SMC Off to a Strong Start Santa Monica College is off to a strong start for its 2011-12 academic year, with healthy enrollment, an enviable budget picture and high morale. No wonder, SMC President Dr. Chui L. Tsang says, SMC was named "Best Community College" by L.A. Times readers. Read More >>
Why I am Happy at SMC
Is it the sound of student laughter? Or the sight of a student serenading his pet parrot? Is it colleagues who rally around you when you hit hard times? Or is it the college's "cool" factor? All of these have been cited as reasons for being happy at SMC. Vote for your favorite! >>
Music Student Wins ASCAP Young Composer Award While a student at SMC earlier this year, Lev Marquis, 20, learned he was one of 30 winners of the prestigious and highly competitive 2011 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. And it all began with a nightmare.
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Business at Performing Arts Center Up Nearly 25 Percent When the SMC Performing Arts Center opened its doors three years ago, college officials were keeping their fingers crossed that the architecturally stunning facility would draw the kind of business needed to be financially viable. They needn't have worried. >>