Monterey Peninsula College
|Location||Monterey, California, USA|
|Athletics||CCCAA – Coast Conference|
In 2009, MPC established a Great Books program, one of only two such programs available in the California Community Colleges system. The certificate can be completed through online study. In 2013, the MPC entered into an articulation agreement with Chicago's Shimer College, allowing students who have completed the MPC Great Books certificate to continue their studies at Shimer.
Monterey Peninsula College competes in the Coast Conference as a Junior College. Its athletic teams are known as the "Lobos", which is derived from lobo (Spanish: wolf).
- Morgan Eastwood, Clint Eastwood's youngest daughter, with Dina Eastwood.
- Joseph Gutheinz, retired NASA official who investigated stolen and missing moon rocks
- Roy Humphreys, a spirited, widely unknown suburban vlogger and founder, investigative reporter, and chief editor of the Rowland Heights Gazette.
- Ron Johnson, American football player
- Christopher Kasparek, physician, writer, and translator.
- As of June 30, 2009. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2009 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2008 to FY 2009" (PDF). 2009 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. National Association of College and University Business Officers. Retrieved February 2, 2010.
- Claudia Salinas (2014-07-21). "MPC's Great Books Program earning accolades". Monterey Herald. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
- "Great Books Program". Monterey Peninsula College. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
- "Shimer College Announces an Articulation Agreement with Monterey Peninsula College". Shimer College. 2013-11-14. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
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