MMCC’s trails haunted for Halloween

The trails at Mid Michigan Community College’s Harrison campus will offer community members something very different — and spooky — this month. On six different evenings, MMCC’s  three miles of walking and 15 miles of mountain biking trails will be haunted. This is the fifth year that MMCC’s Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International […]

CMU President, George E. Ross (left), and MMCC President, Chris Hammond (right), after finalizing the new agreement

CMU and MMCC partner for student success

Central Michigan University and Mid Michigan Community College have announced the launch of the Chippewa Achieve Program — a collaborative student success agreement. The program will provide additional support and services for students who plan to transfer to CMU after completing two semesters at MMCC. “Students are at the center of every decision we make […]

graduation 2016

MMCC’s list of graduates for 2016

Below is the list of Mid Michigan Community College’s 2016 graduates, arranged by their hometowns. More than 180 of these graduates participated in MMCC’s commencements on May 7 at Clare High School. Alger Rebecca L. Brinley, Sarah L. Johnson Alma Natasha N. Acre, Michelle L. Bellamy, Katelyn M. Chavez, Kelsey A. Custer, Aftan K. Gibson, […]

A Northern Tradition 2016

A Northern Tradition raises more than $103,000 for MMCC

The Mid Michigan Community College Foundation raised more than $103,000 at its 15th annual fundraiser, A Northern Tradition. A Northern Tradition is the Foundation’s biggest fundraiser. In 15 years, it has raised more than $1.4 million. The event, which was held April 24 at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare, raise money for the Mid Michigan […]

T-Shaped Learning was the central theme of MMCC's Student Showcase.

Student Showcase exhibits innovative learning

Exemplary student work and innovation were on display in Harrison and Mt. Pleasant Wednesday and Thursday (April 20-21) as part of MMCC’s first ever Student Showcase. Exhibits included an array of projects, activities, and displays, including speeches and panel discussions, short films, posters, and demonstrations. It ranged from Tyler LaPorte’s automobile engine, which he made […]


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 […]


Bowden receives ‘Outstanding Faculty Member Award’

Bowden receives ‘Outstanding Faculty Member Award’

Mid Michigan Community College sociology professor, Chuck Bowden, was honored with the Outstanding Faculty Member Award for 2016 through the Michigan Community College Association (MCCA). This annual award recognizes one Michigan community college faculty member for his or her teaching achievements, service, honors, and strong commitment to the purpose and philosophy of the community college […]

Paws to Love

Artists helping animals

Art is often called the doorway to the imagination. The Humane Animal Treatment Society (HATS) is blending a varied collection of art work from nationally known and Michigan based artists with their 10th annual HATS Off To The Arts gala taking place at Mid Michigan Community College’s Mt. Pleasant campus on Saturday, May 14, 2016. […]