15 October 2014
A celebration and promotion of International Education and Exchange. For more information contact Thomas Torres-Gil at firstname.lastname@example.org 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/
Filed under: Announcements, Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: International Education Week, Office of International Education
9 October 2014
Did you know that famous rapper Master P is an alumni of Merritt College? Then known as Percy Miller, he came back to visit the college, see his former basketball coach, and thrill lots of current students who had their photo taken with him!
Filed under: Announcements, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: Alumni, Basketball, Master P, Percy Miller
9 October 2014
Merritt College welcomed activist and author Kevin Powell, who gave a lecture on “Educating the Hip-Hop Generation.”
Filed under: Announcements, Arts & Culture, Merritt College, P-SPAN, Peralta News. Tagged: Educating the Hip-Hop Generation, Kevin Powell, Lecture, Lecture Series
9 October 2014
The Associated Students of Merritt College Horticulture Club is hosting its bi-annual plant sale on Oct. 11 and 12, Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. & Sunday, 12 noon – 3 p.m. The plant sale includes a wide variety of edible perennial and annuals, heirloom vegetables, Mediterranean, drought-tolerant plants, and much more. On Saturday there will be plant and landscape design information experts on hand, live music, delicious organic locavore lunches for sale, tours, demonstrations, and “Salvation Garden” tools, books and whatnot sale table. They will have plenty of plants and people to answer your questions on Sunday, too. Cash or checks only, as they are not equipped for credit/debit cards. For more information go to http://merrittlandhort.com or call (510) 436-2418.
Filed under: Announcements, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: Associated Students of Merritt College Horticulture Club, Plant Sale
9 October 2014
Merritt College’s Transfer Day College Fair on Monday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., is an opportunity for students to meet admissions representatives from over 35 colleges/universities, including 6 University of California campuses, 9 California State University campuses, and private/independent schools. For a list of participating schools, visit http://transfermerritt.wordpress.com/transferday/.
Filed under: Announcements, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: Transfer Day
6 October 2014
Annual Transfer Day College Fair at Merritt College, October 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m in R-110. For more information call the Merritt College Transfer Center at (510) 436-2559.
Filed under: Announcements, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: College Fair, Transfer Day
3 October 2014
“Celebrating the Past and Building for the Future” Guest Speaker: Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Thursday at 6pm, October 30, 2014 in the Newton/Seale Student Lounge at Merritt College. Call (510) 466-7206 for information and tickets.
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Filed under: Announcements, Merritt College, Peralta Colleges Foundation, Peralta News. Tagged: Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Huey P. Newton & Bobby Seale Student Lounge
1 October 2014
With our on-line scholarship application process it is easier than ever to apply for multiple scholarships all with one application! For assistance with the application process feel free to come by one of our workshops, and bring any of your scholarship application questions!
What: Laney Scholarship Application Workshop
When: Friday, October 3, 2014 3pm – 5pm
Where: Laney College Rm: F-170 C
What: Merritt Scholarship Application Workshop
When: Monday, October 6, 2014 12pm – 2pm
Where: Merritt College Rm: L-132
What: College of Alameda Scholarship Application Workshop
When: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 12pm – 2pm
Where: College of Alameda Rm: L-202
Deadline to Apply: October 13, 2014
Visit our website at www.peraltafoundation.org
Please remember your deadline for Classroom Enrichment Grants
is the next day Tuesday, October 14, 2014, so act now!
Filed under: Announcements, College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt College, Peralta Colleges Foundation, Peralta News, Workshops. Tagged: Scholarship
1 October 2014
ASMC invites you to join us in celebrating Latin@ Heritage & Independence. Come and experience Latin@ Art, Music, Food, Danza, Speakers and Soul Healing. The celebration will take place on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in the Huey P. Newton & Bobby Seale Student Lounge in Building R-110 from 12:30 to 4:00 pm. Food will be provided.
