Merced College Agriculture & Horticulture Information

August 25, 2014

Professor Bryan Tassey of the Merced College Agriculture Division discusses classes and upcoming events.  For more information visit their facebook page at, call 209 384 6250 or visit


Information about the Merced College Career Advancement Academy

August 6, 2014

In this episode, Rebecca Tilger of the Career Advancement Academy provides information about the 25-37 week Technical Office Occupations Program and the 45 week Medical Assistant Program, as well as IC3 and MOUS Certification.  The programs are non-credit, open enrollment and orientations are Mondays at 9.30am at the Business Resource Center.  For more information call 209 386-6738 or visit 


Merced College Library - Helping Students With Their Research Needs

July 22, 2014

In this episode, Merced College Librarian Dee Near shares information about the different services available at the library - great information for new and returning students.


Parking permits, lost and found, theft and more from Sgt. Swiggart - Director of Merced College Law Enforcement

July 8, 2014
Sgt. Frank Swiggart, Director of Law Enforcement at Merced College explains the Parking Permit (there is no grace period) and Citation Appeal procedures, what to do about Lost and Found, Theft and other Campus Police functions.  To contact the Police Department call: Merced Campus 209 384 6054 or Los Banos Campus 209 381 6425.  Further details can be found at:  Police Department 

College For Kids 2014 At Merced College

May 18, 2014
College For Kids has three sessions this summer, June 16, July 7 and July 21.  Listen to Sarah Nelson-Bravo explain the registration process, age requirements, costs, hours and location!  Call 209 384 6224 or visit 

Financial Aid Information, introduced by Shawn McCall, FAFSA Lab and Outreach Coordinator at Merced College

May 8, 2014
Shawn McCall, FAFSA Lab and Outreach Coordinator at Merced College explains the process of the Financial Aid application including timelines and deadlines and limit amounts.  The Financial Aid Office is located on the 3rd Floor of the Lesher Student Services Building and processes state fee waivers, Federal Pell Grants, State Grants, Cal Grants and applications for Merced College Scholarships. Shawn can be reached at (209) 384 6038 or visit

Information For New & Returning Students and High School Students Registering At Merced College

May 7, 2014

If you are a new or returning student, or a current high school student, this episode contains information provided by Sherry Elms, Associate Registrar, on the registration process at Merced College, including the assessment and testing sequences.  Sherry Elms is located in Admissions and Records, on the second floor of the Lesher Student Services Center - (209) 384 6188.  Admissions and Records handle registration, grades, petitions, transcripts and verification of enrollment. Visit for more information.


Allied Health, Business & Public Safety (Area 4) Introduced By Dean of Instruction, Dr Robert Anderson

May 5, 2014
Merced College Area 4 encompasses Allied Health, Business & Public Safety cohorts.  In this interview Dr Robert Anderson, Dean of Instruction introduces the area programs of study as well as most recent and upcoming events!  Dr Anderson takes a moment to offer well wishes and congratulations to its two retiring faculty members, Judy Rose and David Falkowski.
Check out the Cohort Websites at:
Dr Robert Anderson can be reached at (209) 386 6730.  Office Location: Allied Health Building, AHC121.

Check out the 4th Annual Foods & Nutrition Culinary & Cuisines Event, on campus Wednesday May 7th, 2014

May 2, 2014

This episode contains information about this year's event being held on campus on Wednesday May 7th - the menu, the events, where to purchase the $6 tickets for lunch etc. This year's theme is Thailand.


Information about the Veterans Resource Center at Merced College

April 30, 2014

Listen to Terina Davis, Department of Veterans Affairs Certifying Official for Merced College as she explains the multiple services available at the Merced College Veterans Resource Center which is located in the Merced College Student Union Building.  Visit their website at or call 209 384 6113.  Services include :  Veterans Certifying Official, Computers & Assistive Technology, Resource Library, Veterans Counselors, Veterans Representatives and Networking Opportunities.


Doug Kain, Dean of Instruction introduces Area 1 - Math Science and Engineering

April 16, 2014

The Math Science and Engineering Area of Merced College offers programs in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Physical Science, Engineering, Math, Physics and Biotechnology.  Listen to Doug Kain talk about his Area.  For more information call 209 384 6344 or visit the website at 


Learn About SB1456, the New Student Success & Support Program from Interim VP of Student Personnel Services-Dr. Everett D. Lovelace

April 8, 2014

Listen to information about the new Ed Plan for new and returning students, student orientation and assessent, enrollment priority changes and the new and returning students website.  Any questions call 209 386 6643 


Learn about English, Child Development & Basic Skills from Area 2 Interim Dean Dr Michael McCandless

April 4, 2014

Interim Dean of Instruction, McCandless shares information about Area 2 (English, Child Development and Basic Skills) at Merced College - find out about:

  • Study central, tutorial and the math lab
  • Prep to Test - available at
  • Puente Program
  • Alpha Gamma Sigma
  • Samasource Partnership
  • Early Childhood Curriculum Alignment Project

Lots of information in the podcast, with key contact information.  To reach Dean McCandless call 381 6489 or email at 


Merced College’s Los Banos Campus & The Business Resource Center - Brief Overview

March 20, 2014

Robin Shepard, Merced College's District Public Information Officer provides a brief overview of Merced College's 120 acre full service education center at Los Banos and an overview of the Merced College Business Resource Center located in downtown Merced.  Check out more of the off-site locations at Delhi, Dos Palos High School, Mariposa and Valley State Prison by visiting - 


It’s Scholarship Month and More at the Merced College Los Banos Campus

March 19, 2014

Dr Brenda Latham, Dean of the Los Banos Campus of Merced College shares information about Scholarship Month and many more exciting things that are happening on the West Side.

Check out the Los Banos Campus at or call Dean Latham on 209 381 6410.