The Santiago Canyon College Gemology Alumni Association is a not-for-profit corporation organized to support the Gemology program at Santiago Canyon College and to encourage education in gemology.


Mark Your Calendars

Alumni Meeting: Wednesday, September 26th, 5:30 pm

Guest speakers Charles Carmona and Mary Stambaugh will discuss their recent trip to Russia. Visit our Upcoming and Recent Events page for details.

Lab Night: Monday, October 29th, 6:00 pm

This will be at PT Creations (yes, there will be pizza!).

Christmas Party: Thursday, December 20th

This will be at Zov’s Bistro in Tustin. Visit our Upcoming and Recent Events page for details.

Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Events

The Association encourages education in Gemology by participating in a full schedule of events and gem shows. Volunteers are needed for these events - please visit our Upcoming and Recent Events page for a listing of Community Outreach events for which you can sign up.


Santiago Canyon College appreciates the efforts of the student alumni and part time faculty who provide support to the College Gemology Program. The charitable efforts and educational support of this alumni organization has and will continue to be significant in the long term success of the College Gemology Program. The volunteer effort of this organization to raise funds and recruit new students has been a major factor in keeping the program alive and well.

Their support has been most appreciated by this College.

Sincerely,
Mary Halvorson
Vice President, Academic Affairs (retired)