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SMC issuing housing refunds

The halls will be closed this summer, in preparation for what is hoped to be a limited re-opening this fall with additional safety precautions in place.

Sign up for virtual Steve's Run starting June 1

Participants who sign up by Sunday, July 5, or while supplies last, will be mailed a race T-shirt. Once you’ve completed the race, share your run time and a photo wearing your Steve’s Run T-shirt to the Steve’s Run Facebook page.

SMC holds May public board meeting in virtual format

The Board of Trustees set the formal budget hearing for June 15 at 10 a.m., also scheduled in a virtual format.

Married SMC nurses navigate pandemic

“The day he graduated was the biggest relief we have ever experienced,” Lauren said. “We cried and hugged on that stage because we knew we could breathe again. I was so proud of him! Our kids watched us persevere. It meant so much to us to teach them by example.”

Robotics skills in high demand

Since they studied robotics at SMC, they now work together, too. They already have jobs on the second shift at Lyons Industries in Dowagiac.

SMC Niles tutoring supervisor has taught all over the world

“I had my fair share of Spam gift sets living in Korea,” Scott said. “Korea is its second-largest consumer and sees Spam as a luxury gift. Korean co-workers received wine sets and I got the more expensive and prestigious 24-pack Spam set.”

2018 graduate gives back with trades scholarship

“I had a great experience at SMC and I want to give back and have others succeed and grow with me,” said Knight, who as an SMC student in 2017 landed a $2,000 Work Ethic Scholarship from Mike Rowe’s foundation.

$50,000 endowment supports nursing scholarships

The McLoughlin Family Foundation established an endowment with a $50,000 gift that followed a $50,000 gift in October 2017 for a classroom in SMC’s new Nursing and Health Education Building.

Ludman, Wilson retiring from SMC faculty

"They both have gregarious personalities that resonated well with students. They will be missed greatly by the college.”