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Top Stories: Dec 3 Campus Connections

The Beacon revamps its YouTube channel SMCC’s student newspaper has revamped its YouTube channel and is encouraging all students to submit videos. The Beacon YouTube channel has remained largely dormant for the past three years, but newspaper staffers have quietly posted a couple of videos in recent weeks in hopes of breathing new life into… More »

In the Spotlight: Dec 3 Campus Connections

Alumni Profile Will Pease, cutting-edge apps Will Pease knew at a young age that he had a future in computers. Now he’s working for the multinational technology company Garmin Ltd., developing apps that support fitness and outdoors products. Will took a few years off after graduating from the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, a… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening Dec 3–16

Academic Calendar Monday, Dec. 3 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Tuesday, Dec. 4 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Dec. 5 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Thursday, Dec. 6 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Friday, Dec. 7 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Learning Commons open Saturday, Dec. 8 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons… More »

SMCC opens new welding lab to provide companies with skilled workers, enhance career opportunities for Mainers

Southern Maine Community College has opened a new welding lab with state-of-the-art equipment that will provide Maine companies the skilled workers they need to prosper while enhancing career opportunities for Maine residents. SMCC has purchased 10 new welding stations that are now being used to deliver technical training to prospective employees for General Dynamics Bath… More »

Top Stories: Nov 19 Campus Connections

SMCC pays tribute to veterans SMCC paid tribute to veterans with an appreciation breakfast attended by veterans from both SMCC and the University of Southern Maine. The Nov. 7 breakfast, followed by a flag-raising ceremony, marked the first time that the two schools had held an appreciation event together for veterans. SMCC President Joe Cassidy… More »

In the Spotlight: Nov 19 Campus Connections

Student Profile Gabe Palizay, family of teachers Gabe Palizay grew up in a family of teachers. His mother, two aunts and an uncle all teach, and he came to SMCC to earn an Education degree so he can do the same. Gabe took a year off after high school and then came to SMCC because… More »

Campus Connections: Whats Happening Nov 19–Dec 2

Academic Calendar Monday, Nov. 19 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in advising, Advising Office 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in advising, Learning Commons, Midcoast Campus 8-11:30 a.m., Liberal Studies-History drop-in advising, Harborview Hall, room 302 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., University of New England admissions rep visit, Campus Center 10-11:30 a.m., Liberal Studies-Political Science drop-in advising, Harborview Hall, room 102 12-1… More »

Top Stories: Nov 5 Campus Connections

Check out these spring classes Interested in learning about civil rights through the decades? Want to travel to Italy or Iceland to study art and culture? Ready to learn more about physical fitness, politics or personality? SMCC is offering new, different and cool courses this spring that allow students to do those things and more…. More »

In the Spotlight: Nov 5 Campus Connections

Student Profile Jeremy Culberson, ‘humans helping humans’ Jeremy Culberson stumbled into his first human services job as a residential care provider. He’s stayed in the field ever since, and now he’s attending SMCC to advance his career. Soon after moving to Portland in 2010, Jeremy was hired at the Shalom House, a nonprofit organization that… More »

Campus Connections: Whats Happening Nov 5–Nov 18

Academic Calendar Monday, Nov. 5 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in advising, Advising Office 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in advising, Learning Commons, Midcoast Campus 8-11:30 a.m., Liberal Studies-History drop-in advising, Harborview Hall, room 302 10-11:30 a.m., Liberal Studies-Political Science drop-in advising, Harborview Hall, room 102 10-11 a.m., Early Childhood Education drop-in advising, Early Childhood Education building, room 104… More »