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Top Stories: May 21 Campus Connections

Students lauded for leadership Several dozen students received well-earned recognition for their leadership and accomplishments over the past year at the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership’s annual awards ceremony on April 30. This year’s winners are: President’s Award: Student of the Year- Claudia Johnson Dean of Students Service Award: Alex Kennedy Leader of the… More »

In the Spotlight: May 21 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Megan Michaels, Mount Holyoke bound Megan Michaels is headed to Mount Holyoke College’s prestigious Frances Perkins Program, where she plans to build upon her degree from SMCC. Megan graduated this spring with a degree in Liberal Studies with a focus on sociology. Come fall, she will enroll in Mount Holyoke’s Frances Perkins Program… More »

Campus Connections Whats Happening May 13 – June 22

Academic Calendar: Monday, May 21 8 a.m., New student registration for Fall Semester begins Summer book allowances start 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons Open Tuesday, May 22 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons Open Wednesday, May 23 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons Open Thursday, May 24 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons Open Friday, May 25 8… More »

SMCC awards record number of degrees at 71st commencement

Southern Maine Community College awarded a record number of degrees Sunday when hundreds of students are joined by family and friends at the College’s 71st commencement. In all, 1,120 students earned 1,156 degrees and certificates during the past academic year, with nearly 500 of them marching in Sunday’s graduation ceremonies and receiving their diplomas at… More »

In the News: Never too late

Robert Tyzik spent six weeks at Brunswick Naval Air Station for survival training after enlisting 51 years ago. Now he’s back as a student at SMCC’s Midcoast Campus at age 70. President Cantor recounts his story in this Times Record column.

Seven Maine community college students awarded the Leon A. Gorman Endowed Scholarship

SMCC student Zahra Abukar and six other Maine community college students were awarded scholarships in honor of Leon A. Gorman at a ceremony held May 15 at L.L.Bean’s Corporate Headquarters in Freeport. This is the third year the Leon A. Gorman Scholarship has been given and the second year it has been awarded to a… More »

SMCC baseball, softball fields upgraded

The Athletics Department is upgrading SMCC’s baseball and softball fields by installing permanent outfield fences with warning tracks. The fields have used portable fences during games since 2008, said Athletics Director Matt Richard. Before that, they didn’t use outfield fences at all. The upgrade work began May 14 when crews removed sod where the fences… More »

SMCC, Maine Medical Partners and Southern Maine Health Care forge partnership on new medical assisting apprenticeship program

Southern Maine Community College (SMCC), in partnership with Maine Medical Partners (MMP) and Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC), is launching a new medical assisting apprenticeship program. Students will learn medical assisting skills in the classroom and apply them on the job while employed by MMP and SMHC. Southern Maine Health Care and Maine Medical Partners… More »

SMCC student named to MCCS Board of Trustees

Southern Maine Community College student Nicki Fowlie was recently sworn in as the student trustee for the Maine Community College System Board of Trustees. A resident of Appleton, Fowlie is a 2017 graduate of SMCC’s fire science technology program and is currently enrolled in the college’s paramedicine program. Fowlie is a graduate of Camden Hills… More »

SMCC student receives George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship to study in Ireland

Southern Maine Community College student Isabelle Chimenti has received a George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship to study in Ireland next year. Chimenti, who is majoring in both Liberal Studies and Communications & New Media Studies, will attend Cork Institute of Technology for the spring semester of the 2018-19 academic year. She grew up in the… More »