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Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, August 31

Alumni Profile David Spenlinhauer, following his heart It took a real estate market crash for David Spenlinhauer to go after his dream. He’s now completing his bachelor’s degree at one of the nation’s top filmmaking schools and is on the brink of a new career. David formerly worked as a project manager for a construction… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, August 31

Alumni Profile David Spenlinhauer, following his heart It took a real estate market crash for David Spenlinhauer to go after his dream. He’s now completing his bachelor’s degree at one of the nation’s top filmmaking schools and is on the brink of a new career. David formerly worked as a project manager for a construction… More »

SMCC students study zebrafish at Bates College

Six SMCC science students conducted laboratory research on zebrafish during a weeklong genetics course at Bates College in early August. Students used a cutting-edge confocal microscope to examine cells in the ears of zebrafish after the fish were exposed to chemicals that cause oxidative stress. The research observations will be used to suggest future research… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Aug. 31

Welcome to the Fall Semester The Fall Semester has kicked off with the arrival of students who will find — among other things — an updated and improved Campus Center in South Portland and a new Learning Commons on the Midcoast Campus. The South Portland and Midcoast campuses were bustling August 29 with the arrival… More »

SMCC biotechnology students present scientific research at symposium

Four Southern Maine Community College biotechnology students participated in this month’s MDI Biological Laboratory student symposium, which brings student researchers together to present their scientific research through interactive presentations and posters. The SMCC students conducted research during summer fellowships at the MDI Biological Laboratory, the University of New England, Bowdoin College and the Maine Medical… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening, August 10-30

Academic Calendar: Monday, Aug. 10 8 a.m.-5 p.m., tutoring, Learning Commons 10-11 a.m., Anatomy & Physiology recitation, Hildreth Hall, room 108 Tuesday, Aug. 11 8 a.m.-5 p.m., tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, Aug. 12 8 a.m.-5 p.m., tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, Aug. 13 8 a.m.-5 p.m., tutoring, Learning Commons Friday, Aug. 14 Summer classes end 8… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, Aug. 10

Faculty Profile Corey Norman, infectious enthusiasm Besides teaching video production classes, Corey Norman hires current and former students to work on the films he makes for his production company, Bonfire Films. Corey, who earned a video tech degree from SMCC in 2001, is chairman of the Communications & New Media program. He’s well-known for his… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Aug. 10

Campus Center renovations near completion You might not recognize parts of the Campus Center following months of upgrades and improvements that have created a fresh and more welcoming space. Over the past three months, workers have overhauled the north wing of the Campus Center, which includes the Admissions, Advising and Registration offices. When the offices… More »

SMCC’s new on-the-spot acceptance day offers simple solution for college admission

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Southern Maine Community College is holding an on-the-spot acceptance day to assist a growing number of students seeking to attend SMCC this fall.  Prospective students will be able meet one-on-one with college representatives and complete the entire admissions process in a single visit. SMCC’s Admissions Office will be open for expanded… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, Aug. 10

Campus Center renovations near completion You might not recognize parts of the Campus Center following months of upgrades and improvements that have created a fresh and more welcoming space. Over the past three months, workers have overhauled the north wing of the Campus Center, which includes the Admissions, Advising and Registration offices. When the offices… More »