Prospective StudentsInternational StudentCurrent StudentProa Portal

Noni Specialist to Visit NMC and Host Workshop (September 21, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service’s (NMC-CREES) program in collaboration with University of Guam Food Scientist Dr. Jian Yang will be hosting a workshop on processing and storing noni juice for home use.

Yang will visit the island of Saipan on September 29-30, 2010 to learn more about the NMC-CREES Food Science program, and to teach the “Making Noni at Home” workshop.

The workshop, which requires no registration or participation fee, will be held on September 29, 2010 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in Room D-1 at the NMC As Terlaje campus.

During the visit to the NMC, food scientist Dr. Jang Ho Kim plans to meet with Yang to discuss the possible development of a viable noni industry in the CNMI.

The noni plant is a small evergreen tree that produces a fruit prized for its medicinal properties. The noni fruit has been used to improve and enhance health for thousands of years by people in various parts of Southeast Asia and Polynesia.

“The NMC-CREES’ Food Science program has already been helping local farmers and producers with noni value-added processing,” said Kim. “With the workshop, we hope that more people in the community will become interested in producing and processing noni juice.”

“In addition to juice, the noni fruit has been used to make other products, such as wine and tea,” added Kim.

To register for the workshop, contact Dr. Jang Ho Kim at the NMC-CREES Food Science program at 234-5498 ext. 1715 or email [email protected].

:::  Back to NMC News list  :::

Notice to Persons with Disabilities

Northern Marianas College (NMC) is committed to ensuring that all persons have equal access to its programs, opportunities, and information resources, including those on its institutional website in accordance to the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

We apologize for any inconvenience as we work on bringing NMC’s website into full compliance. For immediate assistance, please contact Lucille Deleon Guerrero by email [email protected] or by calling (670) 237-6874.

If you wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on NMC’s website, including a complaint about the accessibility of a document, form, or statement, you may do so by contacting the NMC’s IT Department by email at [email protected]. In your email please include the following information:

  1. The URL you are having accessibility issues with;
  2. The accessibility issue your are experiencing;
  3. Your name, phone number, and email address.

If you would like to file a formal grievance against the Northern Marianas College pursuant to the requirements of Section 504 and Title II, you may submit such grievance to the Office of the NMC President, P.O. Box 501250, Saipan MP 96950 or email [email protected].

You may also file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Office for Civil Rights. More information about filing a complaint with USDOE can be found at