High-profile trials hasten journalist's departure
Southwestern Michigan College President Dr. David Mathews, Assistant Prosecutor Sarah Mathews and SMC criminal justice students Mark Lutz and Abbi Guyott welcome Niles native Jessica Olstad to her June 10 talk before the Cass County Bar Association about covering trials upon which the 10-part Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was based.
Spring 2016 President's, Dean's lists
Fifty-five students on Southwestern Michigan College’s spring 2016 President’s List earned perfect 4.0 grade-point averages while carrying full studies loads (at least 12 credits).
One hundred and 65 students made Dean’s List with at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
It takes a special village to raise a child
Mathews, who is also the Cass County Assistant Prosecutor covering Family Court, stated that from October 2014 to April 2015, 21 children came under Cass County Family Court jurisdiction.
Just a year later, from October 2015 to April 2016, 71 children came under Family Court jurisdiction.
SMC retirees recognized
“After 7,000 students, Steve Jess has had a tremendous amount of impact. One I know about by accident.”