Student workers and the state teachers' retirement system
The College has reviewed the OAG’s claim regarding potential liability and finds no basis for a total claim more than 25 times the amount of the claimed actual contribution amount. The OAG provided no responsible accounting to back up this intentionally inflammatory claim.
SMC files appeal in Auditor General suit
"This case is not about depriving students of benefits (for which they will never vest). This case is about helping part-time students to pay for their educations, not having them work to prop up a bankrupt, mismanaged retirement system at the cost of educational opportunity."
‘The Secret Garden’ opens March 1
“It’s a classic in my eyes, some of the best musical theatre I’ve heard. I’m very excited to be part of this because I love this show and have wanted to be Archie since middle school," Zach Allyn of Hastings said.
SMC creative in enlarging art gallery
Clement, from Edwardsburg, graduated from SMC in 2014. She now lives in Grand Rapids since finishing at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University. The former portrait painter, who transitioned to abstracts about a year ago, numbers her untitled paintings, the largest of which stands five feet tall.
SMC organizing business honors chapter
“Accounting, communications, graphic design, ag tech, automotive tech, construction trades, health information technology, information technology, medical assisting and sports management are all eligible,” he said.
McKenna Bowdish explores Belize
Bowdish, studying accounting at SMC through Ferris State University while balancing her job with the Michigan Milk Producers Association, snorkeled with jellyfish and a nurse shark, cradled a crocodile, toured a chocolate factory and saw sugar cane growing “like corn in the Midwest.”