A Northern Tradition 2015 draws a crowd

CLARE — Students were the winners Sunday, April 19,  when hundreds of supporters gathered at Jay’s Sporting Goods for the 14th annual A Northern Tradition fundraiser. Although total attendance is not available for this year, last year, more than 800 people attended the event, allowing the MMCC Foundation to raise more than $100,000 for student and […]


MMCC employees promote reading with Harry the Heron

Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC) employees celebrated “March Is Reading Month” by reading to local 2nd grade students. Numerous MMCC employees visited classrooms across the mid-Michigan area to share the College’s original book “Harry the Heron Spreads His Wings,” featuring MMCC’s mascot. Harry the Heron himself was present during the readings to pantomime the book’s […]


Job seekers: Make a better impression

STATEPOINT — First impressions matter, particularly when you’re in the market for a new job. While a top notch resume and cover letter can get you an initial interview, only you can seal the deal. Now is the perfect time to revamp your look for a smooth job search. Make a strong first impression at […]

2015 Northern Tradition commemorative print by  Case-Soper

Featured artist selected for ‘A Northern Tradition’

Artist Katrina Case-Soper has been selected to provide this year’s commemorative print for the Mid Michigan Community College Foundation’s annual fundraiser – A Northern Tradition. Case-Soper was raised on a dairy farm in Wisconsin and moved to Michigan right before high school. She worked in the Chicago area as an artist for a few years, but […]

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 […]


MMCC Phi Theta Kappa inducts honor students

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducted 80 new members into the Alpha Omicron Omicron Chapter at Mid Michigan Community College on March 27. To join the honor society, students must have a 3.5 Grade Point Average or higher and have completed at least 12 credit hours at MMCC. Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society encourages […]

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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