SMCC, UNE sign transfer agreement to ensure seamless transfer from SMCC to UNE College of Pharmacy

Southern Maine Community College and the University of New England have signed a new transfer agreement that will ensure that SMCC students can transfer seamlessly to UNE’s Doctor of Pharmacy program upon graduation. Under the agreement, students who earn an associate degree in Health Science at SMCC can continue their education and earn a doctoral… More »

Top Stories: May 1 Campus Connections

Art students hold show at Portland gallery Students graduating from SMCC’s art program this month are exhibiting their paintings, lithoprints photos, digital illustrations and other works at a Portland art gallery. Five students are showing their works at the Zero Station gallery on May 4 and 5. The gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m…. More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: May 1-13

Academic Calendar: Monday, May 1 FAFSA fling deadline for Maine State Grant consideration Tuesday, May 2 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, May 3 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, May 4 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 4-6 p.m., Midcoast Campus Open House Friday, May 5 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons… More »

In the Spotlight: May 1 Campus Connections

Faculty Spotlight Chantal Lambeth, multi-talented Besides teaching baking in the Culinary Arts program, Chantal Lambeth is a professional food stylist and recipe developer. She began teaching a basic baking course at SMCC last fall, but has been styling food and developing recipes for the past dozen or so years. As a food stylist, she prepares… More »

SMCC students receive George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarships, to study in Ireland

Two Southern Maine Community College students have received George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarships to study in Ireland next year. Michael Marino, of Freeport, and Max Lorber, of Portland, will attend Cork Institute of Technology on the south coast of Ireland for a semester during the coming academic year. Marino is earning a degree in Construction… More »

SMCC expands trade and technical offerings with new trade certificate programs

Southern Maine Community College is expanding its trade and vocational offerings and giving Maine workers more flexible paths to earning one-year technical certificates and two-year college degrees. The Maine Community College System Board of Trustees this week approved five new certificate programs in SMCC’s Construction Technology, Precision Machining, Automotive Technology and Education academic programs. “These… More »

Maine Mayhem Film Festival to showcase SMCC student films

Six films produced by Southern Maine Community College students will be featured in the seventh annual Maine Mayhem Film Festival. The festival each year showcases the work of senior students who have been working on films this semester as capstone projects in a filmmaking class offered through the college’s Communications & New Media program. The… More »

​​​SMCC, USM sign agreements to address shortage of engineers in Maine

Southern Maine Community College and the University of Southern Maine signed a series of agreements on April 24 designed to boost the numbers of qualified engineers entering the Maine workforce. The “2+2” agreements allow associate degree graduates of SMCC ‘s engineering program to seamlessly enter USM’s programs for mechanical and electrical engineering programs, getting two… More »

SMCC students to exhibit artwork at Zero Station gallery

  Southern Maine Community College art students who are graduating this spring will showcase their work at Zero Station gallery in Portland for the SMCC Senior Art Exhibition. What: Five SMCC students will display paintings, prints, lithographs, photos, digital illustrations and other artwork reflecting their diverse interests and the variety of art courses at SMCC…. More »

Top Stories: April 18 Campus Connections

Meet potential employers at SMCC Career Fair Dust off that resume, brush up on your interviewing skills and meet prospective employers face-to-face at the annual SMCC Career Fair. More than 40 companies and organizations will be represented at this year’s fair, to be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the Campus Center…. More »