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Campus Connections In the Spotlight, June 15

Student Profile Erik Squire, accepting the challenge Erik Squire doesn’t shy away from challenges. An Education major, he is the new president of both the Student Senate and Phi Theta Kappa honor society. He also serves as a volunteer coordinator for and board member of the Captain’s Cupboard food pantry while working for an organization… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, June 15

Science students research fruit fly DNA, lobster shell disease SMCC science students have been staying busy researching fruit flies and lobsters. Ten students spent a week in May at Bowdoin College for the SMCC-Bowdoin Genetic Research short course, an intensive hands-on laboratory-based class where students applied molecular biology techniques to answer real research questions about… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, July 13th

SMCC to go smoke-free on August 1 SMCC is becoming smoke- and tobacco-free. As of Aug. 1, the use of any tobacco product including e-cigarettes is prohibited on any SMCC property. SMCC is the sixth community college in Maine to go tobacco-free since the Maine Community College System Board of Trustees passed a resolution calling… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, May 18

SMCC employees recognized for years of service Dozens of employees were recognized May 6 at SMCC’s annual employee recognition ceremony for reaching milestones in their service or retirement. Employees who were honored included: Five years of service: Scott Cook (Emergency Medical Services); Margie Fahey (Academic Affairs); April Fey (Nursing); William Guindon (Maine Fire Service Institute);… 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, 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 »