Plant Sale At Merced College by Professor Bryan Tassey

March 17, 2016

Listen to Professor Bryan Tassey share information about the upcoming Merced College Agriculture Division's Annual Plant Sale - Saturday March 26th 8am to 2pm - succulents, assorted vegetables, heirloom tomatoes, perennials, annuals, shade trees, fruit trees AND free seminars!  


The Merced College Child Development Center - Presentation by EOPS

May 11, 2015

A Merced College EOPS Presentation, April 2015 - The Child Development Center 


A Merced College EOPS Presentation “Becoming A Teacher”

May 11, 2015

Listen to an EOPS Presentation at held at Merced College, April 15, 2015 - Becoming A Teacher, by the Recruitment & Retention Office of CSU Stanislaus. 


“Financial Aid” - Presentation Held At Merced College, April 2015.

May 11, 2015

Listen to an EOPS Presentation held at Merced College, April 2015 - "Financial Aid" 


Merced College Chorale “Songs From The Great American Songbook” May 15th & May 16th

May 11, 2015

Listen to Curtis Nelson, Conductor of the Merced College Chorale tell you about the upcoming concert performed by the Merced College Chorale "Songs From The Great American Songbook".


New-New-New! Social Media Courses Being Offered Via Web Conference At Los Banos in the Fall!

April 21, 2015

The Los Banos campus is trying something new by going virtual in the Fall!  Los Banos will be offering two social media courses - Social Media Strategist, a 3 unit course (VIRT55) and Effective Blogging, a .5 unit course (VIRT53) via web conference at the Los Banos campus! Listen to Brenda Latham, Dean of the Los Banos campus discuss this new venture with the Professor of the class, Toni Pirtle.  


Find Out More About The Future 10 Acre Botanical Garden at Merced College from Professor Bryan Tassey

April 18, 2015

In November 2014, the Merced College Board of Trustees approved a 10 acre area of land for a Botanical Garden.  Listen as Professor Tassey explains how different parts of the garden will serve as a meeting place representing the city of Merced and the county of Merced, theme gardens representing ethnic groups for the last 20 years, and specialty gardens - including a specialty garden for children.  The area is intended to be interactive and provide not only an opportunity to showcase plants but also different practices, including irrigation practices.  Professor Tassey explains how this project factors in with the current drought because it provides ideas of what plants can live here, and what should live here - dealing directly with water requirements. Listen to how this project will involve the entire campus, including student participation, instructor participation, college staff and the community.  Find out more at the Merced College Agriculture facebook page.  Professor Tassey can be reached by email at and check out 


CARE Workshop Held At Merced College

March 30, 2015
Listen to the recent UC & CSU Transfer Requirements CARE workshop held at Merced College. 

Each presenter covered the following topics  
  • UC Merced, CSU Stanislaus and CSU Fresno General Information
  • Admissions (Transfer Requirements
  • GE Breadth Pattern
  • Dates & Deadlines
  • What each offers as far as housing and financial aid
Presented by the following personnel from their respective schools: Rocio Luna-Admissions Counselor-CSU Stanislaus, Mr Rachapol Lamee-Scholarship and Outreach Coordinator-Craig School of Business-Department of Military Science,-Fresno State, Kia Vue & Liliana Salas-UC Merced.

Cooperative Agencies and Resources for Education (CARE) is a program unique to the State of California and the California Community Colleges, and exists in campuses statewide.  It was established in 1982 as a supplemental component of EOPS. CARE provides educational support services and activities to the welfare dependent, single head of household student population. 

Exciting News From Dr Robert Anderson, Merced College Dean of Allied Health, Business & Public Safety

March 24, 2015

Dean Anderson shares exciting news for students, faculty and staff from Merced College Area 4, Allied Health, Business and Public Safety. Listen as Dean Anderson provides an update on the events held this academic year, as well as upcoming events! Also hear about the $525,000 in grants awarded to the area of Allied Health, Business and Public Safety this year.  


Merced College Performance & Lecture Series 2014-15 Living Above The Fossil Zoo-23 Million Years of Geological History Under the Central Valley

March 18, 2015

As part of the Merced College Performance & Lecture Series, Robert Davies, Merced College Professor of Physical Sciences presented "Living Above The Fossil Zoo: 23 Million Years of Geological History Under The Central Valley" on Thursday March 12th, 2015.  Listen here to the audio of that presentation.


Chris Vitelli, Vice President of Student Services discusses Student Services and the Student Equity Plan

October 15, 2014

Merced College Is Committed To Looking At Disproportionate Impacts and Barriers To Students, says Chris Vitelli, Vice President Of Student Services in this episode. Did you know that Merced College Student Services serves as a gateway to access services to approximately 10,000 students each semester? Listen to Chris discuss student success and support programs, special programs at the college, as well as the Student Equity Plan.  Chris Vitelli may be reached by phone at (209) 384-6186, or email at 


Free Flu Shots, Cold and Flu Season Preparation and More by Donya Avila, R.N., Merced College Student Health Services

September 30, 2014

Donya Avila, R.N. Merced College Student Health Services provides information on the upcoming flu shot clinic and how best to prepare for the upcoming cold and flu season. The free flu shot clinic is being sponsored by Merced College Student Health Services on the Merced Campus October 7 & 8th, 9-1 in Staff Dining and the Los Banos Campus, October 15th 9-noon Bldg B Room 138.  For more information visit or call 209 384 6045.


Cody Camacho, ASMC President Discusses The Activities and Roles of the Associated Students of Merced College

September 29, 2014

The ASMC President reflects on the recent Social Justice Conference, discusses the Sustainability Challenge and shares information about meetings and upcoming events.  The Associated Students of Merced College (ASMC) exists for the purpose of preserving, protecting, and defending students’ rights, academic freedom, and representative student government; to promote the educational, social, and cultural opportunities of Merced College; to assist the enjoyment of the diversity of Merced College and the community at large; and to advocate for full student participation in the affairs of Merced College.  For more information visit: 


Merced College Library - Helping Students With Their Research Needs

July 22, 2014

In this episode, Merced College Librarian Dee Near shares information about the different services available at the library - great information for new and returning students.