Weger Family Establishes a Second Scholarship at Mendocino College

December 22, 2019

The Mendocino College Foundation is proud to announce the creation of the George Weger Perpetual Scholarship for a Mendocino College Student who graduates from Ukiah High School.

"This is the second Weger Family Perpetual Scholarship to be created by the family" announced Jerry Chaney, Scholarship Committee Chair.  The Mendocino College Foundation has been stewarding the Alfred and Hulda Weger Scholarship for the past ten years.  George is the son of Alfred and Hulda and he too believes in helping people succeed by having the opportunity to attend college.

Bites N Brews... Coastal Affiliate Fundraiser

October 15, 2019

The "Friends of the Mendocino College Coast Campus" are excited to announce their upcoming fundraiser Bites and Brews!

The event will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. at North Coast Brewery in the Sequoia Room.

Tickets are limited, so get yours soon!  Tickets can be purchased at Harvest Market in Fort Bragg or by contacting the Coast Campus at 961-2203.

Special thanks to North Coast Brewery for supporting student success at Mendocino College.

“Book Awards Help Students Succeed”

September 10, 2019

Ukiah... Mendocino College Students enrolled in ESL (English as a Second Language) courses received $50 book awards to help them purchase the required materials for their college coursework. 

The Karen Gilmore ESL Book Award Program, established by the Mendocino College Foundation in Fall 2011, was designed to assist students enrolled in non-credit ESL coursework. Thanks to the generosity of local individuals, this program provides direct support to some of the ESL students enrolled in the program.

AAFG Recipient Off to Sonoma State University

August 19, 2019

Jessica Hernandez received the AAFG (Adopt A Fifth Grader Scholarship) seven years ago while attending Oak Manor Elementary School.  Her scholarship was generously provided by Mendo Lake Credit Union which is now Community First Credit Union, who are long-time, and loyal supporters of the program.

Coastal Student Jack Ortega Receives Scholarship

August 8, 2019

“My experience at Mendocino College has been a story of successes!” scholarship recipient Jack Ortega enthusiastically states. “I really didn’t expect the quality of education I have received here. It’s been more than I could have hoped for.”

AAFG Recipient Enrolls at Mendocino College for Fall Semester

July 23, 2019

In 2012, Emma Compa was a 5th grader attending Blosser Lane Elementary School in Willits when her name was called as a recipient of the Mendocino College Foundation’s Adopt A Fifth Grader Award.

Span forward seven years and Emma is enrolled at Mendocino College for the upcoming fall semester. She graduated from La Vida Charter School meeting both intentions of the AAFG program. The program was created to encourage students to graduate from high school and attend Mendocino College.

John Bogner Remembered

July 17, 2019

Ukiah… A memorial plaque honoring all of the John Bogner Fine Arts Scholarship recipients was recently mounted inside the lobby of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts at Mendocino College.

Scholarship Recipient Hailey Choate

June 28, 2019

“Scholarship Recipient Hailey Choate” Ukiah… “Hailey Choate is a remarkable woman,” according to her professor, Helen Falandes. She has received multiple scholarships through the Mendocino College Foundation because she is simply an outstanding student.

Choate maintains a 4.0 grade point average at Mendocino College and is looking forward to the next chapter of her educational career. She will be one of the first to start the college’s new Physical Therapy Assistant program this fall.

North County 5th Graders Receive Scholarships

June 19, 2019

Willits...Nine fifth grade students, representing Willits and Laytonville received the Mendocino College Foundation’s Adopt a Fifth-Grader Award. This annual program is designed to motivate students early to start thinking about graduating from high school and to attend college.

Mendocino College Biology Student Awarded Mendocino Coast Audubon Scholarship

May 18, 2019

The Friends of the Mendocino College Coastal Field Station and Natural Sciences are pleased to announce the awarding of the 2019 Brandon Pill Memorial Mendocino Coast Audubon Society $1000 scholarship to biology student Jasmine Martin. Jasmine has been studying marine biology at Mendocino College.

"As part of my biology studies, I have visited the Mendocino College field station in Point Arena, CA," explains Jasmine. "There, I conducted fieldwork on marine organisms and plant life."


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