name from consideration for NMC President. Armstrong, who was earlier offered the position, was one of the three candidates advanced by the NMC Presidential Search Committee to the Board of Regents...
Over $80K in Possible Prizes at this Saturday’s NMC Foundation Golf Tournament (April 26, 2011)

There will be more than $80K in possible prizes up for grabs at this Saturday’s golf tournament hosted by the Northern Marianas College Foundation Open...
Aon Insurance sponsors $25,000 hole-in-one prize for the NMC Foundation Open (April 25, 2011)

Aon Insurance Micronesia is sponsoring a $25,000 for the NMC Foundation Open golf tournament as a hole-in-one prize. The donation supports the Foundation’s mission in expanding educational opportunities for students in the CNMI...
NMC Charter Day set for May 6th, Vendors Invited (April 25, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College 30th Annual Charter Day will be held on Friday May 6, 2011 at the As Terlaje campus from 4:00pm to 10:00pm. The NMC Charter Day is an annual celebration of the College’s service to the community as an institution of higher learning...

G4S donates $2,000 to NMC Foundation (April 22, 2011)

In its ongoing efforts to support CNMI students and their educational goals, G4S Security Services recently donated $2,000 to the NMC Foundation. The donation was made in support of the 9th Annual Foundation Open golf tournament that will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Saipan Laolao Golf & Resort (West Course)...
Continental Donates Airline Ticket Prizes to NMC Foundation Tournament (April 21, 2011)

As part of its commitment to expand higher educational opportunities in the Pacific, Continental Airlines recently donated six round trip tickets that will be used as first place prizes for the 9th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament...
SCS donates $5,000 to NMC Foundation (April 20, 2011)

As a part of its commitment to support higher education, Saipan Computer Services made a donation of $5,000 to the NMC Foundation...
Triple J Motors donates Hyundai Tucson GL for hole-in-one prize (April 19, 2011)

In support of higher education in the CNMI, Triple J Motors is sponsoring a hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 9th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament...
Regents Announce Offer to Dr. Armstrong (April 19, 2011)

Northern Marianas College Board of Regents Chairperson Juan T. Lizama announced that the negotiations with Dr. Sharon Hart have ended...
Saipan Tribune: Upward Bound students help in library sale (April 19, 2011)

Twelve public high school students from the Upward Bound Program of the Northern Marianas College helped out during the book and parking lot sale held by Library Friends on Saturday...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (April 15, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
McDonald’s donates $5,000 to NMC Foundation (April 13, 2011)

To aid in the advancement of educational programs and services at the Northern Marianas College, McDonald’s recently donated $5,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
Dial Rent-to-Own Presents $5,000 to NMC Foundation (April 13, 2011)

As part of its mission to support higher education in the CNMI, Dial Rent-to-Own recently presented a $5,000 donation to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
NMC, PSS and NIH-NIDDK collaborate to bring STEP-UP to the CNMI (April 8, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College, CNMI Public School System and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) have teamed up for the first time to bring the Short Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) to the CNMI...
Marianas Variety: Aguon ”˜proud’ of Proa’s performance in Guam tourney (April 8, 2011)

Even with April rolling by, Northern Marianas College Proa/Saipan National Team head coach Rufino Aguon remains “proud” of his players’ performance in last month’s 2011 March Madness Pacific Regional Basketball Tournament on Guam...
Marianas Variety: Over $25K up for grabs in NMC golf tourney (April 8, 2011)

The 9th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament is scheduled to kick off on April 30 at the Lao Lao Bay Golf Resort’s West Course...
NMC Honor Society Inducts 20 New Members (April 7, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society celebrated the induction of twenty new members into the Society on Saturday, March 26th...
NMC 2nd Annual Health Awareness Fair on April 16 (April 6, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting the community to the 2nd Annual NMC Health Awareness Fair on Saturday, April 16, 2011, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the NMC Gym Field...
Caronel Watch Center Presents $2,000 donation to NMC Foundation (April 5, 2011)

Caronel Watch Center recently presented a donation of $2,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
Toothworks and Open Choice Dental Plan donate to NMC Foundation (April 2, 2011)

In support of higher education in the CNMI, Toothworks and Open Choice Dental Plan recently donated to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
Marianas Variety: NMC to submit supplemental report (April 1, 2011)

Northern Marianas College interim President Lorraine T. Cabrera yesterday said NMC’s efforts in addressing accreditation concerns “continue at full speed...
Saipan Tribune: NMC to confer about 160 degrees, diplomas this spring semester '11 (April 1, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will confer about 119 associate and bachelor degrees and about 41 certificates this spring semester, including potential graduates from the institution's Adult Basic Education program...
Country House/ Moby Dick donate $2,000 to NMC Foundation (March 31, 2011)

Country House Restaurant and Moby Dick Restaurant recently donated $2,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation in support of the 9th Annual Foundation Open golf tournament...
Delta Air Lines Donates Two Business Class Tickets to NMC Foundation Open (March 29, 2011)

Delta Air Lines has donated two business class tickets valued at over $11,000 as a hole-in-one prize for the upcoming 9th Annual Northern Marianas College Foundation Open golf tournament...
NMC’s English Language Institute Receives Federal Certification (March 29, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College recently received federal certification to enroll international students in its English Language Institute (ELI)...
NMC Presidential Search Update (March 28, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents today announced that the top candidate it had selected to advance to the final stages of the presidential search has decided to withdraw from the search process...
Marianas Variety: 22 students complete master’s program (March 28, 2011)

Cohort 8, a group made up of 22 students of Framingham State University, graduated with master’s degree in education on Saturday...
NMC 2011 Graduation Candidates Meeting (March 23, 2011)

Spring 2011 Graduation Candidates of the Northern Marianas College are invited to attend the Graduation Committee Meeting scheduled for March 25, 2011, Friday, at Room D1 on the NMC campus at 7:00pm...
NMC Institutional Researcher Completes Professional Development (March 21, 2011)

Northern Marianas College Institutional Researcher Lisa Hacskaylo recently completed courses conducted by the Association for Institutional Research’s (AIR) Data & Decisions® Academy...
Marianas Variety: Former Rep. Torres accepts NMC challenge (March 21. 2011)

Former Rep. William S. Torres yesterday said he accepted the challenge to serve on the board of regents of Northern Marianas College...
Marianas Variety: NMC hopes to offer contract to new president this month (March 18, 2011)

The board of regents has already selected the new president of Northern Marianas College but refused to reveal the person’s name until the financial and criminal investigation conducted by the Association of Community Colleges Trustees is completed...
NMC Submits Show Cause Report (March 15, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College today submitted its March 15, 2011, Show Cause Report to the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) - Western Association of Schools and Colleges...
Marianas Grazing and Livestock Academy Workshop III on Saipan (March 15, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s Marianas Grazing and Livestock Academy (MGA) will host the third series of workshops on March 18-19, 2011 in Room D-1 at the NMC As Terlaje campus in Saipan...
Marianas Variety: NMC submits show-cause report (March 15, 2011)

Northern Marianas College yesterday submitted its show-cause report to the Western Association of Schools and Colleges- Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
NMC Students Benefit from LinC Program (March 12, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s newly launched Learning in Communities (LinC) program continues to provide participating students with the opportunity to benefit from a different, enhanced learning environment...
Marianas Variety: NMC prepares for show-cause report (March 11, 2011)

Northern Marianas College says it has formed standard teams that will address the eligibility requirements of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
NMC Names New Student Services Program Manager (March 10, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College recently named Rose Pangelinan as the new program manager for the Office of Student Activities and Leadership (OSAL), a program under the Student Services division...
Marianas Variety: NMC acquires new power generator (March 10, 2011)

