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Campus Connections: What’s Happening January 28 – February 10

Academic Calendar Monday, Jan. 28 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open 5 p.m., 50 percent refund period ends for tuition and fees for Spring Semester Tuesday, Jan. 29 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Jan. 30 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open… More »

In the News: Spring Semester brings “nervicitement” about the future

Summary: Spring Semester has arrived at Southern Maine Community College, marking the beginning of the final chapter of many students’ tenures at SMCC. In this Times Record column, President Cassidy writes that the Spring Semester is an exciting time that marks the start of students’ next steps into the future. Read the full column here.

2 SMCC students named semifinalists for Cooke Transfer Scholarship

Two Southern Maine Community College students have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The foundation this week announced the list of semifinalists for the scholarships, which support high-achieving community college students who transfer to four-year institutions to complete their bachelor’s degrees. The SMCC students named as semifinalists… More »

More than 1,200 students named to Fall Semester Dean’s List

Southern Maine Community College is proud to announce that more than 1,200 students have been named the 2018 Fall Semester Dean’s List. Students completing at least nine credit hours with a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 are named to the Dean’s List, provided no grade was lower than a C and the… More »

Top Stories: Jan 14 Campus Connections

Welcome to the Spring Semester Thousands of returning and first-time students have arrived at Southern Maine Community College for the Spring Semester. From extended Advising Office hours to an Involvement Fair, here are some things worth paying attention to during the semester: Extended Advising Office hours. The Advising Office will be open from 7:30 a.m.-6… More »

In the Spotlight: Jan 14 Campus Connections

Alumni Profile Neil Naples, from SMCC to Ph.D. Job offers flew Neil Naples’ way after he earned his Ph.D. He credits his precision machining education at SMCC with giving him the opportunities he’s experiencing now. Naples was introduced to machining during high school in his hometown of Mexico, in western Maine. He chose SMCC for… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening January 14 – 27

Academic Calendar Monday, Jan. 14 Spring Semester begins 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m., Add/drop period for Spring Semester begins Tuesday, Jan. 15 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Jan. 16 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Thursday, Jan. 17 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Friday, Jan. 18 8 a.m.-8 p.m.,… More »

SMCC’s On-the-Spot Acceptance Day offers simple solution for college admission

Southern Maine Community College is holding an On-the-Spot Acceptance Day 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 »

SMCC Achieving the Dream team focuses on three strategic areas

SMCC’s Achieving the Dream team has developed an action plan and begun implementing strategies to ensure more students complete their education and have greater opportunity for success. Achieving the Dream is now approaching the halfway point of its three-year grant aimed at helping SMCC use data-based approaches to improve student outcomes. The Achieving the Dream… More »

In the News: New welding lab delivers bright futures

Summary: SMCC has opened a new welding lab in Brunswick with 10 welding stations featuring new state-of-the-art equipment. In this Times Record column, President Cassidy says the lab represents SMCC’s commitment to deliver workforce training that helps Maine businesses, Maine workers and the Maine economy. Read the full column here.