Dowagiac

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 ...

Education

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 ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Dowagiac

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 ...

Cass County

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 ...

Berrien County

LMC, SMC partner with Michigan Reconnect program

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Two area community colleges are partnering with a new program aimed at helping Michiganders attain ...

Berrien County

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 ...

Brandywine Education

SMC announces fall honor rolls

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College named 50 students to president’s list for the September-December 2020 fall semester. Students ...

Dowagiac

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 ...

Dowagiac

SMC mourns former college president

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College flags are flying at half-mast to mourn the passing of President Emeritus David C. ...

Dowagiac

SMC graduates 17 new nurses

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College Dec. 17 welcomed 17 new nurses to America’s largest health-care profession with more ...

Dowagiac

SMC trustees review 2020 accomplishments

DOWAGIAC — The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees reviewed 2020 accomplishments Monday night during its regular monthly ...

Community News

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 ...

Dowagiac

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 ...

Cassopolis

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 ...

Dowagiac

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 ...

Dowagiac

SMC unveils Grady Scholars initiative

DOWAGIAC — A local community college is looking to honor a hometown hero by offering scholarships to minority ...

Dowagiac

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 ...

Cass County

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 ...

Dowagiac

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, ...

Berrien County

Local school boards elect new members

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Local school board candidates were on the ballot Tuesday. Listed below are the unofficial election ...

Dowagiac

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 ...

Breaking News

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 ...

Dowagiac

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 ...

Dowagiac

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 ...

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