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SMC Board of Trustees adopts 2020-21 budget

"Friday we held our first in-person orientation of the year following guidelines from several government entities and within the boundaries of the governor’s executive orders. We had 36 students here, carefully spaced apart in terms of time and distance. I can’t say enough about the efforts of so many people to get the campus ready to reopen safely,” President Dr. Joe Odenwald said.

SMC’s alma mater staging a comeback

The community can hear “Here’s To Thee, Our SMC” sung by a sextet of students and faculty during the virtual 53rd commencement at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 13.

SMC open by appointment starting June 15

The college has reconfigured some service areas to maximize safety. Visitors will need to maintain distancing and to wear a mask when in buildings to minimize risk to vulnerable populations. Masks will be provided for those who might need one while on campus.

Student speaker sings praises of science

In the indomitable way she and others of the Class of 2020 have rolled with punches landed by a global pandemic, she’s planning another double at Ohio’s Oberlin College and Conservatory by becoming a doctor twice.

SMC graduating 21 nurses

“You are graduating in a way that no others have. You have been awarded temporary licenses and able to immediately practice as Registered Nurses."

SMC IT student awarded scholarship

A 2018 study found women hold less than 20 percent of U.S. tech jobs.

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.