Northern Marianas College has acquired a new generator to ensure continuity of power supply...
NMC Hires New Science Instructor (March 9, 2011)

The Northern Marianas recently hired Florita Cabanes to teach various science disciplines at the College. The newly hired instructor started teaching during the Spring 2011 semester...
Marianas Variety: NMC board to wrap up interview of 3 presidential finalists (March 9, 2011)

After the presidential search committee had transmitted the names of the three candidates last week, the board of regents immediately conducted interviews of the finalists for the presidency of Northern Marianas College...
NMC Campuses Closed on Friday, March 4 for Accreditation Workshop (March 1, 2011)

All NMC employees will be participating in an accreditation workshop from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm on Friday, March 4, 2011. All classes scheduled between 12:30 pm and 5:00 pm on this day have been canceled (except for classes that only meet once a week on Fridays). All NMC offices will also be closed during that time. The College apologizes for any inconvenience caused.
NMC-CREES Plant Pathologist Receives Prestigious Award (March 1, 2011)

Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) Plant Pathologist Dr. Dilip Nandwani was recently awarded the Blue Ribbon Extension Communications Award at the annual American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) meeting hosted in Corpus Christi, Texas...
NMC Board of Regents Passes Appropriations Budget Request (March 1, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents recently passed the NMC 2012 Appropriations Budget Request during a special meeting held on February 28, 2011...
NMC Meets with Representatives from Changwon National University (February 28, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College faculty and staff recently hosted a meeting with representatives of the South Korean Changwon National University (CWNU) at NMC...
Marianas Variety: Babauta: ”˜Dedicated to helping the college’ (February 28, 2011)

In its efforts to advance post secondary education in the CNMI, the Northern Marianas College Foundation has announced that its signature event, the Annual NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament, will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the East Course of the Lao Lao Bay Golf Resort...
Marianas Variety: NMC PROA guards perfect record (February 23, 2011)

During the second game of the Docomo/UBA Men’s Basketball Tournament, NMC PROA dominated the game against former champions team Prospect to keep their perfect record intact...
Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship Applications Now Available (February 22, 2011)

HagÃ¥tña, Guam ”” First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business invite students to apply for the 2011 First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Businesswoman of the Year scholarships for the Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 Semesters...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Proa stays undefeated (February 22, 2011)

Six and counting. NMC Proa notched its sixth win in as many games, following a 65-57 victory over the struggling Prospects in the second match in the 2nd Docomo Pacific/UBA Men's League on Wednesday night at the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium...
Saipan Tribune: Lizama is new NMC board chair (February 21, 2011)

The newest member of the Northern Marianas College Board of Regents was elected chairperson during a special election Saturday...
Saipan Tribune: NMC hires new marketing manager, counseling director (February 17, 2011)

Two top positions at the Northern Marianas College are now filled with the hiring of Farah Younis and Timothy Baker as the college's marketing manager and director of counseling programs respectively...
WIC Employees Complete Communication Training (February 15, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI), a program under the Division of Community Programs and Services (COMPASS), recently recognized staff members and managers of the Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) program who completed professional development training on “Communication in the Workplace”...
Younis Resigns from NMC Board of Regents (February 14, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College today announced that the Chairperson of the NMC Board of Regents, Maria “Paz” Younis, has resigned from the Board...
Saipan Tribune: Twelve complete workforce training program (February 14, 2011)

Twelve Rota participants completed the Workforce Investment Agency's Workforce Development and Certificate Training Program offered by the Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute...
Committee Primes for Interview Phase of NMC Presidential Search Process (February 11, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee (PSC) today took steps to finalize their preparation for the upcoming interview of the candidates for NMC President...
Marianas Variety: Mobil, PROA nail wins in UBA caging (February 11, 2011)

Team Mobil zoomed past the IT&E Fundamentalists, 65-52 in the Docomo/UBA Men’s Basketball tournament held at the Gilbert C. Ada gymnasium last Wednesday night...
Marianas Variety: NMC to hold billiards tourney (February 11, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting its spring 2011 Billiards Tournament at the Student center located at the NMC campus in Fina Sisu...
Students Complete English Language Development Course (February 9, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s Division of Community Programs and Services’ (COMPASS) Community Development Institute (CDI) recently recognized ten individuals who completed forty hours of training in the English Language Development Course...
NMC-CREES Open Ocean Cage Culture Symposium 'Resounding Success' (February 8, 2011)

More than 200 individuals participated in the Northern Marianas College - Cooperative Research Extension and Resource Service's (NMC-CREES) Open Ocean Cage Culture Symposium held on January 26 and 27, 2011, at the Saipan World Resort...
Marianas Variety: Rough run for Fundamentalists; PROA still unbeaten (February 8, 2011)

After a rather rough encounter, IT&E Fundamentalists endured their grueling game against the Ol Aces in the Docomo/UBA Men’s Basketball game last Friday night at the Gilbert C. Ada gymnasium...
WIA Participants Complete Basic Workforce Development Skills Training (February 7, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College and the Workforce Investment Agency (WIA) recognized eighteen individuals who recently completed training on the development of basic workforce skills...
Marianas Variety: NMC’s intramural games start Friday (February 7, 2011)

Team NMC PROA crushed team Satbahi in the Docomo/UBA Men’s Basketball last week Friday night at the Gilbert C. Ada gymnasium....
Saipan Tribune: Applications open for 2011 BWOY scholarships (February 5, 2011)

First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business invite students to apply for the 2011 First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Businesswoman of the Year scholarships for the fall 2011 or spring 2012 semesters...
28 Submit Application for NMC President (February 4, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee today announced that 28 individuals have submitted their application to become the next president of the College...
NMC Placed on Continued Show Cause (February 2, 2011)

In a letter dated January 31, 2011, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) President Dr. Barbara Beno informed Northern Marianas College Interim President Lorraine T. Cabrera that the Commission has acted to continue the College on Show Cause status...
NMC Instructor Named College Board Advanced Placement Reader (February 2, 2011)

Northern Marianas College English instructor Dr. Constantine “Dean” Papadopoulos, Ph.D., was recently invited to become a College Board Advanced Placement Reader for the AP English Composition test at the national level....
NMC-CREES Conducts Livestock Survey (February 2, 2011)

In an effort to study the feasibility of creating slaughterhouse facilities in Saipan, the Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research Extension and Education Services (NMC-CREES) will be conducting a survey of the number of cattle, swine, and goats on the island....
NMC Names New School of Education Director (January 31, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College recently named Dr. Joseph M. Peters as director of the School of Education (SOE). He will oversee the operations of the department, ensuring that it continues to provide quality education to students...
Committee Continues Work on Search for Next NMC President (January 28, 2011)

Continuing its work in helping to select the next NMC President, the members of the new Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee (PSC) met this week to discuss their progress as well as the next steps they will be taking in the search process...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Proa takes solo lead; Mobil wins (January 28, 2011)

NMC Proa won the duel of unbeaten teams, while Mobil pulled off a come-from-behind victory, as action in the 2nd Docomo Pacific/UBA Men's League continued last Wednesday night at the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium...
Marianas Variety: NMC to host ”˜Intramural Sports Challenge’ (January 28, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College injunction with its physical fitness programs would like to proudly present its upcoming spring 2011 Intramurals Sports Challenge for the Men’s 5 vs. 5 Basketball tournament and its Co-Ed Volleyball tournament...
NMC Foundation Announces 9th Annual Foundation Open (January 27, 2011)

