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Modesto Junior College


MJC Theater, Music and Dance Departments stage Hairspray musical

The MJC Theater, Music and Dance Departments are proud to present "Hairspray" on March 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. and March 25 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. Winner of eight Tony Awards, this family-friendly musical is piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance, 1960s-style dance music and tuneful songs. Tickets are available at the Box Office, 575-6776, and online at

MJC hosts CTE Open House and Career Expo, and Meet the Professionals of Ag

MJC invites the you to back-to-back, career-focused events. The first event is the Career Technical Education (CTE) Open House and Career Expo on Thursday, February 22, 4:30 - 7 p.m., followed by Meet the Professionals in Agriculture on Friday, February 23, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Both events are held in the Agriculture Center for Education (ACE) Pavilion located on West Campus. Come learn about CTE career pathways and programs at MJC! Both events and parking are free.

Art Gallery offers Iconic Vintage Leica Images by James Curl

The MJC Department of Art presents Iconic Vintage Leica Film Images of Modesto by James Curl, from February 6 - March 1, 2018 in the MJC Art Gallery on the East Campus. The gallery is open 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday and admission is free. A public reception for the artist is scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Art Gallery.

Speech and Debate Team launches spring competition with sweepstakes win

The MJC Speech and Debate Team launched spring semester competition with a first place sweepstakes win at Chabot College's Keeling Invitational in Hayward, CA, held January 26-27. The competition was a "swing," meaning there are two full tournaments over the course of the weekend and competitors have a chance to win twice in their events. Sixteen MJC students competed and collectively took home 36 awards in individual speech and debate events.

Visiting Authors Series hosts An Evening with Rafael Navarro

The MJC Foundation and Literature and Language Arts Visiting Authors Series presents an Evening with Rafael Navarro, cartoonist and Daytime Emmy Award winner, on Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus. Navarro will give a talk and demonstration, followed by a question and answer session and book signing. The event is free, open to the public.

Free Science Colloquium series offered on Wednesdays

MJC invites the campus and community to the weekly Science Colloquium, a series of one hour discussions on timely, science-related topics which are free and open to the public. The Science Colloquium presentations are scheduled for Wednesdays at 3:15 p.m. in Science Community Center, Room 115, on West Campus.