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.”
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.