NMU Commencement Speaker Named For December Graduation

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NMU December Graduation Speaker

NMU December Graduation Speaker, Ernie Telford.

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Northern Michigan University alumnus Ernie Telford of Thousand Oaks, California will be the keynote speaker at December commencement.

He also will receive an honorary doctor of business degree.

Telford is a consultant for AmWINS Group Inc., a leader in the wholesale insurance industry.

Telford provided seed capital for NMU to offer a finance degree with a concentration in insurance and risk management and established the Telford Risk Management Scholarship in 2010 for students participating in the program.

He graduated from NMU in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in management with a minor in speech and theater.

NMU’s commencement will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 14th, in the Superior Dome in Marquette.


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