Speaking, Performing, Presenting? How to Turn Fear into Fuel

Speaking, Performing, Presenting? How to Turn Fear into Fuel

Articles about performance anxiety, aka "stage fright," usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that Americans fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I'm pleased to report that public speaking is now just Americans' #33 fear (according to The Chapman University Survey on American Fears, 2016). Read More

Student Clubs Venture to Vernal Pools and Grasslands Reserve

Student Clubs Venture to Vernal Pools and Grasslands Reserve

Members of the College's Geology, Science Math & Engineering, and PreMed clubs visited the UC Merced Vernal Pools and Grassland Reserve in late March. About 30 students were joined by biology professors Mireya Macias, Carl Estrella, and Cary Coburn. Read More

Water Stations Save Thousands of Plastic Bottles

Water Stations Save Thousands of Plastic Bottles

Since Merced College began installing refillable water stations at the Merced and Los Banos campuses, approximately 32,123 water bottles have been saved from ending up in landfills. Read More