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DATE: December 8, 2005
STUDENT WINS NATIONAL “TRASH TO TREASURE” CONTEST
Santa Monica College interior design student Sarah Barnard has won “Best in Show” in the national “Trash to Treasure” contest for her petite chair made from discarded auto parts and scrap metal.
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DATE: December 8, 2005
GREENSTEIN, AMINOFF ELECTED OFFICERS OF SMC BOARD

Dr. Nancy Greenstein has been elected chair and Dr. Susan Aminoff vice chair of the Santa Monica Community College District Board of Trustees for 2006. Their one-year terms began Monday (Dec. 5).
This is the first time that Greenstein has served as chair and Aminoff as vice chair. Read More >
DATE: December 7, 2005
ASTEROID NAMED AFTER RETIRING
SMC PLANETARIUM DIRECTOR JON HODGE

Santa Monica College Planetarium Director Jon Hodge – whose fascinating and lay-friendly shows have attracted tens of thousands of adults and children over the past 26 years – has had an asteroid named after him.
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DATE: December 5, 2005
TSANG NAMED SMC PRESIDENT
The Santa Monica College Board of Trustees today (Dec. 5) named Dr. Chui L. Tsang, President of San Jose City College, to the Superintendent/President post of SMC, effective Feb. 27, 2006.
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DATE: December 1, 2005
SMC PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Corsair Wins 23 Awards, Including General Excellence, in Regional Competition
Santa Monica College’s Corsair newspaper won 23 awards, including general excellence and four first-place honors, in the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ Southern California competition. Read More >
DATE: November 29, 2005
SMC STUDENT WINS DESIGN COMPETITION FOR “FIRST LOOK” EVENT AT MADISON THEATER
The Madison Project of Santa Monica College has selected a design by SMC student Vanessa Dollie to be used for promotional materials for a “First Look” event that will provide a sneak preview of the 541-seat performing arts center and music academy currently under construction. Read More >
DATE: November 14, 2005
SMC LIBRARY, SCIENCE COMPLEX WIN
STATE ARCHITECTURAL AWARDS

Santa Monica College’s Library Expansion & Modernization Project and its Science Complex have both won prestigious statewide awards from the Community College Facility Coalition. Both projects were designed by CO Architects of Los Angeles, formerly Anshen + Allen. Read More >
DATE: November 9, 2005
PUBLIC FORUMS FOR SMC PRESIDENT FINALISTS NOV. 14-16

Santa Monica College announced today (Nov. 9) that it has scheduled public forums for each of the finalists for the college president position from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 14-16.
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DATE: November 7, 2005
SMC: NO. 1 IN TRANSFERS TO UC & UC-CSU COMBINED

Santa Monica College continued to maintain its No. 1 position in transfer of students to the University of California system in 2004-05, sending an historically high number to the prestigious campuses. Read More >
DATE: November 2, 2005
RECOMMENDED FINALISTS FOR SMC PRESIDENT NAMED

Santa Monica College announced today (Nov. 2) that its Presidential Search Committee has forwarded to the Board of Trustees the names of three candidates for consideration as finalists for the college president position. Read More >
DATE: September 26, 2005
SMC FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SPORTS HALL OF FAME
The Santa Monica College Foundation is proud to announce the creation of the college’s first-ever Sports Hall of Fame, with a list of 2005 inductees that includes two SMC alumni who are Olympic medalists. Read More >
DATE: October 25, 2005
U.S. LABOR DEPARTMENT AWARDS SMC $1.39 MILLION
NURSING JOB TRAINING GRANT
Santa Monica College has received a $1.39 million community-based job training grant in health care from the U.S. Labor Department that will be used to develop an innovative online program for nursing students. Read More >
DATE: October 07, 2005
SMC EMPLOYEE RETURNS FROM GUARD STINT IN NEW ORLEANS
Brant Looney is still absorbing it. Less than a week after returning from Hurricane Katrina-ravaged New Orleans, having served a 32-day stint as a member of the first National Guard unit deployed to the disaster area, Looney has memories to sort out.
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DATE: September 23, 2005
SMC RECEIVES $1 MILLION NURSING GRANT
Santa Monica College has received a $1.09 million grant to help nursing students – particularly those at risk of failing – complete the college’s rigorous education program and pass the state licensing exam..
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DATE: September 14, 2005
SMC’S PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH GOES INTO HIGH GEAR
The recruitment of a new Santa Monica College president is well under way, with the deadline for applications, Sept. 30, fast approaching.
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DATE: September 12, 2005
SOSIN DONATES 18 SAM FRANCIS ORIGINAL PRINTS TO SMC
Santa Monica College is pleased to announce that Martin Sosin has donated 18 original Sam Francis prints to the college, which are currently hanging in the campus’ Library.

