Go Beyond the Classroom

SMCC offers many opportunities for you to enrich your educational experience. Browse just some of these opportunities below.

The Beacon

The Beacon is a student-run newspaper serving the entire SMCC community. The paper is distributed free-of-charge at various locations on campus, including the campus center, several classroom buildings, the enrollment services office, the dining hall, and the library. Published bi-weekly, The Beacon is read by students, faculty, staff, alumni, prospective students, and campus visitors. To view the Beacon online, visit the Beacon website.

Global Studies

The Global Studies Center at SMCC seeks to internationalize the college through the development of new curriculum, the support of international students and events, and Education Abroad programming. We collaborate with a variety of entities on campus to prepare students for a globalized future. To learn more, visit our Global Studies webpage.

Honors Program

The Honors Program serves students at Southern Maine Community College by providing opportunities to engage in enriched learning experiences. The program is open to every student. Students may participate by taking honors courses or honors options. To learn more, visit our Honors Program webpage.