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  September 1, 2010

“Mind Blowing” Classroom of the Future Opens at SMC
SMC opened this week a new Digital Learning Studio that feels more like a CNN studio than a traditional classroom and seeks to duplicate the way students communicate today. Above, math professor John Quevedo demonstrates the technology. >>

Rubin, Three Others Win Chairs of Excellence Awards
The SMC Foundation has named the winners of four Chair of Excellence awards for 2010, including a newly established chair in communication. Above are Garen Baghdasarian, Marc Trujillo, Saul Rubin and Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein. >>

SMC Approves New Master Plan
The SMC Board of Trustees voted last month to approve the SMC Career & Educational Facilities Master Plan 2010, an update of the 1998 plan. Above is an artist’s rendering of a renovated Corsair Stadium, one of the projects included in the plan. Read the Santa Monica Daily Press article

Welcome New Faculty!
SMC welcomes 10 new full-time, tenure-track professors this semester in nine disciplines. >>
Never Too Early
SMC’s VIP Welcome Day last Friday attracted more than 4,500 new students and family members. Believing it’s never too early to recruit for the newly formed Alumni Association, Chip Potts (above) greets a student at VIP Day.


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SMC student Jameson Moss has captured the hearts of Dodger fans with the shtick he performs as he pantomimes a Journey song in the eighth inning of Dodgers games. Check it out!


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