Press Releases

Cody Miller Niles Campus Tutor of Year

Miller’s alter ego, the Promethean Spark, refers to Prometheus, “who got fire from the gods to bring to man. That’s the first point you think of man as knowledgeable.”

Business students teach Junior Achievement

“I encourage my students to do more than attend SMC for a college degree. They should put things on their resume which set them apart from other applicants. Students take more from this experience than a resume item. They seem to get a great deal of satisfaction helping others and giving back to a community.”

Honor graduates hear Herr

President Dr. David Mathews introduced Herr, who enjoyed a 35-year career in four industries — non-profits, insurance, health care and education, earning designation as a certified public accountant, a chartered property casualty underwriter and a certified employee benefits specialist.

Collage Concert unspools Friday night

Collage Concert is a non-stop showcase of SMC choirs, bands and theatre along with soloists and small ensembles, woven seamlessly together into a dazzling evening of music.

Crouse warns PTK about dangerous buzzwords

To end on a “good note,” Crouse mentioned the “silver tsunami” of baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964 relinquishing power.

SMC hosts Youth Council, lawmakers

Upton, oldest of five children, said, “My dad was a Whirlpool vice president. My folks became foster parents licensed by the state. We took in two dozen foster kids while I was still in school.”

Faculty member receives national recognition

The 25 scholars selected to participate each receive a $3,300 stipend to cover travel, study and living expenses.

$20,000 gift aids SMC CJ, EMT students

The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees April 18 accepted a $20,000 gift from Cass County Community Policing.

‘Electrifying’ careers highlighted

Terry Groth graduated from Dowagiac Union High School with the Class of 2000 and from SMC in 2002 with a general studies associate degree. He was in the first physics class Andrew Dohm taught.

Sports management students devise marketing strategy

“We really want to show that the program is not only fun, but beneficial since there are so many different paths one can go down with this degree.”