The UC Merced Alumni Association and Athletics and Recreation will host the inaugural UC Merced Journey 5K Fund Run on Sept. 5 to celebrate the campus’s 10th anniversary.
Current students, staff and faculty members, alumni and community members are invited to participate. All proceeds from the run will support student scholarships. The goal is to raise $2,500, which will be matched 3-to-1.
Merced is conveniently located in the middle of everything. Whether one seeks the beach, the mountains or the city, the destination lies little more than two hours away. Thanks to a committed group of outdoor enthusiasts, however, the adventure of extreme off-road cycling could soon be much closer.
In its inaugural intercollegiate season, the UC Merced men’s soccer team showed plenty of promise by defeating the eventual conference champions and producing the California Pacific Conference freshman player of the year.
The ties between the community and the University of California, Merced, will grow stronger thanks to a gift from longtime campus supporters Joel and Elizabeth Wallace.
The Wallaces have given UC Merced $575,000 to establish the Wallace-Dutra Amphitheater and the Yablokoff-Wallace Health Science Research Endowment, which will support the campus’s Community Research, Innovations and Solutions for the Health of the San Joaquin Valley Network (CRIS).
The best way to explore what UC Merced has to offer is to visit the campus and see it firsthand.
The author of a controversial new book offering fresh insight into Cesar Chavez and the labor union he led will speak Oct. 22 at UC Merced.