Nursing bid accepted
A construction celebration is planned Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Charles O. Zollar Building on the Dowagiac campus with remarks by Michigan Budget Director Al Pscholka and nursing students.
SMC's STEM camp is elementary
Edwardsburg teachers Nichole Dohm and Deb Kraska led science experiments to spectacular effect, blowing up balloons with candy and Diet Pepsi (Sweet Tarts work better than Nerds!); making their own erupting lava lamps by mixing vegetable oil and water in a beaker, adding a few drops of food coloring and dropping in an Alka-Seltzer tablet; and making popcorn kernels dance by combining water, vinegar and baking soda.
Rowe rewards two SMC students
“We are so excited about the possibilities that could come from earning these scholarships,” McClelland said. “Mr. Rowe picked people he thought would change the perception of jobs in the skilled trades. This is something Victoria and I take very seriously after our incredible year in the field. We want to help put SMC on the map and make it the premier program in the area for training people for the trades.”
J.D. Power founder's foundation awards SMC $50,000
“Our family foundation decided to make this grant to Southwestern Michigan College’s Nursing and Health Education Building to honor the spirit and contributions of Ken and Gertrude Pierce,” J.D. Power III said.
Fire Academy concludes in Chicago
Sophomores Jossalyn Rogalski of Dowagiac and Kaylee Thieme of Marcellus joined veterans.
Rogalski, Cass County’s 2016 spelling champion, is interested in marine biology, but also desires to follow her father into fire service.