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President David Johnson Standing in Support

To our Merritt Family.

A little more than a month ago, the District Office (with input from the respective college presidents) issued a statement condemning the increasingly pervasive racist and violent acts that our Asian American communities are experiencing. Unfortunately, this upswing in racial violence has not abated….

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Merritt College Virtual Tour

Are you new here to Merritt or a returning visitor.  come check out our video of a virtual tour of campus narrated by our very own president David Johnson!

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Director of Financial aid services at Merritt College

As a first-generation American and first-generation college student, Ernesto Nery used the challenges he faced early in life to set a high standard for himself, particularly when it came to career aspirations. With a passion for leadership and mentoring those who faced similar life obstacles, Ernesto found an opportunity…(click for more)

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Come check out our Merritt Weekly Newsletter!

Merritt College has a new online Merritt Weekly Newsletter! To get more information about events, news, or changes. Come check it out.

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New Scholarships! Due date April 9th!

Thanks to a wonderful community we are offering several scholarships such as MCAS, PAAAA, And Peralta Foundations. Click here to find out you qualify now

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President David Johnson visits Dr. Huey P. Newton Way

President David Johnson visits Dr. Huey P. Newton Way in west Oakland, named in honor of a Merritt College Alum and a co-founder of the Black Panther Party (BPP).   In this video, we see the house of Ms. Jilchristina Vest and its mural honoring the women of the BPP.

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