Press Releases

Nursing building SMC's largest undertaking

“In my 20 years here we have renovated and expanded almost every building on campus,” President Dr. David Mathews said of SMC’s largest undertaking. “Not once have we gone out seeking public support through donations.”

Rep. Miller promotes politics to young people

Miller and his wife, Alexandria, bought his Sherman Township boyhood home from his parents, so he lives in the same house he grew up in north of Sturgis, a 55-minute drive from SMC.

140 area students experience Chicago Auto Show

Every nook and cranny contains random gems, like a Lexus Sriracha logo made of hot-sauce bottles; a Shell spinning wheel for fuel savings at your next fill-up; State Farm’s RoadHouse, a tiny house on wheels; Fifth Third Bank ATMs for cash fill-ups; even Mackinac Island fudge.

‘Chicago’ opens weekend run Feb. 23

“Roxie” the song inspired “Saturday Night Live’s” recent Kellyanne Conway parody by Kate McKinnon.

Ready (or Not), here comes art appreciation

In 1942, Pablo Picasso created Bull’s Head from a bike seat and handlebars. Students explore not only Duchamp and Picasso, but Meret Oppenheim, Haim Steinbach, Gabriel Orozco and Sarah Sze.

Weather spotter training offered March 6

SMC and Cass County were recognized at the Nov. 17, 2016, Board of Commissioners meeting by the NWS as “StormReady” communities.

Campus Store saves students $160,000

Follett's rental program saved students nationwide more than $125 million this past fall alone. 

SMC Concert Choir second at Detroit Spiritual Festival

“We competed against Southwestern Michigan College Choir. They sounded really great, so when we heard the news we were proud of what we had accomplished.”

Barham revisits teaching at SMC

By 10th grade at Dowagiac Union High, Barham knew he wanted to turn professional — particularly after hearing bands Maynard Ferguson and Bill Chase led.

Shelby Pruett to study in Northern Ireland

“College gives me time to think about who I am and where I want my life to go,” Pruett said. “I could go with an insurance company, like Farm Bureau. Or, GreenStone” Farm Credit Services, which owns and manages $8 billion in assets and serves 24,000 members with 36 branches throughout Michigan and northeast Wisconsin.