Traverse City News and Events

NMC Is "Best For Vets"

Nov. 13, 2014

Northwestern Michigan College has been selected by Military Times magazine for its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" list. The college was ranked 68th out of the top 100 four-year schools nationwide. The college now offers three baccalaureate (4-year) degrees. Other notable schools include the University of Michigan, which was ranked 56th.

NMC was recognized for the following:

 – No-interest loans to veterans waiting for processing of their benefit checks
 – NMC makes up the difference between military pay and NMC pay for reservist employees who are called to active duty
 – A Department of Defense agreement providing in-state (out of district) tuition rates for active duty military and their dependents
 – Establishment of the Military and Veterans Services office in 2012
 – A Hiring Our Heroes job fair, which resulted in 23 on-the-spot job offers to veterans

Comment

Top 10 Businesses Advance In Scale Up North Awards

Read More >>

Eighth/Boardman Light To Be Installed; Some Night Closures Planned

Read More >>

Is TC Ready For Coronavirus? From Hospitals To Schools To Airports, Local Experts Talk Preparation & Advice

Read More >>

No Winter Comedy Fest This Year

Read More >>

First City Roundabout Planned, Plus Mixed-Use Development Proposed For West Front

Read More >>

Patient Information Compromised In Munson Data Breach

Read More >>

Garfield Township Commits Additional $200K To Boardman Lake Trail; Construction On Track For Summer

Read More >>

Kingsley To Survey Residents In Order To Qualify For Grant Funding

Read More >>

Collective Soul, Everclear To Perform At National Cherry Festival

Read More >>

Traverse Connect Announces 25 Award Finalists

Read More >>

Dan O'Neil Announces Run For 104th State House District

Read More >>

Resort Launches All-New Entertainment Center, With Axe Throwing, Bowling, Escape Room

Read More >>

Five Injured In Mayfield Township Crash

Read More >>

Sports Betting Coming To Traverse, Leelanau Casinos

Read More >>