Press Releases

Sammy Mathews dancing in NFL

Right out of college, Mathews appeared during the 2015-16 season with the Grand Rapids Drive, a Detroit Pistons minor-league affiliate.

Steve's Run July 29 at SMC

This year’s awards will be bestowed by Steve’s father, SMC President Emeritus David C. Briegel, the college’s fifth president from 1981-1998.

SMC hosts first ETS agriculture camp

Milk is trucked to Michigan Milk Producers Association’s (MPPA) Constantine processing plant to become cheese or butter. There is also a plant in Ovid. MMPA also owns a cheese plant in Middlebury, Ind. These plants employ approximately 200 people and process up to 7.4 million pounds of milk daily.

Borgess giving $10,000 to SMC nursing expansion

Ascension, a St. Louis faith-based health care organization, is the largest non-profit health system and largest Catholic health system in the United States.

MacGregor, Schmidt named to SMC Foundation board

“SMC is key to growth in this community and region. It has an incredible record of growth and success.”

CSI camp explores law enforcement careers

“Our objective when we get called out is to not have to fire a round,” Sgt. Dan Wiggins said.

Lakeland awards SMC $50,000

“With this gift, Lakeland communicates its commitment to support Southwestern Michigan College in its efforts to educate students in meeting workforce needs of hospitals and health care providers across our region.”

Gateway Community Foundation providing $10,000 for nursing project

“On one hand, Community Foundation provides scholarships for students, with some seeking a career in a health field. It just makes sense to support the educational facilities these students will attend to learn their skills,” Habicht said. “It all fits together, completing the circle. We feel very fortunate to have SMC close by.”

Moores make $10,000 gift to nursing project

Dale Lyons, SMC vice chairman, saw potential and steered Moore toward college. Working with an auditor at Lyons convinced her to become an accountant.

HR director gives back as volunteer teacher

“It’s cool to see the light going off,” she said. “Some connections they make are astonishing.”