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    Girls Who Code Club Starts at MPC!

    Please join the Monterey Girls Who Code (GWC) club for our open house at Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) on Saturday, September 23rd from 10 AM to 12 PM in the Business Math and Computer Science (BMC) Building, Room 206.

    09/21/2017 12:20 PM

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    Through My Eyes

    A photographic collection by Carter Perez now showing in the MPC Student Art Gallery

    09/19/2017 3:57 PM

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    Don't Become a Target Because of Social Media!

    Social media is a great platform for connecting with friends and family or sharing updates about your life. However, with everything you post, be aware of others viewing your profile.

    09/19/2017 1:30 PM

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    Banned Books Week

    The Creative Writing Program and Creative Writing Club of MPC invite the campus community and general public to attend this year’s Banned Books Week events.

    09/15/2017 10:15 AM

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    Guest Author Series Welcomes Author Tara Goedjen (Oct 26)

    The MPC Guest Authors Series is pleased to bring YA author Tara Goedjen to Monterey to read from her new book and address questions on fiction writing on Thursday, Oct 26 at 6:00pm in the Karas Room at the LTC.

    09/11/2017 11:00 AM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Aug. 29)

    On August 29, 2017, the Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) bargaining team met with the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) for collective bargaining. Regrettably, the only take away from the session was MPCTA’s belated rejection of a two-year contract offered by the College in June 2017.

    09/10/2017 10:01 PM

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    District’s Expiring Package Proposal to MPCTA Offering June 28, 2017 Two-Year Contract With Reopeners on Unresolved Issues

    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (June 28, 2017)

    09/10/2017 10:00 PM

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    Support for "Dreamers"

    The MPC Trustees and the MPC community stands with all of our California State Dream Act students in these troubled times, and we are ready to help each and every one of these students reach their educational goals. Take heart that even in this political climate, there is support for you and programs like DACA—on both sides of the political divide—in Washington, D.C. and throughout this nation.

    09/06/2017 12:22 PM

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    MPC Auto Tech Program Recognized as High Achiever!

    MPC's high quality and nationally recognized Automotive Technology Program recently had its accreditation reaffirmed for the next five years!

    09/06/2017 9:40 AM

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    Special Notice: Heat Wave and IT Systems

    Due to the extreme heat wave which affected the MPC campus and our Data Center, many of our IT systems were down Sep 1-3, 2017. If you were trying to add or drop a class during this downtime please read this important message.

    09/03/2017 2:26 PM

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    MPC Art Gallery Presents "Symbiotica"

    Join us for a look at the inventive, beautifully-formed ceramic sculpture of Eva Champagne of Montana.

    09/03/2017 11:00 AM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - Sep 1, 2017

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

    09/01/2017 4:00 PM

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    Shift: Recent Artistic Explorations by MPC Instructor, Robynn Smith

    Don't miss this comprehensive exhibition of Robynn's recent work in printmaking, mixed media painting, drawing, sculpture and video at Pacific Grove Art Center

    08/30/2017 3:21 PM

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    MPC Library Expands Hours!

    The faculty and staff at the MPC Library are excited to announce expanded hours effective fall 2017!

    08/23/2017 10:54 PM

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    Response to Charlottesville Tragedy

    MPC stands for diversity, inclusion and unity and vows to create a better world through increased knowledge and education. We will continue to provide critical opportunities for our students to learn, grow, and become people who build up our communities, rather than people who tear them down.

    08/17/2017 8:22 PM

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    Pursue your Goals!

    Check out this great scholarship opportunity for students interested in serving the global community!

    08/17/2017 10:34 AM

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    First Year ASL Students Save Money on Texts

    "First Year ASL", a free online textbook, is now being used for beginning American Sign Language classes at MPC! This textbook significantly cuts the cost of taking ASL, while still providing students with access to high-quality educational content to improve learning.

    07/24/2017 3:44 PM

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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!

    07/18/2017 12:07 PM

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    Meet James Quigley!

    James Quigley, MPC student majoring in Engineering and Computer Science, just got some big news! His laser-focus and successes at MPC have really paid off, and this fall he will be heading to Boston to attend M.I.T.

    05/31/2017 4:42 PM

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    ASMPC Classified Empoyee of the Year Awarded to Aaron Cepeda!

    Congratulations to Aaron Cepeda, IT Support Technician, for being recognized this year as the "ASMPC Classified Employee of the Year!"

    05/25/2017 11:09 AM

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    Local High School Students Get a Head Start at MPC!

    Things just got really interesting for high school students on the Monterey Peninsula! This month Monterey Peninsula College announced their new College and Career Access Pathways program, partnering in the first phase in the Fall of 2017 with Monterey Peninsula Unified School District and Pacific Grove Unified School District.

