All Modesto Junior College students, leadership, staff and faculty are invited to share their Pirate pride at the Modesto Celebration of Lights parade on Dec. 2nd in downtown Modesto. Parade volunteers will ride on the pirate ship float or walk the parade route interacting with the community. The parade will last approximately 2 hours. All participants in the parade will receive commemorative MJC swag. Light snacks and hot cocoa will be available. Sign up to reserve your spot!
YCCD Chancellor, Dr. C.V. Henry Yong, MJC Interim President, Dr. Chad Redwing and Classified School Employees Association celebrated classified professionals for their outstanding service and commitment at an annual omelet breakfast. Judy Wagner, Senior Administrative Secretary, celebrated introducing the new Caring Campus Initiative.
Visit Letters Home, a moving photography exhibition at the East Campus Library & Learning Center. The work in this exhibition--created by artist/photographer and MJC graduate Thelma Saldivar--visually documents the resettlement stories that immigrants and refugee college students in the Central Valley want to share with their families in their native countries. The exhibition runs through December 16, 2023.
Marine Ecologist, Dr. Ari Friedlaender, will share how he and other scientists study baleen whales in the Antarctic using new technologies to answer questions about how baleen whales feed and about their role in the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Professor of Ocean Sciences, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Dr. Ari Friedlaendar is principal investigator of the Bio-Telemetry and Behavioral Ecology Lab at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
The MJC Library & Learning Center invites students to join in discussion and Q & A session with leading professionals in our community. December 6 presenter Gisele Flores is a Professor of Child Development and the current President of the Academic Senate at Modesto Junior College. As a first-generation college graduate and former teen mother, her mission is to create an educational environment where students know that they belong and are provided with the tools to overcome any barriers life presents. Lunch will be provided.
Cocoa and Complete 2023 is a transfer application workshop to assist students with finalizing their transfer application before the deadline. Students are encouraged to attend and get assistance with their application or have it reviewed prior to submission. The MJC Transfer Center will host the event Wednesday, November 29th, from 9am-5pm, in the Transfer Center. Enjoy a hot cup of cocoa on us while you complete your application.