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In the News: Addressing food insecurity

Summary: SMCC’s Midcoast Campus is doing its part to address food insecurity. In this column in The Times Record, President Cassidy writes that hunger has a direct and negative impact on students’ abilities to succeed, and removing this barrier goes a long way. Read the full column here

SMCC offers 250-plus classes during summer term

Southern Maine Community College is offering more than 250 courses to students during the summer term. Summer registration for the general public and non-degree seeking students begins March 18. Registration for current degree-seeking students previously began February 19. “Summer is a great time for students to take a course that’s good toward their degree at… More »

Top Stories: March 11 Campus Connections

Student leadership award nominations open Nominations are being accepted for SMCC’s annual student leadership awards to recognize the accomplishments of students, a student organization, and the faculty and staff who support them. The entire SMCC community — students, faculty, and staff — is encouraged to submit nominations, which are due by 12 p.m. Friday, March… More »

In the Spotlight: March 11 Campus Connections

Student Profile Will Chabot, about-face When Will Chabot graduated from high school in 2014, he didn’t see the point of going to college. But his viewpoint took an about-face when he enrolled at SMCC three years later. After high school, Will worked as a cashier at Sears and then as a repairman at a cell… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening March 11 – March 24

Academic: Monday, March 11 Spring Break, no classes 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Tuesday, March 12 Spring Break, no classes 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, March 13 Spring Break, no classes 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,… More »

Top Stories: Feb 25 Campus Connections

Fall registration dates moved up by a month SMCC has moved its fall registration dates up by a month, allowing students to get a head start on signing up for classes for the Fall Semester. With registration moved up, SMCC has also changed Advising Month from April to March. During Advising Month, the Advising Office… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb 25 Campus Connections

Student Profile Kasey Hartmann, Kasey Hartmann’s father and grandfather were professional firefighters. She’s following in their footsteps as a student in the Fire Science program. While growing up in Salem, N.H., Kasey knew at a young age that she wanted to become a firefighter and paramedic. After graduating high school, she chose SMCC because firefighters… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening February 25 – March 10

Academic: Monday, Feb. 25 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Tuesday, Feb. 26 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Feb. 27 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open Thursday, Feb. 28 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open… More »

Top Stories: Feb 11 Campus Connections

Paying tribute to Dean’s List students Dozens of SMCC students, family members, friends, and SMCC staff and faculty took part in a January 31 recognition ceremony for students who made the Fall Semester Dean’s List. During the festive event at the McKernan Center, more than 50 students received Dean’s List certificates from President Joe Cassidy… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb 11 Campus Connections

Student Profile Max Salunek, turning it around Maximillian Salunek’s heart wasn’t into college when he first came to SMCC. But after a stint away from school, he came back with new determination and is on track to graduate this spring. Max came to SMCC in 2015 after high school, but he struggled in class, was placed… More »