Center for Liberal Arts and Business

MMCC celebrates new Mt. Pleasant facility with community open house

After years of planning, Mid Michigan Community College will open the doors of its new Center for Liberal Arts and Business (CLAB) in Mt. Pleasant. The center is the culmination of a nine-year effort to improve student learning spaces and unify the college’s Mt. Pleasant operations onto one campus. On Saturday, Aug. 23, MMCC invites […]


New and improved café replaces cafeteria in Harrison

The Harrison campus may look a bit different this fall if you’re in search of a place to eat. Books ‘n Beans has relocated from inside the library to the corridor outside the library and is getting a new look and menu, while the cafeteria, known to many as Club Mid, is no longer open […]


Auditions set for fall production of ‘The Mousetrap’

Auditions will be held this month for Mid Michigan Community College’s Community Theatre fall production of “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie. Five men and three women will be cast to perform in the play, which is celebrating its 60th year. Auditions will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, and Thursday, Aug. 28, […]

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Exciting events set for MMCC annual BBQ

Would you like to help students achieve their dreams of going to college? Looking for a fun way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Mid-Michigan? Mark your calendar for Mid Michigan Community College’s 22nd Annual BBQ and Fall Festival, sponsored by Family Fare Supermarkets — a fundraising activity that directly supports scholarships for MMCC students. […]

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MMCC selects Hammond as 6th president

After a national search and an intensive interview process, Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC) has named Christine M. Hammond its sixth president. Hammond is currently the Chief Academic Officer at North Central Michigan College, a community college in Petoskey, where she provides leadership in academic programming, faculty relations, corporate and community education, and library and […]

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Will and Eli’s excellent pizza adventure

By WILL KRISS and ELI BECHT Staff Writers When you think of pizza, what are some of the first places that come to mind? If you are from Mt. Pleasant, Papa John’s, Domino’s, and Jet’s are probably the first. But not all of the best pizza is found in chains. Some of the best pizza […]

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MMCC PTK students bring home state awards

Mid Michigan Community College students and their advisor from MMCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Alpha Omicron Omicron, attended the Michigan Regional Convention hosted by Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City May 16-18. MMCC returned with a variety of awards, including a “5-Star Chapter Development Award.” In addition, MMCC student Gavin Chupp was […]

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The West Michigan Coastal Kayaking Association: A great resource for paddlers

By KAILYN RAPHAEL Staff Writer In the summer of 1987 a small group of kayakers traveled to the Frankfort area for a weekend of paddling. It came to be known as the “Twinkle Conflagration” and was the first West Michigan Coastal Kayaking Association (WMCKA) event. It was later joined by another event called “Breezes of […]


MMCC’s Spring 2014 Honors List

Following is a list of students who have achieved Honors or High Honors during spring semester. To achieve Honors, a student must have completed at least 12 credit hours and achieved a GPA of 3.5 through 3.89. High Honors is 3.9 through 4.0. High Honors: Jessica Soltysiak (Harrison), Bailey Scott (Ithaca), Graham Jackson (Ossineke). Honors: […]

Paws to Love

November: Paws to Love

November: Paws to Love

(Paws to Love is a regular monthly feature of The Laker Current and is compiled by staff writers. It is designed to spotlight pets that are available at the local shelters. If you are looking for a pet to love and care for, we encourage you to visit your local shelter.) Clare County Animal Shelter […]


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