Economy Archive

Ag a growing field with MSU at SMC

Southwestern Michigan College expects to enroll 35 students this fall as the new regional home of Michigan State University Ag Tech. A new report shows tremendous demand for recent college graduates with degrees in agricultural programs, with

Nurses’ roles in preventive care continuing to expand

Nurses’ roles in preventive care are expanding, according to Southwestern Michigan College Nursing and Health Services Dean Rebecca Jellison. “Nurses go back to school to become practitioners because of the way our health care system is going,”

Business Degrees Flexible Enough to Lead Anywhere

Whether you want to position yourself for an optimal entry-level opportunity, advance to a bachelor’s degree or vie for a job promotion, Southwestern Michigan College business programs connect with desired career niches. Demand to hire graduates with

How to avoid massive student loan debt and get a great education at Southwestern Michigan College

Five years ago Shelby Willis was a beauty queen interested in teaching. May 3 the Southwestern Michigan College admissions advisor received her bachelor’s in Business Administration from Ferris State University. Not only did she accomplish that feat

How to avoid massive student loan debt AND get a great college education?

Choose Southwestern Michigan College By Kathryn Barnes Everyone has heard the new figures on student loan debt, and they are mind-boggling. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, student loan debt in the United States has now