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NMC Acronyms

Acronyms abound at NMC.  Below is a list of some of the most commonly used acronyms, what they are abbreviations for, and links to the appropriate webpage.

ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act

ALC -Active Learning Classroom

AQIP – Academic Quality Improvement Program

CIE – Center for Instructional Excellence

COAT – Capital Outlay and Allocation Team

EL – Experiential Learning

EMT/ET – Educational Media Technologies/Educational Technology

ESIMT – Educational Services Instructional Management Team

EES – Extended Education Services

Foundation – NMC Resource Development and the NMC Foundation raise funds to support College programs and student scholarships. Since the Foundation was formed in 1981, it has returned more than $43 million to the college for programs, facilities, and scholarships.

GEO – General Education Outcomes

HLC – Higher Learning Commission

ITS – Information Technology Services

ORPE – Office of Research, Planning, and Effectiveness

PBC – Planning and Budget Council

PC – President’s Council

SLM – Systems & LAN (Local Area Network) Management

SLO – Significant Learning Outcomes

UC – University Center