Top Stories: October 30 Campus Connections

Advising Month: Advising services save time and money SMCC’s advisors are here to help you save time, money and aggravation. November is Advising Month, when faculty and staff ramp up their efforts to help students succeed. During the month, students are encouraged to meet faculty or staff advisors to review their degree audits, figure out… More »

In the Spotlight: October 30 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Hannah Fields, excelling at next level When Hannah Fields attended SMCC, she excelled on the soccer field and in the classroom. She’s now doing the same at Colby-Sawyer College, where she’s studying business while leading the soccer team in scoring. Hannah led the SeaWolves soccer team in scoring both years she played. She… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: October 31 – November 11

Academic Calendar: Tuesday, Oct. 31 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 Studies-History, Harborview Hall, Room 302 12:30-2:30 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Respiratory Therapy, Health Science… More »

In the News: Positive First Impressions

The entire Mount Ararat High School senior class toured SMCC’s Midcoast Campus and met with faculty and staff in mid-October as part of its senior symposium. In this column in The Times Record, President Cantor writes how the visit was an eye-opener for students. Read the full column here.

Top Stories: October 16 Campus Connections

Transfer Fair to feature nearly 30 schools If you’re interested in transferring after graduation from SMCC, the Transfer Fair is the place to go to learn about other colleges and universities. Nearly 30 baccalaureate colleges and universities will be on hand in the Campus Center from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, to answer your… More »

In the Spotlight: October 16 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Kendra Cummings, 2nd Career Kendra Cummings worked for nearly 20 years as an event coordinator and a hotel manager when she decided she wanted a change. When she graduates next spring, she’ll start a new career as a respiratory therapist. In her previous career, Kendra reached a point where she was feeling empty… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: October 16 – October 29

Academic Calendar: Monday, Oct. 16 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open Tuesday, Oct. 17 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open Noon, Smith College and Mount Holyoke College luncheon regarding transfer opportunities for nontraditional-aged women, 8 Broadway. Call 741-5833 to RSVP Wednesday, Oct. 18 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Learning Commons open Thursday, Oct. 19 8 a.m.-8 p.m…. More »

SMCC students receive MEREDA scholarships

Two second-year SMCC students have been awarded $1,250 scholarships from the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) for study during the current academic year. The recipients are: Parastoo Seddiqi. Parastoo, who moved from Iran to Portland in 2013, will graduate with a degree in Architectural and Engineering Design next spring. She is now considering… More »

In the News: 6 years later, SMCC Midcoast Campus providing opportunities for students, businesses

SMCC’s Midcoast Campus opened on a portion of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station in 2011. This Times Record article says that since then, it has worked to provide an affordable education to its students while injecting talented workers into the labor market. Read the full article here.

SMCC reserves parking spaces for combat-wounded veterans

Southern Maine Community College is paying tribute to its military veterans by reserving designated parking spaces specifically for veterans who have been wounded in combat. SMCC on Thursday unveiled signs with Purple Hearts reserving two parking spaces on its South Portland Campus for veterans who have been wounded in action. A third space will be… More »