Clare County artists display work at festival

MMCC’s fall festival draws a crowd — despite weather

Cloudy skies and cool temperatures failed to dampen the spirits of community members who came out in full force Sunday, Sept. 14, to support Mid Michigan Community College’s 22nd annual Barbeque and Fall Festival. Since its inception in 1992, the event has welcomed more than 2,000 guests annually to MMCC’s Harrison Campus. Ticket sales and […]

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Event encourages students to ‘commit to complete’ their degree

With the theme “Commit to Complete,” Mid Michigan Community College is hosting a week of events encouraging students to commit to completing their associate’s degree before transferring to a university or entering the workforce. The program is part of Michigan’s Community College Week Sept. 15-18 and is sponsored by MMCC, Phi Theta Kappa honor society […]

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 […]


Global Awareness program begins Oct. 1 with ‘Iceland’s Saga Today’

Global Awareness program begins Oct. 1 with ‘Iceland’s Saga Today’

Photographer, world traveler, and Communications Studies professor Carole Elchert will explore the island nation of Iceland in a special program Wednesday, Oct. 1. This free event is the first of this year’s Global Awareness presentations. Entitled “Iceland’s Saga Today: Lessons from a Small Island,” the program will show how Iceland is a microcosm of global […]

Paws to Love

Paws to Love: September 2014

Paws to Love: September 2014

(Paws to Love is a regular 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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