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U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree visits SMCC Midcoast Campus

U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree visited the Southern Maine Community College Midcoast Campus in Brunswick on Monday to see the campus’ facilities, learn more about its academic programs and meet with students. During her visit, she toured the campus’ L.L.Bean Learning Commons and Health Science Center, Orion Residence Hall and the Maine Advanced Technology and Engineering… More »

SMCC Culinary Arts students, faculty to hold benefit brunch for family of slain SMCC grad

Current and former Southern Maine Community College Culinary Arts students and faculty are hosting a Sunday brunch to help raise funds for the family of a 2010 graduate who was slain last month in a home invasion in Texas. The buffet-style brunch will be held from 9 a.m.-noon, Sunday, Oct. 16, in SMCC’s Culinary Arts… More »

SMCC to hold Open House on South Portland Campus

When: Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-noon Where: SMCC South Portland Campus, 2 Fort Road, South Portland Prospective students and families can learn about Southern Maine Community College’s academic programs, tour the South Portland campus and apply for free at SMCC’s Fall Open House on Saturday, Oct. 22. The Open House, held from 9 a.m.-noon, provides… More »

Top Stories: Oct 11. Campus Connections

Transfer Fair to feature 30-plus schools Interested in transferring after graduation? Come to the Campus Center on Thursday, Oct. 20, where more than 30 four-year universities and colleges will be on hand for SMCC’s annual Transfer Fair. Colleges in attendance come from Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The fair, which is held… More »

In the Spotlight: Oct 11. Campus Connections

Alumni Spotlight Heidi Parent, bright spotlight More than 3 million TV viewers tuned in when Heidi Parent appeared on the Sept. 23 season premiere of “Hell’s Kitchen,” the reality cooking TV series starring British chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay. After earning her Culinary Arts degree in 2002, Heidi worked in a number of restaurants… More »

What’s Happening: Oct. 11 Campus Connections

Academic Calendar: Tuesday, Oct. 11 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, Oct. 12 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, Oct. 13 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Friday, Oct. 14 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Sunday, Oct. 16 4-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Monday, Oct. 17 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons… More »

Campus Connections, In the Spotlight: Sept. 26

Student Spotlight Nathalie Mitchell, bright future Nathalie Mitchell worked in restaurants during and after high school. When she decided to advance her future prospects in the hospitality field, she enrolled in SMCC’s Hospitality Management program. Nathalie came to SMCC in 2014 at the age of 24 and is now learning about human resources, accounting, economics,… More »

Campus Connections, Top Stories: Sept. 26

Voter drives register more than 140 students to vote Scores of SMCC students have registered to vote in the past couple of weeks through student and faculty efforts to register students ahead of the Nov. 8 election. Students from the SMCC chapter of Maine Student Action, as well as faculty members from the Social Science… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: Sept. 26-Oct. 9

Academic Calendar: Monday, Sept. 26 Deferred Start Semester begins 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Tuesday, Sept. 27 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, Sept. 28 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 9 a.m.-3 p.m., University of New England admissions representative visit, Campus Center 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Joseph’s College admissions representative visit, Campus… More »

SMCC Foundation names five new members to board

The Southern Maine Community College Foundation has named five new members to its board of directors. The new members are: Jane Eberle, director of business partnerships for the South Portland School Department and president of the South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber of Commerce. Michael Vaillancourt, attorney and partner with Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice in South… More »