Mid Michigan Community College Educational Talent Search
MMCC has received a federal grant to provide services to 6-12 grade students from public schools within the Clare-Gladwin RESD and Coleman Community Schools who are low income and/or potential first generation college students. There are limited spots open for all students. The goal is to make sure these students are prepared for postsecondary education.
The Mid Michigan Community College Title III Project aims at empowering students to succeed by improving Student and Academic Support Services. The project is designed to enhance student advising, developmental math, and career advising while also improving financial aid literacy, and encouraging the use of educational development plans. To enable this transformation, the Title III project focuses on: improving and enhancing current Student Services programs, providing professional development activities for staff, implementing the recommendations made by Noel-Levitz retention experts, introducing new programs designed to assist students achieve their goals, and strengthening/integrating/deploying the technology that will connect all MMCC programs and services.
The National Science Foundation Grant (NSF)
The National Science Foundation grant (NSF) awarded to Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC) demonstrates the college’s intention to meet area manufacturing needs by forming meaningful partnerships and leveraging alternative funding sources. The overarching goal of the project is to promote learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by providing a seamless career pathway for workers in plastics technology. The collaboration of area industries with the MMCC Plastics program will be an important aspect in the development.
The NSF grant gives MMCC a significant opportunity to create a program that will meet the current needs of the surrounding communities. The manufacturers of the area have a rich history in plastics and the MMCC Plastics program will contribute to the continuation of history for generations to come.