Personnel Changes

Personnel Changes


Courtney Specker-Beaudoin (effective 6/3/2019)

To: Administrative Specialist (P2) Controller's Office


New Hires

Kate Keranen (effective 6/3/2019)

To: Principal Secretary (4B) Alumni Relations


Felicia Rineck (effective 6/10/2019)

To: Senior Secretary (4C) Financial Aid


Kayleen Papin (effective 6/17/2019)

To: Staff Physician (SA) Health Center

Northern STAR Recipients

Northern STAR Recipients

Congratulations to our Northern STAR award recipients!

  • Jon Aho, Plant Ops
  • Patrick Bawden, Plant Ops
  • Greg Carrier, NMU Police Department
  • Shirley Clark, NMU Police Department
  • Gretchen DeVroy, Human Resources
  • Rick Doucette, Housing & Residence Life
  • Christi Etelamaki, NMU Foundation
  • Lee Gould, Safety Department
  • John Gregorich, Plant Ops
  • Tom Helgren, Auxiliary Services
  • Denise Hughes, Plant Ops
  • Eric Koski, Plant Ops
  • Cheryl LaJoye, Plant Ops
  • Matt Millin, Plant Ops
  • Jeff Mincheff, NMU Police Department
  • Liam O'Day, Plant Ops
  • Tom Parks, NMU Police Department
  • Rachael Pittman, NMU Police Department
  • David Rice, NMU Police Department
  • Brandon Sager, Engineering & Planning
  • Tim Schirtzinger, Facilities Operations
  • Andy Smith, Plant Ops
  • Jeff Stampee, NMU Police Department
  • Jim Thams, Engineering & Planning
  • Jesse Wernholm, NMU Police Department
  • David Wiegand, Plant Ops

To learn more, visit

Using Handshake to Post and View Jobs

Using Handshake to Post and View Jobs

During each orientation session in the summer, Career Services holds two informational workshops for students. During these workshops, we give students a list of current job openings. If you have a job opening and would like it advertised to these ten different groups of students, please post your job in Handshake (or email it to and we’ll post it for you).

Handshake is our all-in-one web system for students, faculty, staff, employers, and alumni.  We currently have over 10,300 employers in Handshake and that’s steadily growing! On average, our office approves 30 new employers (from all over the world) and 100 jobs (full-time, part-time, summer jobs and internships) into Handshake each day!

With Handshake, you can:
1.     Post on-campus jobs and internships (including Graduate Assistantships)
2.     Manage and receive applications online
3.     Register online for job fairs
4.     Search for available jobs with your students

Click here to find more information!

Northern STAR Recipients

Northern STAR Recipients

Congratulations to our Northern STAR award recipients!

  • Mark Burns, Plant Operations
  • Lindsey Butorac, Human Resources
  • Julane Cappo, Human Resources
  • Gisele Duehring, Facilities Operations
  • Tom Gerou, Plant Operations
  • Erika Greeley, Extended Learning & Community Engagement
  • Leslie Hurst, Business Intelligence & Information Services
  • Brian Larson, Business Intelligence & Information Services
  • Phillip Lindblom, Information Technology & Technical Services
  • Jeff Roo, Printing Services
  • Aaron Stoudt, Plant Operations
  • Josh Wasilewski, Plant Operations
  • Andrea Wrubel, School of Art & Design

To learn more, visit

Social Security Retirement Planning Workshops

Social Security Retirement Planning Workshops

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is offering free retirement planning workshops presented via live webinars.  The monthly workshop tackles the major points of consideration one needs to think about before, after, and while making that tough decision of when and what to file for with the SSA.  Retirement benefits, spousal benefits, widows benefits, Medicare and everything in between will be covered in the webinar.  Participation is interactive so you will be able to ask questions to help alleviate the uneasiness that may come with taking the next step into retirement.  Attendees will be better prepared and confident when making their Social Security decisions.  Register here.

Personnel Changes

Personnel Changes

New Hire

Chloe Tompkins (effective 6/7/2019)

To: Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (CT) Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreational Sports



Cara Kamps (effective 5/23/2019)

To: Executive Secretary (4A) Center for Student Enrichment

First Day of Class

First day of Summer Semester 2019 Session II courses.

Anatomy of a Murder, 60th Anniversay Showing

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the release, the film “Anatomy of a Murder” is being shown in the very same courtroom where the original trial that...

Environmental Science Camp

High school students are invited to join us to explore the scenic vistas and natural resources of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! At this academic camp, you...

Cyber Camp

This camp is an introduction for High School Age students to the world of computer coding, programming, and creating through technology. Students will...