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  • a young woman with a pink face mask on wearing scrubs in front of PortagePointe elder
      nursing home in Hancock, Michigan
    : News

    MTU Kinesiology Student Embraces Possibility

    Corey Miller cares for elders in a local nursing home, providing an essential service to her community that’s also helping to clarify her career goals. Global pandemics do not offer silver linings or golden opportunities. But they can open the door to new possibilities — of finding ways to move forward even in the most dire of times and to be of service while doing so. For Michigan Technological University student Corey Miller, a 2019 exercise science graduate working on her accelerated master’s degree in kinesiology , that means caring for elders at PortagePointe, a skilled rehabilitation facility in Hancock that offers 24-hour nursing care to 60 residents.