SMC Honors Trustee Dr. Elaine Foster's 30 Years of Service
Southwestern Michigan College paid tribute Feb. 8 to Trustee Dr. Elaine Foster with a 30-year pin for her unique combination of service as faculty, staff and, since January 2019, a member of the Board of Trustees. President Dr. Joe Odenwald made the presentation to Foster.
350+ Musicians Participate in SMC’s Annual Pre-Festival Band Clinic Day
Southwestern Michigan College’s annual “Clinic Day” Feb. 3 featured four area school bands critiqued just in time for polishing March Southwestern Michigan Band and Orchestra Association (SWMBOA) festival programs.
Kessler's Hospitality Background Useful in White-Glove Deliveries
Professional Courier Services President Doug Kessler, who attended Southwestern Michigan College in 2012-2014, runs a business based on driving.
210 SMC Students Named to Honor Rolls
Southwestern Michigan College named 53 students to the President’s List for the Fall 2022 semester.
Midwives Do More Than ‘Catch’ Babies
“I don’t deliver babies, I’m not the stork,” clarified Betsy Saylor-Fuzi, MSN, APRN, CNM, who had to catch 40 during her training.
South America Colors Thursday's Flute Recital
Southwestern Michigan College flute instructor Dr. Anna DeCou performs a faculty recital, “Collage of Colors,” Thursday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m. in the theatre of the Dale A. Lyons Building on the Dowagiac campus. There is no charge for the concert, for which she is being accompanied by collaborative pianist Riko Higuma of the Manhattan School of Music.
Look What Automotive Student Built With His Basic SMC Skills
Tod Smith is grateful to Southwestern Michigan College for its part in him joining the University of Notre Dame in 2014. The 1993 automotive technology graduate is Facilities Design and Operations (FDO) lead mechanic.
SMC Board of Trustees Re-Elects Officers
Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees re-elected officers and welcomed back a former trustee at the first meeting of 2023 Jan. 11. Tom Jerdon has been chairman since 2015. The slate also includes Keith McKenzie as vice chairman, Becky Moore as treasurer and Beth Cripe as secretary.
Roadrunner at Law
Aidan Traynor left an indelible mark on Southwestern Michigan College, from being one of its first Honors Program students to serving as president of Sigma Psi, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international community college honor society.
The Fieldhouse Effect
Southwestern Michigan College Volleyball Coach Jenny Nate was first to feel the full effect of 1st Source Bank Fieldhouse. The centerpiece of SMC’s NJCAA intercollegiate athletics renaissance after 25 years is like having a seventh player on the floor.Southwestern Michigan College Volleyball Coach Jenny Nate was first to feel the full effect of 1st Source Bank Fieldhouse. The centerpiece of SMC’s NJCAA intercollegiate athletics renaissance after 25 years is like having a seventh player.