Greetings from Doris Hankins, Merritt College’s 67th Virtual Commencement will be held May 28, 2021, at 1:00 PM. All graduates must register to participate in the Virtual Commencement by Monday, May 3, 2021. The link to register is on Merritt’s graduation webpage: https://www.merritt.edu/graduation/. Please forward the link to all of our students who are graduating.
To schedule a one-on-one meeting, click here or calendly.com/dhankins .
You are invited to a webinar, A Call to Action Against AAPI Hate, that will take place (Tuesday, April 27, 2021) from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. This is a student-led program and I encourage you all to support their efforts and learn more about what we can do as a community to fight violence and discrimination. The webinar is free and open to everyone.
The event was organized and will be moderated by Briana Wing and Freddie Ika. The panelists are:
Russell Jeung, Ph.D., co-founder of “Stop AAPI Hate” and professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University
Larry Lariosa, LMFT, psychotherapist, filmmaker of the documentary “Searching for Kapwa” and former mental health counselor at Merritt College
Michael Omi, Ph.D., author of “Racial Formation in the United States” and associate professor of Ethnic Studies at University of California, Berkeley
Register now at bit.ly/merrittstopthehate
David M. Johnson, Ph.D. President
Campus/Offices Closed Friday!
This Friday May 7th, Merritt College will host an all day Spring (Virtual) Planning Summit. The campus and offices will be closed. We thank you for your patience and look forward to assisting you when we return on Monday, May 10th!