Twenty-two high-achieving graduates of Southwestern Michigan College have been inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma, the international community college business honor society. They represent the latest group of SMC's growing population of honors students. Gamma Nu chapter of ABG is SMC’s fourth opportunity for students to earn honors distinction, along with Sigma Psi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community colleges; Psi Beta, the national community college psychology honor society; and SMC’s homegrown Honors Program.
Southwestern Michigan College's impact on the Construction Trades field was made clear at its April 16 Board of Trustees meeting. High demand for skilled construction trades professionals has created a shortage of trained workers, leaving good-paying jobs unfilled. SMC's expanding program in Construction Trades is helping to meet that need.
English Club reported another successful Pizza, Poetry and Prose open mic night April 9 in the Student Activity Center theatre.
Four choirs perform two free public concerts this month, including “Spring Choral Concert” hosted by Southwestern Michigan College at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the theatre of the Dale A. Lyons Building on the Dowagiac campus.
Southwestern Michigan College student Ethan Pawelski earned a $2,500 scholarship as national Student Developer Champion for software development at the League for Innovation in the Community College’s conference in National Harbor, Md. National Harbor sits along the Potomac River just south of Washington, D.C., so Pawelski and Christine Stiles, the SMC instructor who nominated him, were also able to visit the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex, with 19 museums.