Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, April 20

Student Spotlight Paul Arsenault, balancing act While going for his Architectural & Engineering Design degree, Paul Arsenault juggles school, a full-time job and family responsibilities. Paul was formerly an auto mechanic when he decided to come to SMCC three years ago — 12 years after he graduated high school. He earned an Integrated Manufacturing Technology… More »

Campus Connections, Top News, April 20

Student artwork on exhibit at Portland art gallery Students graduating from SMCC’s art program are exhibiting their photos, prints, paintings, sculptures and other works at a Portland art gallery. Nine students are showing their artwork at 3fish art gallery from April 21-25 for the SMCC Senior Art Student Exhibit. The gallery is open to the… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, April 6

Alumni Profile Mike Fullerton, SMCC supporter Mike Fullerton’s SMCC degree landed him jobs when he was younger. Now he’s the one hiring SMCC students and graduates as production manager of a precision manufacturing company. Fullerton graduated from SMCC’s machine tool program in 1987 and went on to work for a plastics manufacturer, a machine shop… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, April 6

SMCC to expand parking SMCC is making room for dozens of new parking spots by taking down two college-owned buildings. Crews began tearing down two houses on Benjamin Pickett Street in early April. After the demolition is complete, crews will pave over the land for use as a parking lot with extensive groundwater management systems… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, March 23

Students learn new cultures, earn credit in Spain, Ireland Thirty-six SMCC students spent their spring breaks learning new cultures and earning college credit in Europe. Twenty-seven students – most from Criminal Justice but from other programs as well – spent a week in Killarney, Ireland, learning about the country’s history, culture and criminal justice system…. More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, March 23

Alumni Profile Robert DiBlasi, world traveler Robert DiBlasi didn’t travel far from high school to SMCC to study respiratory therapy. Twenty years later, he’s a distinguished respiratory therapist who travels the world giving workshops and speaking presentations on respiratory care. DiBlasi came to SMCC from Fryeburg Academy and earned his Respiratory Therapy degree in 1996…. More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, March 9

Legislators impressed with Midcoast Campus Legislators from the Joint Select Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development came away impressed following a hands-on tour and an informational update on the important economic development and job creation taking place at SMCC’s Midcoast Campus. A group of seven lawmakers met March 4 at SMCC’s Midcoast Campus,… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, March 9

Student Profile: Peter Henry, Continuing the tradition There’s a long line of public service in Peter Henry’s family. He’s continuing the tradition studying Fire Science at SMCC. Peter and his twin brother, Nick, are first-year students from Essex, Vt. Their father is a fire lieutenant and critical care nurse, and their mother and two sisters… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories, February 23

  Hundreds of students, employees, community partners brainstorm future Hundreds of students, faculty and staff members, and community partners came together for the SMCC Community Café to share ideas about the future of the college. For the event, held Feb. 13 in the HUB gymnasium, participants gathered in small groups around tables to discuss what… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight, February 23

Student spotlight: Nathaniel Wiggin, bright future ahead Nathaniel Wiggin decided he wanted to become a computer programmer after taking a programming class in the tenth grade. Now he’s at SMCC to make his ambitions come true. Nathaniel, a first-year student from New Hampshire, was drawn to SMCC by the Computer Science program and the value… More »