Michigan Reconnect, launched Feb. 2 by the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity allows Michigan residents age 25 and older the chance to attend local community colleges tuition-free, as long as they have a high school diploma or equivalent and haven't already graduated from college.
Lake Michigan College's three-week Commercial Driver's License program, which began in October 2020 operating in partnership with Tri-Area Trucking School, and N&M Transfer Co., prepares students to earn their Class A CDL and start a career as heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers.
The announcement of a seven-speaker season lineup marks the planned return of in-person events for the 2021-22 Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speaker Series hosted by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College.
Major Cooper has been named the first dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Lake Michigan College.
The Visual & Performing Arts Department at Lake Michigan College offers a variety of arts education opportunities this summer for students as young as 6-years-old to adults on the Benton Harbor Campus and The GhostLight Theatre.
Harold Milliner has been selected as the student speaker for Lake Michigan College’s 74th commencement. Milliner, a Niles native who spent much of his childhood in Berrien Springs, is a 2015 graduate of Forest Lake Academy in Apopka, Florida. He will receive an Associate in Applied Science – Music.
Lake Michigan College graduates will celebrate this year’s commencement ceremony in person, although not in the traditional way. Because of COVID-19, last year’s graduates had to celebrate virtually, but this weekend LMC's 74th and 73rd graduating classes are invited to participate in a combination drive-in/drive-thru ceremony.
Lake Michigan College has been designated a “Voter Friendly Campus” once again by national, nonpartisan organizations Campus Vote Project and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).