Classified professionals are key partners in executing the Merced College mission

Classified professionals are key partners in executing the Merced College mission

Places of learning operate using a three-pronged partnership made up of students, faculty and classified professionals--those seeking an education, those delivering it, and those working in all of the spaces in between to support the school's mission. Read More

Merced College remains committed to athletics equity as Title IX turns 50

Merced College remains committed to athletics equity as Title IX turns 50

Title IX turns 50 years old this month. The landmark legislation formally sought to reverse the impact of pervasive sex discrimination on American women. When the Higher Education Amendments passed in 1972, Title IX prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex in any educational institution or program receiving federal aid. Read More

Title IX through the eyes of an athlete, coach and researcher

Title IX through the eyes of an athlete, coach and researcher

As a young, single mother of two, Yvonne "Vonne" Taylor played on the first two women's basketball teams at Merced College in 1992-93 and 1993-94. Read More

Academy graduates ready to take next step in hospitality careers

Academy graduates ready to take next step in hospitality careers

From crafting cocktails to conflict resolution, the graduates of Merced College's Hospitality Career Academy learned the skills they need to get jobs in the industry and to better navigate professional and personal relationships. Read More

New CEO using professional and life experience to uplift county youth

New CEO using professional and life experience to uplift county youth

See Lee, the new CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Merced County (BGCMC) was a new college graduate and working as a gang and teen pregnancy prevention specialist for Valley Community Schools (VCS) in Merced when she administered a survey to 200 of their students. Read More

Foster youth find support, resources through NextUp program

Foster youth find support, resources through NextUp program

Current and former foster care students in the Merced College NextUp program will tell you their guides turn themselves inside out to offer help. The staff will tell you the students inspire their work even more. Read More

Pride and Joy: Merced College Celebrates the Class of 2022

Pride and Joy: Merced College Celebrates the Class of 2022

Hundreds of Merced College students took the next step in their lives and careers Friday, May 20, crossing the stage in recognition of their academic achievements at a packed graduation ceremony at Stadium '76. Read More