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 […]

Deadwood Grove

MMCC turns bike trails into haunted trails

Mid Michigan Community College’s Harrison campus offers three miles of walking and 15 miles of mountain biking trails, which are always open to the public. Every year, the college hosts races on them, and runners and bikers wind through acres of woods and clearings. But, as Halloween approaches, these trails will offer community members something very different—because […]


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 […]


MMCC’s annual technology sale Oct. 27-28

Mid Michigan Community College will hold its annual technology sale Oct. 27 and 28. All items will be sold as-is. The sale will take place at the Harrison Campus’ Michigan Room. Non-profit organizations can purchase items (limit of five units) on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. until noon for half price. MMCC students and […]

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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