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A Light on the Point to celebrate SMCC’s Public Safety programs

Thursday, May 16, 5-7:30 p.m. SMCC Oceanview Dining Hall 95 Campus Center Drive South Portland, Maine Southern Maine Community College is hosting a celebration of its Public Safety programs and the thousands of firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians, paramedics and others who have touched or been touched by these programs through the decades…. More »

Top Stories: April 8 Campus Connections

Experiencing Difference Scores of students, staff and faculty turned out for an exhibit and discussion aimed at exploring and celebrating differences and similarities among diverse populations in communities. The March 27 “Experiencing Difference” event in Jewett Hall aimed to provide an experience “that leads to and enables honest interaction, true understanding, and mutual respect and… More »

In the Spotlight: April 8 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Banah Alhanfy, politics calling Since moving to Maine from Iraq two years ago, Banah Alhanfy has immersed herself in politics ― as an intern for U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine, as Pingree’s guest at President Trump’s State of the Union address, and as a political science student at SMCC. Banah’s move to… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening April 8 – April 21

Academic Monday, April 8 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Tuesday, April 9 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, April 10 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Thursday, April 11 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open… More »

SMCC alumna who overcame challenges to achieve success to be featured speaker at SMCC commencement

A Southern Maine Community College alumna who has overcome challenges to achieve personal and career success will be the featured speaker at SMCC’s 72nd commencement on May 12. Alyssa Turnbull earned a pre-engineering degree from SMCC and now works as a research and development technician at Jotul North America, a leading manufacturer of cast-iron wood… More »

Top Stories: March 25 Campus Connections

Midcoast Campus tackles food insecurity SMCC’s Midcoast Campus has teamed up with a Brunswick-based organization devoted to fighting food insecurity to help SMCC students in need. The Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program (MHPP) is now providing about 500 pounds of food a week to the Midcoast Campus’ Captain’s Cupboard food pantry, which is located in… More »

In the Spotlight: March 25 Campus Connections

Alumni Profile Abraham Lorrain, launch pad to success SMCC stoked Abraham Lorrain’s interest in science and served as the launch pad to where he is now as the co-owner of a craft-beer company whose products are distributed in five states. A self-admitted “free spirit,” Lorrain took off a few years after high school before enrolling… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening March 25 – April 7

Academic: Monday, March 25 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Tuesday, March 26 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., University of Maine admissions rep visit, Midcoast Campus Wednesday, March 27 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising… More »

SMCC launches Yamaha Outboard Motor Repair Training course to meet industry needs

Southern Maine Community College is launching a Yamaha Outboard Motor Repair Training course, providing boatyards and other Yamaha service centers the skilled workers they need while improving career opportunities for Maine residents. The 150-hour course begins April 2 and includes classroom learning and hands-on training on multiple Yamaha outboard motors. The class is the latest… More »

Hundreds to attend SMCC Open House

Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m.-noon Southern Maine Community College HUB Athletic Center 119 Fort Road, South Portland Hundreds of visitors will attend Southern Maine Community College’s annual spring Open House to learn about academic programs, meet faculty and staff, and tour the college’s beautiful ocean-side South Portland Campus. The April 6 event provides prospective students… More »