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SMC' CJ gold medalist aiming for U.S. Marshals Service

The Marshals Service is America’s oldest federal law enforcement agency, created by the Judiciary Act of 1789 during George Washington’s presidency.

Pscholka addresses graduates at 50th commencement

Pscholka and founder Dr. Fred L. Mathews, who died March 19 at 87, collaborated on a “hail-Mary pass” which rescued eight Haitian children burned or with broken limbs from the Jan. 12 earthquake.

Tutors of the Year named

Mackey was student presenter alongside faculty members Stephanie Foreman and Cody Miller, Niles Campus 2016 Tutor of the Year, on Writing Center “blitzes” in March when SMC hosted the 39th annual Eastern Central Writers Center Association conference.

Math/Science Department awards announced

With Tobias and Phillip members of SMC’s Class of 2017, all four Robertson brothers are SMC graduates.

Siblings draw closer as graduation nears

Allison, of Niles, accepted a position starting in June with Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph on the post-surgical floor. “I really like the facility,” Allison said. “It’s where we had clinicals.” She is engaged to be married in November and will continue to her bachelor’s degree.

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.