Press Releases

Randy Flory awarded five-year service pin

He owned his own IT support and training business in Glasgow, Scotland.

Navy SEAL channeled injury, despair into helping dogs

Hatch, “the only SEAL who didn’t shoot bin Laden,” previewed “The Fly Fisherman” and “The Mechanic,” who appear in his book, which Alfred A. Knopf publishes in June.

SMC stages first Renaissance Faire

Ruby Jazayre’s Sisters of the Nile include back-bending Sophia Zovich, daughter of SMC’s former international student advisor, Sarah Wilkins Zovich.

Nursing construction celebrated

“It’s not the building or the money for the building, it’s what goes on inside the building with people coming here with work ethics like I saw in some kid from Dowagiac that make a difference.”

SMC's first Renaissance Faire Saturday

Kelly said the Sentinels perform two shows — one heavy on combat, another demonstrating “cutting.” Think Gallagher if the prop comic smashed fruit with a mace or sliced it mid-air.

Christian Campbell receives $2,000 law enforcement scholarship

The Lakeshore High School graduate was named 2010 Explorer of the Year and 2015 Lakeshore Auto Shop Student of the Year. He plans to use his LEEP Dream Scholarship to finish his criminal justice degree and attend the police academy at Kellogg Community College.

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.”