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  May 1, 2011
SMC Student One of 40 Nationwide Selected for Incredible Journey: Freedom Ride May 6-16
SMC student Carla Orendorff is one of just 40 students nationwide to be selected from nearly 1,000 applicants for an incredible upcoming journey: PBS' "American Experience" 2011 Student Freedom Ride to Retrace Historic Bus Route. Full Story >>

SMC Loves Japan
SMC students and employees have rallied to help Japan in the wake of the recent disasters in the island nation. Above, an SMC student holds his sign with the Japanese character for "love." More >>

SMC Newsmakers
Judy Neveau is the winner of a community recognition award. Other SMC newsmakers include Jerold Burchman, Carol Davis, Shannon Herbert, Jim Krusoe, Georgia Lorenz, Jane Shibata, Bruce Smith, Waleed Nasr, Charles Mark-Walker, Ming-Yea Wei, Kiersten Elliott, Sonali Bridges, Esau Tovar and Betty Wong. Read about all SMC newsmakers >>

SMC's "EcoHeroes:" Greg Brown & Dana Morgan
Facilities Planning Director Greg Brown and English professor Dana Morgan were honored as "EcoHeroes" April 19 during Earth Week for their work on behalf of sustainability, particularly in creating an organic learning garden at SMC. Above, they are flanked by Genevieve Bertone, sustainability coordination project manager, and philosophy professor Amber Katherine, chair of the SMC Environmental Affairs Committee.

Emeritus College Awards New Scholarship to High School Student
SMC's Emeritus College for older adults is reaching out to young people – with money. Emeritus has awarded a $500 scholarship, from an anonymous donor, to Santa Monica High School senior Haley Hill for her contributions to Emeritus. Full Story >>
SMC Raises $1,000 for Scholarships Through "Hands Across California"
SMC students, employees and friends have come together to raise more than $1,000 for scholarships for SMC students through “Hands Across California.” Above, saxophonist Dave Koz leads a group of SMC students and others at the Santa Monica Pier for “Hands Across California.” >>
KCRW DJs Present Their Top 10 Best Music Albums of 2010
KCRW DJs are not only among the best-known deejays in L.A., they are tastemakers who can launch musical careers. So, who better to turn to for advice on hot albums? Listen to and download the 2010 faves of 21 KCRW DJs, including Jason Bentley, Chris Douridas and Garth Trinidad (above).


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SMC on YouTube: Cameron's Life/Foundation's Impact

Check out this beautifully made clip on the life of former SMC Trustee Cameron Henton and how he was helped by the SMC Foundation.
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