Southwestern Michigan College’s annual faculty exhibition will be on view in the art gallery, room 108 of the Dale A. Lyons Building on the Dowagiac campus, until Thursday, Dec. 7. The exhibit features works by retired Professor Emeritus David Baker, Lea Bult, Marc Dombrosky, Shannon Eakins, Dennis Hafer, Jan Kimball, Bill Rothwell and the late Terry Pfliger. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Two Southwestern Michigan College students and Professor Dr. Barbara Karwacinski presented research on “Educational Expectations and School Experiences: What Makes Generation Z Students Happy” at the Michigan Sociological Association’s annual conference at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids. SMC sent the only undergraduate presenters for the second year in a row. Kaitlynn Kendall, from Edwardsburg, returned joined by Olivia Ziemer, from Hartford.
More than 500 Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Edwardsburg and Marcellus sophomores attended Lewis Cass Intermediate School District’s Career Awareness Day Nov. 17 on Southwestern Michigan College’s Dowagiac campus.
Southwestern Michigan College William M. White Residence Hall Manager Anggie Gabriel returned from the Great Lakes Association of College and University Housing Officers with the Outstanding Entry Level Professional Award for Michigan presented at GLACUHO’s annual conference in Indianapolis. GLACUHO spans four states, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Its more than 40 Michigan institutions include Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, Western Michigan University, Central Michigan University and Andrews University.
Southwestern Michigan College Vice Chairman Keith McKenzie presented a five-year service pin at the Nov. 20 Board of Trustees meeting on the Dowagiac campus to Treasurer Becky Moore.