STEM EDUCATION BRANCHES OUT AT SMC

Jonah Okike spent a summer in a UCLA lab building a robotic arm before transferring to Cornell University. Maria Cabrera did research on gonadal hormones, and Heather Haro looked for antibiotic-resistant genes. None of them had any idea they would end up in STEM – until they came to Santa Monica College. Read more

SMC Turkey

TRANSFORMATION IN TURKEY

SMC sent 18 employees to explore. Fairy chimneys, music, religion and politics were all on the menu!   Read More

Richard Moore

THE UNFLAGGING RICHARD MOORE

Employees read in the middle of the day and learnt Spanish in the restrooms. A man named Richard Moore was president. Read More

English Academy

ENGLISH ACADEMY
FAST TRACKS

A whopping number of SMC students who spent their summer in the “English Academy” were fast-tracked to transfer-level English. Read More

Seaside Photo By Rollence Patugan

SMC Bragging Rights

A professor creates transformative dance, SMC volunteers clean the beach, and an IT staffer writes an app that helps people defeat alcoholism. Read More

Center for Teaching Excellence

WHERE NO ONE STOPS LEARNING

There’s a place where no one stops learning. It is two miles from the Pacific Ocean. Students journey on planes, buses and trains to get here. Read More