SMC History Students Tour Iowa, South Dakota and Wyoming
While spring breakers typically seek sun, Southwestern Michigan College students pursued a path less traveled for four days through Iowa, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Human Trafficking Survivor Shares Story at SMC
Survivor Leslie King-Friday, author of When Angels Fight, brought her human-trafficking message to Southwestern Michigan College April 22. Beginning at 15, she was trafficked for more than 20 years in Grand Rapids.
Heather Adams Addresses Outstanding Graduates
Preschool teacher Heather Adams, graduating with her Associate of Applied Science degree in early childhood education, said, “If anyone understands how challenging it was to reach the finish line, it’s me.”
SMC Pins 21-Member Nursing Class
Southwestern Michigan College April 30 welcomed 21 new nurses to America’s largest health-care profession with almost 4.2 million registered nurses (RNs) nationwide. There are four times as many U.S. nurses as there are physicians. The Class of 2022 received associate degrees in nursing (ADN) in a pinning ceremony following SMC’s 55th Commencement in the theatre of the Dale A. Lyons Building on the Dowagiac campus.
SMC Graduates 347 at 55th Commencement
Two Latina women spoke on behalf of Southwestern Michigan College’s Class of 2022 April 30 at 55th Commencement ceremonies for 347 students in the theatre of the Dale A. Lyons Building on SMC’s Dowagiac campus.
Edwardsburg Students Win SMC Math/Science Awards
Southwestern Michigan College’s Math/Science Department April 28 paid tribute to two standout students from Edwardsburg, Aimee Lambert and Benjamen Miller. Lambert, who graduated April 30, received the Darrin Williams Memorial Scholarship, the highest award bestowed.
SMC Graduates 347
Southwestern Michigan College graduated 347 students in the Class of 2022 at its 55th Commencement April 30. AnnaLynn Waterman of Niles, Kayla Farrow of Coloma, Erin Gould of Granger, Reagan Hartman of Union, Kaitlyn Kalling of Niles and Brittany Phillips of Bridgman graduated with 4.0 grade-point averages, or all A’s. Ninety-seven students graduated with honors.
SMC’s New-Student Orientation Underway
Seventy-six Roadrunners attended the first of Southwestern Michigan College’s nine new-student, fall-semester orientations.
New Auto Teaching Tool Built for Diagnostics, Not Speed
With a wheeled frame, an accelerator and a steering wheel, it looks like something Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor rigged up for bed-racing. Or, with its plethora of plugs, the mobile audio/visual cart which rolled around your middle school delivering overhead projectors.
SMC United Way Campaign Wins ‘Best Growth’ Award
Southwestern Michigan College received a “Best Campaign Growth” award from United Way of Southwest Michigan.