Blog Posts Tagged: Alumuni

COM Alumna Ariel Harrison Shines In Steel Magnolias

Kudos to College of Marin Drama alumna Ariel Harrison who is starring as Annelle in the Hope Theatre’s production of Steel Magnolias in London. Early on, the review calls out Harrison as the new hire, later praising her performance by noting that she makes for a wonderfully jumpy Annelle, a character that—while desperate to prove herself—is reluctant to speak her mind. 

Nurses Pinning Ceremony, Transfer Students and EOPS Reception

After two years of rigorous study, 38 students in the Registered Nursing (RN) Program stood for their Pinning Ceremony, an annual celebration of students’ accomplishments and readiness to sit for the national licensing exam.

First Jack Eldridge Book Grants Awarded

The first Jack Eldridge Book Grants were awarded to three COMPASS program high school students
Adam Steltzner

From COM to Mars: How an 80s Rocker’s Curiosity Landed Safely on the Red Planet

Adam Steltzner, who headed the mind-blowing engineering feat of landing a one-ton exploratory Rover mission on Mars, says it was his own innate curiosity about the shifting constellations that first led him to study astronomy at College of Marin.

Iranian Student Ghazaleh Vargha Pursues Dream of Becoming a Dentist

Despite an extraordinary journey from Iran that included a cold winter in eastern Turkey waiting for entry to the U.S., Ghazaleh Vargha arrived at College of Marin with her educational dreams on fire. Behind her were years of religious persecution; ahead had been numerous barriers to a higher education.