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SMC hosts first ETS Entrepreneur Academy

On July 25, the Entrepreneur Academy continued with a panel discussion including Rebecca Steenbeke of Blue Print Photography; Fifth Third Bank Cassopolis Financial Center Manager Jeremy Truitt of Dowagiac, who deejays weddings as a nine-year sideline; and City Councilman Pat Bakeman, owner of Bakeman Barbers. The panelists themselves network through Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac.

Fifth Third Bank donates $7,000 for Steve's Run

Steve’s Run starts at 8:30 a.m. in front of the David C. Briegel Building.

Cass County Youth Council smiles on Roadrunner Kitchen

Educational Talent Search’s recent Community Service Camp sponsored a car wash to benefit the pantry.

Ron Gunn emceeing Steve's Run

The Dowagiac resident started Cairn Stone Adventure Tours, leading trips to such destinations as Spain, Scotland and Italy. In 2019, he plans to take three groups to New Zealand, including Hobbiton, the Shire movie set for “The Lord of the Rings” film trilogy.

New SMC businesswomen's endowment named for early faculty member

“My mom was my biggest supporter,” Catlin commented. “She always introduced me, ‘This is my daughter. She’s a pilot.’ She witnessed the evolution from typing and shorthand to computers.”

SMC entered in Thursday's Rock the Boat

“The first year they had five boats, last year they had 30 and this year they have 64,” Vice President of Student Services Dr. Joseph Odenwald said.

SMC interns restructure IT Service Catalog

"This project was an opportunity for us to create a single landing page in which students, faculty and staff have access to all of the services and electronic communications resources available to them through SMC.”

SMC alumnus’ Custom Computer rebounds from Niles flood

He attended Southwestern Michigan College in 2010-11 for a small business management/entrepreneurship certificate like the one which will be available in a FlexForward format at the Niles Campus this fall.

SMC Foundation elects Dr. Schmidt vice president

Her career began in 1968 teaching English at Dowagiac Central Middle School.