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Investing in the Harrison Campus

Mid’s Harrison Campus, built in 1968, has provided classes and community activities since 1969. Situated on over 560 acres of wooded land, the campus offers the public both recreational and meeting amenities.

Harrison Campus Features

  • Public Library
  • Fitness Center
  • Walking and Mountain Biking Trails
  • Reservable meeting and conference room space
  • Outdoor Education Center
  • Technical Education Center
  • Center for Medical Imaging

Harrison Campus-specific programming

  • Youth activities and events through the College’s partnership with MSU Extension serves about 800 people annually
  • Deadwood Grove, the College’s annual Haunted Forest, is hosted by Mid’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Lifelong learning and community education offerings have doubled in the past two years
  • Academic learning labs that are exclusive to the Harrison Campus include HRA/HVAC, Radiography, and Automotive/Diesel Technology
  • Other academic learning labs in Harrison offer hands-on learning in skilled trades, welding, and nursing

Investment in Harrison Campus—2019-2020 Renovations

Understanding that the College’s mechanical systems needed to be consolidated and replaced, Mid saved for a major renovation. The College’s reserve funds, a municipal bond, and a special allocation from the State have made the dream a reality. Nearly $13 million was invested to position Mid as one of the most energy-efficient community colleges in the State, moving the Campus closer to self-reliance by lowering its operational costs.

Project Features

  • Allows for 25% enrollment growth in Harrison
  • Upgrades electrical and mechanical systems to reduce energy and financial waste
  • Provides new spaces for veterans, campus food pantry, fitness center, library, wellness areas, campus store, and café
  • Adds improved technologies in classrooms, student spaces, and conference rooms


Learn more about the Harrison Campus renovations at midmich.edu/harrison-renovations

College-Supported Local Youth Programs

Mid Michigan College has invested in educating local youth—beginning with service programs for middle school and high school students in our in-district areas.

  • The Educational Talent Search program, funded through a grant obtained by Mid through the Dept of Ed, provides services to over 500 in-district students annually
  • Students of Promise, a Mid Michigan College Foundation program, provides cultural and educational services to in-district, under-privileged middle and high school students
  • Partnering with the Clare-Gladwin CTE programs, Mid shares space, faculty, and labs
 
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