Campus Life Events

 All Events Are Funded Through the $10 Student Activity Fee charged each semester. Students who waive the fee may do so but are not eligible for events  (including FLOW), activities, and services funded through the Student Activity Fee.

Spring 2021 Past Events and recordings  

Safe Zone 101

Safe Zone 101 

Please join us April 15th at 3:00 p.m. as the MJC LGBTQ+ Advocates give an introduction to LGBTQ+ information, share an overview of the LGBTQ+ community, help us understand what is a safe zone, how to be an ally, and understand the difference between gender, sex, and sexuality to enhance the student experience at MJC.

Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta

Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Legacy Week 

Join us for week-long programming to honor the legacy of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta. We will discuss social and environmental disparities and how the impact of Covid-19 affects essential workers in the fields.

Monday 3/22 at 4:00 p.m. Social and Environmental Disparities in Stanislaus County amongst Latino Communities 

Please join us as we learn from the co-founder of VIP about the struggle many Hispanic/Latinx communities faced in Stanislaus county. Topics such as social and environmental injustices during COVID-19.

Presented by: Bianca Lopez, Co-Founder of Valley Improvement Projects (VIP)

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Tuesday 3/23 at 4:00 p.m. Essential Workers in the Field 

Please join us as we learn more about how farmworkers in this county are struggling during COVID-19 and what we can do to help.

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 Wednesday 3/24 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. T-Shirt Giveaway during FLOW 

 Thursday 3/25 at 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion on a Si Se Puede Attitude 

Please join us as we listen to a panel discussion on the everyday struggle that many farmworkers face as essential workers. They’ll discuss ways in which higher education combat this and emphasize the notion of being an advocate for farmworker.

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Virtual Club Rush

Virtual Club Rush 

Join us on our Virtual Club Rush! In place of our traditional in-person event, we have a Zoom event with clubs covering all areas of interest and careers.  College isn’t just about academics, it’s also about the fun you have connecting with new friends and our clubs are the place to connect!

Click here to view March 18th Club Rush Recording

Click here to view March 19th Club Rush Recording

37th Annual Hispanic Education Conference

37th Annual Hispanic Education Conference 

37a Conferencia Anual Hispana de Educación de Modesto Junior College

Serving our Latinx and Chicanx Communities please join us to celebrate Hispanic history and culture with a day of keynote speakers, workshops, food, and a wonderful educational experience. Parents are welcomed and encouraged to attend. 

Sirviendo a nuestras comunidades Latinx y Chicanx. Celebra la historia y cultura hispana con oradores especiales, talleres, comida y una experiencia educacional maravillosa. Padres de familia son bienvenidos, ¡los animamos a asistir!

Click here to view the Recording of the 37th Hispanic Education Conference 

Haga clic aquí para ver la grabación de la 37a Conferencia de Educación Hispana

3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Luncheon

3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Luncheon 

Modesto Junior College’s Women’s Empowerment Luncheon will be presented virtually on Friday, March 5th at 4:00 p.m. Please join us in celebrating and honoring the successes and accomplishments of women in our community.  The luncheon features a panel of influential community members and concludes with the Women’s Empowerment Awards. 

This year’s panelists include Karlha Davies, Jenilyn Dittman, Adriana Garcia, Menne Hall, and Rachel Hernandez.

Click here to view the recording of the 3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Luncheon

Dr. Amelia Herrera

Positive People Series 

Please join us on March 4th, at 6:00 p.m., for our next engaging Positive People Guest Speaker, Dr. Amelia Herrera. During the last fourteen years of her teaching career at Davis High School, Dr. Herrera has been privileged to learn from a globally, diverse population of students. These students have shared priceless lessons about violence, war, peace, humanity, and most importantly -- unconditional love.

Dr. Herrera believes that students who are most in need of care, deserve a quality education with the most thoughtful, philosophical, and loving guidance of caring teachers. She has strived to become this role model for students.

Click here to view the recording 

African American Education Conference

African American Education Conference 

Join us as we celebrate African American history and culture with an evening of keynote speakers, workshops, food, and a wonderful educational experience. This conference is free to all junior high, high school, and college students. Parents are encouraged to attend.

