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North Central Michigan College will host an international lecture examining three diverse African nations on Tuesday, February 18, at 6:30 p.m. in room 312 of the Health Education and Science Center on the Petoskey campus.  The lecture, titled “Journey to Africa,” will be presented by Larry Cummings, North Central history professor.  This lecture is free and open to the public.  No reservations are necessary.

Professor Cummings will share photos and a firsthand account of his travels to the south-central African countries of Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

Born in Charlevoix, Cummings lived in Arizona and California as a youth but spent his formative years in Traverse City. After traveling to six continents and more than 50 countries, Cummings still believes the most interesting, beautiful country in the world is the one he experienced first: America. He has taught geography and history at North Central for 50 years.

North Central Michigan College is an open-door community college based in Petoskey, with additional locations offering classes and services in Cheboygan and Gaylord.  North Central’s mission is to provide educational, economic and cultural opportunities for student learning, personal growth and community improvement.  North Central is an Achieving the Dream Leader College with a designation of Veteran Friendly Gold by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.


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Megan Van Horn
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