Press Releases

$1,000 contributed to Dowagiac fireworks show

Southwestern Michigan College donated $500 and President Dr. David Mathews’ family also gave $500.

Rotarians hear about nursing project

The project “allows us to double the size of our ACEN-accredited nursing program,” Mathews said, “and add another health-related occupation. We’re analyzing occupational therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant.

Fifth Third Bank donates $7,000 to Steve's Run

“Besides money for scholarships and cancer research, there will be a lot of encouragement given to current cancer survivors.”

$100,000 endowment funds Wuszke agricultural scholarships

He was chosen Berrien County’s Outstanding Young Farmer by the Twin Cities Jaycees in 1965. George’s unrequited dream was to drive his Oliver 44 or Oliver 1655 tractors across the Mackinac Bridge at Labor Day.

SMC students tour Michigan history

“Getting to sit on the bus Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on at Ford Museum was its own one-of-a-kind experience."

President's, Dean's Lists released for spring 2017

61 students named to President's List, 146 make Dean's List.

SMC' CJ gold medalist aiming for U.S. Marshals Service

The Marshals Service is America’s oldest federal law enforcement agency, created by the Judiciary Act of 1789 during George Washington’s presidency.

Pscholka addresses graduates at 50th commencement

Pscholka and founder Dr. Fred L. Mathews, who died March 19 at 87, collaborated on a “hail-Mary pass” which rescued eight Haitian children burned or with broken limbs from the Jan. 12 earthquake.

Tutors of the Year named

Mackey was student presenter alongside faculty members Stephanie Foreman and Cody Miller, Niles Campus 2016 Tutor of the Year, on Writing Center “blitzes” in March when SMC hosted the 39th annual Eastern Central Writers Center Association conference.

Math/Science Department awards announced

With Tobias and Phillip members of SMC’s Class of 2017, all four Robertson brothers are SMC graduates.