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More than 1,200 students named to Fall Semester Dean’s List

Southern Maine Community College is proud to announce that more than 1,200 students have been named the 2018 Fall Semester Dean’s List. Students completing at least nine credit hours with a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 are named to the Dean’s List, provided no grade was lower than a C and the… More »

Top Stories: Jan 14 Campus Connections

Welcome to the Spring Semester Thousands of returning and first-time students have arrived at Southern Maine Community College for the Spring Semester. From extended Advising Office hours to an Involvement Fair, here are some things worth paying attention to during the semester: Extended Advising Office hours. The Advising Office will be open from 7:30 a.m.-6… More »

In the Spotlight: Jan 14 Campus Connections

Alumni Profile Neil Naples, from SMCC to Ph.D. Job offers flew Neil Naples’ way after he earned his Ph.D. He credits his precision machining education at SMCC with giving him the opportunities he’s experiencing now. Naples was introduced to machining during high school in his hometown of Mexico, in western Maine. He chose SMCC for… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening January 14 – 27

Academic Calendar Monday, Jan. 14 Spring Semester begins 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m., Add/drop period for Spring Semester begins Tuesday, Jan. 15 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Jan. 16 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Thursday, Jan. 17 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Friday, Jan. 18 8 a.m.-8 p.m.,… More »

SMCC’s On-the-Spot Acceptance Day offers simple solution for college admission

Southern Maine Community College is holding an On-the-Spot Acceptance Day allowing prospective students to complete the entire admissions process for the Spring Semester in a single visit for free. The SMCC Admissions Office will be open for extended hours on the South Portland Campus and the Midcoast Campus in Brunswick from 8 a.m. to 8… More »

SMCC Achieving the Dream team focuses on three strategic areas

SMCC’s Achieving the Dream team has developed an action plan and begun implementing strategies to ensure more students complete their education and have greater opportunity for success. Achieving the Dream is now approaching the halfway point of its three-year grant aimed at helping SMCC use data-based approaches to improve student outcomes. The Achieving the Dream… More »

In the News: New welding lab delivers bright futures

Summary: SMCC has opened a new welding lab in Brunswick with 10 welding stations featuring new state-of-the-art equipment. In this Times Record column, President Cassidy says the lab represents SMCC’s commitment to deliver workforce training that helps Maine businesses, Maine workers and the Maine economy. Read the full column here.

Top Stories: Dec 17 Campus Connections

SMCC reaccredited for next 10 years The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) has reaccredited SMCC for the next 10 years, giving the college high marks when informing President Joe Cassidy of the reaccreditation. NECHE, formerly called the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, is the regional accreditation agency for colleges and universities… More »

In the Spotlight: Dec 17 Campus Connections

Student Profile Tim Martone, future architect Tim Martone spent many years in the wine and beer industries before deciding to change course and pursue a career in architecture. He’s attending SMCC as the first step in making his vision come true. After graduating high school in New Jersey in 2007, Tim studied civil engineering at… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening Dec 17– Jan 13

Academic Calendar Monday, Dec. 17 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons open Tuesday, Dec. 18 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Dec. 19 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons open Thursday, Dec. 20 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons open Friday, Dec. 21 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons open Pay your bill for Spring online Monday, Dec…. More »