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  • Mendocino College
    June 24, 2020

    A grant from the U.S. Department of Education was recently renewed that will allow Mendocino College to continue its High School Equivalency Program (HEP). The program is expected to receive $400,000 per year for five consecutive years, beginning in the 2020-21 academic year.  HEP has been in existence since 1967 and is an educational program which serves migrant or seasonal agricultural working families. Since its first award in 2001, the program has served close to 1,000 eligible migrant/seasonal farm working students in Mendocino and Lake Counties.  

  • Tim Karas
    June 11, 2020

    The Mendocino-Lake Community College Board of Trustees approved the appointment of their next Superintendent/President Dr. Tim Karas on Wednesday evening at their regularly scheduled June meeting. Dr. Karas’ new role will officially begin July 13. Dr. Karas will be leaving his post as the President of the College of Alameda, a position he has held since 2016.

  • Mendocino College
    June 9, 2020

    Dear Mendocino College Community, 

    Our country is facing very challenging events. While we weather the COVID-19 storm, I am saddened and worried about the even larger and historical challenges we are being reminded of this week. The events of the past two weeks, including the racist killing of George Floyd, remind us of the perseverance of racism. Perhaps, for some of us, it could be easy to feel distant from the rest of the country’s strife in our relatively peaceful rural counties. However, our own local social fabric is woven by its own historical and structural racism. 

  • Mendocino College
    May 21, 2020

    Mendocino College Interim Superintendent/President Eileen Cichocki announced today that the college will hold classes in the fall “primarily” online. According to Cichocki, “This decision is made with the health, safety, and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and community in mind. This was a very difficult decision, but after speaking with faculty leadership, deans, the Vice President of Academic Affairs and others, it became clear that it was best to make the decision as soon as possible to allow time for thoughtful planning for the fall schedule to take place.”   
     

  • Congratulations graduates
    May 19, 2020

    Mendocino College is finding ways to celebrate its 2020 graduates in light of Shelter in Place restrictions, which have forced the postponement of this year’s commencement ceremony, originally scheduled for May 22. 

  • free and low cost textbooks
    May 15, 2020

    The math faculty at Mendocino College recognize that college textbooks can be expensive. That is why they have made the commitment to use low-cost textbooks for their B-STEM (business, science, technology, engineering, and math) pathway courses.

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