Press Releases

MacGregor, Schmidt named to SMC Foundation board

“SMC is key to growth in this community and region. It has an incredible record of growth and success.”

CSI camp explores law enforcement careers

“Our objective when we get called out is to not have to fire a round,” Sgt. Dan Wiggins said.

Lakeland awards SMC $50,000

“With this gift, Lakeland communicates its commitment to support Southwestern Michigan College in its efforts to educate students in meeting workforce needs of hospitals and health care providers across our region.”

Gateway Community Foundation providing $10,000 for nursing project

“On one hand, Community Foundation provides scholarships for students, with some seeking a career in a health field. It just makes sense to support the educational facilities these students will attend to learn their skills,” Habicht said. “It all fits together, completing the circle. We feel very fortunate to have SMC close by.”

Moores make $10,000 gift to nursing project

Dale Lyons, SMC vice chairman, saw potential and steered Moore toward college. Working with an auditor at Lyons convinced her to become an accountant.

HR director gives back as volunteer teacher

“It’s cool to see the light going off,” she said. “Some connections they make are astonishing.”

Financial Aid Director Lauren Mow presented five-year service pin

Mow earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Michigan.

Controller Michelle Kite awarded five-year service pin

She is treasurer of the Michigan Community College Business Officers Association.

SMC Board of Trustees opens nursing bids

Trustees selected Wednesday, Sept. 6, for the Nursing and Health Education Building Construction Celebration.

Lake Michigan Mailers gives $10,000 to nursing project

This gift is the largest donation made to SMC by Lake Michigan Mailers, but it comes just one year after company co-founders Robert and Karen Rhoa donated $7,000 for scholarships at SMC designated for students enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science Criminal Justice Program.