Tag Archive | Darwin Booher

Concert Review: Blue Felix at The Machine Shop

Concert Review: Blue Felix at The Machine Shop

By WILL KRISS Staff  Writer Blue Felix is an underground metal band with origins in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and a sound and style reminiscent of old school Slipknot and Mudvayne. In November, Blue Felix returned to The Machine Shop in Flint, which is one of my all-time favorite venues in Michigan. The band has been hard […]

MMCC receives grant for welding equipment

The Clare County Community Foundation recently awarded Mid Michigan Community College a $3,500 grant, which will be used to purchase new welding equipment for the college’s Morey Technical Center, currently under construction in Mt. Pleasant.   More than 31 percent of the Clare County students who attend MMCC attend classes in Mt. Pleasant. In light […]

MMCC breaks ground for new tech center

MMCC breaks ground for new tech center

MT. PLEASANT — Mid Michigan Community College recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Morey Technical Education Center on the college’s Mt. Pleasant Campus. The Morey Technical Center, so named because of generous funding from The Morey Foundation, will complete the development of a comprehensive and unified campus in Mt. Pleasant that mirrors the […]

Enrollment at MMCC

By TYLER SCOTT Staff Writer Official numbers still aren’t yet available, but according to Matt Miller, Vice-President of Student & Community Relations for Mid-Michigan Community College, projections estimate that total student enrollment for this fall will decrease again, continuing a recent trend. “Enrollment has been down for the last couple of years, and there’s good […]

Spotlight on Local Artists: Ingrid Tourangeau

Spotlight on Local Artists: Ingrid Tourangeau

By ELIZABETH SCHAFER Editor   Ingrid Tourangeau originally comes from Maine, and now resides in Shepherd, MI. Married, with a small child, Tourangeau now manages her time between work and family, and focuses on her art in her downtime. Studying Fine Art at the Maine College of Art, Tourangeau has moved on from her normal […]

Expansion Moving Forward at Doan

Expansion Moving Forward at Doan

Laker Current staff report   Mid Michigan Community College’s new Center for Liberal Arts and Business is starting to take shape as fall classes get under way. With an anticipated opening just one year away, the center will enable the unification of all of the college’s Mt. Pleasant classrooms and services onto one site. The […]

Groundbreaking moves campus unification forward

Groundbreaking moves campus unification forward

Laker Current Staff Report Mid Michigan Community College broke ground on its new Center for Liberal Arts and Business, which will be located in Mt. Pleasant at the corner of Broadway and Summerton. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on April 26, and speakers at the day’s event included State Senators Darwin Booher, Judy Emmons and […]