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Campus Connections, Top Stories, April 4

Meet potential employers face-to-face at Career Fair SMCC’s annual Career Fair is your opportunity to meet potential employers face-to-face on campus. The fair takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, in the Campus Center lounge. Besides meeting with potential employers, you can practice your professional communication skills and learn about the job… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, March 21

Share your ideas at The Community Conversation Southern Maine Community College values your ideas and opinions. Come share your thoughts with us during a lively Community Conversation in the HUB gym. SMCC is encouraging students, faculty and staff to attend this unique event, which takes place in the HUB gym on Friday, March 25, from… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, March 21

Student Profile Kristina Fucini, healthy eating Kristina Fucini has been serving food since she graduated high school. Now she’s looking forward to a bright career teaching healthy eating habits. Kristina began working at restaurants straight out of Brunswick High School. She’s now studying Dietetics & Nutrition and hopes to get into community dietetics with a… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Feb. 29

Alumni Spotlight Jason Glynn, from Maine to D.C. A one-time high school dropout, Jason Glynn is now earning a bachelor’s degree — and learning Chinese — at American University to prepare for a future in international relations. Jason came to SMCC in 2013 at the age of 29 after realizing he wasn’t going to go… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Feb. 29

Jeopardy-style challenge tests culinary students Five SMCC students will be in the hot seat at an upcoming competition that tests their knowledge about food. Students Abigail Bangs, Mary Gauthier, Adam Goodwin, Marissa Turmenne and David Norton will represent SMCC at the regional Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl in Atlanta. The competition takes place at… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Feb. 16

Alumni Profile Hannah McGhee, 2nd time around Hannah McGhee earned a bachelor’s degree from a prestigious liberal arts college in 1995. But it took a second degree from SMCC for her to develop the skills to launch her own business. After graduating from Middlebury College in Political Science with German and French, Hannah wasn’t sure… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Feb. 16

Scholarship Salute The SMCC Foundation is paying tribute to donors who have contributed to Foundation scholarships and students who have received them. At coffee receptions at the McKernan Center last week, the Foundation recognized several dozen students who received Foundation scholarships this year, as well as donors whose generosity has made the scholarships possible. The… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Feb. 1

Student Profile Emily Cleary, up up and away A debate with her fiancé over what would happen if gravity disappeared reignited Emily Cleary’s interest in learning and her decision to return to college. That decision brought her to SMCC, and she’s now a pre-engineering student with a near-perfect grade point average. After SMCC, she plans… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Feb. 1

Students meet legislators, advocate for SMCC SMCC students made the most of a rare opportunity to meet face-to-face with Maine legislators and tell them how much SMCC means to them. A group of six lawmakers visited SMCC on Jan. 30 to meet with President Cantor, staff and students, while enjoying a light breakfast in a… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Jan. 19

Student Spotlight Nick Jackson, inspired by superheroes Nick Jackson is inspired by superheroes — which helps explain why he’s enrolled in SMCC’s Paramedicine program. Nick became an EMT when he was 16 and will become a paramedic when he graduates from SMCC. When he’s not in class, he works for an ambulance service that gives… More »