Daily Archives: March 24, 2023

Reminder to Take the Media Preference Survey

We would like to remind you to finish our Student Voice Marketing Survey before our survey comes to a close. There is still an opportunity to win a $50 and $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Let your voice be heard! At Skyline College, we believe that the best way to improve our services and programs is by listening to your voice. As a valued student of our community, we would like to invite you to participate in our Student Voice Marketing Survey!

This survey is designed to gather your thoughts and opinions on the current state of our college and to help us understand what is important to you when it comes to succeeding on your educational journey. By completing this survey, you will be helping us to make important decisions about how we communicate with our community and improve our overall services. 

Survey Information

 • Is voluntary, anonymous, and 100% confidential and non-identifiable

 • Takes ~20-30 minutes to complete, and can be done in multiple sittings

 • Is available on a computer, tablet, or smartphone

 • Is for currently enrolled students only

 • Concludes with an option to enter a drawing and win a $25 Amazon gift card from the college each week with a grand prize of $100 and two $50 Amazon gift cards at the end

We value your feedback and appreciate your willingness to help us improve. To participate in the survey, please visit our Survey Page or scan the QR attached in our flier. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and opinions with us.

As a thank you for your time, we are offering a chance to win one of several Amazon gift cards. All participants will be entered into a drawing, and the winners will be selected at random through your G-Number

If you have any questions or concerns about the survey, please do not hesitate to email us at Skypio@smccd.edu 

Skyline Middle College Students Win Honorable Mention in National Film Making Competition

On Wednesday, March 10th, 2023, the 150 C-SPAN StudentCam national student documentary competition winners were announced. Over 3000 documentaries were submitted by students from 43 US states, Kenya, and the UAE. This year, CSPAN asked all student participants to create a short (5-6 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the competition theme, “If you were a newly elected member of Congress, which issue would be your first priority and why? 

Skyline Middle College 12-grade students Jizelle Oliva, Mia Tolentino, & Lori Huang were among the winners. Their documentary, titled “Health is Wealth”  was awarded the Honorable Mention prize, earning the student’s recognition on the CSPAN Student Cam webpage, social media platforms, and a monetary cash prize for their hard work. 

The students began working on their film in October 2022 and submitted their final cut to C-SPAN in January 2023. Skyline Middle College Seniors have participated in the StudentCam competition for three years, beginning in the Fall of 2018. Jizelle, Mia, and Lori are our 3rd group of students to be part of the winning selections.

In response to their victory, I asked the student filmmakers Jizelle, Mia, and Lori  the following question: “What did you learn from participating in this competition?”

Jizelle: “C-SPAN has taught me that you don’t have to be in government or politics to share your voice. With knowledge, we can empower ourselves to start the conversation and recognize issues that threaten our own communities. This documentary has been our small step in becoming the change that we need for generations to come.

Mia: “I am proud to have worked and researched an ongoing topic citizens face daily around ensuring a healthy life for everyone. It is our time to help all generations supplement a safe and affordable healthcare system for all of us before it’s too late.” 

Lori: “It has been a great experience to create a documentary and contribute to an important topic of discussion. Participating in the C-SPAN competition gave me a platform where my voice could be heard and make a difference through our documentary.” For me, as one of the advisors that helped oversee the completion of these documentaries, it has been an exciting experience watching and helping our students do a deep dive into such culturally relevant and critical topics that allowed them to have a voice, a platform and share their view from a young adult perspective.