Santa Monica College is one of four community colleges nationwide to receive the NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) and Community College Curriculum Improvement (MC3I) grant. The grant provides SMC support for three years to provide training for professors teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses, expand STEM course offerings at the college, and provide internships at our partnering institutions the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA & USC.


Cyndi BendezĂș Palomino - NASA Project Manager
(310) 434-4059

Location and Hours

Drescher Hall 301E
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.