Laker Leadership Academy

The Laker Leadership Academy is designed to encourage and empower current students by providing engaging opportunities hosted by Mid alumni and local professionals that allow students to network and develop key skills that positively impact future success. Plus, students who complete the series receive a $500 scholarship from the Mid Michigan College Foundation to support their continuation toward a credential.

2023-2024 Schedule

All sessions take place 4pm-5pm on the Mt. Pleasant Campus in CSS 234.

In order to receive scholarship funds, participants must complete a minimum of six of the eight scheduled sessions.

Wednesday, September 13
  • Networking
  • Lakota Sioux Medicine Wheel Personality Types
Wednesday, October 11
  • Creating a Resume and Digital Brand that makes an impact
  • Professional Headshots
Wednesday, November 8
  • Preparing for an Interview
  • Negotiating an Offer
Wednesday, December 13
  • Types of Leadership
  • Leadership Values
Wednesday, January 10
  • Goal Setting
Wednesday, February 14
  • Building High-Performing Teams
Wednesday, March 13
  • Conflict Management
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Wednesday, April 10 (4pm-6pm for banquet)
  • Professional Skills Employers Seek
  • Banquet


Contact Laker Life at (989) 386-6634 or

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