In its efforts to advance post secondary education in the CNMI, the Northern Marianas College Foundation has announced that its signature event, the Annual NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament, will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the East Course of the Laolao Bay Golf Resort...
Earn Your Master’s Degree in Education (January 25, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI is inviting individuals interested in advancing their education to consider the Master’s Degree in Education program from Framingham State College...
Info Session for Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (January 24, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting an information session about the LEAP scholarships on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, from 9am to 12pm at the Olympio T. Borja Memorial Library located in Building “O”. All interested members of the community are welcome to attend...
NMC Symposium to Explore Open Ocean Cage Culture (January 20, 2011)

As part of its efforts to further develop the CNMI’s aquaculture industry and to share information about successful aquaculture initiatives, the Northern Marianas College ”“ Cooperative Research Extension and Resource Service (NMC-CREES) will be hosting the 2011 Open Ocean Cage Culture Symposium next week from January 26 to January 27 at the Saipan World Resort...
NMC Releases Adult Basic Education Spring 2011 Calendar (January 20, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education program, under the Division of Community Programs and Services (COMPASS), has announced the following important dates for the Spring 2011 semester...
Saipan Tribune: NMC posts 17 pct. increase in spring semester enrollment (January 19, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College's spring semester enrollment increased by 17 percent compared to the same period last year...
New NMC Presidential Search Committee Convenes (January 19, 2011)

The members of the new Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee convened yesterday to begin their work toward helping to select the next President of the College...
Saipan Tribune: Over 350 students register on 1st day of NMC enrollment (January 11, 2011)

More than 350 students showed up and registered at the Northern Marianas College during the first day of its weeklong enrollment period for the spring semester 2011...
Spring 2011 CACP Scholarship Deadline This Friday (January 14) (January 11, 2011)

The College Access Challenge Project is currently accepting applications for its CACP 2010-2011 Scholarship Program, which awards up to $1,200 per semester to high school juniors, seniors, and first-year college students with low-income backgrounds...
NMC TRiO Students Participate in Photo Essay Contest (January 11, 2011)

Students from the Northern Marianas College’s federal TRiO Upward Bound program recently competed in the TRiO Quest Photo Essay 2010 competition in which three students’ submissions made it to the quarter- and semi-finals...
NMC Spring 2011 Registration Ongoing This Week (January 10, 2011)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2011 semester will be ongoing this week until Saturday, January 15, 2011...
NMC Hires New Human Services Instructor (January 10, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College recently hired Jose Herrera to work as a human services instructor at the School of Education (SOE)...
Saipan Tribune: TSL Foundation names 10 NMC scholarship recipients (January 10, 2011)

In its continued efforts to promote higher education among students of the CNMI, the Tan Siu Lin Foundation awarded 10 Northern Marianas College students to receive $1,000 each in scholarship funds, totaling $10,000...
Nearly 200 Attend NMC Information Session (January 7, 2011)

Nearly 200 individuals attended in the recent Northern Marianas College information session held on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, in Room D-1 at the NMC As Terlaje campus. This is one of the highest turnouts the College has had for an information session...
NMC Spring 2011 Registration Begins Next Week (January 6, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College today announced that registration for the upcoming Spring 2011 semester will be ongoing from Monday, January 10 to Saturday, January 15, 2011...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (January 4, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting the English and Math placement tests on the following dates in January 2011...
NMC Hosts Student Orientation for Resident and International Students (January 4, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting an orientation for all new and ongoing NMC students on Thursday, January 6, 2011, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the NMC Student Center in Building J...
NMC Hosts FREE Info Session on January 5 (Wednesday) (January 3, 2011)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a FREE information session on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, in Room D1 at the College’s As Terlaje campus, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm...
NMC Spring 2011 Registration Schedule (December 30, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College today announced that registration for the upcoming Spring 2011 semester will be ongoing from Monday, January 10 to Saturday, January 15, 2011. Students can register on the day designated for their PowerCampus ID number...
NMC Board Names New Presidential Search Committee Members (December 29, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents today announced the composition of the new Presidential Search Committee that will play an important role in selecting the next president of the College. The Committee is composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences...
Fee Waivers for Jan. 5 NMC Info Session Participants (December 29, 2010)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s FREE information session will qualify to receive fee waivers for the upcoming Spring 2011 semester””a savings of about $75.00. The event will take place on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, in Room D-1 at the As Terlaje campus from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm...
NMC English Placement Test Update (December 28, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has announced an updated schedule for English placement tests for the Spring 2011 semester...
NMC Hosts FREE Info Session on January 5 (December 22, 2010)

Those interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend the Northern Marianas College’s FREE information session on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, in Room D1 at the College’s As Terlaje campus, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm...
Community Brief: NMC Offers Pre-Registration Clearance Event (December 20, 2010)

Ongoing Northern Marianas College students who will be enrolling in the Spring 2011 semester are encouraged to attend the Pre-Registration Clearance event which is being held from December 20, 21, or 22 (Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday) in Room D1. Students may stop by anytime from 9am to 3pm...
NMC Hires New Elementary Education Instructor (December 17, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College recently hired Charlotte R. Cepeda to work as an instructor at the College’s School of Education (SOE)...
NMC Names New CNMI Archivist (December 15, 2010)

Northern Marianas College has appointed John Cook as the new CNMI Archivist...
NMC Board of Regents Reopens Presidential Search (December 10, 2010)

In its Special Meeting held on December 10, 2010, the NMC Board of Regents voted to reopen the search for NMC president. The following is a full text of a statement read by BOR Chair Paz Younis to members of the media after the Special Meeting...
NMC Introduces LinC Initiative to Campus Community (December 6, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College recently introduced the new Learning in Communities initiative (LinC) to the college community...
NMC-CREES Offers Support with Forum on Slaughterhouse Project (December 6, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES) will be offering technical support in hosting a public forum sponsored by the Northern Marianas Trade Institute...
Saipan Tribune: FHB, Guam magazine award scholarship to 3 NMC students (November 29, 2010)

Three students of the Northern Marianas College on Saipan were among the 10 recipients of the Businesswoman of the Year scholarship program of First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business...
Another NMC Nursing Graduate Passes NCLEX on First Attempt (November 25, 2010)

Another nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on the first attempt. Maryliza Chata took the exam on November 12, less than six months after she received her degree in Nursing...
NMC Honor Society Inducts 19 New Members (November 24, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society celebrated the induction of nineteen new members into the Society on Saturday, November 6, 2010. Family, friends, NMC Interim President Lorraine T. Cabrera, faculty, and PTK members joined in the festivities at Saipan Grand Hotel’s Club V to honor the new inductees...
NMC Tourism Students Visit NMI Museum (November 23, 2010)

Northern Marianas College students taking the Introduction to the Travel and Tourism course (TS101) recently visited the Northern Marianas Islands Museum of History and Culture to experience and learn more about one of the CNMI’s premier cultural attractions...
NMC Hosts Tinian "Cash for College" Workshop on November 30 (November 23, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a “Cash for College” workshop aimed at helping students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education. This workshop will be hosted on the island of Tinian...
Marianas Variety: Students inspired to study at NMC (November 23, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College held a “Smart Start” symposium at the Saipan World Resort on Thursday and Friday which attracted hundreds of seniors from Marianas, Saipan Southern, and Kagman high schools...
Saipan Tribune: NMC-CREES demonstrates aquaculture sustainability through field, media day (November 22, 2010)

A few aquaculture producers on Saipan attended the Field & Media Day conducted by the Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Services last Nov. 18 to promote sustainable practices in aquaculture...
Marianas Grazing Academy and Livestock Workshop III on Tinian and Rota (November 22, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College's Marianas Grazing and Livestock Academy (MGA) will host another series of workshops on the islands of Rota on December 3-4, 2010, and Tinian on December 10-11, 2010...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Start Smart seminar attracts 400 students (November 18, 2010)

