Northern Now: Black History Month Panel on Feb. 22

Northern Now: Black History Month Alumni Panel

Wednesday, February 22, 7 p.m. Eastern

Join us as we welcome a panel of alumni to celebrate Black History Month! All working in various professions, these alumni will provide insight into how their education at NMU prepared them for their careers, discuss any obstacles they have overcome and share ways they impact the communities in which they live.

The event will be moderated by MarLanaysia Rosser, NMU’s Black Student Union president, and panelists include:

  • Victor Fairley ’12 BS, field training deputy and community outreach and recruitment coordinator at the Kent County Sheriff's Department
  • Chris Warner ’09 BSW, juvenile probation officer in Kent County, Michigan and program coordinator of The Chosen Academy, which aims to bring affordable basketball skills training and mental health counseling to players in the Grand Rapids area
  • Taylor Johnson ’14 BA, realtor associate at Keller Williams Realty, Inc.
  • Brianna Sartin ’22 BS, content creator and account coordinator for Buzz Advertising Agency

MarLanaysia will share audience questions LIVE with the panelists. The event is free and registration is required. Once you register, you will receive the link to the live stream.


NMU Alumni Day at the Red Wings Game on March 18

SOLD OUT! NMU Alumni Day for Red Wings vs. Avalanche Game


Saturday, March 18 at 1 p.m. Eastern

Join your fellow Wildcats for Northern Michigan University Day at Little Caesars Arena and secure your co-branded Wildcats and Red Wings hat!

Each ticket sold through this special package supports student scholarships at Northern Michigan University.

Choose your section (100 Level or 200 Level), complete the easy purchase process, share your personal link with family and friends, and invite them to join you! You will receive an email from Fevo one day before the game with instructions to access your tickets through the Detroit Red Wings Account Manager.

Please note: the hats are only available as part of the ticket package through the Detroit Red Wings. Fans that cannot attend the game are welcome to resell, gift, or donate the ticket portion of the package, and the Red Wings will ship the hat to you at no extra cost.

Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT. We will not have any additional hats for sale after the game.


NMU Alumni at Tigers Spring Training Game

NMU Alumni at Tigers Spring Training Game

Sunday, March 26 at 1:05 p.m. EST

Join your fellow Wildcats for the Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays spring training game taking place at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, FL.

To get your tickets:

  • Click the link:;salesGroupId=3600
  • Type in Offer Code: nmualumni
  • Once you are in, choose the game or the two types of parking. Clicking on the game opens up specific seats for you and if you want to choose the exact seat, click on “SEAT MAP”, otherwise it will just give you the best available ticket
  • Prices start at $42, but when you click on the ticket it will give the option of $37 for a regular ticket or $42 for a BP ticket
  • Once you add your tickets to your cart, you can add parking

Questions? Contact:

Aidan Starr

(313) 471-2120


NMU Alumni at Brewers Spring Training Game

NMU Alumni at Brewers Spring Training Game

Sunday, March 26 at 1:10 p.m. MST

Join your fellow Wildcats for the Brewers vs. Diamondbacks spring training game at American Family Fields in Phoenix, AZ.

To purchase tickets at the NMU rate of $35/each, alumni can call 623-245-5527 and mention they are with the NMU Alumni group. Seats available are:

Section: 109; Row: L; Seats: 1-14

Section: 109; Row: M; Seats: 1-11


Hosted by Alumni Board of Directors Chair Amalea K. Vega '02 BS.


Homecoming 2023: Sept. 15-16

Save the Date: Homecoming 2023

Friday, Sept. 15 - Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023

Mark your calendars and join us back on campus for Homecoming 2023! More details and a full schedule will be released closer to the date.


Northern Now: a digital event series for alumni and friends.

Northern Now - Digital Event Series

Stay connected to your alma mater with Northern Now!

Northern Now is a digital event series for alumni and friends hosted by Northern Michigan University Alumni Relations. The series provides a behind-the-scenes look at NMU students, departments, athletics, and more on campus with exclusive tours, interviews, and interactive events.


Throughout the year, NMU alumni staff assist groups with planning reunions of classes, athletic teams, student organizations, fraternities and sororities and more.  Planning a reunion?  Contact us to see how we can assist:  or call 906-227-2610 and Check out our Reunion Planning Guide for helpful tips to make your reunion a success.

Alumni Event Planning

Interested in gathering with alumni in your area at an event or reunion? Here are some tools that can help get you started:

Alumni Event Planning At a Glance

Alumni Event Planning Guide

Master Calendar & Homecoming

The Master Calendar includes all academic calendar dates, university events, cultural events and sporting events, etc.