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Student IDs available this week on East Campus

Campus Life & Student Learning will distribute student ID Cards and Bus Stickers to students enrolled in Summer courses at the central kiosk in the East Campus Student Center this week. Staff will be available from June 22 to June 24 from 9am to 4pm. If you have any questions, please contact Alejandra Espinoza at espinozaa@yosemite.edu


MJC Alumna Continues to Advocate for Students with Appointment to UC Regents

A University of California Board of Regents special committee has nominated Alexis Zaragoza to be the 2021-22 student regent. "I am a product of California Community Colleges, specifically MJC and that is a huge point of pride for me. MJC gave me my start and helped me figure out who I wanted to be. I am forever grateful and honored to give back and serve."


Pirates' Pantry Kicked Off Its Relief Project

"We are humbled by the opportunity we have to serve our students and their families with one of the most essential elements there is, food! The smiles and expressions of gratitude we receive reaffirms that we are moving in the right direction. Our Basic Needs Program is showing how essential it is, especially in a time like this. We are #MJCStrong"


From Costume Shop to Making Masks for Kaiser

Every semester the costume shop provides employment for several Federal Work Study students and as a result many of them end up loving the experience so much they stay. This summer as others might be basking in the sun, or reading books, these MJC students will be dedicating their time to keeping us all safe.


MJC Alumna at Front Line of COVID19

Tania Barjesteh has service to others in her blood. Both her mother and her grandmother are nurses. A graduate of the MJC Nursing program in 2016, she currently works at Doctor's Medical Center. Like most MJC students, Barjesteh did not have a linear path into nursing; she worked as a Vet Tech before making the decision to go into nursing.


MJC Student and Instructors create 3D PPE

Inter-departmental collaboration is alive and well at MJC! Dr. David Martin, Professor of Biology and Randy Thoe, Instructor of Manufacturing and Machine Tool Technology, collaborated on the creation of 3D PPE equipment to healthcare workers, but it was the addition of MJC student Andrei Burciu that scaled production!