Upcoming on Campus: SMC Board of Trustees Meeting Oct. 3, 2023
The next Santa Monica College Board of Trustees regular public meetings will be held
on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at 5 p.m. at the Multipurpose Room (Room 103 on the first
floor), 23555 Civic Center Way, Malibu, next to the Malibu Library. Members of the
public attending in person will be seated in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting will
be held in-person and livestreamed.
The three-acre campus—SMC’s first in Malibu—includes a two-story educational building
with dedicated science and computer labs, a 100-seat lecture hall with sloped seating
for music and film, an art studio, open floor spaces for dance and yoga, general classrooms,
a conference room, a community room, outdoor study spaces, and an interpretive center
to tie into the rich and varied coastal features nearby
SMC will offer courses in Art, Music, Film, Creative Writing, Astronomy, Psychology,
The SMC Malibu Campus is located at 23555 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA. 90265
SMC-Malibu proudly presents the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society, for a duo of
seminars exploring the birds and the natural habitats in Malibu.
Beneath the glitz and fame associated with Malibu, there are other exciting natural
wonders that are hidden in plain sight. Come join us for these two newly crafted seminars,
specially created for the brand-new Santa Monica College Malibu Campus, that celebrate
what makes Malibu so irresistible—its natural wonders. Learn about the joy of birdwatching
in Malibu, as well as how to create habitats for these lovely creatures. The seminars
are free to the public, but registration is required.
Malibu Birds and the Joy of Birding
Date: Friday, October 13, 2023
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 pm
Location: SMC Malibu Campus Lecture Hall Rm. 202 and Legacy Park
Carol is an award-winning writer who was twice named a Fulbright scholar in Russia
and whose poetry has been presented on National Public Radio, in the Library of Congress,
and on Radio Russia. Her new book, Below Zero (Stephen F. Austin State University Press), will be released in 2023.
Emeritus Faculty - Drawing and Painting
Catherine is an England-born artist whose work has been presented at the Los Angeles
County Museum of Art, the Armand Hammer Museum, and the SMC Emeritus Art Gallery.
She has also had successful exhibitions in Detroit and New York, as well as in galleries
in England, Iceland, and Japan.
Timothy Lee Conley
Emeritus Faculty - Film
Tim (AKA Professor T) is the Executive Producer and Owner of 67 Entertainment, a television,
film, and new media entertainment company. He hosts the podcast “The Politics of Hip-Hop
Culture” with Professor Marq DJ Cli-N-Tel Hawkins, and serves with the Santa Monica
Bay Area Human Relations Council and the Urban Scholars Academy of Inglewood, California.
Emeritus Faculty - Theatre Arts
Barbara is a former Vice President of Development for Miss M Productions and a longtime
teacher in SMC's Emeritus program and at the renowned Margie Haber Studio. She has
worked in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles as an actress and director, acting coach,
and story analyst for studios, networks, and independent production companies.
Community Ed - Vocal Yoga
Heather — a professional voice trainer and singer for film, TV, and stage — developed
the Heather Lyle Vocal Yoga Method® to free the voice through combining techniques
from Yoga, the Bel Canto School of Singing, traditional speech training, and other
sources. She is the author of Vocal Yoga: The Joy of Breathing, Singing and Sounding.
Community Ed - Architectural Styles, Women Architects, and 20th Century Design
Eleanor — an award-winning educator and author who lectures worldwide on the history
of architecture, interiors, and decorative arts — is co-author (with architect Marc
Appleton and author Bret Parsons) of Master Architects of Southern California, 1920-1940: Wallace Neff, and has served as Design Review Commissioner for the City of Beverly Hills.
Community Ed - Barre Fusion, Salsa, and Stretch
Jackline — an authority in health and fitness research — is a certified personal trainer
specializing in Strength and Functional Training, Core Strength, Balance, and Injury
Rehabilitation. She has taught fitness classes in the SMC Community Education program
since 2012, and at Bay Club Santa Monica for more than 20 years.
SMC will offer four types of classes at the Malibu Campus:
Credit – Classes for credit that can be used toward an Associate degree or transfer to a
four-year college or university.
Noncredit – Short-term vocational and workforce preparation courses and certificates.
Emeritus – Free noncredit and adult education courses specifically oriented to the interests
of older adults.
Community Education – Low-cost classes, seminars, and workshops.