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Top Stories: April 2 Campus Connections

Advising Month helps students save time, money SMCC’s advising services are here to help you reach your academic goals while saving you time and money. SMCC faculty and staff are gearing up for Advising Month, boosting efforts to encourage students to take advantage of advising services. Advising Month runs through the month of April. Students… More »

In the Spotlight: April 2 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Mike Jones, submarines to SMCC Mike Jones spent 13 years in the Navy submarine force, traveling the world over underwater. He’s now working toward Pre-engineering and Electrical Engineering Technologies degrees at SMCC. Originally from Kansas, Jones joined the Navy when he was 21 and left the service in 2015. He and his wife,… More »

What’s Happening: April 2-April 15

Academic Calendar: Monday, April 2 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Tuesday, April 3 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University of Maine at Augusta admissions rep visit, Campus Center Wednesday, April 4 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 7 p.m., Academic Success Lab, Surfsite Hall 7 p.m., Academic Success Lab, Orion… More »

Hundreds to attend SMCC Open House

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 7 event provides prospective students and those who have already been accepted an opportunity to learn more about the college and its… More »

18 graduate from SMCC’s Maine Fire Service Institute Fire Officer Academy

Eighteen Maine firefighters have completed rigorous training and graduated from the Maine Fire Service Institute’s Officer Training Academy to prepare them for leadership roles at fire departments across the state. A graduation ceremony was held Saturday, March 17, at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast, an outreach center of the University of Maine. The Maine Fire… More »

Top Stories: March 19 Campus Connections

College visits to SMCC accelerate Interested in transferring after graduation? Admissions representatives from baccalaureate colleges will visit SMCC more than a dozen times in the coming weeks. Between now and early May, four-year institutions will set up tables in the Campus Center in South Portland and in the Learning Commons on the Midcoast Campus to… More »

In the Spotlight: March 19 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Lauren Kennedy, photojournalism in her future Lauren Kennedy is on her way to fulfilling her dream of being a professional photojournalist after reinforcing her passion for photography while at SMCC. Lauren graduated from SMCC in 2016 with a Liberal Studies degree and then transferred to the University of Southern Maine. She will receive… More »

What’s Happening: March 19-April 1

Academic Calendar: Monday, March 19 8 a.m., Open registration for summer begins 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Tuesday, March 20 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: St. Joseph’s College admissions visit, Campus Center Wednesday, March 21 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: University of Maine at Augusta admissions… More »

SMCC offers nearly 250 courses over summer

Southern Maine Community College is offering nearly 250 courses and workshops over the summer months for people working toward a degree, seeking to expand their professional skills or beginning new careers. Open registration for credit courses begins Monday, March 19, with classes offered at SMCC’s South Portland Campus, Midcoast Campus in Brunswick and online. The… More »

In the News: Drawing students from near and far

Summary: SMCC attracts students of all types from many different places. This semester, one of those places is Bowdoin College. In this column in The Times Record, President Cantor writes about a Bowdoin student taking a class at SMCC to put him on track for graduate school. Read the full column here.