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President's Office

Mr. David Martin
Interim Superintendent/President

Shawn Anderson
Assistant to the President

JoRene Finnell
Executive Assistant to the
Superintendent/President &
Governing Board

Monthly Mailbag

Catch up on all the news on a monthly basis with the President's Monthly Mailbag.

Pursuant to the Monterey County Shelter-in-Place order, MPC is providing services online and many will be working limited hours pending the need to fulfill essential functions on campus.

The Superintendent/President's Office will be available via Zoom during weekdays to answer questions and provide further assistance while operations are online.

Zoom Availability - Monday through Friday (beginning Thur. March 26, 2020):

Please feel free to send an email if you need a specific time and/or day and we will be as accommodating as possible.

We are here to support you.

President’s Welcome

Mr. David Martin
Interim Superintendent/President

President-Website-Picture-croppedWelcome to Monterey Peninsula College – your world-class college by the bay!

A vibrant institution of higher learning, Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) offers exceptional educational opportunities at our campus in Monterey, our Education Center at Marina, our Public Safety Training Center in Seaside, and online.

With a high-quality education, you can transform your personal and professional life. Whether your goal is to get a head start on your college education, earn a certificate or an associate degree, transfer to a four-year university, update your skills, train for a new career, or enrich your personal life, MPC can help you achieve it. 

Our excellent and caring faculty, staff, administrators, and board of trustees are dedicated to promoting and supporting your success. In addition to our outstanding academic programs, MPC offers comprehensive supportive resources and specialized programs to help you gain the tools you need to succeed. Concerned about paying for college? We can help you navigate the wide array of scholarships and financial aid available to MPC students, including the Monterey Peninsula College Promise. Interested in enriching your college experience? Engage with our multitude of student organizations and cultural, artistic, and athletic programs and events. At MPC, education doesn’t end in the classroom.   

Wherever you are on your educational path, MPC will help you take the next step toward success.

I look forward to seeing you on campus!




Bienvenidos al Colegio de la Península de Monterey— ¡Tú colegio de nivel mundial en la bahía!

Un colegio vibrante de educación, el Colegio de la Península de Monterey (MPC) ofrece oportunidades excepcionales de educación en nuestras localidades en Monterey, Centro Educativo de Marina, Centro de Entrenamiento de Seguridad Pública, y en línea.

Con una educación de alto nivel, tú puedes transformar tu vida personal y profesional. Si tu meta es avanzar tu educación, recibir un certificado, un diploma asociado, transferirte a una universidad, mejorar tus habilidades, recibir entrenamiento para una nueva carrera, o enriquecer tu vida personal, MPC está aquí para ayudarte a obtenerlo.

Nuestros excelentes y solidarios profesores, empleados, administradores, y la mesa directiva están dedicados a promover y apoyar tus logros.  Además nuestros excelentes programas académicos, MPC también ofrece recursos comprensivos y programas especializados para apoyarte a cumplir tus metas. ¿Te preocupa cómo pagar tus costos de matriculación?  MPC te puede ayudar a navegar y aplicar para becas y ayuda financiera disponible para nuestros estudiantes. ¡También tenemos la promesa del Colegio de la Península de Monterey! ¿Te gustaría enriquecer tu experiencia académica? Te puedes involucrar con nuestras multitudes de organizaciones estudiantiles o programas artísticos, culturales o eventos de atletismo.  En nuestro colegio la educación no termina en la clase. 

En lo que necesites, MPC te ayudará a tomar el siguiente paso a tu éxito. 

¡Espero verte en nuestro colegio próximamente!

Mr. David Martin
Interim Superintendent/President