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Renowned Business Educator and Author to Hold Roundtable Discussion on Oct. 17

16 October 2017

Dr. Dennis Kimbro, renowned educator and author, whose latest book is “The Wealth Choice–Success Secrets of Black Millionaires,” will host a roundtable discussion on Tuesday, October 17, at 11 a.m. Business students, as well as all students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. Dr. Kimbro will hold one-on-one sessions as he shares a candid personal chat focusing on points from his new book. (Dr. Kimbro is a guest lecturer in Fereshteh Mofidi’s Business 10 class.)

Dr. Kimbro at www.denniskimbro.com)

For more information, please call Student Activities at 510-434-3982 or email hkitchen@peralta.edu.

 

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Mandatory “Shake Out” Drill on 10/19 at 10:19 a.m.; See Instructions

16 October 2017

On behalf of Dr. Jon Murphy, the Student Health Center and the Merritt College Health and Safety Committee, the Great Shakeout Earthquake MANDATORY EVACUATION drill for all students, faculty and staff will be conducted here at Merritt College on Thursday, October 19th at 10:19am.

 

 

PLEASE READ ALL OF THE STEPS BELOW IN PREPARATION FOR THE EVACUATION DRILL. 

 

Step I:                                                                                                                  

  1. Please share with all students that it is highly recommended that they view the (mandatory) DROP, COVER and HOLD Video found at the link:

https://youtu.be/GSDmqLQmMN0

 

     Fire Alarm Sounds   

                                                                                                        

Step II:    Drill Instructions for Thursday October 19th at 10:19 AM

  1.      Everybody DROP, COVER, and HOLD as instructed in the video                                                                                                    
  2.      Hold and wait until directed to EVACUATE YOUR AREAS.                                                                                                         
  3.      Wait for guidance before evacuating your Buildings                                                                                                             
  4.      Instructors: Take personal belongings with you                                                                                                  
  5.      Instructors: Remind students to take belongings when exiting                                                                                                              
  6.      All Buildings Must Be Evacuated to Outside Locations as directed by Building    Monitors                                                                                       
  7.      Depicted on the attached Evacuation 1-Pager-Schematic                                                                                                               

Step III:   Return to Buildings?

  1.      Only After Your Incident Command Team Member Directs you to do so                                                                                                 
  2.      He/She will Announce “All Clear for Re-entry” to all building monitors                                                                                     

 

 

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Library

10 October 2017

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SLOAC

10 October 2017

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hispanic heritage

10 October 2017

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Merritt Will Host 42 Schools at Transfer Day College Fair, Tues., Oct. 12.

6 October 2017

Merritt’s Transfer Day College Fair is almost here! We will be hosting 42 schools, as well as a staff member from the California Community College Transfer Guarantee Program to HBCUs, who will be representing our 21 HBCU partners. Bennett College for Women will also be here! Please share this information with your students (flyer attached), or better yet, please join us with your students at the college fair!

You can make this a class assignment or extra credit email me for ideas! Attached are the transfer day flyers and participating college list.

Click here to see who’s coming

Click here for the Transfer Center Page

 

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Late-start classes for October

1 October 2017

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MERRITT COLLEGE WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW, SEPT. 27, AND CLASSES WILL BE HELD AS SCHEDULED.

26 September 2017

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Support Your Community at the Merritt College Blood Drive, 9/29

24 September 2017

Support your community by donating blood during Merritt College’s annual Blood Drive on Tuesday, Septempter 26, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mobile Coach in front of the Library. To schedule an appiontment, visit www.bloodheroes.com and click “Locate a Blood Drive,” or contact Jon Murphy at jmurphy@peralta.edu

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All Peralta Colleges invited to Special Football Game 9/29 at No Charge!

24 September 2017

Chancellor Jowel Laguerre encourages all to attend the Laney vs. Contra Costa football game on Friday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. and says it will be a very special event as plans are underway now. All four Peralta presidents will be introduced as well as other attendees. Coach Beam has agreed to allow all employees to attend at no charge for this special occasion. See you at the game!

 

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