About 400 graduating public high school students participated in the Start Smart seminar organized by the Northern Marianas College at the Saipan World Resort Hotel yesterday...
NMC Student Wins LinC Logo Design Competition (November 15, 2010)

Northern Marianas College business student Marlon Bokuku captured the top prize in the Learning in Communities (LinC) logo design competition...
NMC Hires New Instructor for School of Education (November 15, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has recently hired a new education instructor at the School of Education (SOE)...
Marianas Variety: Thank you NMC students (November 12, 2010)

Thank you for the NMC Current Issue students who are being directed by Mr. McPhetres...
Marianas Variety: NMC hosts dart competition (November 12, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College in junction with the Pacific Amusement Incorporation will be hosting its annual fall 2010 Darts tournament after the conclusion of last week’s fall 2010 billiards tournament competition at the Student center located at NMC...
NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop Thursday, November 11 (November 9, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Project will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop. The free workshop is on Thursday, November 11, 2010, at the NMC As Terlaje campus in Building A. The workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm...
Marianas Variety: McPhetres explains students’ involvement in voter accessibility survey (November 5, 2010)

Northern Marianas College instructor Samuel F. McPhetres said the 25 Current Issues and 10 to 15 senior ROTC students from NMC were trained last week to conduct the voter accessibility survey on Election Day...
NMC Campuses Closed on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 (November 1, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College would like to inform students and members in the community that all offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, due to Election Day. As such, all classes scheduled for this day have been canceled. Offices will reopen and classes will resume on the following day...
NMC Names New Director for Library Programs and Services (October 26, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has appointed Matthew Pastula as the new director for Library Programs and Services...
Placement Test Date Scheduled for Adult School Program in Rota (October 25, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Adult Basic Education program has scheduled a placement test for the Adult School program at the NMC Rota Instructional Site on Friday, October 29, 2010, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm...
Community Brief: NMC Proa Music Society Hosts Haunted House Event (October 22, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College's Proa Music Society will be hosting "Nightmare on NMC Street," a Halloween haunted house event, on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at the Building V Warehouse from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm...
NMC-CREES Sets Workshop on Pest Identification (October 21, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service program will be hosting a workshop geared toward educating the public, especially local farmers, about different pests and how to control these pests...
Community Brief: Newly Revised IDPs at NMC’s School of Education (October 21, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College School of Education is unveiling newly revised Individual Degree Plans (IDPs) for its new program concentrations in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, and Rehabilitation and Human Services...
Newly Revised IDPs at NMC’s School of Education (October 21, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College School of Education is unveiling newly revised Individual Degree Plans (IDPs) for its new program concentrations in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, and Rehabilitation and Human Services...
NMC Offers Courses to Improve PRAXIS II Score (October 21, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute is offering two short-term courses to individuals preparing to take the PRAXIS II examination...
NMC Completes Transfer of Public Radio Station to Nonprofit MEMS (October 19, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has completed the transfer of the public radio station KRNM-FM to a nonprofit organization, Marianas Educational Media Services, Inc. (MEMS), with the transfer of radio broadcast equipment...
Saipan Tribune: Younis elected Board of Regents chair (October 9, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents has a new chairperson after Maria Paz Younis was elected during the continuation of its regular meeting yesterday...
Tan Siu Lin Foundation Announces Scholarships for NMC Students (October 9, 2010)

In its ongoing efforts to promote higher education among CNMI students, the Tan Siu Lin Foundation has announced that it is providing scholarships to ten students of the Northern Marianas College...
Saipan Tribune: Search panel endorses two for NMC president (October 8, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Board of Regents presidential search committee endorsed two candidates during its meeting yesterday...
Saipan Tribune: NMC convenes first planning summit (October 8, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College recently held its first planning summit where members of the institution participated in formulating and reviewing the college's 2011 operational plan...
Saipan Tribune: Search committee prepares to submit Top 4 candidates (October 6, 2010)

The Presidential Search Committee has received 12 applications for the chief executive post of the Northern Marianas College and is now preparing to submit the list of top contenders to the Board of Regents for final selection...
Marianas Variety: Saipan mayor, NMC-CREES program to implement dog control initiative (October 4, 2010)

The Saipan mayor’s office in partnership with the non-communicable disease prevention and control program under Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Services are working side by side to implement the dog control initiative through effectively executing the comprehensive dog control plan...
Saipan Tribune: All NMC personnel now exempted from shutdown (October 4, 2010)

Gov. Benigno R. Fitial has granted the appeal of Northern Marianas College interim president Lorraine T. Cabrera to include all the institution's personnel on the list of exempted employees from the government shutdown, which took effect Friday...
Saipan Tribune: Workshop teaches how to make noni juice at home (October 1, 2010)

Anyone can enjoy the health benefits of the noni fruit by using a simple method of extracting its juice at home, according to an associate professor of food science...
Operation CNMI Homefront Support Launches Third Care Package Drive (September 30, 2010)

Operation CNMI Homefront Support will be launching its third consecutive year of collecting donations to create care packages to send to U.S. military personnel from the CNMI...
New Student Leaders Elected (September 27, 2010)

Students at the Northern Marianas College took to the polls earlier this week to elect their leaders for the new academic year...
NMC-CREES and Marianas Grazing Academy Launch Website (September 27, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service (NMC-CREES), a partner institution with the Marianas Grazing Academy (MGA) program, has recently launched a website that will provide local ranchers easy access to information on tropical ruminant livestock and the MGA program...
NMC Offices Closed on Friday, October 1, 2010 (September 27, 2010)

As part of the Northern Marianas College’s accreditation and planning efforts, all NMC employees will be participating in the 2010 NMC Planning Summit on Friday, October 1, 2010. As such, all classes scheduled for this day have been canceled. All NMC offices will also be closed on this day...
NMC ETS Student Excels in Math and Science Summer Camp (September 24, 2010)

Northern Marianas College Educational Talent Search (ETS) student, Brittany Santos Sablan, recently completed the Math and Science Summer program at the Leeward Community College in Hawaii...
Noni Specialist to Visit NMC and Host Workshop (September 21, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service’s (NMC-CREES) program in collaboration with University of Guam Food Scientist Dr. Jian Yang will be hosting a workshop on processing and storing noni juice for home use...
Saipan Tribune: Camacho commissioned in CNMI as 2nd lieutenant (September 20, 2010)

Cadet Bruce Camacho became the fourth active duty officer to be commissioned to the U.S. Army in the CNMI. Camacho was commissioned as second lieutenant in a ceremony held Friday at the Northern Marianas College...
ABE Extended Placement Testing (September 20, 2010)

NMC’s Adult Basic Education Extended Placement Testing for General Educational Development (GED), Adult School, and English as a Second Language (ESL) is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, September 20 - 21, 2010...
Saipan Tribune: NMC honor students salute adviser, graduates (September 18, 2010)

Members of Northern Marianas College's Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently paid special tribute to their faculty adviser and honored their 2010 graduates in a special celebration at the Saipan Grand Hotel...
Marianas Grazing Academy and Livestock Workshop II on Saipan (September 16, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College's Marianas Grazing and Livestock Academy (MGA) will host another series of workshops on the island of Saipan on September 23-25, 2010...
Marianas Variety: NMC-CREES to help local farmers fight plant parasites (September 16, 2010)

