Class Schedules

Emeritus Spring 2021 Schedule


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What is SMC Emeritus?

SMC Emeritus, started in 1975, is a noncredit older adult program of Santa Monica College. SMC Emeritus serves over 3,600 students annually and offers over 120 free classes of interest to senior citizens. All classes are held during the day at convenient locations throughout the community or at our home base on Second Street. The name Emeritus refers to people “retired with honor.” All older adults are welcome. For more information, call the SMC Emeritus office at 310-434-4306, visit our website at or stop by our office at 1227 Second Street, Santa Monica.

¿Qué es SMC Emeritus?

SMC Emeritus, inaugurado en 1975, es un programa sin créditos que ofrece Santa Monica College para adultos mayores. SMC Emeritus atiende a más de 3,600 estudiantes anualmente y ofrece más de 120 clases gratuitas de interés a personas de la tercera edad. Todas las clases se llevan a cabo durante el día en lugares accesibles en toda la communidad o en nuestra sede en Second Street. El nombre Emeritus se refiere a personas “jubiladas con honor”. Todos los adultos mayores son bienvenidos. Para más información, llame a la oficina de SMC Emeritus al 310-434-4306, visite nuestro sitio web en o acuda a nuestra oficina ubicada en 1227 Second Street, Santa Monica. Ofrecemos clases en español. Mire dentro de este catálogo para mayor información.

SMC Emeritus Staff

Dr. Scott Silverman, Dean, Noncredit and External Programs (Interim)
Vivian Rankin-Scales, Program Coordinator
Ashley Price, Administrative Assistant
Jessica Riojas, Student Services Clerk


Mady Bergman, London Carter, Susan Cohen, Walter Coronel, Pat Gorman, Fida Habib, Alice Hirsh, Jeffrey Hogue, Suzie Kim, Cecelia Krippendorf, Shanta Lulla, Ruth Okin, Joseph “Wally” Pegram, Susan Shapiro, Lillia Singer

Emeritus Student Advisory Council

Student membership of the Associate Dean’s Emeritus Student Advisory Council will be listed on the SMC Emeritus website

SMC Board of Trustees

Dr. Nancy Greenstein, Chair; Dr. Susan Aminoff, Vice Chair; Dr. Louise Jaffe; Dr. Margaret Quiñones-Perez; Rob Rader; Dr. Sion Roy; Barry A. Snell; Joshua Elizondo, Student Trustee; Kathryn E. Jeffery, Ph.D., Superintendent/President

About the Emeritus Program Class Schedule

This schedule is prepared by the Santa Monica College Office of Marketing

  • Donald Girard, Senior Director, Government Relations and Institutional Communications

  • Ming-Yea Wei, Marketing Design Analyst

  • Jonathan Ng, Senior Graphic Designer

  • Vivian Chu, Graphic Designer

  • Paul Trautwein, Web Coordinator

  • Santa Monica College Contributors: Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery, Dr. Scott Silverman, Vivian Rankin-Scales, Ashley Price, and Jessica Riojas.

Cover images are from the The Emeritus Gallery 2012-2020: Celebration and Archive

  • Front Cover:
    Linda Immer, Orange Cow, oil on canvas, 2018
    Dorli Burge, Malibu Lagoon, photograph, 2018
    Catherine Tirr, Looking Up, acrylic on canvas
    Janice Hanks, We Have Fire Everywhere!, acrylic on canvas, 2019
    Jeanne Blessing, Untitled, mixed media sculpture
    Chris Hero, Ms. Toby, oil on paper, 2014
    Elsie Brown, Lineal Delight, acrylic, 2018
    Jonathan Tillman, 5th Ave., NYC, photograph, 2018
    Tom Krumpak, Japan/Modern Series #6, acrylic on canvas, 2014
    Katy Crowe, Bagawat II, oil on linen, 2014
    Elle Martin, Mountain Sunrise, collage, 2017
    Jacob Melchi, Tilted I, oil on linen, 2013
    Bruce Trentham, Point Dume in the Morning, pastel, 2016
    Young-He Keh, Cosmos, acrylic on canvas, 2019
  • Back Cover:
    Ron Maurer, The Gig, acrylic on canvas, 2019