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25 graduate from fire officer training through SMCC’s Maine Fire Service Institute

  Twenty-five leaders from fire departments across Maine have completed training to improve their skills in managing their departments. Officers who completed the two-week Fire Officer III/IV Academy will receive their Firefighter III and IV certifications in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association. Participants graduated from the program on Friday, May 26. The program… More »

11 graduate from Maine State Fire Academy at SMCC’s Maine Fire Service Institute

Eleven Maine firefighters have completed training and graduated from the Maine Fire Service Institute’s Maine State Fire Academy program. Firefighters who completed the 10-day program will receive Firefighter I and Firefighter II certifications in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association. The Maine Fire Service Institute is a department of Southern Maine Community College and… More »

Top Stories: May 22 Campus Connections

Students lauded for leadership Nearly two dozen students have received well-earned recognition for their leadership and accomplishments at SMCC during the academic year. The winners were announced during the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership’s annual awards ceremony in Oceanview Dining Hall on May 1. Leader of the Pack Awards: Brandon Buck, Justin Cochran, Whitney… More »

In the Spotlight: May 22 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Devyn Vermette, Student of the Year Devyn Vermette didn’t have a clue what she wanted to study when she first arrived at SMCC. Now, not only has she charted a future path, she’s also SMCC’s Student of the Year. Devyn initially wanted to attend a private four-year college in Maine after graduating from… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: May 22- June 16

Academic Calendar: Monday, May 22 New student registration, Fall Semester Book allowances start for summer term 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Tuesday, May 23 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Wednesday, May 24 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Thursday, May 25 Second summer payment plan payment due 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open… More »

SMCC awards more than 1,000 degrees at 70th commencement

Southern Maine Community College awarded more than 1,000 degrees and certificates Sunday as hundreds of students were joined by family and friends at the College’s 70th commencement. In all, 1,022 students earned 1,040 degrees and certificates during the past academic year, with ​more than 500 of them participating in Sunday’s graduation ceremonies at Cross Insurance… More »

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 »