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SMCC’s On-the-Spot Acceptance Days offer simple solution for college admission

Southern Maine Community College is holding two On-the-Spot Acceptance Days 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 »

Acadia Insurance gift to support SMCC business students

A recent gift of $5,000 from Acadia Insurance, through its parent company, W. R. Berkley Corporation, to The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges will provide five, $1,000 scholarships for students enrolled in Southern Maine Community College’s (SMCC) business administration program this year. The company intends to provide similar gifts in each of the next two… More »

Top Stories: November 13 Campus Connections

Job-shadowing for Health Sciences students What better way to learn about healthcare administration than to hang out with a healthcare company’s CEO? That’s what happened during a job-shadow day at Martin’s Point Health Care for students enrolled in SMCC’s Health Sciences program. For the Nov. 3 event, students Andrea Manousos and Brandy Casey spent time… More »

In the Spotlight: November 13 Campus Connections

Faculty Spotlight Louise Ouellette, Radiography Chair As the longtime chair of the Radiography program, Louise Ouellette has overseen the program as it has grown and developed in tandem with technological advances in the industry. Ouellette has taught at SMCC since 1987 and has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Southern Maine…. More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: November 13 – November 26

Academic Calendar: Monday, Nov. 13 8 a.m., Spring registration begins for degree-seeking student with 30 or more credits 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising Office (South Portland) and L.L.Bean Learning Commons (Midcoast Campus) 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising Services Kiosk (ASK), Campus Center 9-10 a.m., Drop-in Advising, Liberal… More »

Top Stories: October 30 Campus Connections

Advising Month: Advising services save time and money SMCC’s advisors are here to help you save time, money and aggravation. November is Advising Month, when faculty and staff ramp up their efforts to help students succeed. During the month, students are encouraged to meet faculty or staff advisors to review their degree audits, figure out… More »

In the Spotlight: October 30 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Hannah Fields, excelling at next level When Hannah Fields attended SMCC, she excelled on the soccer field and in the classroom. She’s now doing the same at Colby-Sawyer College, where she’s studying business while leading the soccer team in scoring. Hannah led the SeaWolves soccer team in scoring both years she played. She… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: October 31 – November 11

Academic Calendar: Tuesday, Oct. 31 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising Office (South Portland) and L.L.Bean Learning Commons (Midcoast Campus) 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising Services Kiosk (ASK), Campus Center 9-10 a.m., Drop-in Advising, Liberal Studies-History, Harborview Hall, Room 302 12:30-2:30 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Respiratory Therapy, Health Science… More »

In the News: Positive First Impressions

The entire Mount Ararat High School senior class toured SMCC’s Midcoast Campus and met with faculty and staff in mid-October as part of its senior symposium. In this column in The Times Record, President Cantor writes how the visit was an eye-opener for students. Read the full column here.

Top Stories: October 16 Campus Connections

Transfer Fair to feature nearly 30 schools If you’re interested in transferring after graduation from SMCC, the Transfer Fair is the place to go to learn about other colleges and universities. Nearly 30 baccalaureate colleges and universities will be on hand in the Campus Center from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, to answer your… More »