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FROM THE PRESIDENT'S DESK

06-08-2020 - Compassion and Inclusion: Guiding Values Moving Forward

06-01-2020 - Commentary from the President's Desk: Why a gap year is not the answer

08-27-2019 - From the President's Desk: Why Community Colleges Matter

07-10-2019 - From the President's Desk: The Value of North Central Michigan College

05-02-2019 - From the President's Desk: Let Us Choose Opportunity

04-02-2019 - From the President's Desk: The View at Nine Months

 

ARTICLES

North Central Michigan College approves budgets

6-24-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/north-central-michigan-college-approves-budgets/article_0a39989f-686c-570e-9220-66b581d420f8.html

North Central celebrates Class of 2020

5-11-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/north-central-celebrates-class-of-2020/article_54573f90-f13a-59ee-b479-419d2b566333.html

North Central’s AD/CL project to re-start

05-01-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/north-central-s-ad-cl-project-to-re-start/article_4bf83e55-6bd0-52a8-aca1-69fb088f440c.html

North Central puts personal touch on virtual commencement

04-30-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/north-central-puts-personal-touch-on-virtual-commencement/article_43381abb-896e-5ab1-89f8-15636746d98f.html

North Central Michigan College responds to student uncertainties caused by COVID-19 pandemic

04-24-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-michigan-college-responds-to-student-uncertainties-caused-by-covid-19-pandemic/article_5b8b1cf7-e276-5db7-9495-6a36102c330f.html

How to watch North Central’s virtual commencement

04-23-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/how-to-watch-north-central-s-virtual-commencement/article_04d10771-7250-5315-8435-f19f27a57dee.html

North Central plans virtual commencement ceremony, online classes for summer semester

04-20-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-plans-virtual-commencement-ceremony-online-classes-for-summer-semester/article_f9b77820-b83f-5298-9d95-aedb9b24a1bc.html

With changes, North Central keeps education going amid pandemic

04-09-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/with-changes-north-central-keeps-education-going-amid-pandemic/article_6c9eb752-26f2-587f-aeeb-81d7a8f16c07.html

North Central to close campus, move to virtual learning, postpone spring ceremonies

03-20-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/north-central-to-close-campus-move-to-virtual-learning-postpone-spring-ceremonies/article_d6208e70-69d4-5139-9d27-2167272fab6f.html

North Central marks completion of third Corrections Academy

03-19-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-marks-completion-of-third-corrections-academy/article_2dc6908a-00e2-5157-a07e-c71c3569fa56.html

North Central Michigan College signs transfer agreements with 25 Michigan universities

02-11-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-michigan-college-signs-transfer-agreements-with-25-michigan-universities/article_df1c996b-6090-5158-914a-8e6abb2591ef.html

North Central Michigan College among finalists for national award

01-21-2020 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-michigan-college-among-finalists-for-national-award/article_128a97ad-99db-54ba-83a7-ad6fc9ffc6ea.html

North Central Michigan College partnership results in culinary apprenticeship program

12-16-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-michigan-college-partnership-results-in-culinary-apprenticeship-program/article_7751e0bd-27e5-5fd5-a40a-73a92ff9c6cb.html

North Central salutes its nursing program

11-26-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/north-central-salutes-its-nursing-program/article_1ff752d6-6e27-59a8-889e-0eed2de82385.html

North Central announces new academic, athletic initiatives

10-25-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-announces-new-academic-athletic-initiatives/article_e1e0eebe-46b4-585c-bd96-e9fb2a11c98f.html

Slight revisions made to North Central’s AD/CL project

10-23-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/slight-revisions-made-to-north-central-s-ad-cl-project/article_4be3d9d9-df18-5dbd-b742-8cda64a7dd9f.html

Is second time the charm? North Central hoping for lower bids in $7.4 million project

09-16-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/is-second-time-the-charm-north-central-hoping-for-lower-bids-in-7-4-million/article_6c3d5f53-03c1-53bd-8f15-6310126f0d5b.html

North Central solar panel ribbon cutting set for Sept. 24

09-11-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-solar-panel-ribbon-cutting-set-for-sept-24/article_94f96e6e-9472-501f-ba58-9f67796abd5d.html

North Central solar panel ribbon cutting scheduled for Sept. 24

09-06-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/north-central-solar-panel-ribbon-cutting-scheduled-for-sept-24/article_c0d84594-6a2a-50cd-b867-e15d1f3780f6.html

North Central introduces competitive club athletics this fall

08-15-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/north-central-introduces-competitive-club-athletics-this-fall/article_1a790a72-7653-5a35-b2fe-89e876c8b3c6.html

The Value of North Central Michigan College

07-23-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/opinion-the-value-of-north-central-michigan-college/article_b19b8972-ad08-5c33-85be-3b76c504cd94.html

Workshop input helps craft college’s future

03-31-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/workshop-input-helps-craft-college-s-future/article_56f26b0d-9f9c-536b-ac1e-e8ece92337b4.html

Catching up with North Central's president

01-16-2019 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/catching-up-with-north-central-s-president/article_f50a1d9c-d115-5c4a-abf5-8e146ecd96ef.html

State approves funding for North Central’s renovation project

12-30-2018 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/state-approves-funding-for-north-central-s-renovation-project/article_fcb903d5-bfc0-5eba-8831-d3e854a1d7e5.html

Sustainability initiatives underway at North Central

11-28-2018 - Petoskey News Review

https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/sustainability-initiatives-underway-at-north-central/article_8743b87a-baa3-5e27-94bd-3e1fc5e3fceb.html

On the path to improving lives, NCMC President David Roland Finley looks to future

11-27-2018 - HomeLife Magazine

https://northernmihomelife.com/article/people-and-lives/on-the-path-to-improving-lives-ncmc-president-david-roland-finley-looks-to-future/224 

North Central opens school year with new president 

09-05-2018 - The Harbor Light Newspaper

https://www.harborlightnews.com/articles/north-central-opens-school-year-with-new-president/

A passion to lead: Wayne State alumnus David Roland Finley ready to guide North Central Michigan College as president

08-07-2018 - Wayne State University Alumni News Article

http://engineering.wayne.edu/news/a-passion-to-lead-wayne-state-alumnus-david-roland-finley-ready-to-guide-north-central-michigan-college-as-president-31492

Finley is new North Central Michigan College president

06-26-2018 - Gaylord Herald Times

https://www.petoskeynews.com/gaylord/featured-ght/top-gallery/finley-is-new-north-central-michigan-college-president/article_f1f1d050-db1c-53d0-b7c3-307675979756.html

Finley to take helm at North Central Michigan College

05-19-2018 - The Sault News

http://www.sooeveningnews.com/news/20180518/finley-to-take-helm-at-north-central-michigan-college

 

INTERVIEWS

04-12-2020 - Dr. David Roland Finley Zoom interview with 7&4's Paul Steeno

10-30-2018 - Dr. David Roland Finley's interview with WKLT's Tom Devitt at the Boyne Business Expo 

 

SPEECHES

05-08-2020 - Presidential Virtual Graduation Address

05-09-2019 - Presidential Investiture Address

01-07-2019 - Welcome Back Breakfast Address to Faculty & Staff

08-22-2018 - Welcome Back Breakfast Address to Faculty & Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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