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SMC pins 18-member nursing class

This is the first class to experience the expanded Nursing and Health Services Building that opened in January and to train in its new simulation labs.

SMC holding line on housing costs

“I was a commuter student my first two years,” he said. “National statistics show you do better if you live in housing. You’re much more connected when you live on campus. You go to programs, get to know people and have a bigger support system.”

Four SMC retirees served 73 years

“Most of my life I’ve been a performing and traveling musician,” said Patrick, who plays 14 instruments. “I’ve played in almost half of the states and four foreign countries, plus the Canal Zone.”

Maintenance SMC ‘Team of the Year’

The College cabinet cooked and served the Team of the Year breakfast on May 16.

SMC expanding student leadership development

Adamson, a Georgia native, an OL and a summer RA, determined SMC to be her college destination through online research. “For me, SMC has been a wonderful experience,” she said.

Celeste Mock SMC's top student worker

Finalists also included Cydney Robinson, desk assistant, Keith H. McKenzie Hall Resident Assistant (RA) and a Student Activity Center worker, and Carly Kolean, a residence hall desk assistant.

SMC helps build Pat Ham playground

Seven new pieces were purchased with a $28,000 Pokagon Fund grant Principal Heather Nash applied for before her sudden death last December.

Katie Hannah named SMC Staffer of Year

Hannah, also nominated in 2018, leads the new area within Student Services, pouring considerable energy into the first Welcome Week last summer.

Benak, Spurlock win SMC faculty awards

Finalists also included Director of Choral Activities David Carew (core value knowledge for all); Social Science instructors Christy Tidd and Dr. Barbara Karwacinski (core value excellence with a personal touch), both repeat nominees; and Communications Department Chair Hailey Sheets (core value “learner centeredness”).