Three weeks into Survivorcise at Southwestern Michigan College, feeling the burn is being replaced by feeling the benefits of twice-a-week workouts. SMC’s fitness center is a participating facility for the free 12-week exercise program for cancer survivors.
Southwestern Michigan College is one of 12 schools participating in the fourth annual College and University Flu Vaccination Challenge to promote influenza vaccination. Twelve schools enrolled in the 2017-18 challenge also include Calvin College, Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Hope College, Oakland University, Rochester College, University of Michigan, Wayne State University; Western Michigan University; and Kalamazoo College.
Southwestern Michigan College hosts its annual College Night on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the gymnasium of the Charles O. Zollar Building on the Dowagiac campus. More than 60 institutions signed up from Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Ohio. For your convenience, enter from Dailey Road. Two financial aid information sessions at 6:45 and 7:30 p.m. are scheduled as part of College Night.
For a guy Southwestern Michigan College paid to teach people, David Baker paradoxically needs abundant solitude. “My (minimum daily requirement) seems to be about three hours a day walking in the woods, paddling a canoe, riding a bike or, in the case of my sketch books, sitting in the coffee shop, mulling.
Southwestern Michigan College Trustee Todd Obren, right, presented a five-year service pin to Information Technology Professor Randy Flory at the Sept. 18 Board of Trustees meeting on the Dowagiac campus.