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Sankofa Students Tour East Coast HCBUs In Summer

15 September 2016

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Join a Club or Create Your Own at Fall 2016 Club Rush, Sept. 13, 12-2 p.m.

10 September 2016

The club scene is growing at Merritt with nearly 20 clubs of interest to all students! Come to Fall 2016 Club Rush on Tuesday, September 13, from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. in the D Quad, and find one or more clubs that you’d like to join or find out about starting one of your own! There will be tables set up with information and club officers and members to answer all your questions. Free light refreshments will be available.

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Learn About Lichen in Microscopy’s Cool 3D Slide Show, 9/13

9 September 2016

If you’ve never seen the beauty of  lichen through a microscope, now is your chance! Merritt’s Microscopy Department is co-sponsoring  a very cool slide show called, “Microscopic Lichens in 3D,” on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Building, Room 110, First Floor. Socializing and refreshments will start at 7 p.m. See more details in the attached flyer (click to enlarge).

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Prepare for Success: Sharpen Your English Skills; Enroll in LRNRE 261

7 September 2016

20150421-merritt-library-034(Starts 9/7: Enroll this week!) Here’s one way of helping you be successful in reaching your educational goals: improve your basic English skills! Enroll today in the 3-unit class “English for Life and Career Success” LRNRE 261 (Code 44571) and sharpen your basic skills, prepare for career-oriented certificate programs, and prepare for college-level basic skills classes! Mondays and Wednesdays 2:15-3:55 p.m. in P203. The class starts on Tuesday, 9/7 but you can enroll up to a week later and still get in the class. Enroll today at www.merritt.edu/wp/admissions. For questions, call (510) 436-2429.

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New for Fall: High-Level ESL Grammar Class, Starts Sept. 13

5 September 2016

A new late-start ESL class has just been added, and there is still time to apply and/or enroll.This high beginning-level  English grammar class will include basic grammar structures, sentence patterns, and parts of speech. The class (ESL 284A/B (#45154) will be held from September 15 to December 13, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11:55 a.m. at the  Fruitvale location, 1900 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, 1st Floor Classroom. For questions or information, call (510) 536-1830. To apply and/or enroll, go to www.merritt.edu/wp/admissions.

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Merritt College * Fall 2016 * Late Start Classes

