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  June 1, 2010

Broad Stage 2010-11 Season Includes Folk Legend Judy Collins
The Broad Stage at Santa Monica College’s expanded 2010-11 season will include such stars as legendary folk singer Judy Collins (above). Full Story >>

Doors Drummer Densmore To Be Honored at Graduation
John Densmore, drummer of the legendary rock group The Doors (above, fourth from left in iconic photo), has been named winner of one of two 2010 SMC Alumni Recognition Awards. More >>

"Morning Becomes Eclectic” Playlist
We’re excited to introduce a new occasional feature to Info@SMC – music. This time we’re using a playlist from KCRW’s groundbreaking music program, “Morning Becomes Eclectic.”, hosted by Jason Bentley (above).
Photo by Marc Goldstein

Smashbox: KCRW’s Jennifer Ferro
Yello!, a creative culture blog from Smashbox, did a smashing interview with Jennifer Ferro (above), KCRW’s dynamic new general manager.
Check it out >>

Photo by Marc Goldstein
Debate Team Makes National Elimination Rounds
The SMC Debate Team recently made it to the elimination rounds at the U.S. Universities National Debate Championships held recently in Denver. SMC was the only community college to get a team into the elimination rounds, which featured just 32 teams of the original 124. SMC was competing against such universities as Yale, Stanford, and Cornell.

SMC Newsmakers
This administrative assistant, shown here with Santa Monica Mayor Pro Tem Pam O’Connor, has won a “Community Hero” Award. The other newsmakers are Rebecca Curtis, Maria Muñoz, Makoto Nishikawa, Ludmila Posner, Crystal Robbins, Kathleen Dunn and Phyllis Trager. See all newsmakers >>

Amazing Alumna: Mississippi Freedom Rider
Check out this link on Helen Singleton, an SMC student in 1961 who joined the Mississippi Freedom Riders in the civil rights struggle and was arrested July 30, 1961 at the Jackson, Miss. train station.


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SMC on YouTube: “Growing Greener Schools”
SMC is prominently featured in “Growing Greener Schools," a documentary aired on PBS. Check it out!


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