Press Releases

Allison Richcreek wins Best of Show, Presidential Award

“I was shocked,” Richcreek said. “I didn’t think mine was even in the running. I think he liked the simplicity” of what she created for Shannon Eakins with a four-foot stick.

Dr. Naomi Ludman speaks at Phi Theta Kappa induction

Waldinger is the fourth director of Harvard’s 75-year study of what “the good life” looks like, which began tracking 724 men’s lives in the 1930s.

Fourth annual Employees of Year announced

The winning team will be served breakfast Thursday by President Mathews and the cabinet.

Supreme Court justice speaks at SMC

“The team you have here in Cass County is first-rate, the best I’m aware of,” Justice Bridget McCormack told Youth Council’s eighth annual luncheon April 27 at Southwestern Michigan College’s Mathews Conference Center East on the Dowagiac campus.

Pscholka speaking at 50th commencement

As chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Pscholka last year led legislative efforts for SMC to secure $4 million in state funds for its $9.6 million nursing building renovation and expansion breaking ground this spring.

Girls exposed to male-dominated fields

These male-dominated fields pioneers shared their stories at SMC’s “Girls Can Day” April 21, where 250 Hartford, Dowagiac, Marcellus, Cassopolis and Niles Brandywine seventh and eighth graders learned about careers in information technology, mechatronics, automotive technology, business, marketing and graphic design.

120 outstanding graduates hear alumnus Travis Eull

President Dr. David Mathews introduced Travis Eull, law firm administrator for May Oberfell Lorber in Mishawaka, Ind., and a member of SMC’s accounting advisory board.

Landlords honor Lawson with $7,500 endowment

Mr. Lawson, who retired from Ameriwood in Dowagiac, worked as a National Standard draftsman for 22 years. Mr. Lawson’s interest in real estate became a hobby which eventually turned into a business owning 40 rental houses.

Full-service open house Saturday

All services will be open so you can resolve all college-related business in one convenient trip to campus.