Join MAPS (Modesto Area Partners in Science) to explore how living systems and organisms are used to make products that are useful to humans and the entire planet. On Dec. 9th, Professor DeKloe of Solano Community College will discuss how biotechnology is the wave of the future in medicine, health care, agriculture, industry, and the environment. Meet us at 7:30pm on MJC's West Campus in Sierra Hall, Rm132.
Praised by the Washington Post for having a voice of "unearthly power," and The Houston Press as a "blow-away singer," award-winning operatic bass-baritone and MJC Alumni, Nathan Stark will be performing in concert at MJC's Recital Hall on the East Campus on December 5th at 7pm. Get your tickets online now!
Join us, along with family and friends, March 3rd on MJC West Campus. The Innovation Showcase will now include the grand opening of the MJC Innovation Center, a space for innovative teams to utilize in their problem solving, including a 3D printer and other creative tools. Teams, parents and guests will also be treated to a special edition of Science Night, the opening of a student documentary, creative expositions and displays, and the Solve Community Challenges finalist teams will deliver their much-anticipated final pitches competing for up to $20,000 in prize money!
Debuting December 1st is MJC's production of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, directed by Lindsay Bryan. Join us for a Regency comedy centered around two bookish people and their journey to love. Performances will be in MJC's Little Theatre on East Campus with evening and matinee show times. Get your tickets online now!
Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will host Nick Stong, Manager of Public Programs with Monterey Bay Aquarium for a discussion on the Amazing Life of the Western Monarch Butterfly. Presentations: at 4:00pm and 7:30pm at MJC's West Campus, Sierra Hall 132. In addition, we are excited to present our local, talented student art showcase of Monarch Butterflies at MJC's Great Valley Museum Lobby between 5:00pm-7:30pm. All activities are free and open to the public.
Ava Chiesa is a 5'7", Sophomore Outside Hitter for the Modesto Junior College Volleyball team. Chiesa helped Modesto to a pair of Big 8 Conference upset sweeps over Folsom Lake and state #21 Sierra. Chiesa led all players with 13 kills and added 12 digs in the Folsom Lake triumph. She repeated that type of performance in scoring 11 kills and 16 digs to propel the Pirates over Sierra. She was perfect on serve receive with no errors in 37attempts in the two wins. On the season, Ava is MJC's leader in kills with 242, digs with 333, and points at 287.5.