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SMC speaker series features Jim Wardlaw

From 1995 to 2007, he served as CEO/principal of Publicom Inc., a full-service marketing communications firm in East Lansing that specialized in service brand management for clients throughout the Midwest.

McLoughlin Family Foundation funds $50,000 nursing classroom

Earl Marhanka founded the family’s business, K&M Machine-Fabricating Inc., in 1951. Southwestern Gate, the Jon Rush sculpture welcoming visitors to the Dowagiac campus on Cherry Grove Road, was a gift from Earl and Helen Marhanka. Earl Marhanka was one of SMC Foundation’s first board members appointed Jan. 14, 1971, and served as its second president.

SMC open house Oct. 14

“Managing College Costs,” with tips for making the experience more affordable, takes place at 10:30 a.m.

Check out the library in the art gallery

“That makes libraries active spaces. Search and browsing are different activities. Browsing in a library is a tactile experience of touching something and an olfactory experience of smelling books. Whenever I take a book home, my dog smells it like she knows something I don’t.”

Chorllennium debuts Oct. 14

Chorllennium is a professional choral collective comprised of the area’s top educators and singers with extensive vocal training.

Dahn's Destination was Panama

Besides getting certified for open-water scuba diving, Dahn cleaned beaches and helped at a sea turtle site in San San, Panama.

Marketing technologist speaks at SMC

GTB (Global Team Blue), operating 49 offices across six continents, resulted last year from rebranding Team Detroit, the Dearborn media company handling Ford Motor Co. advertising.

Sen. Proos tours Niles Campus

“Every business I drive by has a hiring sign,” Proos said. “I met with someone last week who hires 140 percent annually because of the attrition rate.”

SMC hosts College Night on Wednesday

No appointment is necessary to learn about scholarships, grants, loans and work-study opportunities.