SMC Creates a Sustainable Future

Long before “sustainability” became a buzzword, “going green” was a way of life at Santa Monica College. Today, SMC leads the nation’s community colleges in many facets of sustainability—from student engagement to curriculum, facilities, and transportation. And it’s hard not to catch green fever at the college by the sea. Read more

Michael Saldivar

Sustainable Tech Leads to New Paths

SMC launched its Sustainable Technologies program to provide pathways to green careers; it expands students’ horizons in more ways than one. Read More

SMCPD Cheif Johnny Adams working with community

SMC Police Protect, Serve, Give

The SMC Police Department redefines what it means to protect and serve their community—and worthy causes benefit. Read More


Laura Zwicker: On Her Way to the Stars

Laura Zwicker came to SMC because she wanted a reason to wake up. Today, she gives back, leading by example—and passion. Read More

Nichelle Monroe

SMC Bragging Rights

Art in transit, fashion with a conscience, virtual stickers for expression…the SMC community has been (illustriously) busy. Read More

STEM Grant

$6 Million STEM Grant Gets Renewed

SMC will build upon a successful Science Research Initiative established in partnership with UCLA, and expand STEM programs. Read More