Free Concert Friday Caps SMC Choral Camp
Southwestern Michigan College Performing Arts’ July 25-30 Summer Institute Choir Camp for 16 area high school students culminates with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the theatre of the Dale A. Lyons Building on the Dowagiac campus. Guest clinician will be Dr. Joshua Oppenheim, Professor of Music and Co-Director of Choral Studies at Kansas State University in Manhattan.
SMC Selects Adidas to Outfit the Roadrunners
Southwestern Michigan College has signed an agreement with Adidas America, Inc. to be the primary outfitter for its recently-revived intercollegiate athletics program.
Purdue University Fort Wayne and Southwestern Michigan College Sign Transfer Agreement
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Purdue University Fort Wayne has signed an articulation agreement with Southwestern Michigan College (SMC) in Dowagiac, Michigan. This agreement will allow students from SMC to transfer the credits they earned from their Associate of Applied Science degree toward a Bachelor of Applied Science degree at Purdue Fort Wayne. The Bachelor of Applied Science degree can be completed entirely online.
Southwestern Michigan College's Accreditation Reaffirmed by HLC Through 2031
After a thorough review and evaluation process conducted regularly for most colleges and universities throughout the United States, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed its accreditation of Southwestern Michigan College through the 2030-2031 academic year.
Students Help Design SMC Esports Arena
“I don’t know what I was expecting, but this is better,” Brooke Johnson said on July 20 about Southwestern Michigan College’s new Esports Arena in the Barbara Wood Building on the Dowagiac campus.
ETS Ventures Back Outdoors
After last summer’s homebound Zoom camps, Southwestern Michigan College Educational Talent Search (ETS) Director Maria Kulka eagerly got her students up and moving with July 12-16’s Outdoor Adventures Camp.
Gunn gives $5,000 for SMC Recruiting Gallery
Besides acknowledging a $5,000 gift to Southwestern Michigan College’s new Recruiting Gallery, the trophy hall displaying the Roadrunners’ national titles and All-American accolades, July 16, 2021, will go down in SMC history as an auspicious date. Hall of Fame Coach Ron Gunn, the gift-giver, also met his cross country successor, Zac Sartori.
Emily Schrock Returns as Alumni Relations and Development Coordinator
Southwestern Michigan College announces that alumna Emily Schrock returned July 19 as Alumni Relations and Development Coordinator.
Elkhart's Abby Lee Signs with SMC Cross Country
With the first practice weeks away, a flock of Roadrunners is nesting at Southwestern Michigan College. Appropriately, such an avian assemblage is called a “marathon” or “race.” Elkhart Concord High School’s Abby Lee July 16 signed a letter of intent for SMC’s fall return to National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) cross country.
Makayle Weedon Named Manager of SMC Cross Country Team
Paw Paw High School’s Makayle Weedon will manage the first season of Southwestern Michigan College’s reborn NJCAA cross country team this fall.