Press Releases

STEM students exposed to art

“To get STEM jobs, you’ve got to assess a problem and devise creative ways of attacking it. Growth is going to be in non-routine, high-skill jobs where you look at things differently for improvement.”

Laura Boyce fuses found objects with aphorisms

“My work has changed a lot since graduate school.I started off a microbiology major as an undergraduate at Oklahoma."

MSU Ag Tech moves to SMC for fall

Five MSU certificates offered through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Institute of Agricultural Technology are agricultural operations, fruit and vegetable crop management, viticulture, applied horse science and landscape management.

Dr. Grabemeyer-Layman appointed to SMC Board

Dr. Grabemeyer-Layman earned her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University in health fitness in preventive and rehabilitative programs.

Renowned climber uses disappointment to chart new course

After numerous disillusionments, Ilgner found a way to merge his natural talents for climbing that had earned him national renown with his intellectual interest in the roles that stress and fear play in undermining our maximal performance.

Community College Success author speaking March 11

She speaks at 11:30 a.m. in the theatre of the Dale A. Lyons Building on the Dowagiac campus. Her talk is open to the public at no charge. GOOD Magazine named her one of the Top 100 People Moving the World Forward.

Students quantify social media distraction

Distracted students averaged 79. Non-distracted students averaged 89.

National recognition for Chairman Emeritus Mathews

His proclamation extols Mathews as an “exemplar of community college governance and a role model for community college trustees throughout the country.”

High school vocal master class at SMC Feb. 6

Berrien County students from St. Joseph, Lakeshore, Coloma and Berrien Springs and Elkhart Memorial in Indiana expressed interest in taking part.

Climbing in high heels

During her presentation, SMC First Lady Sarah Mathews recounted her own twists, turns and “stops” she surmounted to reach the summit she set for herself in eighth grade of being a Cass County prosecuting attorney.