Press Releases

Patent examiner speaking March 11 on fear of failing

At the age of 18, just after high school, Park was jailed for being homeless in the French Quarter of New Orleans, then spent parts of the next year traveling on a Greyhound bus or hitchhiking and living in abandoned buildings.  

SMC sets two nursing and health information sessions

The first session takes place Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m., with the second offered Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1 to 3 p.m.

New SMC degree harnesses entrepreneurial spirit

“These are two very exciting sets of opportunities for SMC students,” President Dr. David Mathews said.

SMC Art Gallery displays Fischer Dance video installation

“I worked hard and made a lot of strategic choices along the way. Small steps moving in the direction of things that interest and excite me and staying committed to that vision made Fischer Dance possible. Five years ago I wasn’t trying to go to grad school, I just wanted to make dances in South Bend, where I lived.”

Band Director Dr. Jonathan Korzun retiring

He was especially touched when two trombone players asked him to conduct their wedding.

SMC celebrates $9.6-million nursing building

Dr. Pamela Jeffries, dean of George Washington University School of Nursing in Washington, D.C., praised SMC for “getting it right.”

SMC pins 23-member nursing class

Dean Rebecca Jellison of the School of Nursing and Health Services presented Joanne Hetrick-Roder of Kalamazoo with the Florence Nightingale Award, which embodies selflessness, compassion, thoughtfulness, team play, dependability, generosity and humility, as voted by her classmates.