early bird

Early MMCC registrants eligible for prizes

Students who register for classes at MMCC before Dec. 11 will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of three prizes: $100 MMCC Bookstore gift certificate, a Fitbit, or three credits at MMCC. Not only might you win a prize, but early registration lets you select the courses that you need before they fill. […]

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MMCC’s Drama Club: Just what the doctor ordered

By PAUL MASTRANGELO To listen to Brent Donahue talk about it, MMCC’s Drama Club is just what the doctor ordered to engage the community and broaden students’ appreciation of the arts and humanities. Donahue is the director of the MMCC Fall Semester production of “The Good Doctor.” He contends that theatre and drama are relevant […]

Food is always a draw at the annual fall festival

MMCC’s annual fall festival draws a crowd

Over 2,200 people attended Mid Michigan Community College’s Annual Barbeque and Fall Festival on Sept. 30. The event was successful again this year in raising scholarship money for MMCC students. In its 23 years, the event has raised more than $500,000 to assist students. “Each dollar raised directly supports students through these scholarships,” said MMCC Event Chair Carol […]


Harry the Heron children’s book an inspirational tale

  Laker Current Staff Report   MMCC’s mascot, Harry the Heron, has made it big. He’s the main character in an original children’s book that tells the story of Harry’s struggles to appreciate his differences and realize his potential. Written, illustrated, and published by Mid employees, “Harry the Heron Spreads His Wings” already has been […]

The International Student Organization was established last year to meet the demands of the growing international student population.

The changing face of enrollment

Laker Current Staff Report   The face of Mid Michigan Community College is changing. In the past five years, the student population has shifted markedly, largely due to a dramatic increase in dual-enrolled and international students and the increased availability of online classes. The number of international students has more than quadrupled in the last […]


Anniversary Open House

Mid Michigan Community College hosted a community celebration Aug. 25 on the Mt. Pleasant campus, aimed at celebrating its 50th anniversary. It also is the one-year anniversary of its comprehensive and unified Mt. Pleasant campus. In appreciation of the many ways that community members have supported MMCC’s growth and success, the college transformed its parking […]


New scholarship aimed at ‘second-chance’ students

Richard “Rich” Smith, a long-time supporter of Mid Michigan Community College, has established a Second-Chance Opportunity Scholarship to support students when they need it most. The lifetime value of a college education is well known. Equally well known is that the cost of college attendance has risen significantly in the last few years leading some […]

Paws to Love

May is National Pet Month: Tips to save on pet care

May is National Pet Month: Tips to save on pet care

STATEPOINT — While pets deserve your love every month of the year, National Pet Month, celebrated in May, is a great time to go the extra mile. Spoiling your furry friends doesn’t have to cost a pretty penny. The discount experts at Dollar General are offering pet care tips for those on a budget. DIY grooming […]


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