NMU Commencement Speaker Named For December Graduation
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.