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    MPC Theatre Presents "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

    This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

    11/14/2018 12:15 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula Community College District reaches tentative agreement for two-year faculty contract

    The Monterey Peninsula Community College District (the District) is pleased to announce that, on November 5th, representatives for the District and for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (faculty union) negotiated a tentative agreement for a new contract for the 2017-18 and 2018-19.

    11/05/2018 6:00 PM

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    MPCCD and MPCTA Joint Statement Regarding Conclusion of Contract Negotiations

    MPCCD and MPCTA reach tentative agreement in contract negotiations.

    11/05/2018 4:00 PM

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    Apply for STEM Core Spring 2019!

    Are you interested in a future in Computer Science and looking for the right program? Try STEM Core!

    11/01/2018 10:00 AM

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    Halloween Fun at MPC

    Monterey Peninsula College celebrated Halloween on campus in a BIG way on October 31st!


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    Selfie: Real vs Fake & MPC Portraiture Class Exhibit

    The images in this exhibit are from the fall 2018 Portraiture for Photography class, taught by Greg Mettler. Appreciate the work of MPC photography students who were assigned to take "real" and "fake" selfies as one of their assignments.


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    TRIO Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

    Over the past 38 years, MPC's TRIO SSS program has supported low-income and/or first-generation college students as they complete their associate degrees and transfer to four-year colleges/universities to pursue their educational goals, join us on November 8th to celebrate many years of success!

    10/30/2018 2:48 PM

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    Education Master Plan (Oct 12, 2018)

    In this college forum, Dr. Catherine Webb (Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness) kicks off

    10/15/2018 9:00 AM

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    MPC Receives $3.75 Million for Title V Grant, “READY, SET, TRANSFER”

    Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) has been fully funded for the Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions grant, “Ready, Set, Transfer” (RST), a cooperative grant with fellow Hispanic Serving Institution California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB).

    10/04/2018 8:00 AM

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    Scheherazade Magazine Now Available!

    The 8th terrific issue of Scheherazade, MPC's annual literary magazine, is now available. Short Stories, Poetry, Memoir, and excerpts from Novels and Nonfiction books -- all written by MPC students! Get your copy now!

    10/01/2018 8:45 AM

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    MPC Lobos Honored as Academic All-Americans

    Two 2018 MPC baseball teammates are college juniors now, having earned academic honors at MPC!

    09/27/2018 3:00 PM

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    New Funding Formula Forum (Sep 7, 2018)

    In this college forum, David Martin presents a review of the new funding formula and the possible future impact to MPC.

    09/11/2018 9:01 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula Promise Program Offers Free Tuition to New Students

    Monterey Peninsula College will offer free tuition for the 2018-2019 school year to new full-time students as part of its Monterey Peninsula College Promise program.

    09/05/2018 8:00 AM

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    Office 365 at MPC

    Get the tools and cloud services you need to succeed!


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    Stay on track with GradGuru!

    Looking for a way to keep on top of important events and deadlines at school? Try Grad Guru. This FREE mobile app is designed to help you navigate college successfully and is customized specifically for students at MPC!

    08/20/2018 12:07 PM

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    Start Your Teaching Career Today!

    Interested in a career in K-12 Education as a Teacher, Counselor, Librarian, Classroom Aide, Administrator, or Coach? If so get started now by taking EDUC 1: Introduction to Elementary Classroom Teaching at Monterey Peninsula College!

    07/23/2018 2:47 PM

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    MPC Prepares for Transition of Leadership

    During his historic tenure as Superintendent/President, Dr. Tribley has led the College on a path to success.

    06/29/2018 11:31 AM

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    MPC and Partners Celebrate the Inaugural Dual Enrollment Class

    On May 29, 2018, more than 40 dual enrollment students from Marina, Monterey, and Seaside high schools celebrated the culmination of their first year in CCAP with MPC Superintendent/President Dr. Walter Tribley, MPUSD Superintendent Dr. PK Diffenbaugh, and Louie the Lobo!

    06/27/2018 10:00 AM

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    MPC Accreditation is Reaffirmed!

    MPC is pleased report that on June 13th, the College received official notice from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) that the accreditation status of the College has been reaffirmed!

    06/22/2018 2:00 PM

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    MCCSN Faculty Cultivate Excellence in Teaching

    As a recipient of the Garrison Fund for Excellence Award, MPC Nursing faculty member Catherine "Kittie" Trapl begins her journey to become MPC's first Certified Nursing Educator - an arduous academic endeavor, but a challenge she is tackling enthusiastically!

    06/15/2018 12:43 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Jun. 11)

    On June 11, 2018, the bargaining teams for the Monterey Peninsula Community College District (“MPC”) and the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers’ Association (“MPCTA”) met with a state-appointed mediator for a second time to resolve negotiations on a labor contract.

    06/13/2018 9:40 AM

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    Math Boost Camp Offered at MPC!

    Are you an MPC student who needs to retake Math 261? Then MPC's Math Boost Camp is just for you!

    06/11/2018 1:10 PM

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    MPC celebrates "Rites of Passage" with 2018 Graduates

    Each year, the African American Faculty & Staff celebrate the special accomplishments of our Graduates and Transfers at our annual Rites of Passage Ceremony. The Rites of Passage is a ritual event that marks a person's transition from one stage of life to another.

    06/06/2018 9:00 AM

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    MPC Puts Students First!

