Thursday, December 18, 2014
21 awarded ADNs at nursing reception
"The neat thing about the nursing pinning ceremony is everybody has a different journey. Journeys are about clearing pathways to make things better for the people behind us," Vice President of Instruction Dr. David Fleming said.
Guse scholarships make college a reality for dozens of students
Michael Piedt of Eau Claire produces apples, summer squash, cucumbers and watermelons. Six generations of Piedts have farmed the family homestead. Their Centennial Farm was purchased directly from the government in 1835, when Michigan was still a territory.
Miss Indiana USA 2014 redefining beauty and success
"I was never meant to be Miss USA. God had bigger plans for me."
Save the date July 25 for Steve's Run
Southwestern Michigan College has decided to continue to hold Steve’s Run on the fourth Saturday of July (Saturday, July 25, 2015), and to relocate the start and finish of the race to the campus of Southwestern Michigan College.
‘All or nothing’ diets rob essential food sources
“When you eliminate an entire category, you’ve gotten rid of food that comes from nature. If you like those foods, you’re going to miss them. Your body is going to be confused because it’s designed for all three (food groups, carbohydrates, proteins and fats)." — dietitian Susan Katz-Scheinker
SMC’s wireless world grew from five access points to 190
“I have found no other college that has every single building and every single room covered with wireless technology," Vice President and Chief Information Officer Ron Young said.
Losing 140 pounds takes time to break bad habits
“Chocolate, Skittles, Doritos, I just threw them out. I cut out Mountain Dew and filled my pantry and fridge with healthier food, like lettuce, and drank more water. Especially in winter, you don’t want to surround yourself with much temptation.”