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
Laker Life

Tammy Alvaro

Director of Student Advancement

(989) 386-6634

Harrison Campus

  • Room 132

Mt. Pleasant Campus

  • CLAB 306