Celebrating Landmark Anniversaries & Careers Full of Promise.
This issue celebrates landmark anniversaries: SMC’s Adelante Program turns 30, and professors Gary Ortega & Bill Price celebrate 50 years apiece at SMC. We also celebrate the excellence that launches careers full of promise.
¡Feliz trigésimo cumpleaños, Adelante! The Santa Monica College Latino Center’s signature academic support program celebrates 30 years of moving students ahead and making them feel at home.
Lights, Camera, Career Action!
When Marta D’Ocon Googled “best community college in California,” she did not know about the world of opportunities that awaited her.
To the White House—and Back
Shelley Henderson has been a Washington, D.C. insider and is running for Westminster City Council. SMC, she says, made her an unstoppable force.
A Picture Perfect Life: Dotan Saguy
His work has appeared in National Geographic, The Guardian and the Los Angeles Times. Dotan Saguy's creative journey hinged on a crucial course at SMC.
SMC’s Wind Ensemble director featured in K-pop sensation BTS’s new track “On.” Six students figure out how to keep food from browning.
Five Glorious Decades: Gary Ortega & Bill Price
A philosophy professor and a Life Science professor celebrate a combined century at Santa Monica College.