SMC in the News



(Articles are not necessarily in chronological order)

Cannes Bound 
The Malibu Times, April 18

Even at 99, Jerry’s On the Move
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 16 
(99 year old Jerry Rosenblum has been a longtime SMC Emeritus student)

2021 Associated Students Election Results 
The Corsair, April 2

SMC Malibu Campus Takes Shape 
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 13

Rediscovering the Golden State: California Geography Releases Dynamic Web Site and Updated Book Edition at Perfect Time
Benzinga, April 21
(Featuring SMC retired Geography Professor Bill Selby & Geography/GIS Professor Jing Liu)

How To Start A New Career: A College Pathways Virtual Event
89.3 KPCC, April 20  (April 28 event will feature SMC career counselor/faculty Jenna Gausman)

Michael Moore, Carl Chew, Cholla Chairs, Triassic Quilts and More
California Desert Art, April 15  (The featured artist’s mother worked at SMC)

Local Organization Urges LAUSD to Follow Reopening Recommendations
Spectrum News, April 13 (Priscilla Garcia is an incoming SMC student)

Verdi Chorus Goes Worldwide
The Corsair, April 11

CPP Alumna Teaches Compassion and Empathetic Tactics for Pomona PD
The Poly Post, April 13 (Davanira Reyes is an SMC alum)

The Corsair Wins 14 JACC Statewide Awards
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 10

SMC Emeritus Annual Student Art Exhibition 2021 Online – Part 1
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 10

Shows From The ’90s and 2000s To Add To Your Watchlist
ESSENCE, April 8 (A character in this popular Netflix series attends SMC!)

Kenan Thompson Net Worth, Age, Career, Height, Relationship
World Wire, April 8 (Popular entertainer Kenan Thompson is an SMC alum)

Free “Green Screen Series” Begins Monday 
Santa Monica Daily Press, April 2
(Feat. SMC Film Studies Professor Sheila Laffey and the Green Screen Film Series at SMC)

SMC Planetarium Offers a View of the Stars from Near and Far
Santa Monica Lookout, April 5

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Chrisean Rock
TVOM, April 1 (Chrisean Rock is an SMC alum)

Santa Monica Daily Press, March 20  (SMC’s Green Series Spring 2021 is mentioned)

Dencia is a Cameroonian Singer and Entrepreneur. Here is Everything we know about the Talented Musician
Legit, March 25  (Dencia is an SMC alum)

California Community Colleges to Offer Limited Expansion of Fall In-Person Classes, Chancellor Says
EdSource, March 23

Santa Monica College Prepares for the Return to Campus
The Corsair, March 19

Black Woman Launches Black-Owned Radio Station and TV Network in Downtown Atlanta
Black Enterprise, March 23  (DJ Chic Chick is an SMC alum)

SMC Announces Online and In-Person Courses for Fall 2021
The Corsair, March 15

Santa Monica College Will Offer In-Person Classes For Fall 2021
Patch, March 18

Santa Monica in the Year of COVID
Santa Monica Lookout, March 16

Back on Track: The Return of SMC Athletics
The Corsair, March 17

New Club Created for Business Side of Technology
Daily Trojan, March 17  (Mucha and Tan are SMC alumna)

What About the Whataboutism?
The Healthy City Local, March 18 (The Santa Monica Early Childhood Lab School is covered)

Santa Monica College to Offer in-Person Classes This Fall
Santa Monica Mirror, March 26

A Dream Come True: Kona Residents Open Spa in Kailua Village
West Hawaii Today, March 15  (Ahmad is an SMC alum)

2021 Associated Students Election Kicks Off
The Corsair, March 14

‘Agents of Change’ screened by Black Studies Department
The Mesa Press, March 13

Coverage on Past Events:

Fabulous IRL And Online Events This Weekend: March 19 - 21

LAist, March 18

Why Kids Need Poetry In Their Lives, and How To Spark Their Interest In It
Washington Post, March 5 (Bridget Bianca, an SMC assistant professor, is quoted in this article)

Communities in Recovery
JFF SoundCloud, March 2 (SMC student trustee Josh Elizondo is featured in this podcast)

Santa Monica Community Members Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 1

Making IP Education More Accessible: Leading Publisher OpenStax Adds Introduction to Intellectual Property to Digital Library
Business Wire, March 1 (SMC Business Department Chair Sal Veas is quoted in this article)

President Eddinger Moderates 'Community College Mental Health And Its Impact On Student Success'
Patch, February 24

Mock Trial Students 'Really Show Their Grit.'
Lake County Record-Bee, March 5  (Incoming SMC student Jisel Horne is quoted)

Troy Bronson’s Hardship of Life and Creative Genius
InstaBulletin, March 6  (Bronson is an SMC alum)

