A Northern Tradition, the MMCC Foundation's annual fundraiser, will be held at Jay's Sporting Goods north of Clare on April 22. Photo by Janet Sowle

Tickets available for 2015 ‘A Northern Tradition’

Tickets are now available for the Mid Michigan Community College Foundation’s annual fundraiser – A Northern Tradition. The 14th annual event will be held from 6-9 p.m. April 19 at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare. For a $50 ticket, each attendee receives a $25 gift certificate to Jay’s Sporting Goods, an exclusive art print, and […]

Books 'n Beans

Books ‘n Beans’ new location good for business

Books ‘n Beans coffee shop is enjoying more customers at its new location on the Harrison campus. And patrons are enjoying its expanded menu and fresh new look since the coffee shop has moved from inside the library to a main corridor outside the library. Kelly Koch, Director of Auxiliary Services at MMCC, said that the Central Michigan Health Department […]


Honor students ask, ‘What moves you?’

MMCC’s Alpha Omicron Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently hosted a “What Moves You?” student engagement event. The event challenged students to consider what they are passionate about and to find outlets at the college for engaging their interests. More than 250 students attended the four-hour long event; those attendees wrote comments […]

Dominican Republic poster

Study abroad in the Dominican Republic

MMCC is once again offering a Study Abroad program during Spring Break. This year’s trip will be to the Dominican Republic from March 7-14. This is a service and learning trip. Students will participate in the local community life by engaging with children and other community members while also practicing Spanish and experiencing a new culture. The trip is planned […]

1951: While designing window displays for Jennison's Hardware in nearby Bay City, Michigan, Wally Bronner meets merchants from Clare, Michigan, looking for Christmas decorations for city lampposts. He creates a custom line of panels that mark the start of his career in Christmas decorations.

Clare celebrates Bronner tradition

In the Fall of 1951, the Merchants from Clare Michigan were looking for someone to help with securing some Christmas decorations. They observed Wally Bronner, who was designing a window display for Jennison’s Hardware in nearby Bay City, Michigan. Immediately, they approached him about coming up with some designs to adorn the Downtown Clare streets. […]


Sign up now for Spring Break 2015

It’s never too early to start planning for Spring Break. This year’s trip will be held March 7-10, 2015 and will take students and guests alike to New York City. Registration is now open and your space will be held with a 50% deposit. The balance is due by December 5, 2014. For more information, call the […]


Congratulations Lakers!

MMCC’s men’s basketball team has moved on to the district quarterfinals and will play Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin, at 8 p.m. today (Feb. 25). The team (15-11) earned that playoff spot by defeating Harper College 75-36 on Tuesday. The lady Lakers will play again on Thursday. (Photo from Lakers basketball facebook page)

Paws to Love

Three steps to protect your pets

(SPM Wire) Your pet is part of the family. So when it comes to disaster preparedness, keeping pets safe should enter into the equation. Here are three simple ways pet owners can prepare for emergencies and prevent accidents: • The American Red Cross recommends taking a Pet First Aid Class to learn such basics as […]


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