Celebrating the Class of 2020

Celebrating the Class of 2020

May 18 - 20, 2020 we are celebrating MC graduates with a line up of virtual events, including: tribute video to be released Friday, May 22, social media frames, virtual backgrounds, social media posts celebrating our grads, and more! Read More

Tutorial support staff shine as Merced College goes 100 percent online

Tutorial support staff shine as Merced College goes 100 percent online

Andrea Maravilla and Clara North were sitting with counselor Lacey Chavez in front of boss Tomasia Drummond that day for what could have been any staff meeting at Merced College's Student Success Tutorial Center (SSTC). Read More

Facilities and security operations at Merced College stay on top of essential work

Facilities and security operations at Merced College stay on top of essential work

Faculty, staff and students reluctantly left the Merced College campus in early March to do their part to limit the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More

Student JC Aguirre proves anything is possible

Student JC Aguirre proves anything is possible

This interview began with a discussion about the COVID-19 virus, took a dirty left into an exchange in French, and came in strong at the tape when the interviewer directed Jose Chapa "JC" Aguirre, "Now go fix the world, OK?" Read More

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

In an Open Letter to the Community, Executive Director of the Foundation, Jill Cunningham, asks the community to a newly-created "Student Emergency Support Fund" to help students impacted by the pandemic. Read More

Attending Classes and Getting Help While Self-Quarantining

Attending Classes and Getting Help While Self-Quarantining

In this uncertain time, the transition from attending classes, sitting down every day in a school building, and using campus resources to working on everything in a virtual setting can be challenging. Where do we go? How do we get help? Who can we talk to? Below are my tips on how to succeed with your online classes this semester. Read More

Merced College answering needs of fast-growing food/nutrition industry with fast-track certificates beginning Fall 2020

Merced College answering needs of fast-growing food/nutrition industry with fast-track certificates beginning Fall 2020

The food industry is growing at a rapid rate, but Merced College's Foods and Nutrition program is already prepared to train people who want those careers. Read More