by Michele Kersten-Hart – Oakland Community College – Bloomfield Hills, MI
Holy Toledo! NCMPR’s District 3 fall conference, “You’ll Do Better in Toledo,” hit it out of the park.
by Ron Taber – Northern Essex Community College – Haverhill, MA
This year’s District 1 conference was held Nov. 5-7 in beautiful Annapolis, Maryland. Over 100 attendees enjoyed informative programming, great networking opportunities, and quaint accommodations at the Historic Inns of Annapolis.
by Dane Dewbre – South Plains College – Levelland, TX
I’d like to extend a heartfelt thanks to NCMPR’s executive board members and past NCMPR presidents for helping me out with travel duties at our district conferences this fall – your attendance on my behalf means a lot to me.
NCMPR conferences provide wonderful opportunities to pick and choose presentations on timely topics of particular interest to you.READ MORE
On Oct. 1, I began my travels to each of NCMPR’s district conferences in my role as president. What better way to start than to visit my home District 3, which partnered with District 5 in a joint conference, “Changing Currents.”READ MORE
I’ve been working in marketing for more than 27 years, and I’m still learning new things. Heck, I still enjoy taking on new challenges, even when I’m in unfamiliar territory.
NCMPR often presents me with new challenges, allowing me the opportunity to grow in directions I never expected. I find myself taking on tasks I never thought I could, with constant encouragement from my peers.
"I have just one word for you, Kathy …’WinFax.’” Well, that’s not exactly how my NCMPR story started, but it was close.READ MORE
“Why do we love the sea?” once wrote the painter Robert Henri. “It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.”READ MORE
“M” is for Michigan! And when you visit the quintessential and charming college town of Ann Arbor, the big gold “M” of the University of Michigan stadium won’t let you forget it. The “M” is a symbol of pride seen everywhere, but as it turned out, “M” is also for “motivation,” “memories” and “making connections” thanks to a stellar conference program presented by talented district director Kayte Hamel and the District 3 team.READ MORE
There’s no place like home – or so Dorothy said. If you swap out the yellow bricks for red wine varietals, the sentiment works pretty well for my visit to Walla Walla, Washington, and the District 7 conference, my home district. We’re a smaller but special group that hails from the northwest corner of the U.S. and western Canada, where there are fewer community colleges but a mighty talent base of communicators.READ MORE