    05/23/2017 2:44 PM

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    MPC partners with CSUMB in New Pathways Programs!

    MPC and CSUMB are pleased to announce their collaboration in offering 3 new dual admission programs for students in Marine Science, Business Administration and General Education Transfer curricula.

    05/16/2017 10:33 AM

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    Join the Great Conversation!

    Need extra units of GE? Want to take them online? Curious about great ideas? Enroll in English 5 - Intro to Great Books!

    05/06/2017 3:50 PM

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    Spanish for Spanish Speaking Students, expanded!

    MPC is offering multiple classes in Spanish for Spanish Speaking students in the Fall!

    05/06/2017

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    Lobos Track & Field Teams Shine at Coast Conference

    Track & Field season is coming to a close with the Coast Conference Championship meets at both Hartnell and MPC. Both men's and women's teams were successful as each team improved their point total from the previous season. The women's team for the second year in a row placed 3rd overall and the men's team placed 7th.

    05/02/2017 5:04 PM

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    Apply to EOPS!

    MPC's EOPS program is currently taking applications for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are interested in the support and services provided through this program apply online now!

    05/01/2017 3:34 PM

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    Registration for MPC is open!

    It's open registration for the summer at MPC, with over 200 classes being offered in six-week and eight-week sessions at both the Monterey and Marina campuses.

    04/24/2017 6:20 PM

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    MPC Staff Complete CERT Program!

    Congratulations to the MPC staff members who have completed the rigorous CERT training in Monterey!

    04/23/2017 6:04 PM

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    Enroll in STEM Core at MPC!

    STEM Core offers personalized support and tutoring to carry students through the higher math requirement for a STEM degree.

    04/17/2017 10:00 AM

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    Time for the MPC Automotive Skills Challenge!

    Join us on April 21st for the High School Automotive Skills Challenge.

    03/15/2017 4:07 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - Aug 25, 2017

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

    08/25/2017 4:00 PM

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    MPC Selected for Top Award in Education & Training

    MPC was honored to receive this year's Business Excellence Award for Education & Training from the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce!

    08/24/2017 11:19 PM

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    Leadership Skills are High Priority at MPC!

    Congratulations to campus administrators Nicole Dunne, LaKisha Bradley and Michael Midkiff for their successful completion of Admin 201: Transformational Leadership Program this Summer!

    08/09/2017 12:22 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - May 22, 2017

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

    05/22/2017 4:00 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - May 12, 2017

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

    05/12/2017 4:00 PM

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    MPC Collective Bargaining with MPCTA

    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (May 11)

    05/11/2017 5:00 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - May 2, 2017

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

    05/02/2017 4:00 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Apr. 21)

    On April 21, 2017, the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) and Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) met again to continue negotiations over a collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

    04/27/2017 6:00 PM

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    MPC Art Gallery Presents "Origins: Raw and Refined

    Please join us for a serene and subtle experience to view the lovely art of Victoria May (Santa Cruz) and Rachelle Reichert (San Francisco).

    04/24/2017 6:13 PM

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    MPC's Creative Writing Instructor Henry Marchand wins Allen Griffin Award for Excellence

    Congratulations to English and Creative Writing Instructor Henry Marchand, recipient of an Allen Griffin Teaching Award! This award is given once every 2 years by the Community Foundation of Monterey County to outstanding educators at the county's secondary and post-secondary institutions.

    04/24/2017 12:51 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Mar 31st and Apr 7th)

    On March 31st and April 7th, 2017, the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) and Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) met to negotiate a new MPCTA collective bargaining agreement (CBA). Under law, the parties will continue to honor terms of the prior contract during the negotiations.

    04/18/2017 5:00 PM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - April 12, 2017

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

    04/12/2017 10:00 AM

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    Top Tech award presented to MPC's CISO, Michael Midkiff

    Congratulations to MPC's Chief Information System's Officer, Michael Midkiff on winning this year's prestigious Technology Achievement Award from the CCC Chancellor's office.

    03/30/2017 11:19 AM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Mar 3)

    On March 3, 2017, the negotiations teams for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) and the Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) met for the tenth session of negotiations during the 2016-17 fiscal year. The parties are renegotiating the terms of the MPCTA collective bargaining agreement (CBA) which has expired. Under law, the parties will continue to honor terms of the prior contract during the negotiations.

    03/22/2017 9:00 AM

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    Guest Author Series welcomes author Jeff Maysh - Mar 15th

    The MPC Guest Authors Series is pleased to bring the award-winning long-form journalist Jeff Maysh to Monterey for this public reading, followed by a question & answer period and book signing.

    03/12/2017 11:00 AM

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    The MPC Community enjoys lunch with Dr. T!

