Press Releases

LCISD sophomores attend Career Awareness Day

Students didn’t want to remove their blue booties and surgical masks after suiting up for “surgery” with nursing Simulation Lab Coordinator Amber Villwock.

‘Building Healthy Futures’ announced at Board of Trustees meeting

Midwest Energy and Communications (MEC), using Touchstone Energy sponsorship dollars, agreed to match all donations of any size to this project received through #GivingTuesday, Nov. 28, up to a total of $5,000.

Lillie endowment benefits SMC bands, choirs

The entire estate went to charity, benefiting their library, their ambulance service and a food bank besides the college.

St. Denys ‘Foundation of Year’

SMC Director of Development Eileen Toney, AFP 2017 Communications Vice President, nominated St. Denys for recognition.

Eddy Currents advance to state

In the “Lancer-Bot-Mania” qualifying tournament Nov. 11 at Lakeshore High School in Stevensville they received the Tournament Champion’s Award.

SMC partnering with Ferris State University for bachelor's degree in elementary education

As a result, students can remain in Dowagiac housing, with access to all resources on SMC’s picturesque rural campus, with no need to move more than 140 miles north to Big Rapids. “My students just went from considering a transfer to being able to stay here, continue with elementary ed and start Ferris that third year at SMC prices,” Zile said.

Miss Blossomtime selects SMC to study nursing

The fact SMC has begun pouring the footings on its new $9.6-million nursing building that will double the size of the existing 1970 facility while adding four state-of-the-art simulation labs and a 16-bed skills lab “sealed the deal” for Chapin.

‘Choralbaret’ a triple threat Friday

Cabaret dance elements include choreography by Liz Coulston for “My Shot” from Hamilton and a small-group modern dance interpretation of a solo piano composition by SMC alumnus Nick Ferragut, who will be returning to play the piece live.

SMC students coaching in Five Star Life

Audrianna Leer of Edwardsburg, studying elementary education, participated in Five Star during grades 6-8 at Discovery Middle School in Granger, Ind.

Big C Lumber president addresses SMC ‘Saw Dust Day’

“I envy those of you who know what they want to be when they ‘grow up.’ I had absolutely no clue,” Wallace admitted. “In 1979 I was a high school senior in Hartford going to (Van Buren Vocational Technical Center in Lawrence).”