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Top Stories: Feb 25 Campus Connections

Fall registration dates moved up by a month SMCC has moved its fall registration dates up by a month, allowing students to get a head start on signing up for classes for the Fall Semester. With registration moved up, SMCC has also changed Advising Month from April to March. During Advising Month, the Advising Office… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb 25 Campus Connections

Student Profile Kasey Hartmann, Kasey Hartmann’s father and grandfather were professional firefighters. She’s following in their footsteps as a student in the Fire Science program. While growing up in Salem, N.H., Kasey knew at a young age that she wanted to become a firefighter and paramedic. After graduating high school, she chose SMCC because firefighters… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening February 25 – March 10

Academic Calendar Monday, Feb. 25 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Tuesday, Feb. 26 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Feb. 27 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Thursday, Feb. 28 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office… More »

Top Stories: Feb 11 Campus Connections

Paying tribute to Dean’s List students Dozens of SMCC students, family members, friends, and SMCC staff and faculty took part in a January 31 recognition ceremony for students who made the Fall Semester Dean’s List. During the festive event at the McKernan Center, more than 50 students received Dean’s List certificates from President Joe Cassidy… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb 11 Campus Connections

Student Profile Max Salunek, turning it around Maximillian Salunek’s heart wasn’t into college when he first came to SMCC. But after a stint away from school, he came back with new determination and is on track to graduate this spring. Max came to SMCC in 2015 after high school, but he struggled in class, was placed… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening February 11 – February 24

Academic Calendar Monday, Feb. 11 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open 11:30-1 p.m., iGrad informational launch, Campus Center lounge and Midcoast Campus Learning Commons Tuesday, Feb. 12 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 11:30-1 p.m., iGrad informational launch, Campus Center lounge and Midcoast… More »

SMCC reaccredited by New England Commission of Higher Education for next 10 years

The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) has reaccredited Southern Maine Community College for the next 10 years, giving the College high marks when informing SMCC of the reaccreditation. NECHE, formerly called the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, is the regional accreditation agency for colleges and universities in the six New England… More »

SMCC, Husson University sign 18 transfer agreements

 Southern Maine Community College and Husson University have entered into a series of agreements that ensure graduates from select SMCC academic programs a smooth transition to correlating programs at Husson University. The agreements were finalized Thursday at a signing ceremony on Husson University’s Bangor campus. “These agreements allow students who are interested in continuing… More »

Top Stories: Jan 28 Campus Connections

Lawmakers come away impressed A group of state legislators came away impressed after meeting with SMCC administrators, business partners, and current and former students during the College’s annual legislative breakfast meeting. Lawmakers from Portland and surrounding towns and cities came to SMCC’s Construction Technology Center on Saturday morning, January 26, to learn about SMCC’s workforce… More »

In the Spotlight: Jan 28 Campus Connections

Student Profile Kameron Cross, moving ahead Besides working toward an HVAC degree, Kameron Cross is working a job that gives him real-world experience in his field for an HVAC company that’s offering him tuition reimbursement. Kameron admits he wasn’t too motivated in high school in Portland. Upon graduation, the HVAC program and low tuition drew… More »