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In the Spotlight: Nov 21 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Kait Gurney, Disney here I come Kait Gurney will soon be rubbing elbows with Mickey, Minnie, Donald and other Disney characters during a five-month internship at Disney World. After graduating high school in 2010, Kait worked at Holiday Inn by the Bay, where she discovered her passion for the hospitality industry. She’s now… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Nov. 21-Dec. 4

Academic Calendar: Monday, Nov. 21 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising Office, Campus Center, South Portland Campus 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in Advising, L.L.Bean Learning Commons, Midcoast Campus 9-10 a.m., Liberal Studies-History drop-in advising, Harborview Hall, Room 302 5 p.m., Last day to withdraw from Fall classes Tuesday, Nov. 22 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising… More »

Check out these spring courses: Chinese, Italian Art (with travel to Italy), and more

Interested in studying Chinese? Want to travel to Italy and earn credit? SMCC is offering new courses this spring that allow students to do just those things. Here is a list of new and cool spring semester classes worth checking out. For expanded descriptions, go to course listings on the MySMCC student portal. Beginning Chinese… More »

Top Stories: Nov 7 Campus Connections

Student clubs hit the road Student life at SMCC isn’t limited to our campuses. Student clubs offer opportunities that allow students to broaden their horizons through travel and exploration. Students who take part in SMCC’s many student organizations often travel to other towns and states for tours, conferences, museums, shows and other experiences. Last month,… More »

In the Spotlight: Nov 7 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Sarah Katz, living her passion Sarah Katz has made a living in video and media production since graduating from SMCC in 2003. Her latest film is a documentary about Maine’s Moosehead Lake region. Sarah earned a bachelor’s from Hamilton College, a liberal arts school in upstate New York, after high school before coming… More »

What’s Happening: Nov. 7 Campus Connections

Academic Calendar: Monday, Nov. 7 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in Advising, Advising Office, Campus Center, South Portland Campus 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Drop-in Advising, L.L.Bean Learning Commons, Midcoast Campus 9-10 a.m., Liberal Studies-History drop-in advising, Harborview Hall, Room 302 10-11 a.m., Early Childhood Education drop-in advising, ECE Building, Room 104 12-1 p.m., Computer Information Security, Computer Science… More »

Maine Fire Service Institute unveils new state-of-the-art equipment to train Maine firefighters

The Maine Fire Service Institute has a new piece of state-of-the-art training equipment that will be used to train firefighters from across Maine in advanced firefighting techniques. MFSI this month received a containerized live-fire training trailer that utilizes real flames, extreme heat, restricted visibility and dense smoke to allow firefighters to train for emergencies in… More »

​​UMF brings new bachelor’s degree to SMCC

Southern Maine Community College and the University of Maine at Farmington have entered into a new partnership that allows graduates from SMCC’s Early Childhood Education program to live and work in southern Maine while earning a UMF Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education with K-3 certification. Under the partnership launched this fall, UMF’s… More »

In the Spotlight: Oct 24 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Ville Wuorenjuuri, moving ahead Ville Wuorenjuuri moved nearly 4,000 miles to come to SMCC from his homeland of Finland. He’s now continuing his education and his basketball career at a four-year college in Virginia. Ville wanted to pursue a business degree in the United States after graduating high school in Finland, and he… More »

Top Stories: Oct 24 Campus Connections

Save time and money — make use of SMCC advising services Want to save time and money and succeed academically? SMCC’s advising services are here to help. November is Advising Month, when faculty and staff pump up their efforts to help students succeed. During the month, students are encouraged to meet faculty or staff advisors… More »