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Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, May 18

Student Spotlight: Breeanna Zoidis, future in firefighting A stint as a volunteer firefighter in her hometown of Casco convinced Breeana Zoidis to make a career in firefighting. When Breeanna first came to SMCC, she majored in business. But she changed to Fire Science after discovering her passion when she joined the Casco Fire Department as… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, May 18

Student Spotlight: Breeanna Zoidis, future in firefighting A stint as a volunteer firefighter in her hometown of Casco convinced Breeana Zoidis to make a career in firefighting. When Breeanna first came to SMCC, she majored in business. But she changed to Fire Science after discovering her passion when she joined the Casco Fire Department as… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, May 4

Campus Center to undergo extensive renovations SMCC is updating and improving the Campus Center to create a more welcoming space that will benefit students and employees. Work will begin Friday, May 8, and be centered on the Campus Center wing that extends from Central Services past the Admissions and Advising offices. When the upgrades are… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, May 4

Student Spotlight Rebekah Marin, passion for writing Rebekah Marin is a writer and editor for The Beacon student newspaper. Now she’s hoping to transfer to a four-year school and earn a degree in journalism. Rebekah came to SMCC in 2013 and majors in Liberal Studies with a concentration in English. She’s been involved in Phi… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, April 20

Student Spotlight Paul Arsenault, balancing act While going for his Architectural & Engineering Design degree, Paul Arsenault juggles school, a full-time job and family responsibilities. Paul was formerly an auto mechanic when he decided to come to SMCC three years ago — 12 years after he graduated high school. He earned an Integrated Manufacturing Technology… More »

Campus Connections, Top News, April 20

Student artwork on exhibit at Portland art gallery Students graduating from SMCC’s art program are exhibiting their photos, prints, paintings, sculptures and other works at a Portland art gallery. Nine students are showing their artwork at 3fish art gallery from April 21-25 for the SMCC Senior Art Student Exhibit. The gallery is open to the… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, April 6

Alumni Profile Mike Fullerton, SMCC supporter Mike Fullerton’s SMCC degree landed him jobs when he was younger. Now he’s the one hiring SMCC students and graduates as production manager of a precision manufacturing company. Fullerton graduated from SMCC’s machine tool program in 1987 and went on to work for a plastics manufacturer, a machine shop… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, April 6

SMCC to expand parking SMCC is making room for dozens of new parking spots by taking down two college-owned buildings. Crews began tearing down two houses on Benjamin Pickett Street in early April. After the demolition is complete, crews will pave over the land for use as a parking lot with extensive groundwater management systems… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, March 23

Students learn new cultures, earn credit in Spain, Ireland Thirty-six SMCC students spent their spring breaks learning new cultures and earning college credit in Europe. Twenty-seven students – most from Criminal Justice but from other programs as well – spent a week in Killarney, Ireland, learning about the country’s history, culture and criminal justice system…. More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, March 23

Alumni Profile Robert DiBlasi, world traveler Robert DiBlasi didn’t travel far from high school to SMCC to study respiratory therapy. Twenty years later, he’s a distinguished respiratory therapist who travels the world giving workshops and speaking presentations on respiratory care. DiBlasi came to SMCC from Fryeburg Academy and earned his Respiratory Therapy degree in 1996…. More »