March 2014

Dear Alumni and Friends,


We are happy to announce that we've opened the new Office of Campus and Alumni Relations! We've also activated our SMC Alumni Network online! Scroll down to meet one of our Future Alums. Read about U.S. Department of State Policy Advisor, Alumna Dr. Annie Bird, in the Alumni Spotlight and don't miss your chance to nominate a Distinguished Alumnus/a for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award.


This SMC Alumni Channel newsletter is our way of reaching out to you. We care where you are, how you are and what you're doing. Click the Stay Connected banner at the bottom of this page and let us know! Catch up on past releases of the newsletter in our archive. Enjoy this newsletter? Like it! Tweet it! Share it!

As always, Proud to be SMC!



Deirdre L. Weaver

Campus and Alumni Relations

(310) 434-4791

Alumni Spotlight
Annie Bird
Policy Advisor in the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations at the U.S. Department of State, and SMC Alumna, Dr. Annie Bird has recognized Santa Monica College as a key building block for her academic choices and career. SMC is "a gem among community colleges." Read more...
Future Alumni Focus
Kevin Maxwell

When filmmaking became the overpowering passion in his life, Kevin Maxwell knew he wanted to make a film about his grandmother Cora's riveting life. A friend pointed him to SMC's film program. Under the mentorship of film professor Salvador Carrasco and support of Annie Spielberg, Maxwell and the crew hope to have the film ready to premiere at SMC soon. Read more...
SMC Alumni Network ONLINE
The Digital Revolution Is Here!

Our new online alumni community is designed to support the professional and entrepreneurial development of our alumni as well as the educational pathways of our current students. Search jobs, post events, join groups, and find mentors. Network with SMC alumni and students like never before!  Create your profile now!
President Obama Appoints SMC Alumna!
Congratulations to our 2013 Distinguished Alumna winner

Nathalie Rayes, our 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award winner has been appointed by President Obama to a new post: Member, Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars!

Submit your nomination for SMC's 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. Click to nominate.
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