Press Releases

SMC student presenting at national conference

Arnold has already benefited from attending the MPA meeting with faculty last year. Christy Tidd, psychology faculty, notes that Kristen's "experience of going to an academic conference is unparalleled. Being there last year gave Kristen the motivation and courage to become a presenter."

Two holiday concerts Dec. 16

Joining the Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble will be guest vocalist Kacie Colleen Mercer. A River Valley High School and SMC alumna, Mercer completed her bachelor’s degree in vocal performance at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.

SMC welcomes vice president of student services

“That’s one of the things that drew me,” Odenwald said. “Yes, it’s a small town, but you’ve got theatre and a thriving downtown with local merchants. We’re ecstatic!”

Faculty art exhibited until Dec. 7

Bult, teaching painting this semester and drawing next semester, tackled human trafficking in “Hidden Cargo” from the Out of Sight series. She worked with the Human Trafficking Clinic at the University of Michigan.

LCISD sophomores attend Career Awareness Day

Students didn’t want to remove their blue booties and surgical masks after suiting up for “surgery” with nursing Simulation Lab Coordinator Amber Villwock.

‘Building Healthy Futures’ announced at Board of Trustees meeting

Midwest Energy and Communications (MEC), using Touchstone Energy sponsorship dollars, agreed to match all donations of any size to this project received through #GivingTuesday, Nov. 28, up to a total of $5,000.

Lillie endowment benefits SMC bands, choirs

The entire estate went to charity, benefiting their library, their ambulance service and a food bank besides the college.

St. Denys ‘Foundation of Year’

SMC Director of Development Eileen Toney, AFP 2017 Communications Vice President, nominated St. Denys for recognition.

Eddy Currents advance to state

In the “Lancer-Bot-Mania” qualifying tournament Nov. 11 at Lakeshore High School in Stevensville they received the Tournament Champion’s Award.

SMC partnering with Ferris State University for bachelor's degree in elementary education

As a result, students can remain in Dowagiac housing, with access to all resources on SMC’s picturesque rural campus, with no need to move more than 140 miles north to Big Rapids. “My students just went from considering a transfer to being able to stay here, continue with elementary ed and start Ferris that third year at SMC prices,” Zile said.