Becca Smith and Lauren Mackey accepted the inaugural Southwestern Michigan College Tutor House Cup Dec. 9 on behalf of Gryffindor’s 1,825 points in a Harry Potter-themed challenge for Dowagiac and Niles tutors.
Southwestern Michigan College Vice President of Instruction Dr. David Fleming addressed 28 men and women awarded associate degree in nursing (ADN) pins Dec. 16 in the theatre of the Dale A. Lyons Building on the Dowagiac campus. To keep remarks brief in light of winter-weather advisories, Fleming drew on his English literature background for two limericks.
Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees accepted gifts at its Dec. 19 meeting on the Dowagiac campus.
The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees Dec. 19 recognized Chairman Thomas F. Jerdon of Dowagiac for 25 years of service. Jerdon, who joined the SMC board in December 1991, is vice president of Jerdon Real Estate in Silver Creek Township.
Southwestern Michigan College accounting major Aubrey Perrone tapped her hippology background to create a 144-hour internship. Hippology — study of the horse — is the title of an equine veterinary and management knowledge contest 4-H, FFA and breed contests use. She competed nationally three times in Kentucky and Ohio. Perrone, of Berrien Springs, spent 13 years in the Berrien County 4-H program, mostly with the 4-H Horse and Pony Project, including dressage.