Press Releases

SMC Honors Program showcases projects

These experiences ensure SMC Honors Program graduates are at the front of the line for transfer scholarships, internships and job opportunities.

McCuistion appointed to foundation board

McCuistion, president of Elkhart Rotary Club, is a CPA and partner in Cornerstone CPA Group, LLP, which Oct. 1 marked its third anniversary.

SMC announces $250,000 gift for nursing project

Both Kelly and Karen are SMC alumni. They met in the commons through a mutual friend, him the aspiring teacher/coach and Edwardsburg farm boy, and her, the Dowagiac city girl who worked for a year after high school to afford the $900 Dodge Dart she would drive to clinicals.

SMC student presenting at national conference

Arnold has already benefited from attending the MPA meeting with faculty last year. Christy Tidd, psychology faculty, notes that Kristen's "experience of going to an academic conference is unparalleled. Being there last year gave Kristen the motivation and courage to become a presenter."

Two holiday concerts Dec. 16

Joining the Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble will be guest vocalist Kacie Colleen Mercer. A River Valley High School and SMC alumna, Mercer completed her bachelor’s degree in vocal performance at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.

SMC welcomes vice president of student services

“That’s one of the things that drew me,” Odenwald said. “Yes, it’s a small town, but you’ve got theatre and a thriving downtown with local merchants. We’re ecstatic!”

Faculty art exhibited until Dec. 7

Bult, teaching painting this semester and drawing next semester, tackled human trafficking in “Hidden Cargo” from the Out of Sight series. She worked with the Human Trafficking Clinic at the University of Michigan.

LCISD sophomores attend Career Awareness Day

Students didn’t want to remove their blue booties and surgical masks after suiting up for “surgery” with nursing Simulation Lab Coordinator Amber Villwock.

‘Building Healthy Futures’ announced at Board of Trustees meeting

Midwest Energy and Communications (MEC), using Touchstone Energy sponsorship dollars, agreed to match all donations of any size to this project received through #GivingTuesday, Nov. 28, up to a total of $5,000.

Lillie endowment benefits SMC bands, choirs

The entire estate went to charity, benefiting their library, their ambulance service and a food bank besides the college.