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SMC Alumni

SMC is building a new alumni community and creating an enriching and supportive hub for every Corsair, for life!


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Alumni - Please Join Us

SMC Alumni Reception

Thursday, February 8th, 2024 from 5 - 7 PM

Enjoy hosted appetizers and libations with fellow alumni at the iconic, Rusty's (256 Santa Monica Pier)

Tickets are complimentary for Alumni and $30 for guests.

RSVP by Friday, January 26th   RSVP NOW

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Proud To Always Be SMC

Another academic year has come to an end, but the Santa Monica College Class of 2023's commencement activities are still celebrating the more than 5,000 students buzzing with excitement to receive degrees and take this next step in their remarkable journeys!

Class of 2023, as you take your next steps, we want to welcome you to the new Santa Monica College Alumni Community!


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Our hat's off to you, SMC Alumni!

As a new member of our alumni family we want to share a small gift for you to show off your SMC pride as your chart your path forward!

The brand new SMC Alumni Hat, as modeled by this grad walk guest (pictured left) is our gift to you and now available to all SMC Alumni. Please email to receive yours!

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SMC Alumni Making Waves

President Biden nominates distinguished SMC Alum to U.S. Institute of Peace

Distinguished SMC alum Nathalie Rayes has an incredible background in civic leadership especially representing the Latinx community and now the United States at large in the development of peace. 

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Eddie Enkhbayar

SMC Alum Enkh-Uchral "Eddie"  Enkhbayar's Environmental Impact

By now Enkh-Uchral “Eddie” Enkhbayar is used to people wondering if he grew up in a ger (the Mongolian version of a yurt) and rode to school on horseback. No, he patiently explains, when asked about his homeland. Eddie grew up in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital. A modern metropolis of 1.5 million inhabitants, it is urban to a fault—plagued by smog and snarled with vehicles.

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SMC Alum & Producer of Oscar-Winning Short Looks Back

Mickey Meyer, who served as an executive producer for the Oscar-winning short film Two Distant Strangers, explains why he chose SMC to start his college career. 

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SMC Alum + Employee

SMC Alum are still on campus making an impact for students every day through their professional work as SMC employees

Growing Up, Right Before Our Eyes

HR Analyst Delia Padilla, a "rock star," has grown up at Santa Monica College. She looks back at her 25+ years of life at SMC, the people and experiences that have molded her. 

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The Quevedo Family Legacy Continues at SMC

Karina Quevedo is the third generation of Quevedos to make SMC part of their lives - grandfather Juan was a Spanish professor; dad John is a Math professor. As for Karina, an SMC grad, she is forging her own path forward.  

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