Pathways Poster


Have questions regarding college? 
(financial aid, finding classes, tutoring, etc.)

Contact one of Success Coaches in the east or West Campus Pathways Center

information on free meals and food pantries


'It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.’ 

Check your grades and upload your Health Research Project via:
click here for details on how to log onto Canvas for the first time



Spring 2019 extra credit opportunities 
events will be posted as semester progresses

Throughout the semester there are free health related seminars which will enhance your understanding of current topics.  To earn 20 points (100 points maximum) you must attend one or several of these seminars and turn into Dr. Shrock a 5x8 card signed by the presenter with a one-sided summation of what you learned. 

 Student Health Services Healthy Living talks
varied days and locations   

Wed, 6 February - Stalking: 10:15-11:15am-Sierra 137 (west); 1:00-2:00pm-Forum 110 (east) - This presentation will define stalking and discuss its impacts.  Also discuss safety planning as well as campus resources and the community - presented by Haven Women's Center.

Thursday, 21 February - CalFresh: 1:00-2:00pm-CAT 101 (east): Formally known as Food Stamps, this nutrition program supplements a person's or family's food budget. Workshop  will address income requirements and eligibility and how to apply.

Thursday, 7 March - Birth Control and Contraception: 12:00-1:00pm-Sierra 133 (west), This presentation will provide you with up-to-date information on long lasting, highly effective reversible contraception.

Wednesday, 27 March - Tobacco Prevention: 10:00-11:00-Sierra 204 (west): Discussion of JULL, and other vaping products and how dangerous they are.  You'll learn the reality of vape pens, the dangers of tobacco and resources on how to quit.

Thursday, 18 April - Stress Less: 12:00-1:00pm-Founders 135 (east): Learn how to reduce stress in your life and how to recognize the signs of stress and gain techniques hat you can use to effectively manage stress.


Science Colloquium Talks
Science Community Center, MJC West Campus, Room 115
Wednesdays 3:15-4:15pm
previous talks:  
click here for the Spring 2019 topics poster

20 February - Sustainable Agraculture: Farming practices and methods that are environmentally sourced and good for our communities

20 March: Emotions of Coffee Drinking: The effects of coffee consumption on our emotions

10 April: Climate Solutions That Can Save the World:  Managing Man's carbon consumption.

Modesto Area Science Project
Fridays evenings from 7:30pm in Sierra 132 (West Campus)

click here for a list by subject of interesting previous talks 
click here for the Spring 2019 presentation poster with additional details

25 January: Climate Change...Yes or No?  MJC Professor 
Emeritus Don Aherns will lead a discussion on the basics of Climate Change.

22 February:  Syrian Forced Migration & Public Health in the European Union.
Since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011, more than 400,000 people have been killed and millions displaced. This talk examines the causes of the Syrian Civil War and the impact of migration on public health in the Middle East and Europe. 


 General presentation flyer
Thursday nights 7:00-9:00pm - Forum 110-East Campus

28 February - Get in the Way: Film on the journey of Civil rights activist and congressman John Lewis.  Often referred to the conscious of Congress.

28 March- RGB: Film on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Film follows her career as a women's right activist and being one of the nation's top legal scholars highlighting her fight against gender discrimination.


Learning Resource Center Workshops

Throughout the semester the library/learning resource center offers 2 hour workshops on citation in MLA and/or researching strategies. There are additional workshops as well, but I will grant credit for either of these two.
click here for all workshop times and locations


Discover Yosemite National Park: (click here for the Yosemite NP website)
Travel 2 hours to Yosemite National Park and discover it's wonders and earn 20 points, even if you have been before! To earn the extra credit, bring you car admission receipt ($30.00) and write on one side of a 5x8 card on what you experienced.