1 September 2016

Merritt College * Fall 2016 * Late Start Classes September & October

Late-start classes

SUBJECTCOURSE NBRSECTIONCLASS CODEDESCRIPTIONSTART DATEMTG STARTMTG ENDDAYSINSTRUCTORROOM
PARLG443467LAW OFFICE MGMT09/06/2016 4:30PM 6:40PMTWillis P 218
LRNRE26144571Engl for Life & Career Success09/07/2016 2:15PM 3:55PMMWSTAFFP 203
AFRAM4543725RELIGION/AFRI-AMER CHURCH09/12/2016 1:30PM 5:05PMMMcknight A 206
COPED474AM143671OCC WE/PARALEGAL STUDIES09/12/2016Willis OFFSITE
COPED474AM243672OCC WE/PARALEGAL STUDIES09/12/2016Willis OFFSITE
PARLG11M245160ADV LEGAL RES/WRITNG09/12/2016 7:30PM 9:45PMMSkomer P 208
PARLG11M2L45161ADV LEGAL RES/WRITNG09/12/2016 3:45PM 7:20PMMSkomer P 208
PARLG1643975SEMINAR/PARLG INTERNSHIP09/12/2016 5:30PM 6:35PMMWillis P 218
ANTHR145239INTRO TO PHYSICAL ANTHRO09/13/2016Valkenier ONLINE
ESL284AM245154HIGH BEGINNING GRAMMAR09/13/2016 9:30AM 11:55AMTRSTAFFFRVAL
ESL284BM245155HIGH BEGINNING GRAMMAR09/13/2016 9:30AM 11:55AMTRSTAFFFRVAL
LRNRE297A43533METACOGNITIVE LEARNING I09/13/2016 11:00AM 12:15PMTRDimopoulos P 305
MATH11344566WORKSHOP/STATISTICS09/13/2016 12:00PM 12:40PMTRShah,S S 106
CIS205M443799COMPUTER LITERACY09/17/2016 9:30AM 11:05AMSATWeston ,J P 103
CIS205M4L43800COMPUTER LITERACY09/17/2016 11:15AM 12:50PMSATWeston ,J P 103
NUTR143454SURVEY/NUTR & DIET09/17/2016 9:00AM 2:50PMSATCasale S 354
ADJUS5945171PATROL PROCEDURES09/21/2016 6:00PM 9:50PMWJordan A 208
NUTR2545194WEIGHT MGMT PRIN/PRACTICE09/22/2016 6:00PM 8:50PMRDeBusman S 454
AFRAM1844232AFRICAN HERITAGE OF LATIN AM09/27/2016 5:30PM 9:35PMRCampbell A 218
M/LAT1944230HIST OF THE MEX-AMER09/27/2016 12:30PM 2:35PMTRSTAFFA 100
CIS205M545004COMPUTER LITERACY09/29/2016Weston, D ONLINE
CIS205M5L45005COMPUTER LITERACY09/29/2016Weston, D ONLINE
ATHL1M1L43645WOMEN'S BASKETBALL10/03/2016 1:00PM 2:50PMMTWRFGray GYM
ATHL6M1L43646MEN'S BASKETBALL10/03/2016 3:00PM 4:50PMMTWRFMcMiller GYM
COUN207C44957CAREER EXPLORATION10/10/2016 11:30AM 1:20PMMOseguera P 204
LIS8543815INTRO INFO RESOURCES10/10/2016Williams ONLINE
LRNRE297A43974METACOGNITIVE LEARNING I10/14/2016Dimopoulos HYBRID
AFRAM1643584AFRICAN AMERICAN INCARCERATION10/15/2016 10:00AM 12:50PMSATAaron A 206
AFRAM1643584AFRICAN AMERICAN INCARCERATION10/15/2016 1:30PM 5:05PMSATAaron A 206
RLEST943496RE ECONOMICS10/15/2016 8:30AM 12:20PMSATForkner S 449
RLEST943496RE ECONOMICS10/15/2016 1:00PM 4:15PMSATForkner S 449
CIS234EM245197E-COMMERCE WEB SITE10/17/2016Phiroz ONLINE
CIS234EM2L45198E-COMMERCE WEB SITE10/17/2016Phiroz ONLINE
MATH145089PRE-CALCULUS10/17/2016 4:00PM 6:35PMMTRSTAFFS 449
MATH1345068INTRO TO STATISTICS10/17/2016 6:00PM 8:35PMMTRSTAFFA 214
MATH25045071ARITHMETIC10/17/2016 1:00PM 3:50PMMWSTAFFP 307
COMM2043371INTERPERS.COMM SKLS10/18/2016 1:30PM 4:45PMTRJackson A 218
CIS53M143922Intrusion Detection In-Depth:10/21/2016 9:00AM 1:15PMFZaugg P 218
CIS53M1L43923Intrusion Detection In-Depth:10/21/2016Zaugg ONLINE
CIS56M143907Secure Coding in Java and .NET10/21/2016 9:00AM 2:50PMFBrown, C P 107
CIS56M1L43908Secure Coding in Java and .NET10/21/2016Brown, C ONLINE
CIS72M245147Systems and Network Admin10/21/2016 9:00AM 2:50PMFLeiva P 103
CIS72M2L45148Systems and Network Admin10/21/2016Leiva ONLINE
LANHT26M143507PRUNING10/22/2016 9:00AM 1:15PMSATLee H 108
LANHT26M1L43508PRUNING10/22/2016 1:30PM 5:45PMSATLee H 108
AFRAM3045047AFRI-AM HIST: AFRICA TO 186510/24/2016Hamilton ONLINE
BIOL4243893BASIC PATHOPHYSIOLOGY10/24/2016 1:30PM 4:35PMMWScott S 210
BUS245072INTRO TO BUS LAW10/24/2016Mofidi ONLINE
BUS5145085ELEMENTS/SUPERVISION10/24/2016Gordon Brown ONLINE
BUS5445086SMALL BUSINESS MGMT10/24/2016Shah, B ONLINE
BUS5645087HR MANAGEMENT10/24/2016Gordon Brown ONLINE
BUS7645088E-COM/ENTREPRENEUR10/24/2016Maultsby ONLINE
COMM2045084INTERPERS.COMM SKLS10/24/2016 12:30PM 3:35PMMWSTAFFA 100
EDT3M143567INTRO TO HYBRID TEACHING10/24/2016Alexander ONLINE
EDT3M1L43568INTRO TO HYBRID TEACHING10/24/2016Alexander ONLINE
POSCI145046GOVT/POLITICS IN US10/24/2016VanSpanje ONLINE
SOC245044SOCIAL PROBLEMS10/24/2016Lewis ONLINE
SOC145045INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY10/25/2016 1:30PM 4:45PMTRLewis P 204
ENGL543392CRITICAL THINKING10/26/2016 9:00AM 12:50PMSATGoldweber A 217
ENGL543392CRITICAL THINKING10/26/2016 6:00PM 9:50PMWGoldweber A 217

