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In the Spotlight: May 22 Campus Connections

Student Spotlight Devyn Vermette, Student of the Year Devyn Vermette didn’t have a clue what she wanted to study when she first arrived at SMCC. Now, not only has she charted a future path, she’s also SMCC’s Student of the Year. Devyn initially wanted to attend a private four-year college in Maine after graduating from… More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: May 22- June 16

Academic Calendar: Monday, May 22 New student registration, Fall Semester Book allowances start for summer term 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Tuesday, May 23 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Wednesday, May 24 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open Thursday, May 25 Second summer payment plan payment due 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Commons open… More »

SMCC awards more than 1,000 degrees at 70th commencement

Southern Maine Community College awarded more than 1,000 degrees and certificates Sunday as hundreds of students were joined by family and friends at the College’s 70th commencement. In all, 1,022 students earned 1,040 degrees and certificates during the past academic year, with ​more than 500 of them participating in Sunday’s graduation ceremonies at Cross Insurance… More »

SMCC, UNE sign transfer agreement to ensure seamless transfer from SMCC to UNE College of Pharmacy

Southern Maine Community College and the University of New England have signed a new transfer agreement that will ensure that SMCC students can transfer seamlessly to UNE’s Doctor of Pharmacy program upon graduation. Under the agreement, students who earn an associate degree in Health Science at SMCC can continue their education and earn a doctoral… More »

Top Stories: May 1 Campus Connections

Art students hold show at Portland gallery Students graduating from SMCC’s art program this month are exhibiting their paintings, lithoprints photos, digital illustrations and other works at a Portland art gallery. Five students are showing their works at the Zero Station gallery on May 4 and 5. The gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m…. More »

Campus Connections, What’s Happening: May 1-13

Academic Calendar: Monday, May 1 FAFSA fling deadline for Maine State Grant consideration Tuesday, May 2 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Wednesday, May 3 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons Thursday, May 4 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons 4-6 p.m., Midcoast Campus Open House Friday, May 5 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tutoring, Learning Commons… More »

In the Spotlight: May 1 Campus Connections

Faculty Spotlight Chantal Lambeth, multi-talented Besides teaching baking in the Culinary Arts program, Chantal Lambeth is a professional food stylist and recipe developer. She began teaching a basic baking course at SMCC last fall, but has been styling food and developing recipes for the past dozen or so years. As a food stylist, she prepares… More »

SMCC students receive George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarships, to study in Ireland

Two Southern Maine Community College students have received George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarships to study in Ireland next year. Michael Marino, of Freeport, and Max Lorber, of Portland, will attend Cork Institute of Technology on the south coast of Ireland for a semester during the coming academic year. Marino is earning a degree in Construction… More »

SMCC expands trade and technical offerings with new trade certificate programs

Southern Maine Community College is expanding its trade and vocational offerings and giving Maine workers more flexible paths to earning one-year technical certificates and two-year college degrees. The Maine Community College System Board of Trustees this week approved five new certificate programs in SMCC’s Construction Technology, Precision Machining, Automotive Technology and Education academic programs. “These… More »

Maine Mayhem Film Festival to showcase SMCC student films

Six films produced by Southern Maine Community College students will be featured in the seventh annual Maine Mayhem Film Festival. The festival each year showcases the work of senior students who have been working on films this semester as capstone projects in a filmmaking class offered through the college’s Communications & New Media program. The… More »