Class Schedules

Emeritus Winter 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, Associate Dean
Vivian Rankin-Scales, Program Coordinator
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
  • Charles Mark-Walker, Graphic Designer
  • Vivian Chu, Graphic Designer
  • Paul Trautwein, Web Coordinator
  • Charles Mark-Walker, Photography
  • Santa Monica College Contributors: Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery, Dr. Scott Silverman, Dr. Dione Carter, Vivian Rankin-Scales, Jessica Riojas, and Lauri Arneson.

Cover images are from the The Ongoing Moment 2020

  • Front Cover: Akemi Watanabe, Cul-de-Sac, 11” x 14”, watercolor
  • Back Cover: Sun Lau, Crowded in Isolation Amid Serenity, 11” x 15”, watercolor