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Classes Start August 24 – Enroll Now!

7 August 2015

Our mobile-friendly class schedule makes it easy choose the classes you need at any of our four East Bay colleges. Visit http://bit.ly/PeraltaFallSchedule2015 to see all the classes offered at Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College.

Then go to http://bit.ly/PeraltaColleges to apply and enroll. It’s that simple to get the classes you want at the Peralta Colleges.  

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    Enroll Now for the 2015 Fall Semester

    2 July 2015

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    Fall semester begins August 24.

    Enroll TODAY before classes fill up!

    > CONTINUING STUDENTS ENROLL HERE <

    > NEW AND FORMER STUDENTS APPLY HERE <

    > VIEW OUR INTERACTIVE FALL SCHEDULE HERE <

    Have questions? Click here for a list of contact numbers!

    #LikeYourFuture

     

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      Arts & Culture – Native American Blessing

      10 June 2015

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      Merritt College hosted the ‘Native American Blessing’ event in honor of our Native American & Indigenous students. It was an amazing event filled with food, drumming, song and dance. Tables and booths offering information on higher education and organizations lined the hallways. If you missed the event, here is your chance to see it!

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        Enroll Now for the 2015 Summer Session

        5 June 2015

        Enroll

        You can enroll for the 2015 Summer Session NOW!

        Don’t let your classes fill up!

        Summer Session begins June 15.

        > CONTINUING STUDENTS ENROLL HERE <

        > NEW AND FORMER STUDENTS APPLY HERE <

        > VIEW OUR INTERACTIVE SUMMER SCHEDULE HERE <

        Have questions? Click here for a list of contact numbers!

        #LikeYourFuture

         

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          Peralta Matters – 2015 Graduates

          2 June 2015


          This month on Peralta Matters, we’re speaking with graduates of our four Peralta Colleges. First up, Lorenzo Ramsey from Berkeley City College explains his decision to complete six (6) AA degrees in two years. Next, College of Alameda volleyball star Taylor Elliott describes her experience as a student athlete. Malina Ly tells us about the support she received from the APASS program at Laney College. Erik Leon relates the Merritt College experience and how it helped him get into Cal State East Bay. And Aman Williams details his history at Berkeley City College.

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            Academic Excellence – Histotechnology Program at Merritt College

            30 April 2015

            The Histotechnology program provides on-campus and on-site technical training, focusing on routine tissue sample preparation, special stains and techniques such as immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, fluorescence microscopy and genomics.

            Training on campus will utilize samples routinely prepared in both clinical and research facilities. As part of their formal training, students of histotechnology will work through study guides provided by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) for its certification examination.

            Partnerships with local facilities will allow for work experience and internship sites, required for certification of histotechnology graduates, and will provide further training for those interested in research and/or careers in the private sector.

            For more information, please visit www.merritt.edu/wp/histotech/

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              Peralta News – Governor Jerry Brown at Merritt College

              5 April 2015

              Merritt College was proud to welcome both state officials and local agencies to the 2015 Bay Area Employer Forum.

              A very special visit by Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Governor for the state of California, Jerry Brown highlighted the event.

              The main focus was on rehabilitation and opening doors to those in need of a second chance through employment and education.

              Merritt College is excited to be part of positive change and support to those who need it the most in our community!

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                Peralta Matters – College Presidents

                27 February 2015

                This month, we are talking to the Presidents of our four Peralta Colleges. First up, Laney College President Dr Elñora Webb describes the power of saying yes. Merritt College President Dr Norma Ambriz-Galaviz highlights some new projects at Merritt, including the upcoming opening of the Barbara Lee Allied Health Building and a new certificate program in Cyber-Security. Our newest President, Dr Joi Lin Blake at College of Alameda, presents her vision and leadership style. And Dr Deborah Budd helps us understand the buzz at Berkeley City College.

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                  Peralta TV’s Black Panthers Documentary Now Streaming

                  10 February 2015

                  In honor of Black History Month, Peralta TV is now streaming its award-winning documentary “Merritt College: Home of the Black Panthers.” The documentary won a national best college video award and was featured at the United Nations’ International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery. Previously it was only available on DVD. You can now watch the full documentary here: http://bit.ly/PanthersDoc.

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                    Find a Career in Cybersecurity: Merritt College Classes Start February 20

                    6 February 2015

                    cybersecurity image 2-5-15 Merritt College is now offering a program that can lead to a lucrative career in the in-demand field of cybersecurity. Students enrolled in the new “Applications and Infrastructure Security Programs” will learn about protecting computers, networks, programs, and data from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction.

                    Program highlights include:

                    • Choice of career pathway in Applications or Infrastructure security
                    • Instruction by experts who manage information security programs
                    • Support by the CISE group that includes key Silicon Valley companies including Hewlett-Packard, McAfee, Autodesk, Informatica, Seagate, and Synopsys
                    • Guaranteed paid internships in summer 2015
                    • Completion of program in just two years
                    • Expected annual salary of $60,000 to $80,000 upon completion

                    The first two courses in the program, which start February 20, are taught on a fast-track, 6-week schedule to move students along quickly and prepare them for the third 6-week course which starts April 10. The second half of the program, starting in the summer, will be a combination of class lectures, labs, and paid internships at local Bay Area companies.

                    For more detailed information, go to www.merritt.edu/wp/securityprogram or contact Program Coordinator Anita M. Black at ablack@peralta.edu.

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                      LIKE YOUR FUTURE with the Peralta Colleges!

                      15 January 2015

                      Classes Start January 20th, 2015. Enroll now!

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                        Equal Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) at Merritt College is accepting applications for Spring 2015

                        18 November 2014

                        EOPS

                        EOPS provides academic, personal and career counseling, student educational plans, book voucher services, textbook loan library, academic supplies, academic progress monitoring, priority registration and much more! To apply, stop by the EOPS office located in the Student Center, R-109, and meet the staff pictured above in their new EOPS “Super Power” t-shirts: Left to right: Angelina Sevillano, EOPS student; Schantay Walker, EOPS Peer Advisor; Judy Adams, EOPS Coordinator; Ana Pena, Peer Advisor; and Al Sith, Peer Advisor.

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                          International Education Week at the Peralta Colleges, November 17-21

                          13 November 2014

                          IEW FlyerA celebration and promotion of International Education and Exchange. For more information contact Thomas Torres-Gil at ttorresigil@peralta.edu or call (510) 587-7835.

                          The Office of International Education is celebrating International Education Week!  This week long celebration from Monday, November 17-Friday, November 21 is a joint initiative supported by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries. International Education Week is a celebration and promotion of international education and exchange.

                          Throughout the week, the Office of International Education will be hosting a variety of events at each of the four PCCD colleges, including a Peace Corps Panel, a Study Abroad Panel and an International Student Panel.  Please come out to learn about how you can become involved with international education!

                          Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PeraltaInternational
                          International Students Website: http://web.peralta.edu/international/
                          Study Abroad Information: http://web.peralta.edu/international/study-abroad/

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                            Tobacco-less Clubs Reduce Smoking On Campus Meeting at Laney College, Nov. 18

                            13 November 2014

                            Tobacco_lessTuesday, November 18 at the Laney College Bistro. Lunch will be provided.

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                              Biofest 3 at Merritt College, Nov. 22

                              13 November 2014

                              Biofest

                              Would you like to understand why microscopists just won another Nobel prize? Come ask the students of the Merritt Microscopy Program!

                              Join us for Biofest 3, bigger and more fun than ever!

                              It’s equal parts hands-on science fun for all ages and career info for students. Everyone is welcome!

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