To help local farmers manage their soil to improve yield in farm products, Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service has established a soil laboratory...
NMC Develops Plan to Create a “Learning Community” (September 15, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has recently developed a plan to establish a “Learning Community,” which aims to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes the highest educational, intellectual and social development of students...
Saipan Tribune: NMC develops reaffirmation action plan (September 10, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has developed a comprehensive accreditation reaffirmation action plan in preparation for its show-cause report due next month...
Marianas Variety: NMC upbeat on distance learning project (September 9, 2010)

Northern Marianas College interim President Lorraine T. Cabrera yesterday expressed confidence that NMC’s distance learning program will be productive...
Marianas Grazing Academy and Livestock Workshop II on Saipan (September 9, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College's Marianas Grazing and Livestock Academy (MGA) will host another series of workshops on the island of Saipan on September 23-25, 2010...
Saipan Tribune: NMC interim president in Guam for 3-day energy confab (September 4, 2010)

Interim Northern Marianas College president Lorraine T. Cabrera flew to Guam for a three-day conference on sustainable energy, in preparation for a similar conference the Commonwealth will host sometime next month...
Saipan Tribune: Korean foundation awards 16 scholarships to NMC students (September 4, 2010)

The Doeul Scholarship Foundation awarded 16 scholarships worth $15,300 to Korean students of the Northern Marianas College in a short and simple ceremony on Saturday at the Gana Day Care Center in Koblerville...
Saipan Tribune: Liberal arts tops NMC's fall enrollment (September 3, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College's liberal arts program topped this fall semester's enrollment with a total of 384 students, or 31 percent of the total enrollment number...
Marianas Variety: NMC Promotes Healthy Sports (September 2, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College’s Intramurals Fall 2010 proudly presents the 3 on 3 basketball competition and the co-ed volleyball competition...
Marianas Variety: NMC may bring in more adjunct, part-time instructors (August 30, 2010)

Due to an increase in enrollment, Northern Marianas College will have more sections for each course, said Leo Pangelinan, NMC dean of student services...
PIC Saipan Awards Scholarships to NMC Students (August 24, 2010)

The Pacific Islands Club today awarded seven scholarships totaling $10,500 to students at the Northern Marianas College....
Saipan Tribune: NMC enrollment soars by 23 pct. (August 24, 2010)

Despite some concerns about its accreditation status, the Northern Marianas College's enrollment numbers for the fall semester spiked by 23 percent over the previous semester's record...
Deadline to Apply for NMC President Extended to August 31 (August 23, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee has announced that it has extended the deadline for accepting applications for NMC president. The new deadline is August 31, 2010...
NMC-CREES’ 4H Project Helps Local Schools (August 23, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service’s (NMC-CREES) 4-H program recently donated their assistance to three schools in the CNMI...
Orientation for International and Evening NMC Students (August 20, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting student orientation for international students and evening students on Monday, August 23, 2010, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the NMC Library...
Orientation for New NMC Students (August 19, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting New Student Orientation on Friday, August 20, 2010, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at the NMC Library...
Additional English Placement Test Thursday (August 18, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting an additional English placement test Thursday, August 19, 2010, from 9am to 12pm in Room A-6 and A-7 at the College’s As Terlaje campus...
Marianas Variety: Healthier food, physical activities will reduce diabetes cases (August 18, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension & Education Service (CREES), has been working in partnership with various government agencies and community based organizations to reduce the risks of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases...
Marianas Variety: More than 900 students register at NMC (August 18, 2010)

As of 3 p.m. yesterday, more than 900 students had already registered at Northern Marianas College, according to Leo Pangelinan, NMC dean of student services...
NMC Natural Resources Management Scholarship Deadline this Friday, August 20 (August 17, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding students interested in pursuing a degree in Natural Resources Management that the deadline to apply for the NMC Natural Resources Management Scholarship is this Friday, August 20, 2010...
NMC Fall Registration Ongoing Until August 21 (August 17, 2010)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2010 semester will be ongoing until Saturday, August 21, 2010...
Marianas Variety: NMC students, faculty, staff discuss accreditation standards (August 17, 2010)

Northern Marianas College has provided a venue for students, faculty members and staff to discuss accreditation standards...
Saipan Tribune: Over 500 students enroll on 1st day of NMC registration (August 17, 2010)

Hundreds of students showed up at the Northern Marianas College yesterday for the first day of registration for the fall 2010 semester...
NMC Fall Registration Begins Monday, August 16 (August 13, 2010)

Those interested in enrolling in the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2010 semester can register for classes beginning Monday, August 16, 2010. Registration will continue through August 21, 2010...
NMC Presidential Search Committee Extends Application Deadline (August 13, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee has announced that it has extended the deadline for accepting applications for NMC president. The new deadline is August 31, 2010...
NMC Presidential Search Committee Extends Application Deadline (August 12, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee has announced that it has extended the deadline for accepting applications for NMC president. The new deadline is August 31, 2010...
NMC Hosts FREE Info Session on August 11 (August 10, 2010)

Those interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend the Northern Marianas College’s FREE information session on Wednesday, August 11, 2010...
NMC Fall Registration Begins Next Week (August 10, 2010)

Those interested in enrolling in the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2010 semester can register for classes beginning Monday, August 16, 2010. Registration will continue through August 21, 2010...
NMC Professional Development Days This Week (August 9, 2010)

Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in professional development activities from 8am to 1pm on August 10, 11, and 12. Various NMC offices will be closed at these times...
21 Individuals Complete Child Care Training by NMC and DCCA (August 9, 2010)

The second cohort of three groups of caretakers from various child daycares around the CNMI recently completed a professional development training program facilitated by the Northern Marianas College...
NMC Announces NRM Scholarships for Full Time and Part Time Students (August 7, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has announced the availability of scholarships for full time and part time students majoring in Natural Resources Management...
NMC Professional Development Days Next Week (August 5, 2010)

All Northern Marianas College employees will be participating in professional development activities from 8am to 1pm on August 10, 11 and 12. All offices will be closed at these times...
NMC Hosts Public Forum about the Next NMC President (August 5, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee is inviting the public to participate in a public forum about the next NMC president on Friday, August 6, 2010 at 10:00 am at the NMC Board of Regents conference room in Building P...
Fee Waivers for Aug. 11 NMC Info Session Participants (August 5, 2010)

Individuals who participate in the Northern Marianas College’s FREE information session will qualify to receive fee waivers for the upcoming Fall 2010 semester””a savings of about $75.00...
NMC Hosts Public Forum about the Next NMC President (August 4, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee is inviting the public to participate in a public forum about the next NMC president on Friday, August 6, 2010 at 10:00 am at the NMC Board of Regents conference room in Building P...
NMC Fall Registration Begins August 16, 2010 (August 4, 2010)

Those interested in enrolling in the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2010 semester can register for classes beginning Monday, August 16, 2010...
Share Your Thoughts about what Characteristics, Experiences, and Skills the Next NMC President Should Have (August 4, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee is seeking the community’s input about the characteristics, experiences, and skills that the next president of the College should have...
NMC Hosts FREE Info Session on August 11 (August 2, 2010)

Those interested in furthering their education and advancing their professional careers are encouraged to attend the Northern Marianas College’s FREE information session on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at Room D-1 at the College’s As Terlaje campus, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm...
Share Your Thoughts about what Characteristics, Experiences, and Skills the Next NMC President Should Have (August 2, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee is seeking the community’s input about the characteristics, experiences, and skills that the next president of the College should have...
NMC Fall Registration Begins August 16, 2010 (July 30, 2010)

Those interested in enrolling in the Northern Marianas College’s Fall 2010 semester can register for classes beginning Monday, August 16, 2010...
Share Your Thoughts about what Characteristics, Experiences, and Skills the Next NMC President Should Have (July 29, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee is seeking the community’s input about the characteristics, experiences, and skills that the next president of the College should have...
Another NMC Nursing Graduate Passes NCLEX on First Try (July 29, 2010)

