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Top Stories: March 20 Campus Connections

Global Classroom students visit Italy Imagine a class where you visit Italy’s Uffizi Museum or Doge Palace in person. Nine SMCC students didn’t have to imagine — they visited those sites and more as part of the first Global Classroom course at SMCC that included a week-long international field experience. Students in Jeff Badger’s Italian… More »

In the Spotlight: March 20 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Ricky Sheldon, future chef When Ricky Sheldon was growing up, he wavered between wanting to become a psychiatrist, a journalist and a chef. But when he decided once and for all that cooking was his future, he knew SMCC was the place for him. Ricky enrolled in SMCC’s Culinary Arts program last fall… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: March 20 – April 2

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: March 20-April 2 Academic Calendar: Monday, March 20 8 a.m., Open registration begins for summer classes 8 a.m-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Joseph’s College admissions visit, Campus Center Tuesday, March 21 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, March 22 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Third… More »

SMCC offers more than 250 courses over summer

Southern Maine Community College is offering more than 250 courses and workshops over the summer months for people working toward a degree or seeking to expand their professional skills or begin new careers. Open registration for credit courses begins March 20, with classes offered at SMCC’s South Portland Campus, Midcoast Campus in Brunswick and online…. More »

Award-winning broadcast journalist Bill Green to deliver SMCC commencement address

Bill Green, an award-winning broadcast journalist and host of the “Bill Green’s Maine” television show, will be the featured speaker at Southern Maine Community College’s 70th commencement on May 21. “Bill Green has distinguished himself as one of Maine’s top television personalities, bringing Maine’s great outdoors into people’s homes and expanding our knowledge about the… More »

Top Stories: Feb. 27 Campus Connections

Horticulture fair connects students to jobs Monica Danforth hadn’t been at the job fair more than 15 minutes before the job opportunities started coming her way. She was among the dozens of horticulture students who got an early start on their summer job search at the Horticulture Department’s annual job fair that connects students with… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb. 27 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Anthony Marshall, behind the lens Anthony Marshall found his passion at SMCC behind the lens of a camera. A Communications and New Media Studies major, he is particularly focused on video production and photography. Outside of class, he’s directed four music videos for local hip-hop and rap performers that now appear on their… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Feb. 27-March 19

Academic Calendar: Monday, Feb. 27 8 a.m-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Plymouth State University admissions visit, Campus Center 10 a.m.-1 p.m., University of Massachusetts-Lowell admissions visit, Campus Center Tuesday, Feb. 28 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 3-5 p.m., Vermont Technical College admissions visit, Campus Center Wednesday, March 1 8 a.m., Application… More »

Top Stories: Feb. 15 Campus Connections

Share your ideas at The Community Conversation Southern Maine Community College wants to hear from you. Come share your ideas, thoughts and opinions during our lively Community Conversation. SMCC is encouraging students, faculty and staff to attend the event, which takes place in the HUB gym on Friday, Feb. 24, from 1-4 p.m. This is… More »

In the Spotlight: Feb. 15 Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Rachel Champoux, USAF scientist Rachel Champoux was the youngest graduate in SMCC history when she earned a degree at age 16. Now she’s a computer scientist at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, N.Y. Rachel came to SMCC at age 14 after being home-schooled by her mother. She excelled at SMCC,… More »