News At MC
- Extreme Registration Sets New Mark
Merced College hosted its first spring Extreme Registration on Saturday, Ja... Read More
- MC Women's Baketball Gives Back
With donations from the players and coaching staff, the Merced College wome... Read More
- State Budget Allocates Funds For New AG/IT Building
Included in the state budget was a California Community Colleges facilities... Read More
- 01/16/2019 - Welcome Week
Welcome WeekJanuary 16, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.Main Campus Quad* Get Breakfast Burrit... Read More
- 01/17/2019 - Workshop: How to Use Canvas For Online Courses
A Merced Campus, Study Central Student Success Workshop. Presented by John ... Read More
- 01/22/2019 - Merced College Farmers' Market
Held every Tuesday at the Tri-College Center parking lot, the Merced Colleg... Read More
- 01/25/2019 - Baseball: Home Game vs. Monterey Peninsula
Merced College baseball will host Monterey Peninsula at Blue Devil Field. ... Read More
- 01/16/2019 - Basketball (Men's): Home Game vs. West Hills (Coalinga)
Support Merced College Men's Basketball. Attend this home game at Merced Co... Read More
- 01/19/2019 - Basketball (Women's): Home Game vs. Taft
Support Merced College Women's Basketball. Attend this home game at Merce... Read More
Fine & Performing Arts
- 01/16/2019 - Eli Sachse Painting Exhibit Opens
Check out the paintings of artist Eli Sachse at the Merced College Art Gal... Read More
- 01/18/2019 - Titus Andronicus
Come support the Merced College Theater Department by attending Titus Andro... Read More
Student Success Stories At Merced College
Rebecca Martinez is not giving up on her dream
The October Student of the Month is Rebecca Martinez.Rebecca Martinez was born in Mexico and became a naturalized citizen at 15. She lives in Livingston with her family. When she graduated from Livingston High, she had to put her educational goals on hold for a time in order to help support her family. “She has never given up that dream, and although being a student has created challenges for her and her family …she has a strong belief in herself and knows that the sacrifices she is making now, will pay off in the future (Professor Clifford).” Now she is able to attend Merced College and we are so pleased to have her! She says she chose us for our reputation as a school of excellence. Our college motto “"Students are our focus and we are known by their success" is important to her.
Stephanie Oliviera is Our Student of the Year 2017-2018
Stephanie Oliveira was born in Brazil but has lived in Merced for the past two years. She has always dreamed of being an English teacher and Merced College has given her the opportunity to learn from great professors. Stephanie wants to take what she has learned, return to Brazil, and teach English to high school students.
Maria Perez Aspiring Nurse
Maria Perez was born in Mexico but came to the United States as a young child and has excelled in all her academic endeavors. She earned a number of awards and medals throughout her K-12 years and she is still achieving that success. Her proudest moment was receiving a CSF (California Scholarship Federation) award as an honor student in High School. She continues that success with a 3.0 GPA here at Merced College. Her instructor, Professor Gaugler, says that she is one of those students who “doesn’t just record and recite facts; she sees the big picture” and as such, she will continue to meet her educational goals.
Miriam Lopez Diaz Pursues Dream
Miriam Lopez Diaz was born in Mexico, came to the United States as a child and is now pursuing her dream of earning an AAT in Psychology here at Merced College. She plans to transfer to UC Merced in the Fall of 2018 to continue her education. She eventually wants to earn either a Ph.D. or a Psy.D.
Michael Clamp is a Dedicated Student
The November 2017 Student of the Month is Michael Clamp, an Atwater native who attended Atwater schools all the way through his graduation from Atwater High. He attended two vocational schools in the airline industry and spent 20 years in customer service in the field. Michael will be graduating with an AAT and transferring to a California State University.