In the News: He’s now a serene ex-Marine

At age 28, Michael Harmon is making the most of his second go-around with the SeaWolves’ basketball team. This Press Herald story provides a profile of Harmon’s progression from SMCC to the Marines and back to SMCC, where he’s now known as “Uncle Mike” to his teammates. Read the full article here.

In the News: Old Port Magazine profiles SMCC’s Culinary Arts program

Old Port Magazine writer Susan Axelrod and photographer Erin Little visited SMCC’s Culinary Art’s program and found lots to like. Read the full article here.


Welcome to the Spring Semester Southern Maine Community College is bustling with the arrival of thousands of students for the Spring Semester. Spring classes began Tuesday, Jan. 17, and come to an end on May 13. Commencement is scheduled for May 21 at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland. So, what’s new for the Spring Semester?… More »


Student Spotlight Stephanie MacDonald, from art to science Stephanie MacDonald was interested in the arts when she enrolled at a four-year university after high school. But she later discovered her passion for technology and science at SMCC, and now she’s well on her way to earning a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering in Boston. Stephanie… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Jan. 17 – Jan. 29

Academic Calendar: Tuesday, Jan. 17 Spring Semester classes begin Add/drop period and 100 percent refund for tuition and fees begins 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, Jan. 18 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, Jan. 19 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 5 p.m., Payment due for Spring Semester Friday, Jan. 20 8… More »

Top Stories: Dec 19 Campus Connections

Legislators, students come together SMCC students shared their stories of success with legislators during a get-together in the Health Science Center. SMCC hosted a legislative gathering on Dec. 15 where lawmakers heard from President Cantor, students, faculty and staff, and clinical partners of SMCC’s Health Science program about student success, workforce development and new initiatives… More »

In the Spotlight: Dec 19 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Jenny Cobb, future in criminal justice Jenny Cobb has known since elementary school that she wanted to get into law enforcement. As a Criminal Justice student, she’s taking the necessary steps to make sure her dreams come true. Besides her classroom work, Jenny works as a work-study student in SMCC’s security department and… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Dec. 19 – Jan. 16

Academic Calendar: Monday, Dec. 19 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Limited tutoring, Learning Commons Tuesday, Dec. 20 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Limited tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, Dec. 21 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Limited tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, Dec. 22 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Limited tutoring, Learning Commons 5 p.m., Payment due for Spring Semester 5 p.m., Last day to sign… More »

Top Stories: Dec 5 Campus Connections

Students take part in crisis simulation Scores of students took part in the Health Science division’s first-ever interprofessional team training exercise to learn the value of communication and teamwork skills in emergency situations. For the simulation on Nov. 21, about a dozen students from the Respiratory Therapy, Nursing, Cardiovascular Technology and Paramedicine programs tended to… More »

In the Spotlight: Dec 5 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Alexander Kennedy, cyber future A computer techie in high school, Alexander Kennedy knows that his passion will lead to a bright future in the cyber security field. Alexander graduated from Spruce Mountain High School in Jay and chose SMCC for its academic offerings, affordable tuition and location, far enough but not too far… More »