November 2015 is College Month

In a proclamation signed by Acting Governor Ralph Torres, November 2015 has been proclaimed as College Month in the Northern Marianas Islands. Throughout this month, there will be a number of activities celebrating and promoting the value of a college education. CLICK HERE to view the list of activities planned through November. Be sure to attend as many as you can!

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.

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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.

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Dec. 5, 2015 Spring 2016 - Admission Application Deadline for International Students
Dec. 8, 2015 HOLIDAY – Constitution Day
Dec. 15, 2015 Student Success Series: Keeping it Safe During the Holidays @ Building D1
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Dec.19, 2015 Last Day of Classes for Fall 2015
Dec. 21-24, 2015 Final Exam Week
Dec. 28, 2015 Grades Due
Dec. 25, 2015 to Jan. 1, 2016 NMC Winter Break - (NMC offices will be closed during this week)
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09/11/14 USDOE Recognizes NMC’s Change in Accreditor from ACCJC to WSCUC

Dear NMC Community:

As you all know, the Northern Marianas College underwent Initial Accreditation review with WASC Senior Commission (WSCUC) April 29 – May 2, 2014.

On July 7, 2014, the College was notified in a letter by the WSCUC of its formal action to grant NMC Initial Accreditation for a period of six years (through June 2020).

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07/09/14 NMC Granted 6-Year Initial Accreditation by WASC Senior Commission

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).

At the same time, the College also announced that its proposal to offer a second bachelor’s degree in business management was approved by the Senior Commission.

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05/02/14 WASC Senior Commission Concludes Visit to NMC

Representatives from the WASC Senior Commission today concluded their visit to the Northern Marianas College.

The purpose of the WASC visit was twofold: the first is to evaluate the Northern Marianas College and its application for initial accreditation under the Senior Commission; the second purpose is to review the College’s substantive change proposal to offer a Bachelors in Science – Business Management program.

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02/07/14 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.

The decision to reaffirm the College’s accreditation was made during the January 2014 meeting of the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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12/20/13 NMC Submits Supplemental Report

The Northern Marianas College recently submitted a supplemental report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). The report adds to the Show Cause Report that the College submitted earlier on October 15, 2013, and provides updates to the College’s continuing accreditation efforts.

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