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Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Nov. 9

Student Spotlight Hamza Zmou, Morocco to Maine When Hamza Zmou completed high school in Morocco, he wanted to come to college in New England. Out of all the colleges in the region, he chose SMCC. Hamza, who’s from Morocco’s largest city of Casablanca, was sold on SMCC’s affordable tuition and beautiful campus. But more importantly,… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Nov. 9

Connecting students with potential employers SMCC’s IT programs offer students more than just classroom instruction. Through the Maine is IT! brown bag lunch series, students also regularly meet and network with IT representatives from area businesses. The lunch series offers Computer Science, Information Security and Information Technology students the opportunity to interact with local IT… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Oct. 26

Student Profile Cameron Fudge, medical career ahead While serving in the Navy as a hospital corpsman, Cameron Fudge concluded that a medical career was in his future. SMCC is serving as a steppingstone toward his goal of becoming an emergency room physician. A native of Nova Scotia, Canada, Cameron moved to Maine at a young… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Oct. 26

Advising Month helps save time, money There’s no better way for you to save time, save money and reach your academic goals than by using SMCC’s advising services. SMCC faculty and staff are bolstering efforts to encourage students to take advantage of advising services during Advising Month, which kicks off November 1 and runs the… More »

Campus Connections, Top News, Oct. 13

Seawall replacement underway Workers have begun replacing the SMCC seawall, a process that involves removing scores of heavy granite blocks and stacking them back into place. Replacing the seawall, which stretches from the SMCC pier to the breakwater leading to Spring Point Ledge Light, requires removing the blocks and then fitting them back into place… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Oct. 13

Student Profile Kathrine Norcott, all in the family Kathrine Norcott isn’t the only one in her family seeking a brighter future by coming to SMCC. While she’s earning a degree in business, her husband is studying pre-engineering. Kathrine, 29, moved to California after growing up and graduating high school in Maine. She returned to Maine… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Sept. 28

SMCC welcomes international, multicultural students International and multicultural students were welcomed to SMCC at a reception hosted by the Student Life Department. At a Sept. 16 gathering in the Ortiz Atrium, students had a chance to meet one another, enjoy refreshments and hear from SMCC President Ron Cantor welcoming them to the SMCC community. SMCC… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Sept. 28

Garrick Hoffman, passion for learning Even if you’ve never met Garrick Hoffman, you’ve probably read his writing in The Beacon or seen his photographs in the Writ. Before coming to SMCC at the age of 22, Garrick says he was feeling that his life was “vapid and devoid of meaning.” SMCC, he says, flamed his… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Sept. 14

Student Spotlight Jae Allain, internship leads to full-time job Being an IT student led to Jae Allain’s internship at Fairchild Semiconductor. The internship has now led to a full-time job and a promising future that has her excited. Jae already had a bachelor’s degree in communication and film production and several years’ experience as an… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Sept. 14

Out with the old, in with the new You can say good-bye to the HUB’s 47-year-old bleachers. Workers last week began dismantling the old wooden bleachers in the HUB gymnasium to make way for new retractable bleachers, which will be installed by Oct. 1. The new bleachers will have blue seating made out of a… More »