Latest Issue

June 2024

In this issue–we continue to celebrate the success of over 600 students at Merced College’s main campus and 80 at the Los Banos Campus during the recent Commencement ceremonies, while also highlighting achievements including the growth of nursing programs, professional development, and recognition of exemplary employees.

Past Issues

  • May 2024

    In this issue–we’re focusing on what will always be the biggest celebration of the year in our district: Commencement.

  • April 2024

    In this issueApril is recognized annually as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and so our focus this month turns to a matter deeply interwoven with our core values: the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff.

  • March 2024

    In this issuewe celebrate the incredible women of Merced College—the leaders, educators, students, and alumnae who are shaping the future.

  • February 2024

    In this issueIn this special Black History Month issue of the Blue Devil’s Advocate, we are excited to showcase stories that highlight the richness of Black culture and the significant roles Black students, faculty, and alumni play in our college and community.

  • January 2024

    In this issue–We look at the wonderful programs we offer here at Merced College, which include: workforce training, adult education and non-credit education.

  • November 2023

    In this issueWe are honoring our veterans, celebrating our first responders, and recognizing their selfless acts of service.

  • October 2023

    In this issue–Explore what it means to be a Blue Devil Athlete with our coaches, staff, and student athletes. As well as an in depth look at our sports science programs and what they offer.

  • September 2023

    In this issue–We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and what being a Hispanic-Serving Institution means.

  • June 2023

    In this issue– We talk about the Merced College Rising Scholars. Incarcerated students find purpose, opportunity through education.

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 [email protected].

  • CCPRO Awards 2022

    2022 CCPRO Silver

    The Blue Devil’s Advocate is recognized as the second place winner in the category of Digital Magazines for 2022 CCPRO awards.

  • CASE District vii bronze winner

    2020 CASE Bronze

    The Blue Devil’s Advocate is recognized as the 2020 Bronze Winner in the category of Digital Magazines for CASE District VII.

  • CCPRO 1st place winner 2020

    2020 CCPRO Gold

    The Blue Devil’s Advocate is recognized as the first place winner in the category of Digital Magazines for 2020 CCPRO awards.