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BIOL 29

6 December 2017

Find out what biology is all about by experiencing it through real-life field trips to some of the most beautiful natural sites in the area. In the full-semester BIOL 29, “Biology of the Living World,” you’ll visit some of the Bay Area’s regional parks where you will make some amazing discoveries about plants and animals AND get science credits that will transfer to CSU’s and UC’s.

 

To enroll today, click passport2.peralta.edu.
BIO 29, Class #43953, Tues. & Thurs., 9-10:15 a.m., Lab, 10:30 to noon. 

 

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Athletics

6 December 2017

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“Finals Stress-Relief Week” Continues With Acupuncture and Yoga

6 December 2017

Relieve some stress of the upcoming finals by taking a break at the Library during its “Finals Stress-Relief Week.” The week began with coloring books,  refreshments and adorable dogs and will continue with acupuncture and yoga. The activities were coordinated by Senior Library Technician Christina Forlastro, who is pictured at left petting Gracie with student Patricia Short, Interim Dean Ann Elliott, and Gracie’s owner Patty Hammond, who volunteers with the Oakland organization TherapyPets. (See schedule below)

 

 

 

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TODAY 12-2 p.m.! Holiday Art Sale by Merritt Artists: Drawings, Cards & More

4 December 2017

The newly revived Merritt Art Student Association has organized a Holiday Art Sale on Tuesday, December 5, from 12-2 p.m. in the Student Lounge. Please come and support your local artists and arts community by viewing and perhaps purchasing from a selection of drawings, sculptures, paintings, prints, cards, and other gifts. Also on view in the A Building display case: Merritt Artists’ “Sketches and Sketchbooks.”

For more information, contact Kelly O’Keefe at kelokeefe@comcast.net

 

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Yoga and Pets To Help Relieve Anxiety At Library’s “Finals Stress-Relief Week,” Dec. 4-7

29 November 2017

It’s about this time of the school year when students are getting very anxious about the upcoming finals. Now they can take some deep breaths during the Library’s first-ever “Finals Stress Relief Week,” December 4-7. Christana Forlastro, Senior Library Technician, encourages faculty and staff to let students know about this service to help them relax.

 

“We have something planned each day of the week to help promote lower levels of stress and anxiety,” says Christana. “This will help students not only during finals but during the holiday season in as well.”

See the flyer below for with more information on services and times.

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Enjoy Delicious Nachos 11-28 & 29 at Fundraiser for Ability Counts Club

28 November 2017

Such a deal! Nachos, drink, and dessert for just $7, and you’ll be supporting the Ability Counts Club at the same time! You’ll find them this Tuesday and Wednesday, from 2-4 p.m. in the R Building next to the Bookstore. Advisor Mary Ciddio urges all to partake in this worthwhile fundraiser–and enjoy a delicious snack or lunch!

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Masquerade Party

28 November 2017

 

 

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Waterbirds

28 November 2017

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TODAY! Come to ASMC’s Holiday Banquet, Nov. 21, 4-6 p.m. Open to Everyone!

18 November 2017

All are welcome to ASMC’s Thanksgiving Banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 4-6 p.m. in the Student Lounge. That includes your families (including kids!) and our sister colleges. Don’t miss this great opportunity to meet people from other campuses and the community! Enjoy all the holiday fixings from Lena’s Soul Food.

 

 

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Read the Latest News in The Merritt Connection’s November Issue!

16 November 2017

Check the new edition of the newsletter to find the President’s Message with fall news and upcoming activities, the honors received by the Environmental Justice Program from the Sierra Club, our Puente students’ inspirational field trip, a profile of LandHort’s super-star student and staff member Nia Hill, a chance to find out the great things going on at the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center right on our own campus, and news for faculty and staff: how to encourage enrollment  in your Spring classes and where to get training on the new CurricUNET system. Enjoy!

Merritt Connection November 8 2017

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