On May 26, 2016, Cass County Youth Council President Sarah Mathews spoke to the Dowagiac Rotary Club about why Rotarians should be involved in helping promote the mission and goals of the Youth Council. Her message was simple — it takes a village to raise a child and the village needs to be connected and aware of all the services in the village to make the biggest impact possible for its children.
Southwestern Michigan College Brass Band opens Dowagiac’s Beckwith Park Summer Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2.
Southwestern Michigan College students avidly learn about the presidency, but the trio they followed halfway across the country spring break was not named Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders. SMC’s “extended learning experience” focused on the Piedmont Presidency, 1801-1825, of the third, fourth and fifth chief executives, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe, last of the “Virginian dynasty” to occupy the White House.
Southwestern Michigan College paid tribute May 20 to eight retirees led by Dr. Stephen Jess, 39
The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees reviewed the college’s proposed 2016-17 operating budget, approved a joint resolution for enhanced cooperation with Glen Oaks Community College, toured the newly-renovated Foster W. Daugherty Building, accepted gifts and awarded four service pins at its May 16 meeting on the Dowagiac campus.