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SMC donates Subaru to Niles High School

Robson said SMC owns four other older vehicles. “We are approaching other programs to see if they are interested in a donation as well,” he said.

Woodlands wins United Way award working with SMC

United Way celebrated its record-setting $4,186,203 2016 campaign March 16 at Lake Michigan College Mendel Center as it prepares for its 75th anniversary this year.

SMC jazz ensembles play Beckwith benefit Friday

All proceeds benefit the Beckwith’s fundraising campaign for a new roof and other building renovations.

SMC hosting writing centers from six states

With three speakers, ECWCA features a pre-conference meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at SMC’s Niles Campus, where each will have an opportunity to talk with guests and lead small training sessions.

SMC speaker series, One Story feature Pokagon Band

“After community chores, we could do what we were best at — making snow shoes, canoes, moccasins or maple syrup buckets. We’d make multiple items, then come together and play” with those things as prizes. “Nobody left empty-handed. Our games are about noise, distraction and sleight of hand, so we’d bring in drums and singers.”

Mass communications students master social media

Melissa Swanson was a Watervliet runner who set a school record and finished in the top 10 at state. “Coaches recruited me, including one from Maine. I wanted to go to Spring Arbor, but came here on a field trip and felt at home. Dad was right. SMC’s probably the best choice I’ve made in my life thus far,” Swanson said.

Katie Travis coaching SMC summer musical

In 2015, when Travis was a 28-year-old New York City actress, CMU named her “10 Within 10,” recognizing young alumni who bring honor to Central Michigan University through work in their career or community.

Internship and Career Fair March 16

Most responding employers characterized the job market for 2017 graduates as “good” or better.

170 students attend SMC's first Agriculture Day

Greenhouse space is reserved for FarmBot Genesis, an open-source farming machine which lets anyone create customized plots. Users design with interactive software connected to a Raspberry Pi-enabled bot, which plants, waters and weeds automatically.