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DATE: August 26, 2005
FOUTS NAMED RECIPIENT OF
DRESCHER CHAIR OF EXCELLENCE IN EARTH SCIENCE

Santa Monica College astronomy professor Gary Fouts – whose teaching and research have won awards and whose enthusiasm and passion for his discipline are well known on campus – has been named the second recipient of the John F. Drescher Chair of Excellence in Earth Science. Read More >
DATE: August 25, 2005
SMC FOUNDATION AWARDS $34,000 IN NEW
“MARGIN OF EXCELLENCE” MINI-GRANTS PROGAM

The Santa Monica College Foundation is please to announce that it has awarded a total of $34,000 in nine “Margin of Excellence” mini-grants to professors for equipment ranging from sophisticated astronomical devices to “green screen” technology used in film post-production.
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DATE: July 22, 2005
SMC PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Monteiro Wins Prestigious Fulbright Scholar Award

Santa Monica College adjunct political science professor Natalina Monteiro has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholar’s Award to teach and conduct research in Mozambique.
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DATE: June 28, 2005
SMC PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Santa Monica College adjunct English professor and accomplished poet Carol Davis has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholar’s Award to teach and lecture on Contemporary American Literature in St. Petersburg and throughout Russia. Read More >
DATE: June 23, 2005
DANZEY NAMED RECIPIENT OF SAINT JOHN’S HEALTH CENTER CHAIR OF EXCELLENCE IN NURSING
Ida Danzey, SMC’s assistant dean of health sciences who has had a long and distinguished career in nursing and nursing education, has been named the recipient of the first Saint John’s Health Center Chair of Excellence in Nursing.
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DATE: June 3, 2005
SMC TO DEDICATE DOT GELVIN
MEMORIAL ROSE GARDEN JUNE 15
Santa Monica College will dedicate on June 15 a rose garden in memory of Dot Gelvin, a beloved anthropology professor and administrator who died in May 2004 at the age of 57. Read More >

DATE: May 20, 2005
NEW LIBERAL ARTS BUILDING GROUNDBREAKING JUNE 7
Santa Monica College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Liberal Arts Building – a $26.6 million complex that replaces a structure that was heavily damaged in the 1994 Northridge earthquake – at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 7.
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DATE: May 20, 2005
DALE RIDE INTERNS TO SERVE IN CONGRESS
Four outstanding Santa Monica College students have been selected for the prestigious Dale Ride Internship program and will serve in the U.S. Congress this summer.
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DATE: May 16, 2005
SMC BOARD FORMS 16-MEMBER PRESIDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE
The SMC Board of Trustees has created and appointed members to a President Search Committee with representatives of all internal and external constituency groups. The committee, whose first meeting will be May 24, is charged with assisting in the recruitment of a new president and recommending three to five candidates to the Board for final selection. Read More >
DATE: May 12, 2005
NEW ATHLETICS-KINESIOLOGY-DANCE COMPLEX WINS ARCHITECTURAL AWARD
Santa Monica College’s recently completed Athletics-Kinesiology-Dance Office Complex – a $2 million glass-and-steel building overlooking Corsair Field – has been awarded a “
Gold Nugget” for architectural design. Read More >
DATE: April 26, 2005
SMC STUDENTS WIN PRESTIGIOUS DESIGN AWARD
Two Santa Monica College students competed against more than 30 students from a wide variety of universities – including top architecture and design schools – to capture the first-place award in a prestigious Southern California design competition. Read More >
DATE: April 4, 2005
BEYOND BAROQUE TO CELEBRATE SANTA MONICA REVIEW
Beyond Baroque, Los Angeles' leading literary center, is celebrating Santa Monica College's release of the spring issue of the acclaimed Santa Monica Review, its national literary arts journal, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22. Beyond Baroque is located at 681 Venice Blvd. in Venice. Read More >
DATE: March 3, 2005
MCMULLEN TO BE INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME
Retired Santa Monica College Men’s Basketball Coach
John McMullen will be inducted into the California Community Colleges’ Men’s Basketball Association Hall of Fame March 11 in San Diego. McMullen retired as coach a year ago but still teaches physical education classes at SMC. Read More >
DATE: February 3, 2005
SMC RECEIVES STATE AWARD FOR ADMINISTRATION DIVERSITY
The California Community Colleges’ Chancellor’s Office has given Santa Monica College an award for significantly increasing diversity in its administrative staff. Read More >
DATE: January 31, 2005
SMC OFFERING NEW COURSES IN EXPLODING FIELD OF GAME DEVELOPMENT
Responding to explosive growth in the game industry, the Santa Monica College Academy of Entertainment & Technology announced it is offering a cluster of new classes in game development and special effects this spring. Read More >
DATE: January 28, 2005
STATE AWARD GOES TO SMC PROJECT TO HELP PROBATIONARY STUDENTS; FOLLOWS NATIONAL RECOGNITION
On the heels of winning national recognition, a special Santa Monica College program that dramatically improves the academic standing, course completion and persistence rates of students on academic probation has won a state award. Read More >
 
 

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