SMC student accepted for U-M summer research fellowship
Saah, from the West African nation of Liberia, will work 30-36 hours per week on a biomedical research project, attending professional educational workshops every Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and presenting at UROP’s July 31 Summer Research Symposium.
Outstanding graduates hear Dr. Schmidt
Schmidt, a retired school superintendent, interrupted her remarks to take a selfie with some students seated onstage. “When I was your age, we had rotary phones,” she noted.
Youth Council honors ‘Flame Keepers’ at SMC
The team of 2019 recipients includes Dr. James Henry, speaker at the first luncheon; Connie Black-Pond; Dr. Mark Sloane, who started as a pediatrician in Dowagiac; and Dr. Margaret Richardson of Dowagiac.
Dr. Henry, Black-Pond and Dr. Sloane were three of the five founding members of the Children’s Trauma Assessment Center, or CTAC, which is part of the Western Michigan University Unified Clinics.
SMC graduates to hear Dr. Hamel May 4
Organizational culture improvements are a hallmark of Dr. Hamel’s leadership. Through his “Bring Your Heart to Work” initiative, featured in Harvard Business Review, he shared his vision for connecting caregivers’ tasks to the heartfelt needs of those they serve.
SMC immerses Niles students in STEM
Stations consisted of a plant, a pig scapula (shoulder blade), a vial of DNA, a flame, yeast, chloroplasts (conduct plant-cell photosynthesis) hydra, a resurrection plant which springs back to life when hydrated, Daphnia (an aquatic crustacean known as water fleas because of their swimming style), seeds, cork and a paper bag.