Another nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on the first attempt. Milescelyn Rodriguez took the exam on July 20...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (July 27, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
Marianas Variety: From test tubes to farm plots (July 27, 2010)

To achieve the goal for its crop production improvement program, Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service has been using test tubes in propagating various vegetable crops...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (July 22, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
NMC Nursing Graduate Passes NCLEX on First Try (July 19, 2010)

A nursing graduate of the Northern Marianas College recently passed the challenging National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on the first attempt...
Saipan Tribune: 'The role of the board chair' by Janet Han King (July 16, 2010)

The chair is a board member who is selected among his or her fellow trustees to serve the Northern Marianas College in a leadership capacity...
Marianas Variety Online: Scarlet gourd going, going...(July 13, 2010)

The scarlet gourd, which has been killing trees on Saipan, is now dying, thanks to the three insects that environmental agencies released in the last few years...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC presidential search committee announces criteria (July 9, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee is now accepting applications...
NMC Math Placement Test Schedule (July 7, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting math placement tests on the following dates...
Saipan Tribune: NMC 2010 summer enrollment up (July 3, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College posted a slight increase in its summer enrollment, with 257 students so far registering for the program...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC lauds local archivist Herbert Del Rosario (July 2, 2010)

Archivist Herbert Del Rosario has retired from service after 26 years of working at the Northern Marianas College...
Saipan Tribune: NMC hires 4 more instructors for Fall (July 2, 2010)

Four more instructors have been hired to join the faculty ranks at the Northern Marianas College as the institution gears up for the Fall 2010 semester...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC names new director of School of Education (July 2, 2010)

A former instructor and acting dean is now Northern Marianas College’s School of Education director...
Community Brief: NMC Seeks Public Input on New President’s Qualifications (June 30, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Search Committee is inviting public input on the qualifications of a new NMC President. Those who wish to submit input may attend the public meeting of the Search Committee at 11a.m. on Friday, July 2, 2010...
Marianas Variety Online: Dean returns to NMC (June 30, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has re-hired its former academic programs and services division dean. NMC said Deleon Guerrero is now the new director of the Office of Admissions and Records...
Community Brief: NMC Extends Alumni Survey Deadline (June 29, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting all 2009 graduates to participate in an online survey that will help the College...
NMC Hosts Tinian "Cash for College" Workshop on Friday (June 25) (June 24, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a mini “Cash for College” workshop aimed at helping students obtain financial assistance for college. This workshop will be hosted on the island of Tinian...
NMC CNMI-Wide Internships for High School Juniors, Seniors (June 24, 2010)

Twenty-one high school juniors and seniors throughout the CNMI will be offered the opportunity to spend their summer developing their research and outreach skills in the fields of nutrition, entomology, aquaculture, plant pathology, agriculture, and food quality and safety...
Marianas Variety Online: Upward Bound students get acquainted with federal court (June 24, 2010)

Twenty students of the Upward Bound Program of Northern Marianas College visited the federal court on Tuesday afternoon to see how it functions...
NMC Regents to Continue Training (June 23, 2010)

Members of the Northern Marianas College Board of Regents will continue the boardsmanship training that was initiated by the Pacific Post-secondary Educational Council (PPEC) last week in Honolulu through working sessions for several consecutive weeks...
Community Brief: PIC Saipan Scholarship Deadline Next Week (July 2) (June 23, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding students that the deadline to apply for the Pacific Islands Club Saipan Scholarship is Friday, July 2, 2010...
Nearly 400 Attend NMC Cash for College Workshop (June 23, 2010)

Almost 400 individuals looking for means to fund their pursuit of higher education attended the Northern Marianas College’s third Cash for College workshop this past Saturday...
Saipan Tribune: Two NMC students, four others are awarded PREL teacher scholarships (June 23, 2010)

Two students from Saipan are among the six Pacific islanders that were awarded Pacific Teacher Scholarships for school year 2010-2011 by the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning...
NMC to Host Mini "Cash for College" Workshop on Tinian (June 22, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting a mini “Cash for College” workshop aimed at helping students obtain financial assistance for college. This workshop will be hosted on the island of Tinian...
Community Invited to Education Fair (June 22, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be participating in an upcoming education fair that will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2010, from 8am to 3pm at the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Puerto Rico.
NMC CNMI-wide Internships for High School Juniors, Seniors (June 21, 2010)

Incoming high school juniors and seniors can now apply for the 2010 High School Summer Internship Program at the Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service (CREES)...
NMC TRiO Student Attends Summer Program in Honolulu (June 19, 2010)

Another student from the Northern Marianas College’s federal TRiO programs has been selected to attend a six-week summer educational program at Leeward Community College in Honolulu...
Community Brief: NMC 2009 Alumni Survey (June 18, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting all 2009 graduates to participate in an online survey that will be open until June 30, 2010...
NMC Vows to Overcome Accreditation Sanction (June 17, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College learned recently that it was placed on “Show Cause” status by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), which is part of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)...
Saipan Tribune: NMC hires Willis to develop programs for 1st-year students (June 17, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has hired veteran educator Geri Lynn Willis as program manager for its Student Engagement, First-Year Experience, and Learning Community programs...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC’s archivist to retire (June 16, 2010)

After 26 years of service, Herbert S. Del Rosario will leave Northern Marianas College where he serves as director of the CNMI Archives...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC hires new program director (June 15, 2010)

Northern Marianas College’s human resources manager is now the new director of the Student Support Services program...
NMC Upward Bound Student Set to Attend Leeward Summer Program (June 15, 2010)

A student from the Northern Marianas College under the Upward Bound program will be attending a summer program at the Leeward Community College in Honolulu aimed at encouraging students to pursue a college degree requiring coursework heavy in math and science...
Community Brief: NMC to Host Cash for College Workshop on June 19 (June 15, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting its 3rd “Cash for College” workshop aimed at helping students obtain financial assistance for college...
NMC Summer 2010 Registration Ongoing (June 15, 2010)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Summer 2010 semester will be ongoing to July 2 for Summer Session II...
Saipan Tribune: Dela Cruz, Tudela join US Army (June 14, 2010)

Two new soldiers joined the ranks of the U.S. Army Friday at the University of Guam Senior Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony at the American Memorial Park Amphitheatre...
NMC-CREES Sets Training on Proper Use of Pesticides (June 14, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service program and the Division of Environmental Quality will be sponsoring a workshop geared toward educating the public on the use of restricted pesticides...
Second Series of Marianas Grazing Academy Workshops on Tinian (June 11, 2010)

The second series of workshops by the Northern Marianas College’s Marianas Grazing Academy will be held on the island of Tinian from June 16-18, 2010...
NMC to Host 3rd "Cash for College" Workshop (June 10, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting its 3rd “Cash for College” workshop aimed at helping students obtain financial assistance for college...
Saipan Laolao Donates Close to $5K to NMC Foundation (June 10, 2010)

The Saipan LauLau Development, Inc., who owns and operates LaoLao Bay Golf and Resort, a 36-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman, recently presented $4,440 donation to the Northern Marianas College Foundation, in support of the non-profit’s mission to advance higher education in the CNMI...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC staffers go on Managaha retreat (June 9, 2010)

There are few opportunities for staff members to interact among themselves because they are focused on their work, Northern Marianas College Dean of Student Services Leo Pangelinan said yesterday...
Marianas Variety Online: Korean culture and language at NMC (June 8, 2010)

