Campus Connections, What’s Happening: June 20-July 17

Academic Calendar: Monday, July 18 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Tuesday, July 19 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, July 20 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, July 21 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Friday, July 22 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tutoring, Learning Commons Monday, July 25 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tutoring, Learning… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight-July 18

Student Spotlight Sadie Faucher-Eldert, passion for politics When Mercedes “Sadie” Faucher-Eldert graduated high school, she planned to become a doctor. Instead, she’s pursuing her passion: politics. Rather than enter a pre-med college program after graduating from high school in Atlanta, she delayed her college career and worked on a number of campaigns on environmental issues… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories-July 18

Global Studies Center to focus on ‘internationalization’ of SMCC SMCC would have expanded study-abroad opportunities, offer more international courses and recruit more international students under goals set forth by the newly created Global Studies Center. The Center, which is set to launch this fall, seeks to “internationalize” the College with a three-pronged approach: Increase education-abroad… More »

SMCC’s Summer Academy prepares newly accepted students for college

Dozens of recent high school graduates are getting a jump start on their college careers at Southern Maine Community College through a program that provides the guidance and support they need to succeed. More than 40 students are enrolled in Summer Academy, a three-week intensive prep program that prepares students for college-level coursework, introduces them… More »

New degree program at SMCC expands educational opportunities in fast-growing health care field

Southern Maine Community College is offering a new degree program beginning this fall that expands educational opportunities for students wanting to enter the fast-growing health care field. The Health Sciences degree program provides course offerings and support that lead to careers in health care administration or health care education, or provide the base coursework that… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, May 23

Nielsen, Burpee named sports persons of the year Abby Nielsen and Caleb Burpee have been named SMCC’s Sports Persons of the Year. Abby and Caleb were among student-athletes honored at the May 10 Athletics Awards ceremony. Abby was two-sport athlete, playing softball and basketball for the Lady SeaWolves. She was a starting outfielder for the… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, May 23

Student Spotlight Bronson Kieltyka, full plate As if two jobs, a full course load and being active in the Business Club weren’t enough, Bronson Kieltyka has taken on an added responsibility for the coming school year: He’s the new president of the SMCC chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Bronson took a gap… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, May 2

Student Spotlight Brittny Asper, out of her shell Brittny Asper has learned about more than just academics at SMCC. She’s also gained self-confidence. After Brittny graduated from Brunswick High School, she planned to go to a private, out-of-state college. But the cost was daunting, so she ended up staying close to home and coming to… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: May 2-22

Academic Calendar: Monday, May 2 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Tuesday, May 3 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, May 4 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 11 a.m.-1 p.m., University of Southern Maine admissions representative visit, Campus Center Thursday, May 5 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Friday, May 6 8 a.m.-8… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, May 2

Students recognized for leadership Several dozen students received well-earned recognition for their leadership and accomplishments at SMCC. The winners were announced during the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership’s awards ceremony on April 28. Leader of the Pack Awards: Dustin Michaud, Elisabeth Roscoe, Autumn Theriault, Brittney Lacourse, Cody Powers, Dierdree Glassford, Eliza Hopkins, Elena Kiyanitsa,… More »