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SMCC’s On-the-Spot Acceptance Days offer simple solution for college admission

Southern Maine Community College is holding three On-the-Spot Acceptance Days allowing prospective students to meet one-on-one with college representatives and complete the entire admissions process for the Fall Semester in a single visit. The SMCC Admissions Office will be open for extended hours on the South Portland Campus and the Midcoast Campus in Brunswick from… More »

Top Stories: June 19 Campus Connections

Dining hall getting complete makeover Oceanview Dining Hall will have a new look and feel when students return for the Fall Semester. The Sodexo Dining Services dining hall is being renovated this summer with improvements that include: A new food island with four food stations (salad, pizza, deli, international) A new grill station open daily… More »

In the Spotlight: June 19 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Wallace Keene, Class of ‘55 When Wallace “Wally” Keene graduated from what is now SMCC in 1955, the school had four academic programs and fewer than 200 students. Keene grew up in the small Maine town of Hebron and came to Maine Vocational Technical Institute straight out of high school in 1953 for… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: June 19- July 23

Academic Calendar: Monday, June 19 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Tuesday, June 20 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, June 21 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, June 22 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Friday, June 23 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Sunday, June 25 4-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons… More »

25 graduate from fire officer training through SMCC’s Maine Fire Service Institute

  Twenty-five leaders from fire departments across Maine have completed training to improve their skills in managing their departments. Officers who completed the two-week Fire Officer III/IV Academy will receive their Firefighter III and IV certifications in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association. Participants graduated from the program on Friday, May 26. The program… More »

11 graduate from Maine State Fire Academy at SMCC’s Maine Fire Service Institute

Eleven Maine firefighters have completed training and graduated from the Maine Fire Service Institute’s Maine State Fire Academy program. Firefighters who completed the 10-day program will receive Firefighter I and Firefighter II certifications in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association. The Maine Fire Service Institute is a department of Southern Maine Community College and… More »

Top Stories: May 22 Campus Connections

Students lauded for leadership Nearly two dozen students have received well-earned recognition for their leadership and accomplishments at SMCC during the academic year. The winners were announced during the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership’s annual awards ceremony in Oceanview Dining Hall on May 1. Leader of the Pack Awards: Brandon Buck, Justin Cochran, Whitney… More »

In the Spotlight: May 22 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Devyn Vermette, Student of the Year Devyn Vermette didn’t have a clue what she wanted to study when she first arrived at SMCC. Now, not only has she charted a future path, she’s also SMCC’s Student of the Year. Devyn initially wanted to attend a private four-year college in Maine after graduating from… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: May 22- June 16

Academic Calendar: Monday, May 22 New student registration, Fall Semester Book allowances start for summer term 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Tuesday, May 23 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Wednesday, May 24 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Thursday, May 25 Second summer payment plan payment due 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open… More »

SMCC awards more than 1,000 degrees at 70th commencement

Southern Maine Community College awarded more than 1,000 degrees and certificates Sunday as hundreds of students were joined by family and friends at the College’s 70th commencement. In all, 1,022 students earned 1,040 degrees and certificates during the past academic year, with ​more than 500 of them participating in Sunday’s graduation ceremonies at Cross Insurance… More »