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 The Santa Monica Associated Students Board of Directors listen to Santa Monica College Student Edwin Cruz discuss Major Action Item 7.2 who is seeking approval for funding ($3000) a “math therapy sessions” during the Associated Students Board of Directors meeting in the Cayton Center Lounge on the Santa Monica College main campus in Santa Monica Calif., on Monday February 26, 2018. Major action 7.2 is a proposed workshop for students to talk about math in a personal way and deal with the psychological problems associated with math and provide practical problem solving methods for students. The Board approved this expenditure by unanimous decision. (Corsair Photo: Matthew Martin)

 Cesar Rubio, Accounting professor and site coordinator at Santa Monica College (SMC), in Santa Monica, California, explains the benefits of The Volunteer Tax Income Assistance for people who make $54,000 or less, people with disabilities,  and taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their tax returns. The site where Rubio, his colleagues and the students taking his class are working, is located at 3400 Airtport Avenue, in Santa Monica, Calif. This VITA site is one of the thirty-six sites available in the Greater Los Angeles area. (Theo Verdier/ Corsair Staff)


SMC's VITA Program Helps Community Members File Tax Returns While Students Gain Accounting Experience

 Santa Monica College student Giovanni Policarpo poses on the track on SMC main campus on March 9, 2018. Policarpo will be running in his third LA Marathon on March 18, 2018 and hopes to achieve a personal best finish time of under three hours. (Photo by: Helena Sung)


LA Marathon Profile: Giovanni Policarpo

 Santa Monica College President’s Amassadors Maggie Mumar, Jessica Hall, Karlyn Hayes, Mahmood Shaheen, and Francisco Hernandez assisted during an event to break ground for the Santa Monica Early Childhood Lab School which took place on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 on the corner of 4th St. and Civic Center Dr. in Santa Monica, California. The lab school will serve as a childcare center and was planned through a partnership with the city of Santa Monica, Santa Monica College, and non-profits, the RAND corporation and the Growing Place. (Photo by Ethan Lauren/Corsair Staff)


Santa Monica Breaks Ground for Child Lab School





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Quick look at events taking place in and around Santa Monica College for the week of December 11, 2017.

The Santa Monica Minute

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