Southwestern Michigan College

SMC graduates 20-member nursing class

DOWAGIAC — On May 15, Southwestern Michigan College welcomed 20 new nurses to America’s largest healthcare profession with more than 3.8 million registered nurses nationwide. ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

SMC president gives school update to Rotary

DOWAGIAC — Exciting things are happening at Southwestern Michigan College, and the Dowagiac Rotary Club heard all about it from the man in charge. Joining ... Read more

4 months ago by Max Harden.

Former SMC players, coach react to return of sports

When Southwestern Michigan College announced it was adding four more sports to the newly restored cross country program, several former Roadrunners were excited to hear ... Read more

4 months ago by Scott Novak.

Two women address SMC’s 54th commencements

DOWAGIAC — Two women graduating at different stages in their lives spoke at Southwestern Michigan College’s 54th Commencements May 14-15 in Alumni Plaza on the ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

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

4 months ago by Submitted.

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 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

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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

6 months 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

8 months ago by Submitted.

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