Press Releases

Horse science program recruiting mentors

Danyel Ransler, president of SMC’s Agriscience Club, enjoys her interactive online horse class. “I like it a lot because I can move at my own pace,” said Ransler, who commutes an hour to Dowagiac three times a week from Gobles.

SMC vocal music program featured at Niles Valentine's Day concert

The concert takes place Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m.

Polite speaking for Black History Month

The Andrews University chaplain spoke at SMC's Power of the Storyteller last Nov. 19.

SMC hosts Niles Eastside STEM Academy

“The experiment you’re doing is the same kind the FBI would use to figure out where a pen came from because each manufacturer has its own ink recipe. If someone leaves a ransom note, they can figure out whether it was a Bic or a Paper Mate.”

‘Paper to Skin’ tattoo art showing in SMC gallery

“You get more wildlife and nature tattoos in rural areas,” Megan Green said.

Pop culture provides a cathartic release

“It’s interesting that a show about the collapse of civilization can bring us together in the real world,” Dr. Maria DeRose said.

SMC hosting summer robotics camp

The camp, consisting of workshops in electronics, pneumatics, physics, welding, computer programming, CADD, business and graphic design, can accommodate 45 high school participants.

Baker presenting at PechaKucha Feb. 11

PechaKucha Nights present 20 images, each for 20 seconds, in a PowerPoint presentation style which originated in Tokyo in February 2003.

Coulston presented five-year service pin

Vice President and Chief Business Officer Susan Coulston of Niles received her five-year service pin from Southwestern Michigan College Trustee William M. White at the Jan. 18 Board of Trustees meeting on the Dowagiac campus.

Trustee Beth Cripe marks five years

Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees Chairman Thomas F. Jerdon presented Trustee Beth J. Cripe of Dowagiac her five-year service pin at the board’s Jan. 18 meeting on the Dowagiac campus.