Merced College Ag-IT Complex Reaches Construction Milestone

Merced College Ag-IT Complex Reaches Construction Milestone

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. Read More

Free Program to Train Students for Hospitality Careers Starts Jan. 31

Free Program to Train Students for Hospitality Careers Starts Jan. 31

MERCED, Calif. -- 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. Read More

Truck driver training begins at Merced College

Truck driver training begins at Merced College

Merced College would love to eventually have people banging down the door to get into its new truck driver training program. It is a perfect time for the college to launch this noncredit (read: free) program. Pay for truck drivers has increased during the pandemic. There are well-paying jobs to be had. Read More

Looking back at a year of learning and growth at Merced College

Looking back at a year of learning and growth at Merced College

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." Read More