Jackie Lopez, an Evolving & Shining Work of Art

A UCLA scholarship student majoring in anthropology and minoring in art history. A participant in the prestigious Mellon Summer Academy. A Mellon Undergrad Curatorial Fellow at LACMA. Looking at Jackie Lopez today, you’d never guess how steep her climb has been—her story is a moving reminder of the transformative work taking place at SMC. Read More

EOPS Staff

50 Years of Making Dreams Come True: EOPS

For half a century, EOPS has helped thousands of SMC students overcome barriers to change their lives. Read More

SMC 90 years

SMC Celebrates 90 Years

SMC just celebrated 90 years of excellence. Take a look back at the college’s extraordinary history. Read More


Black Collegians turns 30

About 15,000 Corsairs have passed through Black Collegians since 1989. The program has provided family, and a foundation for success. Read More

Behind the Scenes & Bragging Rights

Bragging Rights

Fashion out of scraps. Art and writing that matter. A $15k award for three professors. A theatrical success story. Read More

Dylan Catches Air

Catching the Next Wave

When Dylan Goodale & Dillon Perillo retired from pro surfing, they chose a place that’s helping them ride new waves. Read More