Southwestern Michigan College has completed the first $34,000 phase of a theatre-lighting upgrade introducing more flexible, energy-efficient LEDs to the Dale A. Lyons Building on its Dowagiac campus. Niles’ TPC Technologies Inc., which specializes in theatre lighting and sound design, hung 14 ColorSource spotlights, Manager of Theatre Operations and Applied Performing Arts Marcus Roll said.
Southwestern Michigan College Trustee Todd Obren presented a 10-year service pin at the Aug. 20 Board of Trustees meeting on the Dowagiac campus to Financial Aid Office loan coordinator Lori Collins of Dowagiac.
Cathy Luthringer of Cassopolis, Niles Campus admissions advisor, started at the college as a Testing Center technician. She earned dual certificates in office administration and medical transcription from SMC.
Southwestern Michigan College Vice Chairman Keith McKenzie presented a five-year service pin to Chief of Staff Tom Atkinson at the Aug. 20 Board of Trustees meeting on the Dowagiac campus.
Southwestern Michigan College’s administration reviewed summer activities and previewed fall strategies at Monday night’s Board of Trustees meeting in the David C. Briegel Building on the Dowagiac campus. Summer started on a high note when SMC won “Best Local College” in Leader Publications’ 2018 Best of the Best Readers’ Choice Results, President Dr. David Mathews said.