What’s Happening: December 11 – January 15

Academic Calendar: Monday, Dec. 11 8 a.m., Open Registration begins for Spring Semester Tuesday, Dec. 12 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open Wednesday, Dec. 13 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open Thursday, Dec. 14 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open Friday, Dec. 15 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Learning Commons open Saturday, Dec. 16 Fall Semester classes… More »

​In the News: SMCC shows off food scene’s future

SMCC’s A Light on the Point celebration drew more than 180 people while raising more than $50,000 for scholarships for Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management students, as well as the President’s Emergency Fund. The Maine Sunday Telegram featured a photo spread and story about the unique event in which students worked alongside renowned chefs from Portland restaurants.  See… More »

Top Stories: November 27 Campus Connections

Biz Club raises $$ for disaster relief SMCC’s Business Club raised funds for victims of recent hurricanes with an offbeat, fun obstacle race. The student club ended up raising more than $750 at its Nov. 12 Obstacle Race for Each other fundraiser. About 55 participants took part in the event, with children running one mile… More »

In the Spotlight: November 27 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Amy Meuchel, serving veterans A Navy veteran, Amy Meuchel served as president of the SMCC Veterans Club while attending SMCC. This year, she became Maine’s first-ever female district commander and post commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization. While in the Navy from 2001-2012, Meuchel was deployed four times aboard the USS… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: November 27 – December 10

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Nov. 27-Dec. 10 Academic Calendar: Monday, Nov. 27 8 a.m., New student orientation/registration begins for Spring Semester 8 a.m., Payment plan for Spring Semester opens 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Month Drop-in Advising, Advising Office (South Portland) and L.L.Bean Learning Commons (Midcoast Campus) 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open 9 a.m.-3 p.m.,… More »

SMCC’s On-the-Spot Acceptance Days offer simple solution for college admission

Southern Maine Community College is holding two On-the-Spot Acceptance Days allowing prospective students to complete the entire admissions process for the Spring Semester in a single visit for free. The SMCC Admissions Office will be open for extended hours on the South Portland Campus and the Midcoast Campus in Brunswick from 8 a.m. to 8… More »

Acadia Insurance gift to support SMCC business students

A recent gift of $5,000 from Acadia Insurance, through its parent company, W. R. Berkley Corporation, to The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges will provide five, $1,000 scholarships for students enrolled in Southern Maine Community College’s (SMCC) business administration program this year. The company intends to provide similar gifts in each of the next two… More »

Top Stories: November 13 Campus Connections

Job-shadowing for Health Sciences students What better way to learn about healthcare administration than to hang out with a healthcare company’s CEO? That’s what happened during a job-shadow day at Martin’s Point Health Care for students enrolled in SMCC’s Health Sciences program. For the Nov. 3 event, students Andrea Manousos and Brandy Casey spent time… More »

In the Spotlight: November 13 Campus Connections

Faculty Spotlight Louise Ouellette, Radiography Chair As the longtime chair of the Radiography program, Louise Ouellette has overseen the program as it has grown and developed in tandem with technological advances in the industry. Ouellette has taught at SMCC since 1987 and has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Southern Maine…. More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: November 13 – November 26

Academic Calendar: Monday, Nov. 13 8 a.m., Spring registration begins for degree-seeking student with 30 or more credits 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising Office (South Portland) and L.L.Bean Learning Commons (Midcoast Campus) 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising Services Kiosk (ASK), Campus Center 9-10 a.m., Drop-in Advising, Liberal… More »