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Top Stories: Feb. 15 Campus Connections

Share your ideas at The Community Conversation Southern Maine Community College wants to hear from you. Come share your ideas, thoughts and opinions during our lively Community Conversation. SMCC is encouraging students, faculty and staff to attend the event, which takes place in the HUB gym on Friday, Feb. 24, from 1-4 p.m. This is… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb. 15 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Rachel Champoux, USAF scientist Rachel Champoux was the youngest graduate in SMCC history when she earned a degree at age 16. Now she’s a computer scientist at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, N.Y. Rachel came to SMCC at age 14 after being home-schooled by her mother. She excelled at SMCC,… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Feb. 15 – Feb. 26

Academic Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 15 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Financial aid refund checks available, HUB gym. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, Feb. 16 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Joseph’s College admissions representative visit, Campus Center Friday, Feb. 17 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Sunday, Feb. 19 4-8 p.m.,… More »

In the News: Opening Students’ Eyes

SMCC’s Composite Science and Manufacturing program is growing in popularity as we establish and strengthen partnerships with high schools and employers. In a column in the Times Record, President Cantor writes about how the program is preparing students for bright futures in the composite industry.  Read the full column here.  

Top Stories: Jan 30 Campus Connections

ESOL to EMT A new program is training new Mainers to become EMTs to meet industry needs. The ESOL-to-EMT program kicked off this semester to give immigrants an opportunity to learn EMT and interpreting skills, take an ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) course and become state-certified as emergency medical technicians. Upon completion, job… More »

In the Spotlight: Jan 30 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Carmine Fazzi, from fast food to 4.0 Carmine Fazzi came to college after deciding a future of fast-food jobs wasn’t for him. In his first semester, he earned a 4.0 GPA while holding down a full-time job. After high school, Carmine worked in what he calls low-level jobs in different restaurants. He came… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Jan. 30 – Feb. 12

Academic Calendar: Monday, Jan. 30 8 a.m-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 9 a.m.-3 p.m., University of New England admissions representative, Campus Center 5 p.m., End of 50-percent refund period for withdrawing from class Tuesday, Jan. 31 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, Feb. 1 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, Feb. 2 8… More »

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.

TOP STORIES: JAN 17 CAMPUS CONNECTIONS

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 »