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Award-winning broadcast journalist Bill Green to deliver SMCC commencement address

Bill Green, an award-winning broadcast journalist and host of the “Bill Green’s Maine” television show, will be the featured speaker at Southern Maine Community College’s 70th commencement on May 21. “Bill Green has distinguished himself as one of Maine’s top television personalities, bringing Maine’s great outdoors into people’s homes and expanding our knowledge about the… More »

Top Stories: Feb. 27 Campus Connections

Horticulture fair connects students to jobs Monica Danforth hadn’t been at the job fair more than 15 minutes before the job opportunities started coming her way. She was among the dozens of horticulture students who got an early start on their summer job search at the Horticulture Department’s annual job fair that connects students with… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb. 27 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Anthony Marshall, behind the lens Anthony Marshall found his passion at SMCC behind the lens of a camera. A Communications and New Media Studies major, he is particularly focused on video production and photography. Outside of class, he’s directed four music videos for local hip-hop and rap performers that now appear on their… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Feb. 27-March 19

Academic Calendar: Monday, Feb. 27 8 a.m-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Plymouth State University admissions visit, Campus Center 10 a.m.-1 p.m., University of Massachusetts-Lowell admissions visit, Campus Center Tuesday, Feb. 28 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 3-5 p.m., Vermont Technical College admissions visit, Campus Center Wednesday, March 1 8 a.m., Application… More »

Top Stories: Feb. 15 Campus Connections

Share your ideas at The Community Conversation Southern Maine Community College wants to hear from you. Come share your ideas, thoughts and opinions during our lively Community Conversation. SMCC is encouraging students, faculty and staff to attend the event, which takes place in the HUB gym on Friday, Feb. 24, from 1-4 p.m. This is… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb. 15 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Rachel Champoux, USAF scientist Rachel Champoux was the youngest graduate in SMCC history when she earned a degree at age 16. Now she’s a computer scientist at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, N.Y. Rachel came to SMCC at age 14 after being home-schooled by her mother. She excelled at SMCC,… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Feb. 15 – Feb. 26

Academic Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 15 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Financial aid refund checks available, HUB gym. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, Feb. 16 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Joseph’s College admissions representative visit, Campus Center Friday, Feb. 17 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Sunday, Feb. 19 4-8 p.m.,… More »

In the News: Opening Students’ Eyes

SMCC’s Composite Science and Manufacturing program is growing in popularity as we establish and strengthen partnerships with high schools and employers. In a column in the Times Record, President Cantor writes about how the program is preparing students for bright futures in the composite industry.  Read the full column here.  

Top Stories: Jan 30 Campus Connections

ESOL to EMT A new program is training new Mainers to become EMTs to meet industry needs. The ESOL-to-EMT program kicked off this semester to give immigrants an opportunity to learn EMT and interpreting skills, take an ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) course and become state-certified as emergency medical technicians. Upon completion, job… More »

In the Spotlight: Jan 30 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Carmine Fazzi, from fast food to 4.0 Carmine Fazzi came to college after deciding a future of fast-food jobs wasn’t for him. In his first semester, he earned a 4.0 GPA while holding down a full-time job. After high school, Carmine worked in what he calls low-level jobs in different restaurants. He came… More »