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SMC in the News

2022

(Articles are not necessarily in chronological order)

Santa Monica Early Childhood Lab School Unveiled
Santa Monica Mirror, May 24

SMC Student Film “The War Within” Accepted into 2022 American Pavilion at Canes
Santa Monica Mirror, May 24

Restaurant Industry Year On From Great Resignation
Los Angeles Times, May 23
(M.J. Mercado, who lost his job during the pandemic, is one of four people profiled in this article. Mercado enrolled at SMC after he was laid off and is currently pursing a degree in policital science.)

Southern California Research Bodies to Host Aquaculture and Blue Economy Webinar Series
The Fish Site, May 28
(AltaSea, CSUN, LA Coalition and Santa Monica College will hold their second annual webinar series focused on aquaculture this June.)

Assemblymember Bloom to Address SMC’s Graduating Class
Santa Monica Lookout, May 24

SMC Wind Ensemble at the Broad Stage
Patch.com, June 5

SMC to Showcase Student Photos at Three Exhibits
Santa Monica Lookout, May 26

Breathing New Life Into Works by Composers Who Suffered Oppression
Jewish Journal, May 27
(The Broad Stage concert, “Journey Out of Darkness,” featuring works by composers who were suppressed by fascist regimes of the 20th Century, was organized by Gail Gordon Numi Opera director, and founder of the opera program at Santa Monica College.)

Derf Reklaw, Renowned Jazz Musician, Succumbs
Los Angeles Sentinel, May 26
(Reklaw taught at Santa Monica College.)

AltaSea, CSUN, LA Coalition, and Santa Monica College to Hold Second Annual Webinar Series Focused on Aquaculture for the Economy and Ecosystem
Bakersfield.com, May 24

SMC’s Drescher Planetarium Continues Free, Live Virtual Shows
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 23

The SMC Planetarium Investigates the Latest in Space Flight
Bollyinside, May 22

SMC Planetarium Explores the Latest in Space Flight
Santa Monica Lookout, May 20

College Fair Returns to SMC
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 2

Student Film Headed to Cannes
Santa Monica Lookout, May 18

SMC Performances Feature Jazz, Dance and Staged Novel
Santa Monica Lookout, May 17

SMC to Stage Treasure Island Performances at Main Stage May 20-29
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 16

SMC Emeritus Annual Student Art Exhibition 2022 Online – Part 2 Opening Celebration May 26
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 16 

Santa Monica College’s Synapse Contemporary Dance Theater to Showcase New Works May 27-28
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 12

Dolores Huerta Talks Abortion Rights at Adelante Club Meeting
The Corsair, May 6

SMC Seeks Applicants to Bond Oversight Committee
Santa Monica Lookout, May 6

SMC Guitar Showcase Presents Free Concert May 26
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 13

AACC, NSF Announce 12 Student Teams to Advance to Community College Innovation Challenge Finals
Insider NJ, May 4

Communicating Through Art with Shaylen Nelson
Los Angeles Sentinel, May 12 (Shaylen is an SMC alum)

KCRW Rebrands: ‘Always on LA
Ramp247, May 6

Santa Monica College Joins Age-Friendly University Global Network
Santa Monica Mirror, May 19

12 College Teams Named CCIC Finalists
Community College Daily, April 28

Bringing the World Back Into Tune
Global Circulate, May 18

Iao Katagiri, Beloved Community Leader and Nonprofit Champion, Dies at 70
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 29

SMC’s Global Motion World Dance Company to Perform May 14-15 at The Broad Stage
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 2

Bodega is a Food Pantry with No Stigma
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 22

Santa Monica College’s College Fair Returns On-Ground, 93 Four-Year Schools & 1,240 Future Transfer Students Attend
SMC Newsroom, April 28

Santa Monica College Joins Age-Friendly University Global Network
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 28

SMC’s Global Motion Brings World Dances Home
Santa Monica Lookout, April 27

SMC Invites Community Input for New Malibu Campus
SMC Newsroom, April 26

AACC, NSF Announce 12 Student Teams to Advance to Community College Innovation Challenge Finals
American Association of Community Colleges, April 27

