The latest news from Northern Marianas College

As part of its efforts to promote local entrepreneurs, the CNMI Small Business Development Center Network (CNMI SBDCN) will be hosting a Small Business Night featuring new and upcoming local entrepreneurs and their products and services. The community is invited to attend.

Casa Decor is the latest company to sign on as a Northern Marianas College ProaPerks Partner, joining many other businesses and organizations. All card-carrying members of the NMC ProaPerks program can now receive a 5% discount on all merchandise including items on sale.

COVID Update

The safety and health of the residents of the CNMI remain the top priorities of the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation. With approximately 60% of those fully vaccinated having received a booster shot, declining COVID-19 cases, and the current COVID-19 Community Level, entry protocols will be updated.

Attendees of the information session hosted by the CNMI Department of Lands and Natural Resources listen to Department of Commerce Coordinator for Economic Development Jo Anna Ada discuss a grant program available to farmers.

In its efforts to promote sustainability in the Marianas, the CNMI Small Business Development Center at the Northern Marianas College in partnership with the CNMI Department of Lands and Natural Resources – Division of Agriculture and the CNMI Department of Commerce provided assistance to local farmers who are seeking technical assistance in applying for the Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP) made available by the US Department of Agriculture. Eligible applicants will be awarded up to $5,000.