The Korean Cultural Center will provide a special program at Northern Marianas College this summer, a media release stated...
NMC Summer Registration Ongoing (June 4, 2010)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College's Summer 2010 semester will be ongoing to July 2 for Summer Session II...
Saipan Tribune: Merfalen is NMC's new dean for Academic Programs and Services (June 4, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has a new dean for Academic Programs and Services with the appointment of Barbara “Bobbie” Merfalen to the post yesterday...
Community Brief: NMC to Host 3rd "Cash for College" Workshop (June 4, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting its 3rd “Cash for College” workshop aimed at helping students obtain financial assistance for college...
NMC Summer 2010 Registration Ongoing (June 4, 2010)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College's Summer 2010 semester will be ongoing to July 2 for Summer Session II...
Marianas Variety Online: Another NMI son commissioned as Army 2nd lt. (June 3, 2010)

After completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps on Guam, a graduate of Northern Marianas College’s Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps was recently commissioned in the U.S. Army...
Saipan Tribune: NMC SROTC students participate in Triton Warrior Training (June 2, 2010)

Students from the Northern Marianas College Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps recently participated in a three-day field training exercise called the Triton Warrior Training...
Second Series of Marianas Grazing Academy Workshops on Rota, Tinian (June 2, 2010)

The second series of workshops by the Northern Marianas College’s Marianas Grazing Academy has been set for the islands of Tinian and Rota. The Rota workshops will be held from June 10-12 and the Tinian workshops from June 16-18, 2010...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC to host Free Cash for College workshop (June 1, 2010)

To maximize the scholarship opportunities of students and their parents, Northern Marianas College said it will host a free “Cash for College” workshop this month...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC presidential search panel to complete it's task by September (May 31, 2010)

The presidential search committee is expected to complete its task to find a new president for Northern Marianas College by September...
Saipan Tribune: 8 named to NMC presidential search panel (May 27, 2010)

Eight individuals were named to the Northern Marianas College Presidential Search Committee during yesterday's special meeting of the Board of Regents...
NMC Offers Preparatory Class for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) (May 27, 2010)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC), through the Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI), is sponsoring a preparatory class for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses. To become a licensed registered nurse, candidates in the C.N.M.I. and in the U.S. mainland must first pass the NCLEX...
Babauta is NMC Alumnus for 1st Qtr (May 27, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Alumni Association (NMCAA) has selected Vicente “Ben” Babauta as its 2010 Alumnus of the 1st Quarter...
NMC Hires Program Coordinator to Oversee Non-Communicable Diseases Program (May 26, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College recently hired a professional to coordinate Non-Communicable Prevention and Control Program through the Cooperative Research Education and Extension Services program...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC education students attend storysharing course (May 25, 2010)

Northern Marianas College’s School of Education students underwent a Teacheread basic storysharing course that started last March 26...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC’s McPhetres finds inspiration in students, teaching (May 24, 2010)

Longtime educator Samuel F. McPhetres told this year’s graduates of Northern Marianas College how he was inspired by his students and the research project he initiated at NMC...
Saipan Tribune: Smith, Sikayun are this year's top NMC graduates (May 24, 2010)

Madison Ann Smith and Ashley Marie Sikayun reaped summa cum laude honors at this year's commencement exercises of the Northern Marianas College, held Saturday at the Marianas High School gym...
Saipan Tribune: NMC to hand out degrees, diplomas to 162 graduates (May 21, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College and its Board of Regents will present degrees and diplomas to 162 graduation candidates in tomorrow's 30th commencement exercises at the Marianas High School gymnasium...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC to recognize 4 graduates for academic excellence (May 21, 2010)

Northern Marianas College will honor four graduates for their academic excellence at the Marianas High School gymnasium during NMC’s 30th commencement exercise on Saturday...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC counts on NMI’s Micro Games hoops squad (May 20, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College is confident of the CNMI national men’s basketball team that is set to leave for Palau in August for the 2010 Micronesian Games...
Marianas Variety Online: Manta Band to perform at NMC graduation (May 20, 2010)

Northern Marianas College interim President Lorraine Cabrera yesterday said Saipan Southern High School’s Manta Ray Band will play the traditional “Pomp and Circumstance” during NMC’s 30th graduation ceremony on Saturday...
NMC Summer 2010 Registration Ongoing (May 19, 2010)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Summer 2010 semester will be ongoing from Wednesday, May 19, 2010 to Friday, May 21, 2010...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Student Leadership Awards go to Rodriguez, Ferrer (May 19, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will present the prestigious Student Leadership Award to two students at the 30th commencement ceremony this Saturday...
Additional NMC English Placement Tests Scheduled (May 19, 2010)

Additional English placement tests for the Northern Marianas College have been scheduled for the following date and times...
Summer 2010 Registration Begins Tomorrow (5/19) (May 18, 2010)

Registration for the Summer 2010 semester will begin tomorrow, May 19, 2010, and will continue to Friday, May 21, 2010. The Summer 2010 Class Schedule can be found online at www.nmcnet.edu...
Marianas Variety Online: Adding value to farm products (May 18, 2010)

The Northern Marianas has agricultural products that grow in abundance. There are many other fruits in the CNMI and that is why Northern Marianas College-Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service is trying to maximize these agricultural resources...
NMC Graduation 2010 Important Dates (May 18, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting all community members to its 30th Commencement Exercise on Saturday, May 22, 2010, at 4pm at the Marianas High School Gymnasium. The College is also reminding all graduates to note several important dates...
NMC Summer 2010 Registration Begins Wednesday (May 17, 2010)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Summer 2010 semester will begin on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, and will continue to Friday, May 21, 2010...
Saipan Tribune: NMC, EPA strengthen ties to boost quality of instruction at the college (May 15, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are linking up to enhance academic development and improve the quality of services available to island students...
NMC Summer 2010 Registration Begins Next Week (May 14, 2010)

Registration for the Northern Marianas College’s Summer 2010 semester will begin next week on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, and will continue to Friday, May 21, 2010...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC, EPA sign agreement (May 14, 2010)

Northern Marianas College and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding “to promote equal opportunity in higher education...
Saipan Tribune: 12 graduate from NMC's ABE program on Rota (May 14, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College conferred certificates of completion to 12 individuals on Rota who successfully completed the requirements of the college's Adult Basic Education program...
Over 120 People Attend CNMI Aquaculture Dev’t Planning Session (May 12, 2010)

Over 120 people attended the recently-held public planning sessions sponsored by the Northern Marianas College on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota for the development of the CNMI’s aquaculture industry...
NMC Graduation 2010 Important Dates (May 12, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College is inviting all community members to its 30th Commencement Exercise on Saturday, May 22, 2010, at 4pm at the Marianas High School Gymnasium. The College is also reminding all graduates to note the following dates...
Free Federal Grants Workshop at NMC on Thursday, May 13 (May 10, 2010)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be conducting a free one-day workshop on Federal Grant Programs for Small Businesses and other subjects on Thursday, May 13, 2010, from 9:00am to 3:30pm. The “Doing Business with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Government” workshop will be held at the Northern Marianas College in Room V-205...
NMC-ABE Tinian Students Gear Up for Graduation (May 10, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program will be graduating 20 students from its Tinian Instructional Site's at the College’s 30th Commencement Exercise scheduled for May 22. The Adult School (AS), a High School Equivalency Program under ABE, extends a second opportunity for interested individuals who would like to obtain a high school equivalency diploma...
Marianas Variety Online: Rebels beat Ransom in NMC Intramural hoops (May 10, 2010)

Joseph White scored 19 points as he managed to shy away from fouls leading the Rebels to beat Ransom in the Northern Marianas College Spring 2010 Intramural Basketball Championship at the NMC Gym last Friday...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC recognizes outstanding faculty member, student, staffer, alumni (May 10, 2010)