Get State Community Colleges Back to In-Person Classes ASAP
Lake County Record-Bee, April 26

SMC’s Drescher Planetarium Presents Free, Live Virtual Shows in May Featured Topics: Artemis Program Update, NASA’s Lucy Mission
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 25

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at SMC Theater Arts
The CORSAIR, April 25

Santa Monica College Continues Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series with Nurse & Author Theresa Brown May 3
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 25

Providing a Pillar of Food Assistance Support
Los Angeles Business Journal, April 25
(Features Westside Food Bank, one of SMC’s basic needs partners/sponsors)

American Actress And Comedian Tiffany Haddish Net Worth 2022: Age, Achievements, Personal Life And Memoir!
The Hub, April 19 (Haddish is an SMC alum)

LACCD Board Appoints Iino to Fill Vacancy
Los Angeles Japanese Daily News, April 16
(Iino was a former counseling faculty member at SMC & Citrus College)

Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame 2020: Nick Christensen Cultural Legend and Bucket thrower
Easy Reader & Peninsula, April 14 (Christensen is an SMC alum)

Gracies Head To Beverly Hills With Honorees Revealed
Radio+Television Business Report, April 13

Inside Eric Braeden's 3,500-Sq-Ft Mansion That He Shares with His Wife for the Last 38 Years
Amo Mama, April 13 (Braeden is an SMC alum)

Sean Penn Bio, Net Worth, Movies, Age, Wife, Height, Instagram And More
The NU Herald, April 9 (Penn is an SMC alum)

Has Kenan Thompson won any awards? What did Kenan Thompson won an Emmy for?
GHANAFUO.COM, April 8 (Thompson is an SMC alum)

Determined: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Avraham Perlmutter April 26 Free Film Screening Online Includes Audience Q&A
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 18

SMC Series Offers Tips from Industry Professionals
Santa Monica Lookout, April 13

SMC Emeritus Annual Student Art Exhibition 2022 Opening Celebration April 21
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 11

Roxanne Messina Captor talks about 'The Salon' Digital Comedy Series
Digital Journal, April 2
(Captor is an SMC instructor)

‘Hey Ms. Nicki Parker’: Mo’Nique’s New Look Has Fans Bringing Up Her Character from ‘The Parkers’
Yahoo! News, April 1 (A character in ‘The Parkers’ attends Santa Monica College)

Redondo Beach Ukrainian Family Hopes for Peace
Easy Reader, April 1 (Olha is an SMC student)

Ocean Health and the 'Blue Economy'
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 31

SMC’s Spring 2022 “Masters of Dance” Series Continues
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 28

SMC to Stage The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Performances at Main Stage April 1-10
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 28

Lawmakers Consider Boosting Financial Aid for Private College Students
Cal Matters, March 25 (Elizondo is Associated Students President)

Tiffany Haddish: Comedian, Actress, Net Worth, Early Life, Career, And Much More!
Two Left Sticks, March 25 (Haddish is an SMC alum)

SMC’s Drescher Planetarium Presents Free, Live Virtual Shows
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 21

COVID-19 Pandemic Produces Higher Depression & Anxiety Cases
The Corsair Online, March 15

SMC Emeritus Celebrates Release of "Chronicles" with Zoom Reading
Santa Monica Lookout, March 9

SMC Adds Madhuri Vijay to Lineup for Free Live Literary Talks & Readings this Spring
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 4

8 Best Bets for your Weekend: ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie,’ Wynton Marsalis and More
LA Times, January 20

SMC Emeritus Gallery to Host Online Opening Reception for “Painting Over the Pandemic” Group Exhibition
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 17

SMC Barrett Gallery to Host “Art + Transformation”
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 14

NAACP Image Award Nominations
Variety, January 18 (Monique Matthews is an SMC instructor)

Pico Mural and Block Party to Breathe New Life Into the Historic Neighborhood
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 14

79th Annual Golden Globe Awards Announce Winners At Non-Televised Ceremony
LATF, January 9

SMMUSD Made The Right Call To Protect Our Kids
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 3 (Op-Ed written by SMC Trustee Dr. Sion Roy)

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 10

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