News At MC
- Student: Angelica Walker
After she completes a four-day program at NASA Ames Research Center in Moun... Read More
- Chancellor Oakley Visits Merced College
We were honored to host Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley at Merced College on A... Read More
- Merced College Students Selected for NASA Program
Alvin Collier and Angelica Walker, both students at Merced College, have be... Read More
- 09/20/2019 - Resume Workshops
A Merced College Career Center, Student Workshop Resume Workshop Merced... Read More
- 09/23/2019 - Charlie Rocket: My Story Isn't Over Yet
Listen to an inspirational transformational story, Charlie Rocket: My Story... Read More
- 09/24/2019 - Merced College Farmers' Market
Held every Tuesday at the Tri-College Center parking lot, the Merced Colleg... Read More
- 09/26/2019 - How to Pick the Right Major
A Merced Campus Study Central, Student Workshop How to Pick the Right Majo... Read More
- 09/21/2019 - Football: Home Game vs. Yuba
Support Merced College Blue Devil Football. Attend this home game at Merced... Read More
- 09/25/2019 - Women's Water Polo: Home Game vs. De Anza
Support Merced College Blue Devil Women's Water Polo. Attend this home game... Read More
Fine & Performing Arts
- 10/21/2019 - Jim Darke Painting Exhibition
The Jim Darke Painting Exhibition opens at the Merced College Art Gallery o... Read More
- 10/23/2019 - Jim Darke Artist Reception
An artist reception will be held for Jim Darke on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the... Read More
Student Success Stories At Merced College
Blanca Ceja-Salas Selected Student of the Year
The April Student of the month and Merced College Student of the Year has always loved animals and started at the College intending to study Animal Science. It was on the Merced campus where she discovered a new passion for photography. Cejas-Salas plans on combining her two loves and dreams of becoming an animal photographer for the San Diego Zoo.
Reimann Excels as a Student and an Athlete
Justin Reimann cuts a balance that student athletes across the country routinely struggle with. He’s found a way to excel both in the classroom and on the field. Merced College’s March Student of the Month has maintained a 3.46 GPA since stepping on the campus in Fall 2017. He’s achieved all that while playing linebacker and being named defensive captain on the Blue Devil football team.
Mikaela Sarmiento’s Passion
Mikaela Sarmiento’s passion, both for helping people and for the medical industry, is regularly on display. The former El Capitan High valedictorian has thrived in her three semesters at Merced College, posting a 4.0 grade point average while preparing to transfer to Stanislaus State and join the nurse anesthesia credential program. She’s accomplished all this while also tutoring students in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program at El Capitan.
Tyler Ferro Follows his Dream
One of Tyler Ferro’s most powerful childhood memories was witnessing the coverage of the 9/11 attack in New York. The Turlock native was impressed by the dedication and courage of the first responders and felt that serving would be a high honor. Ferro followed that path, serving his country with pride as a Marine from 2009-2014. The December Student of the Month was awarded a Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, enabling him to follow his dream of becoming an Occupational Therapist at Merced College.
Porfirio Negrete Puts Education First
Porfirio is a full-time student enrolled in Merced College’s DRT (Diagnostic Radiologic Technology) Program. He considers education to be one of his highest priorities.
Rebecca Martinez is not Giving up on her Dream
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 Jeanie Clifford said.
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.