AN adjunct instructor is this year’s Northern Marianas College Faculty of the Year. Velma C. Deleon Guerrero received the award during NMC’s 29th Charter Day celebration on Friday...
Saipan Tribune: NMC aiming to become the CNMI's testing hub (May 8, 2010)

For nearly 20 years, students and professionals in the CNMI have looked to the Northern Marianas College for their educational and professional needs...
Saipan Tribune: Idol, contests highlight today's NMC Charter Day fete (May 7, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be celebrating its 29th Charter Day today at the campus field in As Terlaje from 4pm to 10pm. Tonight's celebration is open to the public for free. Headlining the event will be the highly anticipated Marianas Idol Competition, the Charter Day Dance Crew Competition and the Battle of the Bands. There will also be several vendors featuring island delicacies and specialty drinks for sale. Confirmed booths include Spicy Thai Noodles, Shirley's Coffee Shop, Fong's Bakery, Fotten Gaga, The Set, Creative Guruk, Northern Marianas Academy, U2 Collection, Hula Girl, Java Joe's and much more...
IT&E Donates $5K to NMC Foundation (May 6, 2010)

Reaffirming its support to advancing higher education in the CNMI, IT&E recently donated $5,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
NMC Student to Attend Math & Science Summer Program in Monterey (May 6, 2010)

A student from the Northern Marianas College Educational Talent Search and Saipan Southern High School (SSHS) has been selected to attend a Math & Science Summer Program level I, an introductory math and science skills program, which focuses on marine science at Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey, California...
Marianas Variety Online: Planning college (May 6, 2010)

Thinking about going to college? If you are a high school senior, then by now your plans for a post secondary education should already be in motion. If not, then good luck. If you aren’t a senior, no matter what year you are in high school, then it is imperative for you to begin your college selection process now...
Marianas Idol at the 2010 NMC Charter Day (May 5, 2010)

Six local talents will be competing during the upcoming Northern Marianas College’s 29th Annual Charter Day Celebration this Friday, May 7, 2010...
NMC Summer 2010 Calendar (May 5, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College has announced the following academic dates for the Summer 2010 Semester...
NMC Offers Preparatory Class for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) (May 4, 2010)

The CNMI Area Health Education Center (AHEC), through the Northern Marianas College Community Development Institute (CDI), is sponsoring a preparatory class for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses. To become a licensed registered nurse, candidates in the C.N.M.I. and in the U.S. mainland must first pass the NCLEX...
Battle of the Bands at NMC Charter Day on May 7 (May 4, 2010)

Three local bands will be battling it out at the Northern Marianas College’s 29th Annual Charter Day Celebration this Friday, May 7, 2010. Stick It to Da Man, 100% Juice, and Irie Rice will each be playing three songs, one from the 1980s, the 1990s and the 2000s, as they compete for first place and great prizes in the Battle of the Bands competition...
Marianas Variety Online: NMC hires new program manager (May 4, 2010)

Northern Marianas College has hired Floyd R. Masga as manager of its extended degrees and university partnerships program. NMC interim President Lorraine Cabrera said Masga will help develop the college partnerships with other post secondary educational institutions in its efforts to increase NMC’s course offerings and degree programs. “We are pleased to welcome Mr. Masga back to the NMC community,” she said...
Sorensen Media Donates over $3K to NMC Foundation (May 3, 2010)

Sorensen Media Saipan, which broadcasts Power 99, The Kat, and ABC 7, recently donated over $3,600 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation to help improve the College’s academic programs and services...
Saipan Tribune: NMC hires new international counselor (May 1, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College recently hired a new international student counselor to assist foreign students in transitioning to college life in the Commonwealth...
Docomo Donates $4,000 in Cash and Prizes to the NMC Foundation (April 30, 2010)

Docomo Pacific Saipan recently donated $2,500 in cash and $1,500 worth in prizes to the Northern Marianas College Foundation to help enhance educational and professional training opportunities and to assist in its 8th Annual Open golf tournament held last Saturday, April 24, 2010 at the Saipan Lao Lao Bay Golf & Resort...
Saipan Tribune: NMC Honor Society inducts seven new members (April 30, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Beta Lambda Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently celebrated the induction of seven new members into the Society on Saturday, April 17, at the Pacific Islands Club's Charley's Cabaret. Families, friends, NMC interim president Lorraine T. Cabrera, faculty, and PTK members joined in the festivities to honor the new inductees. The six newest full members include students from the business and liberal arts majors: Michelle...
NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (April 30, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and Math placement tests on the following dates...
Marianas Variety Online: More than 80 businesses show support for NMC Foundation (April 30, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Foundation received more than $80,000 in contributions, considerably higher than what was collected last year...
G4S Security Donates $5,000 to NMC Foundation (April 29, 2010)

In a show of support for the development and expansion of higher education in the CNMI, G4S Security Services recently donated $5,000 to the Northern Marianas College Foundation...
Community Brief: ARRA Event Broadcasted Live by NMC (April 28, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will once again be broadcasting the CNMI American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Office’s upcoming presentations for the Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) Round 2 applications on Thursday, April 29, 2010, from 5pm to 7pm...
Country House/Moby Dick Donate $1,000 to NMC Foundation (April 28, 2010)

In an effort to help raise funds for the advancement of educational opportunities and resources in the CNMI, Nippon General Trading (NGT) Corporation, dba Country House Restaurant and Restaurant Moby Dick, recently donated $1,000 to the NMC Foundation...
NMC Charter Day Committee Extends Deadline for Vendors (April 28, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Charter Day Committee is inviting different agencies, businesses, clubs, and other civic organizations to participate in the upcoming Charter Day celebration. The deadline to submit applications for booth spaces has been extended to Monday, May 3, 2010...
Applications for PIC Scholarship Now Available at NMC (April 28, 2010)

Application forms for the Pacific Islands Club Saipan Scholarship are now available for pick up at the Northern Marianas College Financial Aid Office and will be made available for download at the College’s website at www.nmcnet.edu by the end of the week...
NMC English Placement Test Schedule (April 27, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English placement tests for the Summer 2010 semester on the following dates...
NMC Upward Bound Student to Attend JSA at Princeton (April 27, 2010)

Marianas High School junior Ignacio Dela Cruz received his acceptance letter last month and is currently preparing for a summer full of challenging classes focused on government and foreign relations as well as congressional debate workshops covering the pressing issues of today...
Community Brief: NMC to Broadcast Chamorro Language Conference Live (April 27, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College will be making available a live broadcast of the Konferiasian Linguahen Chamorro, or the Chamorro Language Conference, via video teleconferencing (VTC). All are welcome to attend...
Saipan Tribune: Lee reigns supreme in NMC Open (April 26, 2010)

Korean golfer Jong Won Lee competed in the 8th Annual NMC Foundation Open Golf Tournament for the second straight year and this time finished on top of the field, ruling the centerpiece Championship Flight...
Saipan Tribune: NMC tourism students visit LaoLao Bay Golf Resort (April 24, 2010)

Students of Northern Marianas College's Introduction to the Hospitality Industry course recently visited the LaoLao Bay Golf Resort in Kagman to tour the resort’s brand new hotel facility and learn about the company’s food and beverage services, recreational facilities, and resort operations...
Marianas Variety Online: Big turnout at NMC Career Fair (April 23, 2010)

Close to 200 students visited the Career Fair of Northern Marianas College yesterday as organizers vowed to invite more government and business entities and hold the event in a bigger area next year...
Saipan Tribune: More than $100K at stake in NMC Foundation Open (April 23, 2010)

Over $100,000 will be up for grabs in t