Ag and Industrial Tech Complex marks pivotal next chapter in school history

Ag and Industrial Tech Complex marks pivotal next chapter in school history

Dignitaries turned over ceremonial spades of dirt along the northern edge of the Merced College campus this week, and a vague dream from 2002 finally came true. Read More

Back on campus: Organizers revel in return of graduation ceremonies

Back on campus: Organizers revel in return of graduation ceremonies

Faculty won't be high-fiving graduates as they enter Stadium '76 on the Merced College campus. President Chris Vitelli won't shake anyone's hand as they cross the stage. Blue Devils won't graduate all at once, and they'll have to wear masks, and there will be multiple ceremonies. But by all that is good and holy--and with the blessing of the Merced County Public Health Department--there will be graduation in person at Merced College next month. Read More

Keeping spirits up among far-flung international students

Keeping spirits up among far-flung international students

Mayumi Wood feeds on the youthful energy and cacophony of languages and accents that surround her in the International Services Program office at Merced College, where she works. Read More

Alumna fighting for her hometown and everyone in it

Alumna fighting for her hometown and everyone in it

First-term Merced City Council Member Sarah Boyle doesn't have time to rehash how she won her campaign in November and became the youngest member of the current council, at age 32. Read More

While campus is quiet, facility upgrades proceed with minimum fuss

While campus is quiet, facility upgrades proceed with minimum fuss

The space in and around 3600 M Street has remained mostly quiet during the pandemic, but that doesn't mean the campus is gathering dust. Read More

Celebrating Merced College's commitment to sustainability on Earth Day

Celebrating Merced College's commitment to sustainability on Earth Day

From water bottle filling stations to electric vehicle charging stations to energy-efficient lighting, Merced College has made a commitment to sustainability that's worth celebrating on Earth Day 2021. Read More

Alumna seeks to build movement around love and compassion

Alumna seeks to build movement around love and compassion

"I tell people, 'You're the answer to someone's prayer,'" said Ricks, the day after Hand in Hand Mentoring of Fresno gave her an award for her 'I Have Value' program. "I believe that for myself. I show up in my purpose so that others can experience healing and wellness from the hard things they have experienced." Read More