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Late-Start 9/22: Lose Weight & Gain Energy in NUTR 25; Faculty/Staff Free

30 August 2016

 Are you interested in getting fit and losing some weight?  The Nutrition & Dietetics program is  offering a fun Late-Start class this Fall called Weight Management Principles and Practice (Nutrition 25 Code 43771) which will start September 22. Anyone can sign up – faculty, staff, students, community members. You will have fun engaging in physical activity during each session and learning about healthy ways to control your weight. There are no exams! This class is free for faculty and staff if they fill out the fee waiver form HERE.
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The Tobacco-less Club Presents “Addiction Incorporated,” Free Lunch, and Panel Discussion, Aug. 30

29 August 2016

The Tobacco-less Club at Merritt College will present a free showing of the movie, “Addiction Incorporated,” along with a free lunch and panel discussion with experts on Tuesday, August 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Newton-Seale Lounge.  This important movie is “the true story of the tobacco companies’ commitment to addicting the human brain and how the world came to know about it.” See the two-minute trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1blcqttb6pk

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If You Like Birds, Nature, and Two Science Units, Take BIO 80A on 9/10

26 August 2016

If you’re studying biology, love birds, or just like outdoor learning, join Certified Wildlife Biologist Daniel Edelstein for a close-up experience studying raptors. This 2-unit, 6-session class (BIOL 80A (#44128) begins on Sept. 10, starting with a classroom slideshow and continuing with real-life field studies. Prof. Edelstein, who has been a consulting biologist and birding guide for 20 years, will teach you about this fascinating bird of prey. See his website at www.warblerwatcher.com. For questions, contact him at dedelstein@peralta.edu. To apply and/or register for the class, go towww.merritt.edu/wp/admissions.raptor flyer

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“Strengthen OUR College Together” by Attending FLEX Days on Thurs. and Fri., August 18 & 19

17 August 2016

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Don’t miss dynamic keynote speaker Helen Benjamin, Chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District, who will kick off FLEX Days with a presentation relating to the theme, “Strengthening OUR College Together:  Time for Action,” on Thursday, August 18, in the Newton Student Lounge. The two days of activities planned by the Professional Development Committee, chaired by Jason Holloway, will all carry that theme, from the opening remarks by our own Chancellor Jowel Laguerre, to important informational sessions on communication, Moodle, Institutional Research,  Smart Classrooms, ASMC, Assessment, and more. On Friday, August 19, you’ll hear fascinating stories from our students who went to China, a Title IX update, and the latest information on Accreditation, Budgets, and Institutional Research before getting together by  Divisions and Student Services.  The entire schedule is attached here. 

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