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Club Rush – Fall 2018
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A Big W.O.W.(Week of Welcome) Starts Students on Successful Year

See article and lots more photos HERE. 

It was a great start to the Fall 2018 Semester with lots of activities, including tacos on Tuesday, pizza on Thursday and Thundie every day to bring good luck to new and continuing students!



Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Officers

Merritt College ASMC

President Burns swears in the 2018-2019 ASMC officers as Trustee Linda Handy (third from left) looks on at the 2018 ASMC Scholarship Awards Dinner on May 16.

President – Ya’Mese Johnson
Vice President – Andrew Gamarra
Treasurer – Michelle Jeter
Interclub Council Chairperson – Montel Floyd
Senators – Ma. Jessa Arlantico, Dana Lenoir, Grecia Palma, Jessica Shumann, Jonathan Tenenbaum

ASMC Offering Student Scholarships; Deadline 4/16
Once again ASMC is generously offering scholarships for students to recognize their achievements and lead them to success. The forms for the scholarships are here or in the link below. They are for Financial Assistance,  Leadership, Single Parent, Athletics, Hardship/Challenge, Significant Improvement, scholarship in memory of former student leader Jeremiah Walker, and ASPIRA Project/Student Club Scholarhips (two scholarships). The scholarship amount for each is between $200 and $250. Apply now by filling in the application(s) and submitting the packet to Dr. Herbert Kitchen in R-124 by 4:30 p.m. on April 16.

Click HERE for all scholarship forms, details, and instructions. 


2nd Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

See article and more photos HERE. 


WOW! A Week of Welcome
for Spring 2018

WOW!! (Week of Welcome) at Merritt College got off to a great start! ASMC ensured that students were fed each day. Their goal was to feed over 200 students, and they did just that. Monday, Sandwiches; Tuesday, Tacos; Wednesday, Pizza; Thursday, Southern style smoked BBQ.  Each day, ASMC leaders greeted new and returning students with class schedules and planners and answered any questions they might have. WOW also thanked our students for enrolling at Merritt, and we support and encourage them throughout the spring semester with campus activities and socially enriching events. This spring, WOW had the sounds of 106 KMEL on campus. The link below has all the pics and fun had by all during their visit to campus. ASMC and the entire Merritt community wish students, staff, faculty and administrators a successful and meaningful spring 2018!

Click HERE to see more photos! 

Click HERE or below for more news and a slide show!

Spring Students Welcomed with Fun Activities and Great Service!


Find out how to join ASMC! Fill out an application
by going to the Student Activities Office in R-124. 


Welcome Week Activities Greet Fall Students
(See story and more photos here)


Fall 2017-18 ASMC Swearing In and Scholarship Awards

Newly sworn-in ASMC members, participants, and guests, including
Trustee Linda Handy, President Marie-Elaine Burns, and Student Activities and Campus Life Director Herbert Kitchen, enjoyed the festive 

See lots more photos HERE. 

2017-2018 ASMC Board: LaRhonda Reed, President; Iris Martin, Vice President; Gerardo Jeronimo, Treasurer; Briana Williams, Secretary; Montel Floyd, ICC Chair; Senators: Mabel Kwarteng, Michelle Getter, Dionne “Jordan” Jackson, Di’Shea Thomas, Ti’Chelle Davis, Raymond Batiste


Associated Students of Merritt College is the student body government organization of the college comprised of students and their elected and appointed student officers.The goal of the Associated Students of Merritt College is to give a voice to all Merritt College students allowing them to become part of the college community. Some of our major responsibilities include:

  • Appointing students to campus-wide committees.
  • Being a part of the shared governance process in the development of college policies and annual budget
  • Adopting and overseeing use of an annual budget
  • Allocating funds for new programs and projects
  • Granting club charters
  • Providing and administering a program of activities and services for students.

ASMC builds student leadership skills, advocates for student success, and provides students with extracurricular opportunities in student government, ASMC activities, clubs, and more.

We urge you to come to our meetings, be a part of ASMC, and have a say in the decision-making at your college!