Merced College Board approves list of new projects funded by federal COVID relief

Many classrooms have been re-organized to allow for more in-person instruction while still allowing for social distancing.
MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- Students who return to Merced College in the fall will see some new resources and campus upgrades.

The college's board approved a list of projects yesterday that will expand Wi-Fi availability and classroom technology.

A new welcome center, a diversity support center, plus an instructional innovation area are also part of the expansion plan.

More than $12 million in COVID-19 relief money, helped fund the projects.

Many classrooms have been reorganized to allow for more in-person instruction while still allowing for social distancing.

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