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: Thursday, August 29th, 5:30 - 9:30 pm

Guest speakers Dick and Mary Pat Weber (topic TBA). Visit our Upcoming and Recent Events page for details. RSVP to Lothar Vallot.

Lab Night: Thursday, July 25th: 6:00 - 9:30 pm

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

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! The next one will be the OC Fair on August 10th & 11th - please visit our Upcoming and Recent Events page for a listing of Community Outreach events for which you can sign up.

Local Gemological Events


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.

Mary Halvorson
Vice President, Academic Affairs (retired)