    MPC is advancing students’ social mobility and economic outcomes with educational programs that provide an increase in earnings, help them attain a regional living wage, and ensure employment of 90% or more of our graduates.

    05/30/2018 2:25 PM

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    Dr. Tribley's 12th Annual President's Address to the Community

    Catch up on the special moments from the 12th Annual President's Address to the Community, featuring MPC Superintendent/President Dr. Walt Tribley!

    05/14/2018 9:45 AM

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    Women's Basketball Players Earn Statewide Honors for Academics

    At Monterey Peninsula College, the term student-athlete means just that. Alyssa Rivera and Marielle Tuazon, both of whom will graduate this spring, truly exemplify it.

    04/20/2018 9:00 AM

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    Lobos Baseball Players Attract Attention

    Three of Monterey Peninsula College’s Baseball players have been recognized by the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association (CCCBCA), for their great performances thus far this season. Players Jarvis, Kawauchi, and Sassarini were selected for significant contributions to their team!

    04/09/2018 1:30 PM

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    Suicide is Real, Know the Signs

    In the springtime, when flowers start to bloom and weather gets warmer, people are at a particularly high risk of suicide. Data collected in the past three years shows a 20 to 25 percent spike in calls during those months, but intervention can save lives.

    03/05/2018 9:00 AM

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    Open Doors to Your Future with Pharmacy Technician Training

    Fast-paced training for a life-long career! Classes start June 30, 2018


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    Mental Health Resource for MPC: Kognito Interactive

    Students today face increasing pressures that can lead to emotional distress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and even thoughts of suicide. Together, our college community can take small steps to make a big difference. Check out the training resources provided by Kognito to get started today!

    02/05/2018 10:50 AM

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    Knox Foundation Generously Supports Nursing Students at MPC

    The Ralph Knox Foundation provides support to ​many single parents attending​ the Maurine Church Coburn School of Nursing at Monterey Peninsula College.

    01/30/2018 8:00 PM

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    Equity Resource Library Now Open!

    Discover more about fostering equity on campus and in the classroom. Books available through the Library at both the Monterey and Marina campuses!

    01/29/2018 4:57 PM

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    Lactation Rooms for Nursing Mothers

    MPC is committed to our students who are pregnant or parenting. We want to ensure that all pregnant or parenting students stay in school and meet their educational goals.

    01/26/2018 1:00 PM

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    Spanish for Spanish Speaking Students, expanded !

    MPC is offering multiple classes in Spanish for Spanish Speaking students again in the Spring! No textbooks are required!

    01/08/2018 12:00 PM

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    Great Reasons to study American Sign Language at MPC!

    According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, ASL is the 4th most common language in the US! MPC has a great sign language program and offers 2 certificate options!

    12/11/2017 6:02 PM

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    Are you a Cyber Warrior? Summer CyberCamp is the place for you!

    Monterey Peninsula College is again hosting two week-long FREE Summer CyberCamp programs – as presented by the Air Force Association’s CyberPatroit: the national youth cyber education program.

    05/25/2018 5:10 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - April 13, 2018

    (Alert: Sexual Assault, Fondling) The following information is provided, in accordance with the Monterey Peninsula College’s Crime Reporting Procedure, with your safety in mind.

    04/13/2018 4:00 PM

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    Guest Author Series Welcomes Susan Orlean

    The MPC Guest Authors Series is pleased to bring bestselling author and journalist Susan Orlean to Monterey Peninsula College for this public reading, followed by a question & answer period and book signing. (Mar. 8, 2018)

    03/07/2018 8:00 AM

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    Snapshot Composer Cyril Deaconoff

    The MPC music department announces a weekend performance of "The Last Tycoon" an opera scored by Cyril Deaconoff (MPC Choral instructor.) The Last Tycoon is a new opera after F. Scott Fitzgerald's last novel, touching on issues still relevant today.

    02/23/2018 1:22 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - Feb 1, 2018

    (Alert: Auto Burglary) The following information is provided, in accordance with the Monterey Peninsula College’s Crime Reporting Procedure, with your safety in mind.

    02/01/2018 4:00 PM

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    12-week French Conversation Course offered at MPC!

    Want to practice speaking French once a week in a casual setting? Sign up for our intermediate French 50 Intermediate Conversation Class starting on February 8, 2018!

    01/04/2018 11:51 AM

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    Congratulations Fire Academy Graduates!

    This December MPC celebrated its 31st Firefighter1 Academy Graduation with 13 tenacious and talented recruits who completed the rigorous 17-week Firefighter-1 Academy program.

    12/19/2017 3:03 PM

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    Photography Club at MPC!

    MPC just started a photography club and they are looking for enthusiastic members of the MPC community (students and staff members) who want to join!

    12/13/2017 4:48 PM

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    Conquering Your Final Exams!

    Ensure you’re prepared for your exams with these study tips, which can help you conquer your finals. Follow this list as finals week approaches (the earlier you prep, the better) so you can ace your exams from start to finish!

    12/11/2017 9:00 AM

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    Watch those Driving Conditions!

    Singing in the rain is fun. But driving? For some people, it's anxiety-producing. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are on average more than 950,000 automobile crashes each year due to wet pavement, resulting in approximately 4,700 deaths and 384,000 injuries.

    11/28/2017 9:00 AM

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    Holiday Depression

    Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the stress and anxiety during the months of November and December may cause even those who are usually content to experience loneliness and a lack of fulfillment.

    11/20/2017 10:00 AM