For more information contact:
Dr. Lilia Chavez
Interim Director, Student Activities & Campus Life
12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, Ca. 94619
Phone: (510) 434-3982
Filed under: Announcements, Arts & Culture, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: ASMC, Dr. Lilia Chavez, Huey P. Newton & Bobby Seale Student Lounge, Latin@ Heritage & Independence
31 July 2014
CONTRACTOR OUTREACH EVENT
An outreach event is planned for August 4th, 2014 at 5pm on the Merritt College Campus in Building R Room 110. Please contact Trip Miller for more details or with any questions at email@example.com.
Project: Merritt College – Center for Science and Allied Health [Oakland, CA]
General Contractor: Clark & Sullivan / Walsh Construction A Joint Venture
Potential Bid Packages: Wire Shelving, Projection Screen(s), Joint Protection, Signage, Display Case and Install, Blackout Curtains, FF&E Install, Final Cleaning, Landscaping, Site Paving, and Site Lighting.
Location: Merritt College (12500 Campus Drive, Oakland, CA 94619) Building R, Rm. 110
Date: August 4th, 2014 at 5pm
Clark & Sullivan / Walsh Construction A Joint Venture is the general contractor on the Merritt College – Center for Science and Allied Health Project in Oakland, CA. Currently, we are soliciting proposals for the below bid packages. The owner has a project goal of 25% small business enterprise and small emerging local business enterprise programs and we are doing all we can to ensure these goals are met and potentially exceeded. Please forward our project’s information to whoever may be interested.
Potential Bid Packages:
• Wire Shelving
• Projection Screen(s)
• Joint Protection
• Display Case and Install
• Blackout Curtains
• FF&E Install
• Final Cleaning
• Site Paving
• Site Lighting
LOCAL AND SMALL BUSINESSES ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND OUTREACH EVENT. FOR MORE INFORMATION, DETAILS, OR ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT TRIP MILLER [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Filed under: Announcements, Merritt College. Tagged: Event, Peralta Contractor Outreach
23 July 2014
The July 15 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees featured a unanimous vote to name the Barbara Lee Allied Health Center at Merritt College. Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology Calvin Madlock presented a positive year in review. And Chancellor Ortiz shared some of the work being done to prepare for Accreditation. See full meeting here.
Filed under: Announcements, Board Spotlight, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: Barbara Lee Allied Health Center, Calvin Madlock, José M. Ortiz
21 July 2014
In appreciation and recognition of Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s contributions to Merritt College and the Peralta Community College District, the Board of Trustees’ passed Resolution 14/15-05 at its July 15 meeting to name the Merritt Science and Allied Health Center the “Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Center” in her honor. Trustee Linda Handy, in yellow, reads the Resolution to Saundra Andrews of Congresswoman Lee’s office, who is flanked by President of the Board, Abel Guillén. Members of the Board, as well as Chancellor Dr. José M. Ortiz, and other senior administrators, are also pictured.
Filed under: Announcements, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: Abel Guillén, Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Center, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, José M. Ortiz, Linda Handy, Merritt College, Saundra Andrews
17 July 2014
Berkeley City College Graduation: May 22, 2014
College of Alameda Graduation: May 23, 2014
Laney College Graduation: May 24, 2014
Merritt College Graduation: May 21, 2014
Filed under: Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt College, P-SPAN, Peralta News. Tagged: Berkeley City College Graduation, College of Alameda Graduation, Graduation, Laney College Graduation, Merritt College Graduation
2 July 2014
This week on Peralta Matters, we’re meeting the African American Studies Department at Merritt College. The first African American Studies Department in the nation was started at Merritt College, and no one is more proud of this legacy than Department Chair Dr. Siri Brown. She is followed by her former student, now a professor, Danae Brown. Next up is former student Durwin Brown, who describes unique challenges for African American males. And finally, current student Domonicke Dunlap tells her story and success in the African American Studies Department at Merritt College.
Filed under: Merritt College. Tagged: African American Studies, African American Studies Department, Danae Brown, Domonicke Dunlap, Dr. Siri Brown, Durwin Brown