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    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.

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    Parents who take summer classes at Merced College can now get free enrollment for their child in the popular College for Kids summer program, which offers fun learning opportunities in a safe setting for children from 2nd through 8th grade.

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    Merced College alumna Nicole Silveira feels at her best inside a courtroom. The current Supervising Deputy District Attorney of Merced County appreciates the challenges — the professional one that sizes up her prosecutorial skill, and the personal one that sizes up her fight.

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    From customer service and conflict resolution to crafting cocktails, local students can learn all the skills they need for jobs in hotels, restaurants and more through Merced College's Hospitality Career Academy. The free, 12-week program kicks off with an event at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Mainzer in downtown Merced.

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    Community members and dignitaries gathered at Merced College on Thursday to celebrate a major milestone in the construction of the college's new Raj Kahlon Agriculture and Industrial Technology Complex.

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    When this year began, our society was still reeling from the first year of COVID-19. We were still working from home and students were still figuring out how to learn in online environments, and it was easy to slip into a mode of pining for whatever we had one considered "normal."

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    Merced College invites all Los Banos and Dos Palos residents, along with supporters from throughout Merced County, to the Los Banos Campus's 50th Anniversary Celebration on Nov. 5.

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    The annual State of the College event at Merced College returns next month for the first time since 2019, with both an in-person event at the college's amphitheater and a virtual option for individuals and groups to watch via livestream.

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    Longtime Merced County law enforcement veteran Jeffrey Horn is the new police chief at Merced College, effective Sept. 1.Horn brings over 24 years of experience to his new position, having worked most recently with the Merced Police Department. In his role as the administration sergeant, Horn's duties included overseeing all department training, recruiting, hiring and background checks, and investigating claims of officer misconduct. He will continue to serve as the department's rangemaster and oversee firearms training.

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    Merced College will celebrate its new men's and women's soccer programs, which will compete in the California Community Colleges Athletics Association, with a home doubleheader on Sept. 7.