Community leaders welcomed the FPU Merced Regional Center during grand opening ceremonies March 29.
Merced Mayor Stan Thurston, Merced College President Ben Duran and District 2 County Supervisor Hubert Walsh were among the speakers to about 70 visitors at the center, 3379 G Street, Building P, El Portal Plaza. All expressed appreciation to the university for bringing bachelor’s degree completion and graduate programs to Merced.
The Merced Center is a direct extension of Fresno Pacific University's main campus. The center offers classes in Early Childhood Development, Business Administration: Organizational Leadership Emphasis and Liberal Arts. All courses are offered in the evening and are taught by experienced faculty.
The Merced Center is located right off of "G" Street in the El Portal Plaza.
The mix of strong academics and convenient access that FPU is known for has come to Merced and the surrounding area.
After more than a decade of classes in different locations in the city, FPU’s Merced Center opened this week at 3379 G Street, Building P, in the El Portal Plaza. Presently 45 students are enrolled in the bachelor’s degree completion program in early childhood development. Bachelor’s programs in liberal arts and business administration with an organizational leadership emphasis are coming in spring 2012.
The Merced Center is a direct extension of the Fresno Pacific University main campus. The center offers accelerated bachelor's degree completion programs for working adults. All courses are offered in the evening and are taught by experienced faculty.
The Merced Center is located off Highway 99 and "G" Street in the El Portal Plaza. The classrooms are equipped with the latest in technology and set up in a way that encourages an open and interactive atmosphere.