Press Releases

Fall classes start Sept. 5

For some parents, such as Lynn Scholten-Bingham, orientation offered an excursion down memory lane.

Baker retrospective opens art gallery for fall

The 41 pieces date to 1981-82, Baker’s first year at SMC.

Southwestern Michigan College sues State of Michigan

SMC was informed recently by members of the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) that the college MUST enroll part-time students who are working on campus into the state teacher’s retirement system.

President Mathews reflects on 20th anniversary

“He makes our tasks as trustees easier” Chairman Thomas F. Jerdon said. “If you don’t have a president who’s honest, trustworthy and willing to make the tough decisions that are the right decisions, the institution will head in the wrong direction. David checks all the boxes we could ever want in a president. On behalf of the whole board, we appreciate your service.”

Nursing bid accepted

A construction celebration is planned Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Charles O. Zollar Building on the Dowagiac campus with remarks by Michigan Budget Director Al Pscholka and nursing students.

SMC's STEM camp is elementary

Edwardsburg teachers Nichole Dohm and Deb Kraska led science experiments to spectacular effect, blowing up balloons with candy and Diet Pepsi (Sweet Tarts work better than Nerds!); making their own erupting lava lamps by mixing vegetable oil and water in a beaker, adding a few drops of food coloring and dropping in an Alka-Seltzer tablet; and making popcorn kernels dance by combining water, vinegar and baking soda.