Click here to view the recording of the African American Education Conference 


African American Heritage Week

African American Heritage Week  

Don’t miss our COVID-friendly event, as we celebrate African American Culture with an interesting array of presentations.

Monday 2/22 3:00 p.m. Do it for the Culture -We will learn about the traditions, historical facts, and contributions of African American Culture that have influenced America today.

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Tuesday 2/23 4:00 p.m. Don't Touch My Hair -We will discuss the significance of a black woman’s hair, learn why it is symbolic of the black struggle, and what it means to our black woman today.

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Wednesday 2/24 11:00 a.m. - T-shirt giveaway (during FLOW) must sign-up 

Thursday 2/25 12:00 p.m. Soul Food 101 -Food is always part of the culture. Please join us as we get a quick soul food demonstration from Mr. John Griffin. He will be sharing some of his special recipes.

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MLK Legacy Week

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Week 

Please join us for virtual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Week where students will be educated on the life and times of activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and taking a closer look at the Civil Rights Movement

Monday 1/25 4:00 p.m.-  What is Black Lives Matter? zoom recording: Click here to view

Tuesday 1/26 4:30 p.m. - Know your Civil Rights  zoom recording: Click here to view

Wednesday 1/27 11:00 a.m. - T-shirt giveaway (during FLOW) must sign-up 

Thursday 1/28 12:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion zoom recording: Click here to view  


Financial Literacy Quarantine Edition 

Don’t miss this virtual Financial Literacy event which, will consist of a financial expert who will teach students during this global pandemic of COVID-19 on different ways of saving money and other financial tips. 

Zoom recording: Click here to view 

Michael Jackson


Positive People Series 

Please join us for an inspirational session on how students can persevere in the face of adversity and accomplish their goals. This session is led by one of our very own: Modesto Junior College DSPS/Veterans Counselor and Veterans Service Coordinator, Michael Jackson.

Michael Jackson is a student-centered, servant-leader dedicated to educating and empowering students to achieve their life goals. His commitment to student success and equity is demonstrated through the art and science of counseling. Michael has dedicated his career to providing strength-based and solution-focused counseling services. It is his endeavor to provide support to students who are considered high risk or disproportionately impacted on community college campuses. Despite obstacles he may have faced, Michael earned his bachelor’s degree in Social Science with a concentration in Psychology, Sociology, and Organizational Leadership. He went on to earn his master’s degree in Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy and a post-graduate certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success.

Zoom Recoding: Click here to view 

You are what you eat


You Are What You Eat Quarantine Edition 

We will explore our eating habits, as we live through the pandemic and learn how to workout at home to relieve stress from being quarantined. There is no better time to improve our physical well-being and establish healthy eating habits with Demitrius Snaer. 

Zoom Recording: Click here to view

Fall 2020 Past Events and Recordings 


 Monica Vergara

Positive People Series 

Please join us on November 5th at 6 pm to hear Monica's empowering story. Monica was born in Venezuela and now resides in Modesto. Monica is the Marketing and Community Relations Manager for La Perla Tapatia and the Managing Partner at Sam and Dave's Market. Monica is an asset to our community as she sits on the Board as Treasurer for Central Valley Hispanic Foundation and a Board Member for the Hughson Chamber of Commerce. Monica's hard work has been recognized in our community in recent years as the 2017 Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year and the 2020 Outstanding Women by the Stanislaus County Commission for Women. 

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Positive People Series

 Positive People Series 
Please join us for this virtual event to hear Karlha's motivational and inspiring story. Karlha currently serves as the Director of Alumni Engagement at CSU, Stanislaus. Karlha will be sharing her story as a first-generation college student and the adversities that she experienced along the way and the positive impacts she has made in our community. 


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 Remembrance Day

 Remembrance Day September 11, 2020 

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Library Awareness Day

Library Awareness Day September 15, 2020

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Pirates Promotion

 Pirate's Promotion Day September 17, 2020


Banned Books Event

Banned Books September 29, 2020
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