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SMC to add basketball, volleyball, wrestling for fall 2022

DOWAGIAC — In keeping with its ongoing mission of providing the total college life experience, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees, during its regular ... Read more

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SMC graduating 87 with honors

DOWAGIAC — “I’m standing here today at only 18 years old as the first in my family to graduate from college,” said Jossalyn Rogalski, Southwestern ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

SMC library hosts honors program showcase

DOWAGIAC — The Fred L. Mathews Library on Southwestern Michigan College’s campus is decked out with posters ready to educate curious eyes on everything from ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac graduate receives WMU scholarship

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s Math/Science Department April 30 paid tribute to a pair of powerhouse students, Jossalyn Rogalski and Creed Roschyk. Rogalski received the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC co-sponsors Law Day with Cass County Bar Association

CASSOPOLIS — A local college teamed up with the Cass County Courts last week. Southwestern Michigan College co-sponsored Law Day with the Cass County Bar ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC responds to Michigan HB 4401

DOWAGIAC — A new proposed state funding strategy could affect local community colleges. Last week, the Michigan House Appropriations Subcommittee proposed a new formula for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

SMC psychology panel provides pandemic perspective

DOWAGIAC — On April 13, Southwestern Michigan College’s Psychology Club and Psi Beta, the national community college honor society provided a hopeful pandemic perspective with ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC Board of Trustees prepares for Higher Learning Commission reaffirmation visit

DOWAGIAC — At its monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 14, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees reviewed final preparations and the schedule for the ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

SMC’s first president reflects on career

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s first president, Dr. Nathan A. Ivey, and Dorothy, his wife of 71 years, live in Dallas. “We’ve been loyal to ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

SMC student, Dowagiac native named Michigan Miss Agriculture USA

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College agricultural business student Shaelyn Bundy, of Dowagiac, March 23 was named the 2021 Michigan Miss Agriculture USA, advancing to national ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Southwest Michigan students honored for top academic achievement through national community college honor society

LANSING — Local community college students from Kellogg Community College, Lake Michigan College and Southwestern Michigan College were recently recognized for their impressive academic achievements ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC Virtual Career Showcase to be hosted March 19

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s Virtual Career and Program Showcase will take place four times online on March 19 at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., noon ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC Board of Trustees looks past pandemic anniversary

DOWAGIAC — At its monthly meeting on March 10, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees acknowledged the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, then ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC unveils scholarship guarantee

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s new “SMC Guarantee” scholarship is available to all new students enrolling for the Fall 2021 semester. Registration for summer and ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

SMC graduate experiences Super Bowl

DOWAGIAC — Nicole Maroney, a 2020 Southwestern Michigan College sports management graduate from New Buffalo, found herself working behind the scenes at Super Bowl LV. ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

SMC COVID task force leader talks with Dowagiac Rotary Club

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Rotary Club is returning to Front Street Crossing. After months of remote Zoom meetings, the club will return to in-person meetings ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

SMC plans to host in-person, outdoor graduation ceremonies

DOWAGIAC – Southwestern Michigan College President Joe Odenwald is optimistic about vaccine distributions and is planning to host in-person graduation ceremonies outdoors in the spring. ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

SMC Guarantee aims to provide financial support to students of all ages

DOWAGIAC – Over the last year, the state of Michigan implemented Futures For Frontliners and the Michigan ReConnect program to aid in allowing frontline workers ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

SMC Board of Trustees adjusts tuition, discusses graduation

DOWAGIAC — The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees adopted the tuition and fee schedule for the 2021-2022 fiscal year during its regular monthly meeting ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Michigan Community College Association receives grant to improve student pathways to in-demand careers

LANSING — The Michigan Community College Association this week announced that it has received an $800,000 grant to improve student access to programs in growth ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

SMC director of theater operations provides update to Rotary

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s Visual and Performing Arts program took center stage during the Dowagiac Rotary Club’s Thursday meeting. Rotarian and SMC Vice President ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

SMC, health department’s COVID-19 vaccine collaboration a success

DOWAGIAC — The Southwestern Michigan College gym has been bustling in recent weeks, and it is not because of a sports team. The college hosted ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

LMC, SMC partner with Michigan Reconnect program

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Two area community colleges are partnering with a new program aimed at helping Michiganders attain higher education. Lake Michigan College and Southwestern ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

MDHHS to provide COVID tests to educators to keep staff, students and community safe as schools offer in-person learning

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is moving forward with plans to offer a voluntary COVID-19 testing program that will provide ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

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