Press Releases

SMC refinancing bonds

The proposed refinancing of $6.3 million of bonds will save the college housing fund an estimated $48,000 annually for total savings of more than $1 million during the next 21 years.

Harvard accepts SMC graduate

She repaired and maintained helicopters, performed pre- and post-flight inspections and “crewed,” sitting in back with instrument panels, monitoring such things as hydraulic pressure. “On one flight, we took a round” that severed a hydraulic line.

SMC leadership class visits Lansing

“Even though it may seem like politicians are different than the average person, they are not," Kyle Kelly of Cassopolis said. "They lead regular lives. They struggle to balance work and home life and they can get overwhelmed with emotion while discussing ideas important to them. They are just regular people who got tired of waiting to see the change that they want.”

SMC ETS hosts Paradigm Shift camp

Neuroscience advances show the brain is more malleable than previously known. Research on brain plasticity has shown connectivity between neurons can change with experience. With practice, neural networks grow new connections, strengthen existing ones and build insulation that speeds transmission of impulses.

Steve's Run speaker: ‘There is life after cancer’

Ricker leaves for a Ugandan orphanage two days after speaking in Dowagiac.

Three SMC students chosen for exclusive New York event

“The ability for undergraduate students to have this type of experience, with the College covering travel expenses, is a great example of what sets SMC apart,” added Dr. David Fleming, Vice President of Instruction.

SMC seeing third straight summer of growth

SMC’s campus will also be enlivened by the two-week Summer Institute Musical Theatre Camp preparing “Catch Me If You Can” for three public performances July 26-27 at 7 p.m. and July 28 at 2 p.m. and the July 22-23 Michigan State Police Youth Leadership Academy camp for about 20 high school girls.

Beckwith youth play staged June 21-22

Their free 45-minute performance will be presented to the community Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 22, at 2 p.m. at the Beckwith, 100 New York Ave., Dowagiac. Cast members range in age from middle school to the just-graduated Dowagiac Union High School Class of 2019.