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Modesto Junior College


Five presentations offered in Positive People Speaker Series

The Modesto Junior College Office of Campus Life and Student Learning presents the Positive People Speaker Series for spring 2018, featuring free presentations by local community members who have overcome challenges and obstacles to achieve their goals. The campus and community are invited to come hear these five stories of inspiration and motivation.

MJC Off-Balance Dance presents "Renderings" performances

The Dance Department presents "Renderings" - Off-Balance in Performance on February 7, 8, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. The concert of modern and contemporary dance features the MJC Off~Balance Dance Company, an eclectic ensemble of young and mature artists who perform with physicality, integrity and grace, and a belief that through movement, the spoken word may be revealed. Tickets are available online, at the MJC Box Office and at the door.

New World of Work program teaches students skills for job success

Are you ready to master the "Top 10 21st Century Skills" for job success? MJC students are invited to sign up for MJC's New World of Work program! The NWOW program offers training in employability skills, work habits, and character traits that increase a student's workforce preparedness, and it is free! Students can register for a set of workshops on either Tuesdays or Thursdays for the spring semester beginning on January 23 and January 25 by calling (209) 575-6332.

Science presentation offered on cross-species bird communications

The campus and community are invited to a Modesto Area Partners in Science presentation on "Fear and food in the Amazon: understanding how and why birds eavesdrop on each other in the rainforest" by Ari Martinez, Ph.D., National Geographic explorer. The free event is Friday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Sierra Hall 132 on MJC's West Campus. Dr. Martinez, an animal ecologist who explores the realms of behavior and community ecology, discusses how neo-tropical birds communicate across species and how they use the information they gain about food and predators.

Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art offered at MJC Art Gallery

The MJC Art Gallery is hosting Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art by Allen Passalaqua from January 9 through February 1, 2018. The show documents the process of various artists that Passalaqua has worked with over the years as a professional colorist in the comic book industry. Admission is free and a reception for the artist is set for January 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gallery.

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

The MJC Arts, Humanities and Communications Division is staging Church & State on January 25-27 and February 2-3 at 7 p.m. and February 4 at 2 p.m. in Room 222 of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. Written by Jason Odell Williams, this is a timely play about faith, politics, and the power of social media. This dramedy is a witty, thought-provoking look at the politics of religion and gun control, and the danger and power in telling the unfiltered truth.