Tag Archive | Matt Miller

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 […]

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 […]

Commencement: Winter 2013

Commencement: Winter 2013

Mid Michigan Community College held two commencement ceremonies on May 4 to honor this year’s graduates. In total, 568 students were eligible to receive degrees, and more than 175 graduates attended the ceremonies. MMCC Board Trustee Richard Allen spoke at the first commencement for non-health career graduates, expressing admiration at the care taken in selecting […]

MMCC Foundation announces special guest for A Northern Tradition

MMCC Foundation announces special guest for A Northern Tradition

Mike Skupin, former two-time contestant on the TV series Survivor, will be the special guest at the Mid Michigan Community College Foundation’s annual fundraiser, A Northern Tradition. Skupin will join nearly 800 attendees at the unique event at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare on April 21 from 6 – 9 p.m. Skupin is something of […]

Mid-Riff! Volume Five now available

Mid-Riff! Volume Five now available

Below is a story about the Graphic Novel class that originally ran on June 7, 2011. Graphic novel class offers unique experience Originally published June 7, 2011 By JANET SOWLE, Editor MOUNT PLEASANT — Whether it’s Superman, Batman, Peanuts or Marmaduke, we all have our favorite comics. Many of us can’t imagine what it takes to […]

Declining enrollment signals change for MMCC

By JANET SOWLE, Editor Michigan has suffered an out-migration of population. Funding has dried up for No Worker Left Behind and other training programs. Grades K-12 class sizes are smaller, resulting in fewer graduating high school seniors. Students paying their own way to college are financially strapped so they are taking fewer credit hours. All […]

Upcoming mountain bike race part of point series

Upcoming mountain bike race part of point series

HARRISON — Mid Michigan Community College is hosting its 3rd annual Sweat Shaker Mountain Bike Race on June 30th on the Harrison campus’ bike trails.  The first set of races will begin at 10 a.m., with Elite/Expert races beginning at 1 p.m. The Sweat Shaker has been newly added to the Michigan Mountain Biking Association Championship Point Series.  […]