Lake Michigan College

Michigan apple industry donates apples for school children

SUBMITTED LANSING — Michigan’s apple industry will donate nearly 346,000 fresh apples and 726,000 sliced apple packages to feed school children who are currently out ... Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

Emergency child care options to be provided for essential workers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer handed down her executive order for “Stay at home, stay safe” on Monday, regional organizations were mobilized to ... Read more

8 months ago by Christina Clark.

MDE to request federal waiver for child nutrition programs

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday it will request a federal waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements in the state child nutrition ... Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

School lunch programs still a go

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Despite a stay at home order handed down by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, families in southwest Michigan can still pick up school provided ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Schools closed until April 5 due to coronavirus concerns

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to include newly released information. SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Around 11 p.m. Thursday, local school administrators received news that ... Read more

9 months ago by Sarah Culton.

LMC launches census participation campaign

BENTON HARBOR — The 2020 Census is approaching, and students at Lake Michigan College are using creative expression to show how important it is to ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Youth Fair celebrates 75 years of tried, true traditions

BERRIEN SPRINGS — For one week during the year, Berrien County comes together. The community celebrates a mutual love of corn dogs, as third and ... Read more

9 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Area students compete for ticket to national spelling bee

BENTON HARBOR — With the chance to become national spelling bee champs on the line, nearly 50 students gathered last Thursday to test their linguistic ... Read more

9 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

LMC to present ‘Songs for a Better World’

BENTON HARBOR — The Lake Michigan College visual and performing arts department, in conjunction with LMC student life and the OutCenter of Southwest Michigan, will ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Chocolate, Wine, Jazz return to LMC’s South Haven campus

SOUTH HAVEN – Lake Michigan College has teamed up with the nonprofit community arts organization, Foundry Hall, to present the second year of Chocolate, Wine ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Lake Michigan College to host free FAFSA night to all

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College views itself as a resource for the communities it encapsulates, said Jeremy Schaeffer, director of admissions and recruitment. As ... Read more

9 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Lake Michigan College to host spring tour days with faculty

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College is hosting four campus tour days this spring at its Benton Harbor location. Tours will include opportunities for students ... Read more

9 months ago by Submitted.

Area LMC students receive academic distinctions

Students from across Leader Publications’ coverage area received distinctions for academic excellence at Lake Michigan College. Those who made the president’s list achieved a 4.0 ... Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

LMC now offering Spanish language certificate for students

BENTON HARBOR — Looking to meet the growing demand for bilingualism in the workplace, Lake Michigan College is now offering students the opportunity to earn ... Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

Mabel Lee Johnson receives MLK Jr. diversity award

BENTON HARBOR — Mabel Lee Johnson was posthumously honored as Lake Michigan College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Award recipient during the college’s 25th annual ... Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

ESL course coming to LMC

NILES — An upcoming course offered by Lake Michigan College will teach business essentials to students and community members alike that are non-native English speakers. ... Read more

10 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

2020 Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days return

BENTON HARBOR — The Michigan Grape Society and Michigan State University Extension, in partnership with Lake Michigan College, will host the annual Southwest Michigan Horticultural ... Read more

10 months ago by Submitted.

Former Australian prime minister to speak at the Mendel Center

BENTON HARBOR — At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series, hosted by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan ... Read more

11 months ago by Submitted.

Nic Sheff to speak at the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan speakers series

BENTON HARBOR — For a second season, The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series, hosted by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, is ... Read more

12 months ago by Submitted.

LMC receives award for student voter engagement

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College was recognized for increasing student voter rates at a Washington D.C. awards ceremony on Nov. 12. LMC was among ... Read more

12 months ago by Submitted.

State demographer to speak at LMC

BENTON HARBOR —  Population growth or loss can have huge impacts on local communities, and understanding all the factors involved will be the topic of ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted.

LMC presents Ike Holter play ‘Exit Strategy’ at The GhostLight

BENTON HARBOR — The Lake Michigan College visual and performing arts department will present “Exit Strategy,” Ike Holter’s play about a struggling Chicago high school ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted.

LMC to host refugee speakers, other events for International Education Week

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College will host a series of public and student events on its Benton Harbor campus in honor of International Education ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted.

LMC’s Mendel Center receives state grant

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A southwest Michigan performing arts center has received a state-wide grant. The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College has been awarded a ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted.

LMC partners with incoming trucking company for new program

BERTRAND TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College’s Niles campus is preparing for a new educational program, and its key partner in it will soon be its ... Read more

1 year ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

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