SMC library broadens academic connections
The former traditional hushed space occupied by tall book stacks with group study relegated to closed, windowless rooms, was transformed into a vibrant, noisier space with increased usage, landing the library in the Planning for Higher Education Journal as a “case study for creating an active library.”
SMC launches fourth honor society
Psi Beta is the fourth honor society at SMC, joining Gamma Nu Chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma, the international community college business honor society; Sigma Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community colleges; and SMC’s homegrown Honors Program as avenues for the college’s brightest students to shine academically.
Board devotes day to long-range planning
Throughout the day, trustees and senior administration discussed plans for all facets of the institution including new academic programs, student success, college life and student engagement, service to the community, and financial planning for 2018-19 and beyond.
Pell Grants available this summer
Students who take advantage of this aid for summer courses can complete degree programs more quickly, trimming overall college costs.
Women's influence felt at SMC Ag Day
Three SMC students — Shelby Pruett, Gaily Peet and Rebecca Mahlmeister — joined Stacey Rocklin, MSU Institute of Agricultural Technology regional coordinator, for a panel discussion.
“This number does not belong to SMC,” President Dr. David Mathews said. “We suspect this is a number-masking technique used by unscrupulous telemarketers throughout the country. SMC is obviously not in the travel sales business.”
SMC Internship and Career Fair March 14
"This is another example of the important work SMC does to help all members of the community, making it easier for businesses to find workers and for residents to explore career opportunities in a convenient setting,” Board of Trustees Chairman Thomas F. Jerdon said.