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Like many of you, in reflecting on recent events that led to the tragic, senseless and preventable deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed and Tony McDade, we are trying to find the appropriate words for our thoughts and emotions. While we know and understand what is happening across our country, we struggle to comprehend it. It is vexing to start a note by admitting that we are at a loss for how to adequately convey our feelings; nevertheless, this is where we find ourselves.

CSM’s SparkPoint Center has a shiny new home in the Center for Equity, Leadership, & Community (Building 17). With a fully stocked food pantry and an a convenient new location, SparkPoint is ready to continue serving CSM and the broader community.

The Center for Equity, Leadership, & Community will be the new home of the Promise Scholars Program, Student Life & Leadership, SparkPoint and its food pantry, Mana, Umoja, Puente, the Honors Project, and Project Change.

SMCCCD continues its implementation of a robust Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. Here is the December update.

CSM students can now buy their textbooks with credit from their existing financial aid plan. Contact the Financial Aid Office at (650) 574-6147 for more information.

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named College of San Mateo as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. Based on strong and improving in student outcomes—including in learning, completion rates, employment rates and earnings, and equity—15 percent of community colleges nationwide have been invited to apply for the Aspen Prize.

Students may now designate their preferred name on SMCCCD records and in their SMCCCD email address.

DIAG makes funds available to support and encourage events, activities and other endeavors that promote, educate, celebrate and integrate diversity on a campus-wide level. Apply now!

CSM Undocu-Week closes with a keynote and poetry reading by the Afro-Indigenous poet, activist, scholar and artist Alan Pelaez Lopez.

It’s time to RSVP for CSM’s next Flex Day, October 9. View the detailed Flex Day Schedule to check out the inspiring learning opportunities scheduled, including an opening keynote address from Dr. Gina Garcia, a leading scholar on Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs).