American Legion Donates $41,000 for SMC Student Veterans SMC has received a $41,000 donation from the American Legion for crucial counseling and other needs for the college’s student veterans. Above, from left to right, student veteran Richard Barnes; Dave Borgeson, American Legion Post 283, Pacific Palisades; SMC President Dr. Chui L. Tsang; student veteran Robert Contreras; and Linda Sinclair, SMC Veterans Resource Center faculty leader. Full Story >>
Latest Group of SMC’s Green Jobs Trainees Graduates SMC, in collaboration with the California Works Alliance, celebrated the latest group of participants in its “Jobs Through Recycling” program at a recent graduation ceremony in the City of Pico Rivera. Above, from left, are SMC program grads Paolo Gutierrez and Delon Washington; Pico Rivera City Councilman David Archuleta; CRRA’s Judi Gregory; Pico Rivera Mayor Gustavo Camacho; and NASA General Manager Jack Topalian. More >>
SMC Opens New 400-Space Bike Parking Lot Responding to a significant increase in bicycle ridership by SMC students and employees, the college has built a new $600,000 bike parking lot with 400 spaces, bringing the campus total to 710 spaces. More >>
Dossett to Take a Global Citizenship “Bath” English professor Gordon Dossett (above) will be taking a sabbatical next fall to England to study Bath Spa University’s approach to global citizenship – surprisingly similar to SMC’s. Read a firsthand account of what he expects to do.
The Challenges of Online Education English professor Judith Remmes has made an Online Student Orientation Video – the result of her recent sabbatical – that addresses the challenges facing students in online classes. Interviews with students make this video a very helpful guide.