The Blue Devil's Advocate
In this special issue - Merced College meets incredible milestones in light of COVID-19, including: Executing
registration for Summer & Fall 2020, pivoting to online Chemistry class instruction,
celebrating student JC Aguirre's can-do attitude, keeping the campus safe and facilities
operational, continuing to provide tutoring and support online, excelling in special
programs to support students, featuring new employee Megan Fletcher, and more.
In this issue: Merced College continues to build strong foundations for successful students, fast-track
certificates in the Foods and Nutrition Program, the brand-new Blue Devil Wrestling
club, celebrating the NextUp Center with a grand opening, and more.
In this issue: Merced College looks forward to growth, students graduate Construction Boot Camp,
author Omar El Akkad visits incarcerated students, Blue Devil soccer is off to a good
start, welcome new employee Karissa Morehouse, and more.
In this issue: President Vitelli's end-of-year reflection, opening doors with the Adult Education
& Noncredit Program, VP Kelly Fowler recognized with 2019 Carter Doran Leadership
Award, student Chris Munoz excels in academics and athletics, welcome new employee
Rachel Gray, and more.
In this issue: Merced College celebrates flag raising, community attends campus forum with local
elected officials, student Alvin Collier shares NASA experience, welcome new employee
Murrell Green, and more.
In this issue: Merced College joins forces with Greenbrier Hemp Research Institute, grant aims to
create more online classes, student and employee Isaac Mock on reaching your goals,
welcome faculty Emily Reed, and more.
In this issue: Chancellor Oakley visits Merced College, student Angelica Walker goes to NASA, the
SSTC offers academic support under one roof, and more.
About The Blue Devil's Advocate
The Blue Devil's Advocate is a digital magazine highlighting Merced College employees, students and happenings
on campus. For inquiries or to contribute news stories, contact the Office of External Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Past Issues of The Campus Digest
Merced College's previous campus newletter was called The Campus Digest. Past issues can be viewed below.