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

Academic: Monday, Feb. 11 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open 11:30-1 p.m., iGrad informational launch, Campus Center lounge and Midcoast Campus Learning Commons Tuesday, Feb. 12 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 11:30-1 p.m., iGrad informational launch, Campus Center lounge and Midcoast Campus… More »

SMCC reaccredited by New England Commission of Higher Education for next 10 years

The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) has reaccredited Southern Maine Community College for the next 10 years, giving the College high marks when informing SMCC of the reaccreditation. NECHE, formerly called the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, is the regional accreditation agency for colleges and universities in the six New England… More »

SMCC, Husson University sign 18 transfer agreements

 Southern Maine Community College and Husson University have entered into a series of agreements that ensure graduates from select SMCC academic programs a smooth transition to correlating programs at Husson University. The agreements were finalized Thursday at a signing ceremony on Husson University’s Bangor campus. “These agreements allow students who are interested in continuing… More »

Top Stories: Jan 28 Campus Connections

Lawmakers come away impressed A group of state legislators came away impressed after meeting with SMCC administrators, business partners, and current and former students during the College’s annual legislative breakfast meeting. Lawmakers from Portland and surrounding towns and cities came to SMCC’s Construction Technology Center on Saturday morning, January 26, to learn about SMCC’s workforce… More »

In the Spotlight: Jan 28 Campus Connections

Student Profile Kameron Cross, moving ahead Besides working toward an HVAC degree, Kameron Cross is working a job that gives him real-world experience in his field for an HVAC company that’s offering him tuition reimbursement. Kameron admits he wasn’t too motivated in high school in Portland. Upon graduation, the HVAC program and low tuition drew… More »

Campus Connections: What’s Happening January 28 – February 10

Academic: Monday, Jan. 28 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Advising Office open 5 p.m., 50 percent refund period ends for tuition and fees for Spring Semester Tuesday, Jan. 29 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Advising Office open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open Wednesday, Jan. 30 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Learning Commons open 8… More »

In the News: Spring Semester brings “nervicitement” about the future

Summary: Spring Semester has arrived at Southern Maine Community College, marking the beginning of the final chapter of many students’ tenures at SMCC. In this Times Record column, President Cassidy writes that the Spring Semester is an exciting time that marks the start of students’ next steps into the future. Read the full column here.

2 SMCC students named semifinalists for Cooke Transfer Scholarship

Two Southern Maine Community College students have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The foundation this week announced the list of semifinalists for the scholarships, which support high-achieving community college students who transfer to four-year institutions to complete their bachelor’s degrees. The SMCC students named as semifinalists… More »

More than 1,200 students named to Fall Semester Dean’s List

Southern Maine Community College is proud to announce that more than 1,200 students have been named the 2018 Fall Semester Dean’s List. Students completing at least nine credit hours with a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 are named to the Dean’s List, provided no grade was lower than a C and the… More »

Top Stories: Jan 14 Campus Connections

Welcome to the Spring Semester Thousands of returning and first-time students have arrived at Southern Maine Community College for the Spring Semester. From extended Advising Office hours to an Involvement Fair, here are some things worth paying attention to during the semester: Extended Advising Office hours. The Advising Office will be open from 7:30 a.m.-6… More »