SMCC students named to All-Maine Academic Team for two-year colleges

Two Southern Maine Community College students have been named to the All-Maine Academic Team for two-year colleges. Bronson Kieltyka of Monmouth and Ayoob Mahdi of Portland were among the 14 community college students in Maine who were honored at a Maine Community College System ceremony on March 22 in Augusta. The award includes a $500… More »

Hundreds to head to SMCC Open House

Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m.-noon Southern Maine Community College HUB Athletic Center 119 Fort Road, South Portland Hundreds of visitors will head to Southern Maine Community College’s Spring Open House to learn about academic programs, meet faculty and staff, and tour the college’s beautiful ocean-side South Portland Campus. The April 8 event provides prospective students… More »

26 graduate from SMCC Maine Fire Service Institute’s Fire Officer Academy

  Twenty-six Maine firefighters have completed rigorous training and graduated from the Maine Fire Service Institute’s Officer Academy to prepare them for leadership roles at fire departments across the state. A graduation ceremony was held Saturday, March 18, at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The Maine Fire Service Institute is a department… More »

Top Stories: March 20 Campus Connections

Global Classroom students visit Italy Imagine a class where you visit Italy’s Uffizi Museum or Doge Palace in person. Nine SMCC students didn’t have to imagine — they visited those sites and more as part of the first Global Classroom course at SMCC that included a week-long international field experience. Students in Jeff Badger’s Italian… More »

In the Spotlight: March 20 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Ricky Sheldon, future chef When Ricky Sheldon was growing up, he wavered between wanting to become a psychiatrist, a journalist and a chef. But when he decided once and for all that cooking was his future, he knew SMCC was the place for him. Ricky enrolled in SMCC’s Culinary Arts program last fall… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: March 20 – April 2

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: March 20-April 2 Academic Calendar: Monday, March 20 8 a.m., Open registration begins for summer classes 8 a.m-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Joseph’s College admissions visit, Campus Center Tuesday, March 21 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, March 22 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Third… More »

SMCC offers more than 250 courses over summer

Southern Maine Community College is offering more than 250 courses and workshops over the summer months for people working toward a degree or seeking to expand their professional skills or begin new careers. Open registration for credit courses begins March 20, with classes offered at SMCC’s South Portland Campus, Midcoast Campus in Brunswick and online…. More »

Award-winning broadcast journalist Bill Green to deliver SMCC commencement address

Bill Green, an award-winning broadcast journalist and host of the “Bill Green’s Maine” television show, will be the featured speaker at Southern Maine Community College’s 70th commencement on May 21. “Bill Green has distinguished himself as one of Maine’s top television personalities, bringing Maine’s great outdoors into people’s homes and expanding our knowledge about the… More »

Top Stories: Feb. 27 Campus Connections

Horticulture fair connects students to jobs Monica Danforth hadn’t been at the job fair more than 15 minutes before the job opportunities started coming her way. She was among the dozens of horticulture students who got an early start on their summer job search at the Horticulture Department’s annual job fair that connects students with… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb. 27 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Anthony Marshall, behind the lens Anthony Marshall found his passion at SMCC behind the lens of a camera. A Communications and New Media Studies major, he is particularly focused on video production and photography. Outside of class, he’s directed four music videos for local hip-hop and rap performers that now appear on their… More »