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Welcome to the Global Campus Connection! Taking classes online can be isolating, but it doesn't need to be. We want to support you with as many resources as possible to reach your goals and feel connected to campus. We'll post every Friday afternoon to share tips for success for online learning, campus resources, student and... Continue Reading →

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Confronting the Imposter Within

Imposter syndrome or the imposter phenomenon reflects a belief that you’re incompetent or incapable despite demonstrating skills and abilities that prove otherwise. Sound familiar? Returning to college after several years away from the textbook grind can intensify these feelings. Although they don't try to let on that this doubt is burrowing deep within, it often... Continue Reading →

Self-Care = Less Burnout

Self-care is your best weapon against burnout. Mind your mental and physical fitness throughout each semester. The more you're in tune with how your emotions and body react to stress, the better you'll be able to identify when you need to take a step back and hit the reset button. Here are some tips to... Continue Reading →

After-Hours Crisis Counseling

Northern Michigan University has partnered with Health Advocate™ to offer students online crisis counseling services outside of traditional business hours. Counseling topics include, but are not limited to, suicide prevention, domestic violence awareness, mindfulness, putting yourself first, alcohol awareness, mental health awareness, and stress management. The service is 100% free to current NMU students and... Continue Reading →

Trauma and its Effect on Learning Part IV: Avoiding Second-Hand Trauma Exposure

This week is the final BYTE of the four-part series related to trauma informed teaching practices. Part four is a review of the literature and high impact methods to avoid second-hand trauma stress exposure when working with those who are trauma-affected, learners or otherwise.  The learning objectives for these pieces include: Define trauma, describe its pervasiveness, and... Continue Reading →

A Message from President Erickson

Dear Global Campus Students, The last academic year certainly was eventful, capped off in March by a major interruption to almost every corner of  Northern Michigan University. Although your courses were online already and you didn't have to change formats in the middle of the semester, the faculty and staff at the university were undergoing... Continue Reading →

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