SMCC reopens residence hall to students

Southern Maine Community College has reopened Spring Point Residence Hall after the building was given a clean bill of health. Students moved into the residence hall on SMCC’s South Portland Campus over the weekend three weeks after they were temporarily assigned to live in hotels for the start of the semester following the discovery of… More »

SMCC Precision Machining program to open doors to public on Maine Manufacturing Day

Southern Maine Community College’s Precision Machining & Manufacturing program is opening its doors to school groups, organizations, individuals and others for Maine Manufacturing Day. Visitors are invited to tour SMCC’s manufacturing training facility, watch precision machining students at work and view the College’s state-of-the-art machines anytime between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, October 4. That is… More »

Top Stories: Sept 10 Campus Connections

Four-year colleges schedule visits to SMCC Interested in transferring after graduation? Admissions representatives from colleges and universities in Maine and elsewhere in New England have scheduled two dozen visits to SMCC in the coming months, and the Transfer Fair isn’t far away. Throughout the Fall Semester, representatives from four-year institutions will visit to answer questions… More »

In the Spotlight: Sept 10 Campus Connections

Student Profile Daniele Amandolini, Italy to Maine Daniele Amandolini is a native of Siena, Italy, a medieval city south of Florence. Now he’s earning a degree at SMCC while working as the art director on The Beacon student newspaper. Daniele worked for his family’s hardware store and house-painting business when, at the age of 30,… More »

Campus Connections: Whats Happening Sept 10–23

Academic Calendar Monday, Sept. 10 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University of Maine at Augusta admissions rep visit, Campus Center 5 p.m., 50 percent refund period end for tuition and fees for Fall Tuesday, Sept. 11 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Sept. 12 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open… More »

In the News: Zeroing in on student success

Summary: Student success is the top priority at SMCC. In this column in The Times Record, President Cassidy writes about our new Midcoast Campus success coach and the importance of student success. Read the full column here.

Top Stories: Aug 27 Campus Connections

Welcome to the Fall Semester The Fall Semester has kicked off with the arrival of thousands of students. This fall, students will find a new college president, new academic offerings, new fences on our athletic fields, new faculty and new hours in our South Portland Advising Office. The South Portland and Midcoast campuses came alive… More »

In the Spotlight: Aug 27 Campus Connections

Student Profile Leah Parrish, Student Senate president A one-time high school dropout, Leah Parrish is now the Student Senate president. She has big ideas for the year ahead and is encouraging other students to get involved. Leah grew up in Cape Elizabeth and, after leaving school her senior year, ended up earning her high school… More »

Campus Connections: Whats Happening Aug 24 – Sept 9

Academic Calendar: Monday, Aug. 27 Fall Semester classes begin 8 a.m., Add/drop period begins for 100 percent refund 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Tuesday, Aug. 28 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Aug. 29 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Thursday, Aug. 30 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Friday, Aug. 31 8… More »

Southern Maine Community College to temporarily close residence hall, relocate affected students to new housing

Southern Maine Community College announced Monday that it will temporarily close one of its residence halls for the beginning of the Fall Semester following the discovery of mold and will relocate affected students to other housing. SMCC closed Spring Point Residence Hall on Sunday to allow a team of professionals to assess the building and test the mold that… More »