'State of the College' Event Returns to Merced College

'State of the College' Event Returns to Merced College

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. Read More

Longtime Merced Officer, Detective Is New Merced College Police Chief

Longtime Merced Officer, Detective Is New Merced College Police Chief

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. Read More

Merced College to Celebrate New Soccer Programs Sept. 7

Merced College to Celebrate New Soccer Programs Sept. 7

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. Read More

Merced College, El Capitan Partner for New Hospitality Career Academy

Merced College, El Capitan Partner for New Hospitality Career Academy

Merced-area residents can pursue careers in hospitality and customer service while earning college credits, thanks to a new and innovative partnership between Merced College and downtown Merced's new El Capitan, a JdV by Hyatt hotel, and Mainzer. Read More

Merced College Awarded $3M Federal Grant to Renovate Vocational Building

Merced College Awarded $3M Federal Grant to Renovate Vocational Building

Merced College last week was awarded a $3 million construction renovation grant from the Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA). The grant, along with the last of the 2002 Measure H Bond funds, will provide over $9 million to renovate and modernize the Vocational Building near the center of the Merced campus. Read More

Flexibility, support are key as Merced College reopens to students

Flexibility, support are key as Merced College reopens to students

Merced College is open and ready to serve the community, with some classes and operations returning to campus for the Summer 2021 term that began today (June 21). Most classes and many support services remain online, but more and more are being offered in person, and employees are beginning to return to campus. Read More

Merced College to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for  the Raj Kahlon Agriculture and Industrial Technology Complex

Merced College to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Raj Kahlon Agriculture and Industrial Technology Complex

Merced College will break ground May 26 on the 29,000-square-foot Raj Kahlon Agriculture and Industrial Technology Complex, kicking off construction of the first new building on campus in more than a decade. Read More