    Thank you ASMPC for hosting MPC's first Pizza with the President

    03/08/2017 4:31 PM

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    Congrats IT Specialist Aaron Cepeda!

    IT/AV Specialist Aaron Cepeda recently completed an intensive training course and is now a certified Extron Control Specialist!

    03/07/2017

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    MPC Hospitality with CSUMB in 2+2 Transfer Degree!

    MPC is pleased to offer a 2yr + 2yr transfer program with California State University at Monterey Bay (CSUMB) in Sustainable Hospitality Management.

    02/27/2017 4:14 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Feb 21)

    On February 21, 2017, the negotiations teams for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) and the Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) met for the ninth session of negotiations during the 2016-17 fiscal year. To date, the parties have exchanged proposals on fifteen articles in the MPCTA collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

    02/24/2017 2:00 PM

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    MPC Humanities Honors Students

    The Humanities Division at Monterey Peninsula College will present its 40th Annual Book Grant Awards to outstanding students in a ceremony in the Sam Karas Room of the campus library on Thursday, February 23 at 3:00 PM.

    02/07/2017 9:09 PM

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    Open Classes!

    The Spring semester has begun, but you can still take classes this term. Click here to see a current list of classes that have open seats!

    02/05/2017 1:08 PM

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    Network Engineer Recognized by Cisco

    Special congratulations goes out to IT Network Engineer Robert Boardman, who has been selected to participate in the 2017 Cisco Champion program this year!

    02/03/2017 8:41 AM

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    Monterey Peninsula College Security Alert - Februrary 2, 2017

    (Alert: Assault) The following information is provided, in accordance with the Monterey Peninsula College’s Crime Reporting Procedure, with your safety in mind. [UPDATED: Feb 10, 2017]

    02/02/2017 4:00 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Jan 17)

    On Janury 17, 2017, the negotiations teams for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) and the Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) met from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. regarding a successor contract.

    01/28/2017 2:00 PM

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    Campus Security and Parking Reminders

    As we begin our Spring semester, campus security would like to remind students and guests of a few campus policies.

    01/20/2017 2:29 PM

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    Google Apps Training Sessions in January

    Jump start 2017 with customized Google Apps Training!

    01/09/2017 9:59 AM

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    Medical Assisting Progam Expanding at MPC!

    To meet the local need for highly qualified Medical Assistants, MPC is expanding its program and is now offering classes in Marina and Monterey!

    01/05/2017 2:09 PM

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    Resolution of Support and Commitment to All Students at MPC

    We realize that many students may be experiencing emotional reactions or heightened anxiety as a result of rhetoric on the national level related to draconian changes to our nation’s immigration policies. At this juncture, it is important that we communicate clearly that MPC is redoubled in its resolve to fulfill our mission of education ..

    12/19/2016 4:42 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Nov 21)

    On November 21, 2016, representatives from MPC and MPCTA attended the third meeting before a mediator in order to resolve the pending grievance. At the end of the day, the mediator issued a “mediator’s proposal” which was accepted by both MPC and MPCTA as the best possible outcome through mediation, and which both parties agreed to present to their constituents for ratification/adoption.

    12/05/2016 2:00 PM

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    CTRC Offers MPC Students & Grads Digital Portfolios!

    Build your own online portfolio to showcase your academic and professional achievements!

    11/27/2016 10:03 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Nov 18)

    On November 18, 2016, the negotiations teams for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) and the Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) met from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. regarding a successor contract. The parties agreed on the agenda for the bargaining session. MPC presented proposals or counterproposals on Articles 23, 17, 4 and 24.

    11/22/2016 11:00 AM

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    Grad Guru Notice for Android Users!

    Important Update for Grad Gurus Users on Android devices!

    11/08/2016

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Nov 7)

    On November 7, 2016, the negotiations teams for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) and the Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) met from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. regarding a successor contract. The parties agreed on the agenda for the bargaining session, and then addressed MPC’s proposal to offer a Retirement Incentive Plan to MPCTA full-time unit members.

    11/07/2016 11:00 AM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Oct 28)

    On October 28, 2016, the negotiations teams for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association (MPCTA) and the Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) met from 11:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. to review collective bargaining proposals for a successor contract. The parties agreed on the agenda for the bargaining session. The parties also agreed on ground rules for the 2016-17 negotiations process.

    11/04/2016 3:00 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Oct 7)

    On October 7, 2016, the negotiations teams for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association and the Monterey Peninsula College met to review collective bargaining goals and procedures for this year.

    10/21/2016 10:09 PM

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    Update on Collective Bargaining with MPCTA (Oct 3)

    On October 3, 2016, the negotiations teams for the Monterey Peninsula College Teachers Association and the Monterey Peninsula College met to discuss procedures for collective bargaining in the 2016-17 fiscal year.

    10/21/2016 9:55 PM