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SMC in the News

2024

(Articles are not necessarily in chronological order)

New Vice President of Academic Affairs: Jason Beardsley to provide leadership for Santa Monica College’s instructional programs, services 
The Argonaut, February 15, 2024  

Upcoming “Liquid Grooves” Concert Will Have Ocean and Sea Theme 
Santa Monica Mirror, February 19, 2024 

Designer looks to open opportunities with SMC collaboration 
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 16, 2024 

St. John’s recognizes Black History Month with healthcare panel 
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 12, 2024 

Santa Monica College continues Black History Series with free events 
The Argonaut, February 8, 2024  

Fifty and Better's Spring Session: History of Furniture and Ornamentation (Part 2) 
Ojai Valley News, January 26, 2024 
(Eleanor Schrader is Professor Emeritus of Art and Architectural History at Santa Monica College)  

Winter birds at Legacy Park: Shhhh! Sit calmly and you’ll see them 
Culver City Observer, January 25, 2024 

Free Black History Month Events to be Hosted by Santa Monica College
Santa Monica Mirror, February 5, 2024

Opinion: Homeless in L.A.: Not every life is a ‘success story,’ but everyone deserves dignity
Los Angeles Times, January 28, 2024
(Article is written by SMC English instructor Robert Karron)

Santa Monica College to Host Valentine’s Glass Sale
Santa Monica Mirror, February 1, 2024

Securing the Spotlight: Santa Monica College’s ‘Avenue Q’ to showcase at KCACTF Region 8 Festival
The Argonaut, February 1, 2024

SMC Celebrates Black History Month
Santa Monica Lookout, February 2, 2024

BroadStage Presents Nat Geo Live's T. REX RISES in March
Broadway World, February 2, 2024

Emeritus Gallery showcases one of its own in exhibition
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 26, 2024

Santa Monica College's Accreditation Reaffirmed for Seven Years
Culver City Observer, January 25, 2024

Former BYU, Utah Players Inducted Into East-West Shrine Bowl Hall of Fame
KSL Sports, January 31, 2024
(Features SMC alum Steve Smith)

Go back to school with these 17 classes in Los Angeles
TimeOut Los Angeles, February 5, 2024

Jazz legend collaboration crests with Samohi band performance
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 25, 2024

SMC synergy with Chamber connects academics, new industries
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 19, 2024

SMC's Accreditation Reaffirmed
Santa Monica Lookout, January 19, 2024

Santa Monica College Named Top UC Transfer College For 33rd Year
Patch.com, January 18, 2024

Top Prize: For 33 years, Santa Monica College is No. 1 in UC transfers
The Argonaut, January 18, 2024

Santa Monica College's Accreditation Reaffirmed for Seven Years
Culver City Observer, January 18, 2024

Supporting the Next Generation: Foundation awards grants to SMC journalism, film programs
The Argonaut, January 18, 2024

Ink
Film Threat, January 15, 2024

SMC Emeritus Art Gallery to Host Free Online Opening Reception for Anna Conley Art Exhibition Jan. 18
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 16, 2024

Performances, speeches, acts of service planned for MLK holiday
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 12, 2024

SMC Extends Record Transfer Streak 
Santa Monica Lookout, January 9, 2024  

Santa Monica College’s “Avenue Q” Invited to KCACTF Region 8 Festival 
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 9, 2024 

Golden Globe Foundation Grants for SMC Journalism & Film Programs 
SMC.edu/news, January 10, 2024 

Commemorate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with Director of Equal Justice Society Lisa Holder 
Santa Monica.gov/blog, January 5, 2024 

SMC to Unveil Free Art Exhibition “The Invisible Man” by Emeritus Student 
Santa Monica Mirror, January 4, 2024 

Editorial: Free speech or discrimination? Colleges need help drawing the line 
The Los Angeles Times, January 2, 2024 

A Free Celebration: Lisa Holder to serve as keynote speaker for MLK Jr. celebration 
The Argonaut, January 10, 2024 

SMC Emeritus Art Gallery to Host Free Online Opening Reception for Anna Conley Art Exhibition Jan. 18 
Culver City Observer, January 4, 2024 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration January 15 at Ikeda Auditorium 
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 4, 2024 

Sing Your Song: Screening and Panel Discussion  
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 4, 2024 
(Event panel discussion features SMC instructor Tim Conley)  

Santa Monica College has more than 500K worms on campus — and growing 
Spectrum News 1, January 3, 2024  

KCRW visionary and Santa Monica local Ruth Seymour dies at 88 

Santa Monica Daily Press, January 3, 2024 

Year in Review: December – bye-bye REI, plus Legion begins patrolling the Promenade 
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 2, 2024 

World’s 10 Best Music Radio Stations 
India Today, December 31, 2023 

Year in Review: June — Pier 360, Pride Month plus an upside down pilot 
Santa Monica Daily Press, December 28, 2023  

Top Stories of Family, Lifestyle Health 2023 
Los Angeles Sentinel, December 28, 2023 
(The Sentinel’s “Top Stories” lineup included coverage of SMC’s 1st Black Student Graduation Ceremony) 

Year in Review: March – Vons is gone, long live Vons 
Santa Monica Daily Press, December 27, 2023

Ruth Seymour, A Public Media Lion Who Changed Radio, Has Died At 88 
LAist, December 28, 2023 

Beloved Journalist and Professor Charles R. Donaldson Honored by L.A. City Council for Impactful Legacy 
Westside Current, December 22, 2023 

SMC Planetarium to Explore Brown Dwarfs and Quantum Computers 
Santa Monica Lookout, December 15, 2023 

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