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SMC announces fall honor rolls

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College named 50 students to president’s list for the September-December 2020 fall semester. Students honored on president’s list must earn a ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

SMC trustees give president positive first performance review

DOWAGIAC — At its first regular 2021 meeting Wednesday morning in room 2109 of the David C. Briegel Building on the Dowagiac campus, the Southwestern ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

SMC mourns former college president

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College flags are flying at half-mast to mourn the passing of President Emeritus David C. Briegel. President Briegel, who guided SMC as ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

SMC graduates 17 new nurses

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College Dec. 17 welcomed 17 new nurses to America’s largest health-care profession with more than 3.8 million registered nurses nationwide. The ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

SMC trustees review 2020 accomplishments

DOWAGIAC — The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees reviewed 2020 accomplishments Monday night during its regular monthly meeting conducted remotely via Zoom. The list, ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

New SMC cross country coach shares plans with Rotary Club

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College athletics are back and the school’s cross country teams were the hot topic during the Dowagiac Rotary Club’s weekly meeting ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

SMC grad serving patients at the Cleveland Clinic Las Vegas

DOWAGIAC — Despite a sparkling academic record, Joel Adu-Brimpong did not expect to attend college. He applied to Southwestern Michigan College as a favor to ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Niles, Cassopolis students receive United Way scholarship awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan bestowed this year’s Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Awards to one winner from each of the three counties ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC Foundation Board stakes annual appeal to Strong Start

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College Foundation’s annual Campaign for Students raced off to a strong start thanks to its Board of Directors donating more than ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC unveils Grady Scholars initiative

DOWAGIAC — A local community college is looking to honor a hometown hero by offering scholarships to minority students. Southwestern Michigan College is naming 20 ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC Board of Trustees updated on COVID-19

DOWAGIAC — At its regular monthly meeting, conducted remotely Monday night via Zoom, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees heard from Dr. Joe Odenwald ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC staff, students give back during annual Rake a Difference campaign

CASS COUNTY — Three Southwestern Michigan College teams totaling 12 people Nov. 12 joined hundreds of area volunteers helping seniors in Berrien, Cass and Van ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC Foundation board adds two new members

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College Foundation’s board recently added two new members, Priscilla Gatties and Julie Dye. Gatties, of Dowagiac, has been employed as Pokagon ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Local school boards elect new members

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Local school board candidates were on the ballot Tuesday. Listed below are the unofficial election results from Berrien, Cass and Van Buren ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

SMC Board of Trustees devotes day to long-range planning

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees during its annual day-long strategic planning session Oct. 26 approved two new allied health programs, Associate in ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

SMC to shift to remote learning starting Nov. 23

DOWAGIAC — A local college will transition to remote learning in the coming weeks as COVID-19 infection numbers continue to rise in the area. In ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

2021 Michigan Miss U.S. Agriculture looks toward educating, bringing communities together over agriculture

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — A crown resting on her head and a sash across her body, secured with a sparkly broach at the bottom, Aubrey Allen, ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

SMC student named Michigan Miss U.S. agriculture

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College freshman Aubrey Allen is passionate about agriculture as she embarks on her reign as 2021 Michigan Miss United States Agriculture. ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

MDHHS issues emergency order requiring schools to issue public notification of probable, confirmed COVID-19 cases

LANSING — Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order requiring K-12 schools to provide public notice to the ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

SMC security officer a former CEO

DOWAGIAC — Philip Krempely was assigned to Southwestern Michigan College’s Dowagiac campus in July by Grand Rapids-based DK Security. The former CEO, who ran companies ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

SMC employees receiving COVID challenge coins

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College’s seventh annual employee recognition program on Sept. 25 was a departure from previous years. Due to the current health situation, ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

SMC enrolls 1,800 students for fall 2020

DOWAGIAC — The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees heard last Monday night from President Dr. Joe Odenwald that fall enrollment finished at 1,800 students ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

SMC president provides school update to Rotary

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College was the topic at hand at the Dowagiac Rotary Club’s weekly meeting Thursday via Zoom. SMC President Joe Odenwald was ... Read more

4 months ago by Max Harden.

JMG Student of the Year starts second year at SMC

DOWAGIAC — Stanford University’s loss is Southwestern Michigan College’s gain, according to SMC officials. Mia Clay, 19, a 2019 Benton Harbor High School graduate, began ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

SMC to produce radio show featuring Dewey Lake monster

By MAXWELL HARDEN max.harden@leaderpub.com DOWAGIAC — The legend of the Dewey Lake monster will soon be taking “center mic” at Southwestern Michigan College this fall. ... Read more

4 months ago by Max Harden.

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