Troy Bronson Offers a Kaleidoscope of Human Life’s Problems & Success
GlobeStats, March 3

Tessa Thompson’s Best Hairstyles Which You Would Like To Copy
IWM Buzz, February 25  (Tessa Thompson is an SMC alum)

Related Provides $130M Construction Loan on Malibu Mixed-Use Retail Project
Commercial Observer, March 5

Fab Online And IRL Events Happening in SoCal This Week: March 8 - 11
LAist, March 8 

Santa Monica College: Mario Padilla
KCRW, March 7 

Mars Probe Arrival Updates Matinee
KCRW, February 18

Tom Schnabel Shares a Treasured Interview with the Late Chick Corea from 1982
KCRW, February 17

D-Day Veteran and Longtime Local Music Teacher Dies at 96 
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 17

Olympic Gold Medalist Tommie Smith Set to Speak at Springfield College
SC Student Media, February 17

Stepping Out of the Inkwell
Santa Monica Lookout, February 15

SMC Presents Free Live Literary Talks & Readings this Spring 
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 13

Things To Do Online and In-Person in the San Fernando Valley, LA Area, Feb. 11-18
Los Angeles Daily News, February 18

The Broad Stage Hosts Virtual Screening of "Breathing Free: A Visual Album"
The Corsair, February 11

Hall of Famer Bob Van Wagner Leaves Legacy of Achievement
Santa Barbara News-Press, February 11

Undocumented Immigrants in LA are Counting on President Biden to Help Them Feel Safe and Secure
KCRW, February 10  (Carmen Gonzalez, an SMC student, is quoted)

Santa Monica Students Take the Stage at California Youth Leadership Summit
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 4

The Commercial That Led to James Dean’s First Decent Role (and a Fan Club)
Showbiz CheatSheet, February 4

Meet Duff Goldman's Wife Johnna Colbry, Who Plays a Big Part in the Celebrity Chef's Life
AmoMama, February 4  (Colbry is an SMC alum)

What is Tiffany Haddish’s Net Worth?
The Cinemaholic, February 2  (Tiffany Haddish, the actor, is an SMC alum)

SMC Announces Summer 2021 to be Online
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 1

Communication, Media & Design Series Online February 4
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 4

Natalie R. Newman Obituary
Chicago Tribune, February 3 (Natalie Newman was a longtime SMC Emeritus student) 

An interesting article featuring Film Studies instructor Sheila Laffey, from a couple months ago:                                                      

Turning Over a New Leaf
Santa Monica Daily Press, December 31, 2020 

How the Pandemic is Propelling Demand for Short-Term College Programs
PBS Newshour, January 26

SMC Bond Refinance Saves Taxpayers $26.8 Million
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 23

Tax Payers to See Lower Bills After SMC Refinances Bonds
Santa Monica Lookout, January 21

SMC To Remain Remote-Only For Summer 2021
Canyon News, January 21

The Broad Stage Presents Dance Camera West Drive-In Best of the Festival
NoHo Arts District, January 26

A Former Patriots Player Mourns the Loss of His Mom
Heavy, January 27  (Chad Ochocinco Johnson is an SMC alum)

International Dance Festival Goes to the Drive-In
The Argonaut, January 27 

Moesha' Star Countess Vaughn Looks Stunning Posing Makeup-Free in This New Snap
AmoMama, January 28 (A character in the Moesha spin-off series attends SMC) 

Santa Monica Students Receive 2021 Education Awards from The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition
Santa Monica Mirror, January 29

AltaSea & Flying Lion Launch Scientific and Educational Partnership to Develop an “Unmanned Aircraft System Center of Excellence”
BusinessWire, January 21

Birthday Boy Jerry Turns 99!
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 8  (Jerry Rosenblum is an Emeritus alum)

A Roman Burial
Zocalo, January 15  (Miguel Murphy is an English professor at SMC)

Jessica Campbell Dead: ‘Election’ Actress Dies at 38
Heavy, January 13 (Campbell was an SMC alum)

How to Grow Veggies at Home — All You Need are Seeds, Soil, Sunlight, and Patience
KCRW, January 14

FAB Lecture Series: “Paul Williams: Architect to the Stars”
Patch, January 14

SMC’s Emeritus Gallery to Launch Online Archive
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 7

HGA Unveils John Adams Middle School Performing Arts Center in Santa Monica
ArchDaily, January 6

Know Your Neighbors: Meet Pam Munter, a Writer, Retired Clinical Psychologist, Singer—and So Much More
Coachella Valley Independent, January 6   (Munter is an SMC alum)

Santa Monica Food Pantry Opening Soon
Canyon News, January 2