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MMCC Gay-Straight Alliance participates in Alma parade

MMCC Gay-Straight Alliance participates in Alma parade

MMCC Gay-Straight Alliance members Bradley Ryckman, Cassandra Freds and Gabrielle Dangler participated in this year’s Alma Highland Festival parade. They were joined in the parade by outgoing faculty advisor Sallie Butler, community members Eva Anderson and Gary Tegge, along with numerous friends and supporters. The MMCC GSA was also joined in walking by the Unitarian […]

Free tuition at MMCC … if you’re smarter than a moose

Free tuition at MMCC … if you’re smarter than a moose

Laker Current staff report For the third year in a row Mid Michigan Community College is teaming up with radio station 94.5 FM to give away a year of free tuition at MMCC. The prize is yours — but only if you’re smarter than a moose. To enter the contest, you first must qualify by […]

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

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 […]

Concert Review: Suicide Commando Plays First-Ever Midwest Date

Concert Review: Suicide Commando Plays First-Ever Midwest Date

By WILL KRISS Staff Writer I’ve been a fan of Suicide Commando for years, but never thought I would have the chance to see them unless I happened to be in Belgium or Germany. The group is a Belgian electro-industrial music project founded by Johan Van Roy in 1986. Van Roy began experimenting with electronic […]

New 515 Gallery photography exhibit features artistic variety

CLARE – Former 515 Gallery graduate, Ryan Watkins, has been influential in developing the gallery’s new upcoming exhibit, “Framed,” which opens Saturday, May 31, from 6-8 p.m. Watkins recently graduated from the Hallmark Institute of Photography and has worked with the 515 Gallery to bring his colleagues’ creations from all over the world to the […]

‘Numbers’ training program open to business owners

Staff report America’s Small Business Development Center is sponsoring an event at MMCC’s Doan Center that will appeal to experienced business owners and key staff who want a better understanding of how to use their financial statements in business decisions. The “Know Your Numbers” training will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May […]

Upcoming events at MMCC

MMCC celebrates summer with a student lock-in luau Students from Mid Michigan Community College will have the chance to attend the Summer Celebration Luau from 8 p.m. Thursday, May 8, to 6 a.m. Friday, May 9, at the Recreation and Fitness Center on MMCC’s Harrison campus. Students can enjoy food, fun and prizes. Admission to […]