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Mandatory Commencement Info Sessions Start 4/18; See Schedule Here

26 April 2016

Now that you’ve completed your petition to graduate with Counseling, you can check the list below and find a date that is convenient for you to learn all the instructions for the graduation ceremony, Commencement 2016. The sessions start April 18, and there are plenty of dates to choose from.  This is mandatory. You can only pick up your tickets at one of the sessions. Just a few more months and you’re done!

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Get Help Choosing Summer & Fall Classes at S.W.A.G. THURSDAY; Hot Dogs & Prizes

10 April 2016

20160301-Library-015Come and get some S.W.A.G. (Success with Academic Guidance) at this important event on Thursday, April 28, 10:30-1:30 p.m. in the Quad, and be prepared to register for Summer and Fall classes (see priority registration schedule at the bottom of the summer and fall academic calendars HERE). Faculty will be on hand to give you first-hand information, there will be lists of the upcoming summer and fall 2016 classes, you’ll find out Degree and Certificate requirements, and, best of all, you’ll have the opportunity to ask specific questions about courses, requirements, class outcomes, and any other questions you might have in order to register.REV SWAG 4-11-16

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The Summer Schedule is Here!

7 April 2016

 

http://web.peralta.edu/files/2016/04/Summer_2016_Class_Schedule.pdf

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A Fun-Filled Spirit Week Continues; See Schedule Here

6 April 2016

Spirit Week continues with more activities for the week! The schedule is Monday for Basketball, Tuesday was Hip Hop, Wednesday Dub-Dub Day, Thursday, Green Day (wear  green and meet Student Activities at the Bus Stop at noon for a short walk up to horticulture where we will enjoy a light lunch) and Friday is Health and Wellness Day (Wear comfortable yoga or workout clothing and enjoy yoga at 12pm in R-110, with a healthy catered lunch to follow. If for any reason you cannot participate in the yoga, we encourage you to take a walk with colleagues and come join us for refreshments after. Thanks to Student Activities for sponsoring a fun-filled Spirit Week!

Photo: Daron Austin, winner of the Hip-Hop Open Mic contest, poses with Daraja Wagner and Dr. Lilia Chavez (and a friendly photobomber).

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New Regulations for BOG Fee Waivers

4 April 2016

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Join the Master Plan Meeting on April 15; Check Out the Newsletter to Get Info

30 March 2016

Merritt is in the midst of updating its Educational Master Plan (EMP) for the next five years. Find out what’s going on and how to get involved in the Educational Master Plan 2016 newsletter. The next meeting is April 15

 There will also be periodic EMP Town Hall Meetings. Watch for the notices and join us!

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The College Will Be Closed on Thursday, March 31, for Cesar Chavez Holiday

28 March 2016

Due to the holiday marking Cesar Chavez’s birthday on Thursday, March 31, the college will be closed and there will be no classes that day. To celebrate the event, be sure to attend the District’s People’s Breakfast at the College of Alameda on Tuesday, March 29, and the campus celebration on Wednesday, March 30. (Find details on Merritt’s homepage).

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“Whole Wellness” Seminar on 3/18 is Part of Early Intervention for Minority Success

17 March 2016

The “Whole Wellness” Seminar is the last of the three free seminars which are part of the Early Intervention for Minority program. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room S-213.

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“United We Still Stand” Event to Honor Cesar Chavez on Wed., March 30, 11:30 a.m.

14 March 2016

The Puente Club, the ASMC, and the Department of Ethnic Studies is hosting “United We Still Stand,” the 11th annual celebration to “keep the empowerment alive and strong.” The event will take place on Wednesday, March 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend the event which will feature keynote speaker Saturu Ned and feature dancing by Danza Azteca.

 

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Sign Up for the Talent Show on Student Appreciation Day, 3/16

11 March 2016

Once again it’s time to appreciate the reason we are all here: the students! Celebrate them on March 16, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the D-Quad and check out the Talent Show – or sign up and show off your own talent!

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