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In the News: SMCC science students to benefit from research grant

The MDI Biological Laboratory has received an award of nearly $18 million from the National Institutes of Health that will strengthen biomedical research and training for students from SMCC and other educational institutions in Maine. The grant will fund the renewal of the 18-year-old Maine INBRE (IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) program for another… More »

SMCC student receives prestigious Gorman Scholarship

Culinary Arts student Jada Tuttle is among the seven Maine community college students who have been awarded scholarships in honor of the late Leon A. Gorman, the longtime president and CEO of L.L.Bean. The students were awarded the scholarships at a ceremony on May 14 at L.L.Bean’s corporate headquarters in Freeport. The scholarship award is… More »

Top Stories: May 13 Campus Connections

Global Studies Center to offer classes with travel to Cuba, Spain The Global Studies Center at SMCC will offer Global Classroom classes in the spring of 2020, in partnership with CIEE, that include short-term travel to Cuba and Spain. Global Classroom classes are semester-long online classes that include international travel for a study-abroad experience. They… More »

In the Spotlight: May 13 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Quindelynne Hasler, Mitchell Scholar Coming to SMCC has opened up new opportunities for Quindelynne Hasler that she never imagined. Her education at SMCC has provided her the in-depth video production training she wanted and led to work on a multi-day music video and a job as a news assistant at WGME-TV. Now she’s… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening May 13 – June 14

Monday, May 13 7 a.m.-8 p.m., HUB fitness center open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Tuesday, May 14 7 a.m.-8 p.m., HUB fitness center open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, May 15 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5… More »

SMCC awards near-record number of degrees at 72nd Commencement

Southern Maine Community College awarded a near-record number of degrees Sunday when hundreds of students were joined by family and friends at the College’s 72nd Commencement. In all, 1,096 students earned 1,126 degrees and certificates during the past academic year, with hundreds receiving their degrees during Sunday’s graduation ceremonies at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland…. More »

In the News: Hats off to SMCC graduates

Summary: SMCC’s commencement is May 12. In this Times Record column, President Cassidy writes that graduation is a springboard for our graduates as they move forward to bright futures entering the workforce or continuing their education at four-year institutions. Read the full column here.

Top Stories: April 22 Campus Connections

Career Fair to feature 60-plus employers Brush up on your interviewing skills, dust off that resume and meet prospective employers face-to-face at the annual SMCC Career Fair. More than 60 employers will be represented at this year’s fair, to be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the HUB Athletic Center on SMCC’s… More »

In the Spotlight: April 22 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Kera Pingree, Mount Holyoke-bound Kera Pingree found themself homeless after graduating from high school. Now they’re preparing to transfer from SMCC to Mount Holyoke College on a full scholarship. Kera’s plans to enroll at SMCC straight from high school in 2014 were derailed when they and their 2 ½-year-old daughter didn’t have a… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening April 22 – May 5

Academic: Monday, April 22 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Tuesday, April 23 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, April 24 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Thursday, April 25 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open… More »