Modesto Junior College has begun a year’s worth of Centennial celebrations this month to recognize the institution’s century mark.
On Sept. 19, 1921, students attended the first-ever MJC courses and 100-years to the day, 2021 Pirates gathered to observe Founders Day Centennial Celebration activities that included the unveiling of a time capsule buried in 1987; the unveiling of plans for the East Campus Quad renovation; guest speakers includingDr. Henry C.V. Yong, chancellor of Yosemite Community College District and Modesto Junior College PresidentSantanu Bandyopadhyay, both CVHEC board members; MJC Associated Students President Maria Marquez;and distinguished MJC alumni.
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